Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing (2007/2008)
1.4 Admission
  1. Applicants for admission or readmission must complete an application for the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program. In addition, students who have not registered for courses at Memorial University of Newfoundland for either of the two immediately preceding semesters must also complete a general application for admission to the University. Applications may be obtained in-person from the School of Nursing or the Office of the Registrar. Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

  2. New applicants to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program will be accepted for the Fall semester only. Applications, including all required documents, must be received by March 1.

  3. To be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program applicants are required to meet the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Admission/Readmission to the University (Undergraduate) of Memorial University of Newfoundland. In addition, applicants must have a high school diploma, or its equivalent, as certified by the Department of Education of Newfoundland and Labrador. High School Advanced Math is preferred. High school science courses must include the following:

    1. Biology 2201 and 3201 or their equivalents

    2. Chemistry 3202 or equivalent

  4. Admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program is competitive for a limited number of places. Selection of candidates is based on academic performance, relevant work and volunteer experience, references and personal statements.

  5. Priority is given to applicants who are residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. The decision of admission rests with the Joint Admissions Committee of the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program.

  6. An unsuccessful applicant has the right to appeal the decision of the Joint Admissions Committee. The appeal should be made in writing clearly stating the grounds for the appeal within fourteen days of the notification of the decision and should be directed to the Chair, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing, Committee on Undergraduate Studies, Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program.

  7. In addition to the regular quota positions, up to three additional positions per year are available in the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program for students of aboriginal ancestry who have met the admission requirements. Applicants wishing to be considered under this Clause must send a letter of request at the time of application and provide documentation of aboriginal ancestry.

  8. Applicants must satisfy the health and immunization requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program.

  9. Proof of certification in Standard First Aid and Basic Cardiac Life Support for health care professionals, offered by the Canadian Red Cross Society or St. John Ambulance Association, is required to be submitted prior to entry into the program. Certification obtained from other organizations will be accepted if deemed equivalent by the Schools of Nursing.