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Transitional Year Program 

The Transitional Year Programme (TYP) is an in-person, full-time, eight-month access-to-University program. It is intended for adults who do not have the formal qualifications for university admission. Most TYP students have grown up in communities where very few people have access to higher education. It is meant for those who did not have an opportunity to finish high school or did not succeed in high school because of financial problems, family difficulties or other circumstances beyond their control. We actively encourage applications from members of the Native Canadian, Black/African-Canadian, and LGBTQ communities, as well as from sole-support parents, persons with disabilities, and individuals from working-class backgrounds of all ethnicities. The Transitional Year Programme is quite unique – we provide each student with an academic advisor, access to counselling and funding options, a space to work, socialize and be with other students in their program. The Transitional Year Programme also gives students full access to the University, which includes all of the resources available to any other full-time or part-time university student.

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Program Contact Information: Brandon Cole  email:

ADMISSION:  $6,700

PROGRAM TYPE: 8 month full-time or 2 year accommodated part-time


REGISTRATION PROCESS: Call: 416-360=4350 ext. 267 

INTAKE: The programs are ongoing and change with the needs of the industry and employment partners..  



123 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E8

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