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April 18, 2014
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MY EXPLORE program

To take part in the Explore Program:

Stop by the Languages and Literatures office and pick up and fill out the pre-approved Letter of Permission.

Make sure to leave a copy for Languages & Literatures Office, BA405.

Then take to the Registrar's for their signature.

Transfer credits will only be assessed upon successful completion of the course.



Discover another region of Canada while learning French.  Enjoy five weeks of learning, adventure, friendship and discovery.

Explore is a five-week intensive language-immersion course. You can take the course in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive a $2,000 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the courses, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities.

Copy_of_LEAF4U_small_.jpgFor upcoming application deadlines and further information on the MY EXPLORE program, please check out the official website HERE.


Once you have applied to MY EXPLORE, and received confirmation of acceptance into the Explore program, make sure you have filled out a Letter of Permission.  This form must be handed into the Admin Office in the Department of Languages & Literatures (BA405).  Your form is pre-approved and will be forwarded to the Registrar's Office.  This must be done before you leave for the Explore Program. 

When you are picking your courses for the explore program, it is advised you pick courses with both an oral and a written component.  No transfer credits will be granted for conversation courses only.

Upon completion of your five intensive weeks, it is suggested that you hang on to all (or some) of your course work, as you may be required to show samples of assignments or course work to the Academic Advisor.  You are also advised to request an official transcript of your courses, to be forwarded to Wilfrid Laurier Unviersity, Att: Registrar's Office. 75 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3C5.  Your courses will be assessed by the Academic Advisor, and applied to your student record accordingly.


The form is available in hard copy at the Language and Literatures Office, BA405.