Western Canadian Deans of Graduate Studies (WCDGS) Agreement

Visit the Western Canadian Deans of Graduate Studies website for detailed information

WCDGS Application 

Allows students to take undergraduate and graduate courses from member universities when courses are not offered at the home university

  • Students pay tuition (and general) fees at their home university   
  • Students pay applicable student activity fees (general fees) at the host institution where they are taking courses  
  • The period for which the fees are remitted does not exceed two academic terms of four months each  

Permissions 

  • Courses must be an integral part of their graduate degree program
  • Must be approved by the appropriate Chairs of the Masters and Ph.D. Program Committees and of the designated representative of the host university
  • Must be obtained prior to commencement of the courses 

Transcripts 

  • Students must arrange for official transcripts from the host institution to be sent to the home institution when the courses have been completed.
  • Each home institution has regulations regarding the maximum number of transfer credits permitted; Students should ensure that their requests are within these limits

Participating Universities

  • British Columbia (Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, University of Northern British Columbia, University of Victoria, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Royal Roads University, Thompson Rivers University)
  • Alberta (Athabasca University, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge,Concordia University College of Alberta)
  • Saskatchewan (University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan)
  • Manitoba (Brandon University, University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg)

Events Calendar

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination July 31, 2014...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination July 29, 2014...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:00
University of Lethbridge Doctor of Philosophy Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination July 29,...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 16:00
Teaching as a Professional Responsibility (An Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants)...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 13:00
Orientation Sessions for New & Current University of Lethbridge Graduate Students Fall 2014...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 16:00
Teaching as a Professional Responsibility (An Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants)...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 16:00
Teaching as a Professional Responsibility (An Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants)...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 16:00
Teaching as a Professional Responsibility (An Orientation for Graduate Teaching Assistants)...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:59
Value: $50,000/year for 3 yearsEligibility: Canadian, PR and international PhD studentsInternal...
Friday, October 10, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Canadian/PR holding CGS Master, Doctoral or VanierValue: up to $6,000Internal Deadline...