Studying in PEI, you will live, learn and work at the Birthplace of Canada. Red Cliff College of Applied Technology and Management offers cybersecurity focused certificates, diplomas, and postgraduate programs. Most of the programs have an internship which gives you a valuable opportunity to work and learn with the industry partners, who may even one day become your future employer. Red Cliff College is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI # O137690837282). International students enrolled at Red Cliff College are eligible to apply for a study permit and may work up to twenty (20) hours per week during their full-time studies and full-time during scheduled breaks. The college programs are currently not eligible to receive a Post Graduate Work Permit.
Prince Edward Island (PEI), is Canada’s smallest province located on the east coast of North America. This is the ideal place to study, live, work and raise a family. PEI offers rewarding career opportunities and a business community that is supportive of entrepreneurs. Students come to PEI from more than 60 countries to experience first-rate education.
For information about the immigration and Provincial Nominee Program, please visit https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/topic/office-immigration
Benefits of Red Cliff College
- Small class sizes
- Values-based education
- Special support for international students
- Personal interaction with faculty members
- Easy access to resources, internships and support services
- Opportunities to participate in student organizations including cultural clubs
How to apply
STEP 1 – FIND YOUR PROGRAM
Find a program open to international students and pick the one you like.
STEP 2 – CHECK REQUIREMENTS
Check the Red Cliff College admission requirements and application deadlines for international students.
STEP 3 – GET THE RIGHT DOCUMENTS
Ensure you have all required documents, including:
- Application form
- High school transcripts
- College/Post Secondary transcripts (if applicable)
- Proof of English proficiency
- A valid passport
- Updated resume and letter of recommendation (if applicable)
STEP 4 – PAY APPLICATION FEE AND SUBMIT YOUR DOCUMENTS
Scan your documents as separate PDFs and send the files to firstname.lastname@example.org to be checked and verified.
STEP 5 – RECEIVE AN OFFER OF ADMISSION
If you meet the College’s entry requirements, an offer letter will be sent, including instructions on how to accept your offer.
STEP 6 – PAY THE DEPOSIT TO ACCEPT THE OFFER AND RECEIVE A LOA
After you have accepted your offer, you will receive a letter of acceptance followed by more information about course planning, registration, new student orientation, and more.
STEP 7 – APPLY FOR A STUDY PERMIT AND PREPARE TO ARRIVE
If you are coming to Canada to study, and your study period is more than 6 months, you will need to obtain a Study Permit to study in Canada. To determine if you need a Study Permit, please visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) “Find out if you need a study permit” page. For information about the process of Study Permit application, please visit “Study Permit: About the process” page.
Programs for international students
English proficiency requirements
English Proficiency Test
- TOEFL (Online):- 80
- IELTS: 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5
- Pearson Test of English PTE (Academic): 48 overall, minimum 40 in each skill band
- International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP): 3.7+
- Duolingo: 105 – 114
University of Prince Edward Island’s Undergraduate English Academic Preparation (EAP) OR Equivalent
RED CLIFF COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSESSMENT TEST
Red Cliff College’s English Assessment Test (online proctored assessment), the passing score is 700 out of 1000.
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY THROUGH PREVIOUS EDUCATION
Successfully completing two or more consecutive full years at a recognized post-secondary education institution where English is the primary language of instruction and communication.
BYOD - LAPTOP REQUIREMENTS
Students are required to purchase their own laptops from a vendor of their choice.
- Intel quad-core CPU (i5 or i7) with a chipset that must support virtualization
- RAM (8GB – 16GB)
- 1 TB hard drive
- 15 inches 1080p screen
- Integrated graphics
- Windows 10
** Please ensure that your laptop has a built-in webcam and microphone required for online learning. A quality headset/microphone is also recommended
** Equivalent specification in an Apple MacBook Pro is acceptable
To limit the spread of COVID-19, travellers entering Canada must follow the rules set out by the emergency orders under the Quarantine Act.
Instructions for travellers entering Canada during COVID-19.
No one should travel when sick. Commercial airline restrictions may also prevent you from boarding your plane if you’re sick. However, Canadians, persons with status under the Indian Act and permanent residents who have COVID-19 symptoms are allowed to return to Canada.
When entering Canada, you’ll be:
- asked if you have a cough, fever or difficulty breathing
- required to acknowledge that you must:
- quarantine for 14 days if you don’t have symptoms or
- isolate for 14 days if you have symptoms
- asked if you have a suitable place to isolate or quarantine, where: you’ll have access to basic necessities, including water, food, medication and heat during the winter months
- you won’t have contact with people who:
- are 65 years or older
- have underlying medical conditions
- have compromised immune systems
- you won’t be in a group or community living arrangement such as:
- industrial camps
- student residences
- construction trailers
- residential or long-term care facilities
- sharing a small apartment
- living in the same household with large families or many people
- having roommates who haven’t travelled with you that you can’t avoid
- given instructions about the actions you must take under the emergency order and the penalties for non-compliance