Admission Requirements 

1. Complete the online application form (including your contact information, contact information for one reference, and information on your interests and background)
2. Submit via email, fax or mail most recent academic transcripts and proof of high school graduation or equivalency.

  • High school students must submit most recent transcripts. Updated transcripts and proof of high school graduation must be submitted to the Registrar's office by July 15th of the upcoming school year.

3. Submit a written summary, in essay form, explaining your interest in audio recording and production, including any related experience — whether it be volunteer work, a hobby or formal studies. 
4. English Proficiency Test TOEFL, PTE Academic or Cambridge EFL is required if English is not your first language and you are not fluent in English. Fluent oral and written comprehension is crucial to your success. 

  •    Minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based) or 88 (internet based with no test below 22) 
  •    IELTS Academic with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0) 
  •    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) score 61 and up.

There is no fee to apply. Upon submitting a completed application and providing all the required documentation, your application can be reviewed. If your application is accepted, we will send you an acceptance letter, which you will need to apply for a Study Permit. 

Here is a link to Government of Canada Immigration’s website To apply for a Study Permit you will need OIART ‘s Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI) which is O131302443977

Prior to commencing the program and arriving in Canada you will need to obtain health insurance. Information and resources for health insurance for foreign students:

Ogilvy Insurance

RSA Insurance

Further International Student Resources;

Foreign Embassies and Consulates:

For International Student support contact our admissions office,, 519-686-5010 ext 22.

OIART will not, under any circumstance, retain or withhold a student’s passport or visa documentation.

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