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Institutional Cantest

English Language Program


The University Of Winnipeg's (UW) English Language Program (ELP) is an official testing site for the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST). Our program offers an Institutional CanTEST to meet the language requirements for admission at The UW and for course level placement in our English language programs.

To visit CanTEST website, click HERE.


Test Schedule 

Please refer to the Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Schedule for 2017–18 test dates and application deadlines, click HERE.


Fees

The cost of the Institutional CanTEST is $140.00.
Note: If you are a registered ELP Student the placement test is covered in your program tuition fee and there is no additional cost.


Test Day Information

  • You will be tested on Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
  • Photo Identification must be government issued,clearly stating your name and date of birth. (Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Driver's License etc). University or College student ID cards will not be accepted as they do not state your date of birth.
  • No cell phones, dictionaries, or translators are allowed in the test room.
  • Latecomers to the test will not be seated.
  • Paper will be supplied by The UW.
  • Please bring several pencils with erasers to use.
  • Bottled drinks are allowed.

Test Registration

Students can be referred by UW's Admissions Office or apply directly at The ELP Registration Office.

To register:

1. See the Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Schedule for test and deadline dates provided above, click HERE.
    Note:You must apply by the registration deadline.

2. Choose your application form to download:

  • Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Application Form – Fall 2017, click HERE.
  • Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Application Form – Winter 2018, click HERE.
  • Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Application Form – Spring 2018, click HERE.
  • Institutional CanTEST/Placement Test Application Form – Fall 2018, click HERE.

3. Print and complete the application.

4. Submit the completed application forms, fee, via mail, or email (Subject: Institutional CanTEST - Application) to:

Registration Office
The English Language Program
The University of Winnipeg
Room 1C15 - 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Email: infoelp@uwinnipeg.ca
Call: 204.982.1703

For more information contact the Registration Office.


For information on the Official CanTEST information click HERE.

To check out our ELP Viewbook click HERE.