Online study of language and communication strategies for working, studying and researching in academic or professional settings

English for Science & Technology

These customized online study seminars are for you if…

you are an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in science and engineering fields.

This is an online specialized program that provides English language and communication skills to third and fourth-year undergraduate students, as well as graduate students, who are majoring in science and engineering fields and require English language and communication strategies for working, studying and researching in academic or professional settings.

Authentic, academic classroom tasks that build communicative language skills.

Virtual visits to science related facilities in the Edmonton area.

Opportunities to take part in extra language activities through the Student Engagement Centre.

Bubbles science
  • online interactive delivery
  • tailored to individual learners and groups
  • pro-rated fees are available
now offered online
Now accepting pre-registration

Contact us today
phone 1-780-492-5530
or email elsinfo@ualberta.ca

Online interactive study

Available to both individual and group applicants.

  • Any skill level
    beginner through high intermediate
  • Spring 2021
    Monday, March 1 to Thursday, March 25, 2021
    Course length: four weeks
    Tuition: C$1,470

    This cost includes tuition and Student Engagement Centre activities. Pro-rated fees are available.

    This is a 38 hour course

    • 19 live virtual classes with instructor = 38 hours of instruction
      held from 18:00 - 20:00 pm Edmonton (MT) time, Sunday to Thursday
    • asynchronous activities – videos, reading assignments, etc. = 22 hours
      available for the students to complete after the first class

We also offer several customized English language training options for government and business groups.

We go beyond “classroom study”

In addition to their classes, all ELS students have access to our Student Engagement Centre. The centre and its daily workshops, activities, and engagement experiences are included in your tuition fee.

Centre overview

Blog highlights

full blog

Week 1: Are you ready to begin the term?

Join in and say 'hello' to the SEC instructor, plus get a chance to meet students from other classes

Icebreaker event info

ELS volunteers are amazing!

These student volunteers are a perfect example that engagement can be meaningful & fun!

Watch this video

Meet Zuzana: this term's SEC instructor

Watch her first message to find out what the UAlberta campus looks like at the beginning of the fall term 2020

Meet Zuzanna

Join a Virtual UAlberta Student Club

Did you know that there are more than 400 student clubs at the UofA?

Find your club

Student Weekly Challenge

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