HOST INSTITUTION SPECIFIC DETAILS

  • FAQs
    Read answers to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about taking a course through the Western Deans Agreement
  • Application Process
    Learn about eligibility, find the form, and more details about the process.
INSTITUTION DEADLINE MORE INFORMATION
University of British Columbia 6 weeks prior to the start of the term More information.  International students registered at a partner Canadian university taking courses at UBC through one of the exchange agreements will automatically be assessed the iMED fee. For those who already have coverage, you must follow an opt-out procedure to have the iMED fees lifted. information on opting out of the iMED insurance.
University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus 2 weeks before the start of the course  

University of Calgary

2 weeks before the start of the course More information

Concordia University of Edmonton

Minimum of 6 weeks before the start of enrollment

Graduate students from Concordia University of Edmonton, who are interested in participating in this program, must contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies before seeking enrollment in courses at another participating institution under this program. 

External students from institutions that participate in this agreement, and who wish to learn about course opportunities at Concordia University of Edmonton, should consult our website, or contact us via email sent to dean.graduatestudies@concordia.ab.ca for additional information.

Enrollment dates can be found in the official Academic Calendar specific for the corresponding Academic Year.

University of the Fraser Valley 1 month before the start of the course More information

University of Manitoba

4 weeks before the start of the course More information

University of Northern British Columbia

6 weeks before the start of the course Any questions can be directed to grad-office@unbc.ca. We do not assess an application fee but student fees do apply (approximately $125/semester) More information

University of Saskatchewan

As early as possible, however, every effort will be made to accommodate completed requests submitted to CGPS at least two weeks prior to the start of term

Inbound WDA students are assessed USask fees based on the number of credit units they register in. For example, if they register in a single class, part-time fees will be assessed. A full listing of student fees is available here.

Simon Fraser University

4 weeks before the start of the course  

Royal Roads University

4 weeks before the start of the course Any questions can be sent to wda@royalroads.ca For More information
Thompson Rivers University 4 weeks before the start of the semester Important Dates & More Information

Trinity Western University

No deadline.  Forms available here
Vancouver Island University 6 weeks before the start of the course Students would be required to complete an application for admission to VIU after they have been approved by their home university. 
University of Victoria 6 weeks before the start of the course

Students applying to take courses at UVic under the Western Deans’ Agreement will be asked to submit an application for admission at uvic.ca/application. There is no application fee.

More information found here.

University of Winnipeg 6 weeks before start of enrollment

Forms are available here

Please note that some courses at host universities may require instructor approval prior to applying for the course via the WDA form. In this case, it is the responsibility for the student to check this information through the host university. Proof of approval from the instructor should be attached to the WDA form.