Quick Start is a fast-track, residential, 6 week (July 14 - August 25) English language program offered during the summer at King's. Click here for the application.


The Quick Start Program is intended for students who have just missed the minimum ESL requirements to be admitted directly to King's for degree studies in September.

In partnership with CultureWorks ESL, King's will conditionally admit students to study in this intensive ESL program if one of the following test results are be met: IELTS (minimum score of 6.0, with no section less than 5.5), TOEFL (minimum overall score of 65 with no section less than 12), CAEL (minimum 50 in all sections), PTE Academic (minimum overall score of 54, with no section less than 54), BC Maple Leaf (satisfactory English 12 grade with passing Provincial exam). Applicants must be academically eligible.

  • Begins July 14th
  • Intensive 6 week English studies and 1 week bridging (extra cost of $535.00)
  • Start University September 7
  • Cost: tuition + books + residence & food = $6,750.00 CAD

*For any student that has applied through OUAC, the Quick Start application fee will be waived. If you are currently attending an Ontario High School, you MUST apply through OUAC in addition to the Quick Start Program application.

Cost: tuition + books + residence & food = $6,750.00 CAD

Where can I learn more about my housing options at King's?

Please visit King’s Housing website.

Need Help?

We are happy to help students select the program that is right for them and to guide them through the application process.

Please contact us with any questions.
Phone: (519) 433-3491, extension 4999
Email: kings@uwo.ca