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    Upcoming Intakes to Study in Canada 2023

    Oct 19,2021

    Canada Jan-2023 Intake

    Your plan to Study in Canada can be successful only if you make the application at the right time. Canadian universities take admissions in definite time periods most commonly known as intakes. The three main intakes in Canada are fall, winter, and summer intakes. 

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    Recently Open Intakes

    Available Universities for January 2023 Intake

    • Fanshawe College
    • Georgian College
    • Georgian at Ilac Toronto Campus
    • Humber College
    • Northern College Pures Campus
    • Seneca College
    • University of Lethbridge

    Alexander College

    • Application Fees – CAD$200
    Requirements
    Academics: GPA 61%
    IELTS Requirements: Each 6

    English requirements

    IELTS – Minimum 6.0 overall and no modules lower than 6.0
    PTE – minimum 60 overall and no modules under 60
    Duolingo – minimum 105

    Program NameVancouver Campus:
    English for Academic PurposesUniversity Pathway Program – ILSC
    University TransferEnglish for Academic Purposes
    University Pathway Program – ILSCUniversity Transfer
    Associate of ArtsUniversity Pathway Program – ILSC
    Associate of Arts – BusinessAssociate of Arts
    Associate of ScienceAssociate of Arts – Business
    Associate of Arts – EconomicsAssociate of Science
    Associate of Arts – PsychologyAssociate of Arts – Economics
     Associate of Arts – Psychology

    Bow Valley College

    • Application Fees – CAD $ 130
    ProgramsAvailability
    Health & Human Services Management
    Post-Diploma Certificate
    Waitlisted
    Advanced 3D Animation and 3D Modeling (6 terms of study)Seats Available
    Advanced Visual Effects Diploma
    (6 terms of study)
    Seats Available
    Advanced Game Development Diploma
    (6 terms of study)
    Seats Available
    Foundation in Entertainment Arts Certificate (3 terms of study)Seats Available
    Software Development DiplomaWaitlisted
    Health Care Aide Certificate
    *see Notice Board
    Waitlisted
    Administrative Professional CertificateWaitlisted
    Hospital Unit Clerk CertificateWaitlisted
    Human Resources CertificateWaitlisted
    Legal Assistant DiplomaWaitlisted
    Medical Office Assistant CertificateWaitlisted
    Veterinary Office Assistant CertificateWaitlisted

    Please note: Starting the Winter 2020 (January) intake, the English language proficiency requirements for all post-secondary programs (except Health Care Aide Certificate, Recreational Therapy Aide, Pharmacy Technician Diploma and Practical Nurse Diploma) will require a score of “6.0 with a minimum band score of 6.0”.

    All post-secondary programs (except Health Care Aide Certificate, Recreational Therapy Aide, Pharmacy Technician Diploma and Practical Nurse Diploma) will require a score of “6.0 with a minimum band score of 6.0

    North Island College

    • App Fees – CAD$ 100
    ProgramsRequirements
    UGAcademic IELTS  Overall 6.0 (Min 6.0 in each)
    PGAcademic IELTS  Overall 6.0 (Min 6.0 in each)

    January 2023 OPEN Programs

    Business Programs
    Business Administration (certificate, diploma, degree)
    Business Administration Post Degree Diploma (1 year programs) (TBA)
    Business Administration Post Degree Diploma Pre-Professional Accounting
    Business Post-Degree Diplomas Global Business Management (Campbell River)
    Tourism Programs
    Tourism & Hospitality Management Certificate (TBA) 
    Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma Hospitality Option (TBA) 
    Tourism & Hospitality Diploma Sustainable Tourism Option (TBA) 
    Global Tourism & Hospitality Advanced Certificate (TBA) 
    Global Tourism & Hospitality Advanced Diploma (TBA) 
    DIGITAL Design + Development 
    Android App Development Certificate 
    Web Design Fundamentals Certificate
    Advanced Digital Design and Development Diploma
    Communication Design Diploma
    Web & Mobile App Development Diploma 
    Post Degree Certificate in Digital Design and Development 
    Post Degree Diploma in Digital Design and Development
    Human Services and Community Care
    NEW: Early Childhood Care & Education Diploma – Infant Toddler Specialization, Comox Valley 

    NLC – Northern Lights College

    • Application Fees – CAD$100
    Program NameProgram LevelCampusIntakeOPEN/ CLOSE
    Criminology DiplomaUGFort St. John Only23-JanOpen
    Aircraft Maintenance TechnicianUGDawson Creek Only23-JanOpen
    University Arts and Sciences –
    Associate of Science Degree
    (General, Geography)
    UGDawson Creek/Fort St. John23-JanOpen
    University Arts and Sciences –
    Associate of Arts Degree
    (General Studies, Sociology and Psychology) 
    UGDawson Creek/Fort St. John23-JanOpen
    University Arts and Sciences –
    Associate of Arts Degree
    (Health Studies) 
    UGDawson Creek Only23-JanOpen

    COTR – College of the Rockies Cranbrook Campus

    January 2023 Intake / Winter Intake – Yes

    Academic IELTS Requirement** – Minimum- Overall 6.0 and no bands less then 6.0

    Science Requirements (Equivalent) – None

    Program CodeProgram TitleMinimum Length of Program**General Entry Minimum RequirementMath Requirement (Equivalent)
    ACCTBusiness Management – Accounting Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    BBABachelor of Business Administration4 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    FINSBusiness Management – Financial Services Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    MGMTBusiness Management – General Management Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    MGMT1Business Management Certificate1 YearHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    MKTGBusiness Management – Marketing Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    PDDBPost-Degree Diploma in Sustainable Business2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all courses and minimum Bachelor’s Degree with GPA over 50%Pre-Calc 12 – 60%
    TMGTTourism Management Certificate1 YearHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesNone
    TMGT2Tourism Management Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesNone
    CSJDCriminal and Social Justice Diploma2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesNone
    CSJCCriminal and Social Justice Certificate1 YearHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesNone
    AARTSAssociate of Arts2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%
    AASWSocial Work Pre-Major2 YearsHigh school completion with equivalent to 50% (passing grade) in all coursesPre-Calc 12 – 60%

    Fanshawe College

    Application– No Application required

    Ad. Diploma Programs
    Architectural Technology
    Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership
    Fashion Design
    Game Design
    PG Programs
    Applied Mechanical Design
    Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering
    Automotive Sales

    Northern College

    • Application Fees CAD$100

    IELTS criteria for the below Postgraduate Programs:

    ProgramsIELTS Requirements
    Supply Chain Management:Overall IELTS Band score 6 and 6 in all modules .
    Information Systems Business Analysis : Overall IELTS Band Score 6 and  ” (one module either listening or speaking is acceptable at 5.5 ( other 3 modules at 6 ) “)
    Global Business Entrepreneurship and Technology : Overall IELTS 6 and any one module at 5.5 acceptable ( other 3 modules at 6 )
    All Other PG programs Overall IELTS Band score 6 and 6
    All Other Diploma Program Oveall 6 no less than 5.5 (accept only one module)
    Addiction and Mental Health Worker-Haileybury (A152W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Field Placement Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Addiction and Mental Health Worker-Kirkland Lake (A153W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Unpaid Field Placement Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Accounting-Kirkland Lake (B104w) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Human Resources-Kirkland Lake (B113w) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Bachelor of Computer Science (T100AUW) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Degree Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 7 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 29, 2025 
    Business Accounting (B095W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Academic Year(s) (Periods Of 8 Months) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Accounting – Timmins (B006W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Fundamentals – Haileybury (B289W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Certificate Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 26, 2023 
    Business Fundamentals – Timmins (B287W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Certificate Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 25, 2023 
    Business Fundamentals Kirkland Lake (B288W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Other Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 26, 2023 
    Business General (KL) (B028W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business General – Timmins (B005W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Human Resources (B111W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Human Resources (B114W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business Marketing – Timmins (B007W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Business- General (HL) (B026W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Computer Engineering Technician (T100W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 30, 2024 
    Computer Engineering Technician-Kirkland Lake (T103W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 30, 2024 
    Early Childhood Education (A003W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Unpaid Field Placement Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Electrical Engineering Technician (T007W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 30, 2024 
    Environmental Technician – Water & Wastewater Systems Operations (T090W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 4 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Dec. 27, 2024 
    GAS EAP (ENGLISH ACADEMIC PROGRM) (G291W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Certificate Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 31, 2023 
    General Arts and Science – Timmins (G045W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Global Business Entrepreneurship Technology (GBET) (B303W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Global Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (B313W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate (Post-Graduate) Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 1 Academic Year(s) (Periods Of 8 Months) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 25, 2023 
    Information Systems Business Analysis (B305W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate (Post-Graduate) Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 25, 2023 
    Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees (H162W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Certificate Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Semester(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Not Available End Date (Approximately): Aug. 25, 2023 
    Social Service Worker-Haileybury (A068W) Open
    Campus: Haileybury 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Co-op Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Social Service Worker-Kirkland Lake (A036W) Open
    Campus: Kirkland Lake 
    Credential: Ontario College Diploma Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Co-op Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 
    Supply Chain Management – Timmins (B307W) Open
    Campus: Timmins 
    Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate (Post-Graduate) Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023 
    Length: 2 Year(s) Co-op / Work Experience: Unpaid Field Placement Required End Date (Approximately): Apr. 26, 2024 

    Available Universities for September 2022 Intake

    • Ascent College
    • Aviron College
    • Cambrian college
    • Canadore College
    • Cégep De La Gaspésie Et Des Îles
    • Cégep Marie-Victorin
    • Fanshawe College (Open for Few Programs)
    • Georgian College
    • Lakeland College
    • Matrix College,
    • Medicine Hat College
    • Mohawk College
    • Ontario Tech University
    • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
    • St. Clair College
    • St. Lawrence at Canadian College (Vancouver & Surrey Campus)
    • St. Mary’s University
    • University of Lethbridge

    Fall Intake

    The fall intake is the primary intake in Canada. The intake welcomes the maximum number of applications. Fall intake is the mainstream intake among the Indian youths and offers a huge array of courses and degrees to international students. Fall intake begins in September and remains open till December or the initial days of January. 

    Winter Intake

    The winter intake is the secondary intake, The intake allows applications between January and May. Winter intake gives chance to those students to Study in Canada who missed to raise the application during the fall intake. 

    Spring/Summer Intake

    The spring/summer intake is available from May to August. The intake is open for a certain number of colleges and study programs only.

    The above information is summarized in the below table

    IntakeMonth of commencementDetails 
    Fall intakeSeptemberPrimary Intake, All universities, and all study programs are open for international students.
    Winter intakeJanuary Secondary Intake, Good option for students who failed to use the fall intake. Not all but a significant number of study courses are open for the students desiring to study in Canada.
    Spring/Summer intakeMayVery limited courses are available (generally short-term). The number of universities offering admission in the summer intake is also small.

    Different intakes in Canada – Accessible Courses

    Master’s programs like MS or MBA can be applied in the fall intake. The winter intake allows universities to fill the leftover seats during the fall intake and take admissions for other specific courses as well. The summer intake is specifically for short-term courses like the diploma programs. 

    IntakeCourse availability
    Fall IntakeAny undergraduate or postgraduate program in any university
    Winter IntakeOnly a limited number of programs
    Spring/Summer IntakeShort duration programs such as Diploma programs

    Different Intakes in Canada – Merits, and Demerits

    Fall intake

    Merits

    • Fall intake is the most popular intake enabling you to apply for any course in any university. There is no restriction imposed.
    • The intake presents phenomenal funding and scholarship options.
    • The long intake duration (4-5) months gives you sufficient time to think well before making final choices.

    Demerits

    • The competition is really high. An ample number of applications are made during the fall intake. Hence, your chances to secure an admission diminish. 

    Winter intake 

    Merits

    • Winter intake provides you enough time to arrange your student visa.
    • You get more time to prepare yourself for raising your application. 

    Demerits

    • Not all courses are available during this intake.
    • Fewer international applications than the fall intake.

    Summer intake

    Merits

    • The competition is minimum.
    • The possibilities of securing an admission are higher.

    Demerits

    • Very limited courses are available usually only short-term courses.
    • You have only a few university options. 

    Intakes in Canada – Deadlines

    Knowing the deadlines defined by your chosen university and applying within the given deadlines is crucial to secure a seat in the underlying university. The deadlines are established a year before hence you get adequate time to prepare for your application. 

    IntakeDeadline
    Fall intakeBetween December and March
    Winter intakeBetween September and November
    Summer intakeFebruary
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    Intakes in Canada – Deadlines for Diploma Candidates

    Intake University deadlineCollege deadline
    Fall intakeDeadlines lie between December and March months of the former yearDeadlines lie between February and April months of the same year
    Winter intakeDeadlines lie between the September and November months of the former yearDeadlines lie between the August and September months of the former year
    Summer intake Deadlines lie in the February month of the same yearDeadlines lie between January and February months of the same year

    Intakes in Canada – Course-Specific Deadlines

    CourseIntakes
    Under Graduate coursesFall IntakeWinter Intake
    Post Graduate courses Fall IntakeWinter Intake
    MBACycle 1 in Fall IntakeCycle 2 in Winter IntakeCycle 3 in Summer Intake

    Fall intake – List of Available Universities

    • Universities for September intake Canada
    • Dalhousie University
    • Columbia College
    • Fraser International College
    • George Brown College
    • Lakehead University
    • Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT)
    • Navitas International College Of Manitoba (ICM)
    • Saskatchewan Polytechnic University

    Winter Intake – List of Available Universities/Colleges

    • Fanshawe College
    • Cape Breton University
    • Douglas College
    • Lambton College
    • Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Carleton University
    • Centennial College

    Spring Intake – List of Available Universities

    • Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Brock University
    • University of the Fraser Valley
    • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
    • Capilano University
    • New York Institute of Technology
    • Lakehead University

    Which Intake in Canada to Choose?

    An immense number of candidates swing amidst the September & January intakes. Choosing the best between the two becomes a hassle for them. Though the process of taking admission is not that long, the task involves tiresome steps such as selecting the right university, course, taking the necessary exams and so on. Organizing the mandatory documents is also an overhead that bothers candidates in many ways. Hence, commencing the process as soon as possible is advisable to assure positive results. However, the students are also required to understand which intake is the most suitable to apply for their desired course and university. If you find difficulty in picking the right intake to apply for admission in Canada, adopting assistance from dependable Overseas Education Consultants is the finest way to cope with the problem.

    Document Required for Applying to a Canadian University

    The students wishing to take admission to a reputed Canadian university are required to present a few documents as a mandatory part of their admission process. These documents include

    • Language proficiency test scorecard.
    • Scorecard of other exams such as SAT, ACT, GMAT, and GRE.
    • Academic records.
    • Extra-curricular activity certificates.
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Letter of Recommendations
    • Photocopy of passport (a valid one).

    Tuition Fee Deposit Deadlines

    Intake Deadline
    Fall 1 May
    Winter1 Oct
    Summer1 Feb

    Need help to discover the best intake and raise an application for the same? Our overseas education consultants are happy to assist you!

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