Office of the Registrar
School of Social Work (2016/2017)
5 Admission/Readmission Regulations for the School of Social Work

In addition to meeting the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS students must meet the admission/readmission regulations for the School of Social Work.

5.1 General Information
  1. Entry to programs is competitive.

  2. Selection of candidates will be based on academic standing, relevant work/volunteer experience, and personal suitability for a career in social work.

  3. The School of Social Work depends on the cooperation of community agencies external to the University to provide field practica and instruction to its students. Many of these agencies have a range of requirements, such as a Certificate of Conduct or a Child Protection Records Check, which must be completed before starting the practicum. Students unable to meet these agencies’ requirements may be delayed in their program or prevented from completing their program of study. Students are required to complete and update these requirements in a timely fashion and at their own expense. The procedures of any given agency may change from time to time and are beyond the control of the University.

  4. As part of the regular quota, a minimum of three seats and up to five percent of the seats per year are available in the Bachelor of Social Work as a First Degree program for applicants of Aboriginal ancestry who have met the minimum requirements for admission to the program. Applicants must provide documentation of Aboriginal ancestry at the time of application.

  5. As part of the regular quota, a minimum of three seats and up to five percent of the seats per year are available in the Bachelor of Social Work as a First Degree program for applicants who self-identify as a member of an equity group and who have met the minimum requirements for admission to the program.

  6. As part of the regular quota, a minimum of one seat and up to five percent of the seats per year are available in the Bachelor of Social Work as a Second Degree program for applicants of Aboriginal ancestry who have met the minimum requirements for admission to the program. Applicants must provide documentation of Aboriginal ancestry at the time of application.

  7. As part of the regular quota, a minimum of one seat and up to five percent of the seats per year are available in the Bachelor of Social Work as a Second Degree program for applicants who self-identify as a member of an equity group and who have met the minimum requirements for admission to the program.

  8. Students applying for readmission must meet all admission and promotion requirements of the School of Social Work in effect for the year in which readmission is being sought.