Requirements

The CIL has 6 basic requirements; they can be met in different ways.

  • Once enrolled, students should periodically update their CIL advisor on their progress. As each program component is completed, students are expected to provide documentation that proves completion (i.e. a copy of their transcript, a CIL form, etc.) to cil@ualberta.ca.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for the Certificate during their first 2 years of study.
 

CIL
Orientation
 

CIL orientation gives students the opportunity to clarify program requirements, meet other CIL students, and explore and practice intercultural communication concepts.

All CIL students must complete a CIL orientation regardless of how far along they are in the program. 

Orientation sessions are typically held every fall and winter term. We recommend completing this orientation as early as possible following registration. Registered CIL students will be invited by email.

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12
Credits in UAlberta Global Courses
 

Review the list of courses that count towards a Certificate in International Learning.

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Choose
1
From

CIL bracket 
6 weeks abroad
(study, work, or volunteer) or studies at UAlberta (international students)
 Or
100 hours
of cross-cultural employment or volunteerism in Canada
 Or
1 year
living in International House
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Choose
2
From

 CIL bracket
15 participation points
in co-curricular activities (lectures, I-Week, student group service, volunteering with UAlberta International)
 Or
Second language competency
(*6 units or moderate fluency)
 Or
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1
Capstone Project
 

Review the Capstone project to complete the Certificate in International Learning. 

Deadlines

Coursework finished by:

Convocation date:

Deadline to complete requirements:

April 30, 2017

June 2017

March 15, 2017

August 30, 2017

November 2017

August 15, 2017

April 30, 2018

June 2018

March 15, 2018

August 30, 2018

November 2018

August 15, 2018