Before deciding to study abroad, it's important to learn about the various opportunities. Attend an information session, do some research, talk to an Education Abroad advisor and ask the questions that will help you find a good fit.
Narrow your choices
Select an institution that has a program and courses that fit with your academic, professional and personal goals.
Application and acceptance
Apply online before the deadline.
To complete the application, you need to receive approval from the chair or advisor of the MacEwan program you are currently in. Meet with a program advisor at least two weeks before the application deadline to get this approval.
March 1 for following fall and/or winter term (September to December and/or January to April)
March 1 for following summer term (May to August)
October 1 for remaining winter term exchange spaces
Applications are reviewed by a university committee. You will be notified of the decision within three weeks after submitting the application.
If you are nominated to participate in the exchange program, you must:
Attend an interview with the selection committee when you are notified
Accept the nomination and sign the nomination agreement form
Pay a $100 outbound student fee
Prepare and submit all required documents to the host institution by its deadline.
Include an application to residence/accommodation provider.
For support in the application process, make an appointment with an Education Abroad advisor.
When you receive a letter of acceptance from the host institution, start working with your designated contacts from the host institution to
Arrange for accommodation
Enrol in courses
While attending your host university, you are still considered a MacEwan University student. Ensure you are enrolled in the MacEwan exchange course and pay all associated tuition and fees.
Apply for a student visa to the host country, if necessary
Obtain travel health insurance
Attend a pre-departure orientation through MacEwan International
Register with MacEwan's Emergency Response Services (ERS) by completing the ERS form, which you will receive from the Office of the University Registrar
Book your flights
During your studies abroad
Enjoy yourself and your educational adventure! Represent MacEwan University in a mature, responsible and professional manner.
Sign the learning agreement and send it to MacEwan International
Finalize your course registration
Ensure that official transcripts are forwarded to MacEwan's Office of the University Registrar
Maintain contact with MacEwan advisors in Education Abroad and in your MacEwan program
Enroll in courses for your next term at MacEwan