HOW TO APPLY
All applicants must take the online test.
Applications must submit the following:
1. 2015 Application Form:
(original and three copies)
2. Application Fee:$125
3. Narrative Statement (Bootcamp and Leadership Only):
(original typed and double-spaced; three pages maximum)
ELT asks that you participate in an entrance activity that will help us know who you are. We would like you to write a short autobiographical essay telling us about yourself, sharing with us your philosophy of life, and your career goals. In a double-spaced 3 page essay, let us know where you would like to be in 10 years and why it is that you want to take this course.
The following elements should also be included:
This statement should be focused and a thoughtful, mature demonstration of the applicantʼs personal thinking. (Bootcamp and Leadership Only)
In one package, submit:
original copy of completed application form, résumé and narrative statement; application fee; recommendation letters (optional) and transcripts to:
ELT (English Lab Toronto)
36 Eglington Ave W. Suite505
Toronto ON Canada M4R 1A1
Email it to:
Please enter in the subject line “ Application Form”
For all students, participation in classes, workshops and seminars is required, and is a key factor in mid-term and end-of-term evaluations. Attending English Lab Toronto is a full-time activity. It is not possible for a student to hold a job or be registered in programs at other institutions while attending ELT. All classes at the ELT are conducted in English, and a thorough mastery of conversational English is essential to successfully participate in the classroom activities.
Leaves of Absence
A leave of absence may be granted only in the case of serious illness to self, death in the immediate family or other extreme and unavoidable circumstances. Permission to leave the program for a period longer than two weeks must be granted by the instructors and the Registrar.
Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy
The ELT admits individuals of any sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, disability, medical condition, age, marital status or sexual orientation, according to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at ELT.
The ELT reserves the right to change or modify curriculum, programs, faculty or fees without advance notification.
General Refund Policy
The registration fee, all placement fees and all Health Insurance Policy purchase fee are non-refundable in ALL cases. A refund of fees will not be given if a student does not attend classes. Please consider when applying that student authorization or visitors visas can take up to several weeks to process.
If your visa is rejected, ELT will refund all fees excluding the registration fee, only upon receipt of the original LOA (Letter of Acceptance) and the official letter of refusal from the Canadian Embassy.
Cancellation After getting student visa
There is no refund of any fee for applicants who have successfully received their visas with the Letter of Acceptance and other documents and assistance from ELT.
Refunds Before the Program of Study Begins
ELT will not refund the Registration Fee under any circumstances.
For students who receive a Letter of Acceptance from English Lab Toronto:
If ELT receives written notice of withdrawal from the student along with the original Letter of Acceptance issued by the school at least 30 calendar days before the start of the program, a cancellation fee of 25% of the total tuition fee will be charged. If less than 30 calendar days, a cancellation fee of 50% of the total tuition fee will be charged.
For students who did not receive a Letter of Acceptance from English Lab Toronto:
A full refund of the invoice amount (less the Registration Fee) will be given under the following
a. written notice of withdrawal is received by ELT, with proof that the withdrawal circumstances are not
under the control of the student
b. the notice is received less than 5 business days after the application is received
c. AND is no less than 2 weeks before the course start date.
Refunds After the Program of Study Begins
1) A partial refund will be given if written notice of withdrawal is received by ELT, with proof that the
withdrawal circumstances are not under the control of the student:
a. Before 21% of the total registered courses of study is completed.
b. AND is no less than 2 weeks before the start date of the next course.
2) If a student withdraws after 21% of the program of study is complete, then no refund will be given.
3) A partial refund will be no more than 25% of the net tuition balance, to be determined at ELT’s sole
4) If a student is dismissed from a program of study due to not adhering to the ELT Code of Conduct,
no refund will be given.
5) For students who have registered in more than 2 programs with package discount, there is no refund for any cancellation of individual program.
Changing of Courses
You may defer your registration start date one time only, you will be charged 10% of tuition fee as deferral fee before the start date. Defer your program after starting the program, 25% of tuition fee as deferral fee will be charged and the institute will decide your returning session. There will be no deferrals for the second term.
1) Students may switch to another course if the following conditions are met:
a. with the permission of ELT administration (Korean/Japanese Counsellor, Director of Studies) with
proper proof of the circumstances that make the change necessary
b. the request to change is made at least 1 week before the start of the new course
c. if the tuition of the new course is greater, the balance must be paid by the student (net refunds will
not be given for switching to courses with lower tuition)
Applying Through An Authorized Representative
Must request and obtain refund directly from the representative.
The Accommodation and Airport Pick-up fee placement fees are non-refundable. 100% refund if cancellation is received in writing at least 30 days prior to arrival date. 75% refund if cancellation is received in writing 0 to 29 days prior to arrival date.
Students must inform the host and school of moving out at least 4 weeks before it is to take place. Otherwise, students will be charged until the 4 weeks are met. Homestay fee will be refunded directly to the students from hosts at the time of moving out.