Be Ready Program

Start University in September 2020


Be Ready is a fast-track, residential, 6 week English language program offered during the summer through online instruction. The Be Ready program is for female students, who have received an offer of admission to begin undergraduate degree studies at Brescia in September.

Be Ready is intended for students who are slightly below the minimum ESL requirements to be admitted directly to Brescia for degree studies September. In partnership with CultureWorks ESL, Brescia will conditionally admit students to study in this intensive ESL program if they present the minimum required proficiency scores of:

Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (no section less than 5.5)
Minimum TOEFL score of 65 (no section less than 12)
Minimum CAEL score of 50 (minimum 50 in all sections)
Minimum PTE Academic score of 54 (with no score less than 54)

  • Intensive 6 weeks of English studies online
  • Begins July 17, 2020
  • Ends August 28, 2020
  • Cost: tuition and textbooks = $3,000
  • Space is limited, so get your application in early!
  • Contact Amanda Cox, Associate Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions at or 519-432-8353 x 28261.
  •  View the Be Ready flyer.

How to Apply

For students applying to the Be Ready Program at Brescia University College, you may complete the online Be Ready application.

The deadline for applications, including completed application forms and all required documentation is July 1, 2020.

We are excited to receive your application and start working with you to become a Be Ready participant. If you have any questions contact Amanda Cox, Associate Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions at or 519-432-8353 x 28261.


All documentation is to be sent to Brescia:

Brescia University College
Office of the Registrar, Admissions
1285 Western Road
London, Ontario, Canada  N6G 1H2
Tel: 519-858-5151