Common Conditions of Admission
Review Your Admission Conditions
Your offer of admission may come with several admission conditions, which are listed directly on your offer letter. On this webpage, you will find details on how to satisfy the most common admission conditions:
- Completion of Your Current Program with a Specified Average & Confirmation of Degree Conferred
- Provide an Official Copy of an Academic Record
- Present Your Original Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Diplomas
- Satisfactory Completion of the OISE French Language Proficiency Test
- Satisfactory Completion of a Qualifying Research Paper (QRP) or Submission of your Master’s Paper/Thesis
Completion of Your Current Program with a Specified Average & Confirmation of Degree Conferred
Two elements are required to satisfy this condition:
- Proof you have obtained the specified average.
- Proof you have received your degree.
You must arrange to have an official transcript forwarded to us once you have completed all your courses (and any other program requirements). The transcript must show all final grades and indicate that you have received your degree. Typically, degree conferral appears on a transcript after your convocation ceremony. If the transcript does not indicate conferral of the degree, the condition will not be satisfied and you will be required to forward us an updated transcript.
If you have completed your program requirements but will not be receiving your degree until after your OISE program begins (e.g. finishing in the summer and convocating in November), you must arrange to have two documents forwarded to us:
- An official transcript showing all final grades.
- An official statement from your Registrar’s Office stating that all degree requirements are complete; you are eligible to graduate; and the expected date on which the degree will be conferred.
Official transcripts are secure electronic records sent by the issuing institution either directly from their institutional website or through an authorized/licensed third-party provider (such as Credentials Solutions, Parchment), or paper records received by the Registrar's Office & Student Experience in a sealed envelope, signed/stamped by the issuing institution.
Provide an Official Copy of an Academic Record
An official transcript from each and every post-secondary institution attended must be part of your student file. Make arrangements to provide us with the specified transcript.
Official transcripts are secure electronic records sent by the issuing institution either directly from their own institutional website or through an authorized/licensed third party provider (such as Credentials Solutions, Parchment), or paper records received by the Registrar's Office & Student Experience in a sealed envelope, signed/stamped by the issuing institution.
If an official transcript is substantially different from the electronic document submitted at the time of application, you will be contacted.
Present Your Original Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Diplomas
This condition typically requires you (or an individual you designate) to visit the Registrar's Office & Student Experience to present the required documents. Please bring your offer of admission letter for reference. Documents presented will be reviewed and a copy added to your student file. Do not mail or courier original diplomas to us.
For credentials awarded by universities in China (after 1992), two documents are applicable: a degree certificate and a graduation certificate.
If an English language translation is necessary, it will be indicated in your offer letter. Generally, a certified English translation of all international documentation written in a language other than English or French is required. A translation must include a copy of the document on which the translation is based. The Registrar's Office & Student Experience must receive a certified official translation in a sealed envelope, signed/stamped by an accredited Translation Service.
Satisfactory Completion of the OISE French Language Proficiency Test
If you have been accepted to the Master of Teaching program with French as a Second Language teaching subject, your offer is conditional upon satisfactory completion of the OISE Proficiency Test in French.
This test is the only French proficiency test we accept. It ensures that teacher candidates intending to teach French have the necessary language proficiency to be successful.
Satisfactory Completion of a Qualifying Research Paper (QRP) or Submission of your Master’s Paper/Thesis
You must submit the paper directly to the department in which you’ve been admitted (e.g., to the faculty advisor noted on your offer letter). Do not submit to the Registrar's Office & Student Experience.
The department will review and evaluate your QRP or master’s paper/thesis. Processes such as specific criteria and timelines vary across departments. Please review your program’s website.