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EXPLORE PROGRAM, summer term only

What is this? - The “Explore” Program is a government-funded, intensive and a fun way to learn French during the summer term at another Canadian institution.

Important - Not all courses offered through this program are for credit. It is important to read the Explore website to ensure that the host university you select grants university-level credits for their courses.

Eligibility - At the time of application you must have a minimum CGPA of 2.00

Application Procedure

  • Two-tier application process: Apply to Explore then to Arts OASIS.
    • submit the EXPLORE application - as per instructions on their website
    • Complete the Arts OASIS explore_program_application__form.pdf then submit the completed form to the Arts OASIS Office. Processing time is normally 7 working days.

Application Periods & Deadlines

  • Explore deadline is February 28, 2014
  • Arts OASIS application period is February 1 to July 1, 2014

Pre and Post French Language Tests

  • To be granted transfer credits, you must take pre- and post-French language tests.
  • Refer to the French Language Centre for details.

Official Transcript

  • Order an official transcript and have it sent directly to McGill University immediately after completing your studies at the following address:

                  McGill University 
                  Enrolment Services

                  Management of Academic Records
                  3415 McTavish Street
                  Montréal, Québec
                  Canada, H3A 0C8
                  ATT: Arts Study Away

            Transcripts must be received at McGill by August 1.

  • HOLD ON YOUR McGILL RECORD: If your official transcript is not received by the deadline a Registrar’s Hold will be placed on your record. This hold will prevent you from registering or ordering official transcripts on Minerva.