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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

International documents

International applicants must arrange to have the following supplemental documents sent by mail (courier or post) or email to the Office of the Registrar. (Applicant-specific details on required documentation are available through each applicant’s Applicant Portal.)

  • Official transcripts for all high school and post-secondary institutions you have attended.
    • High school transcripts must be submitted in a duly sealed school envelope and must include verification that a high school diploma has been awarded. This envelope can be sent to our Office of the Registrar either by the applicant or the issuing high school.
    • Post-secondary transcripts must be sent to our Office of the Registrar directly by the issuing institution in order to be considered official. Post-secondary transcripts submitted in any other way will be considered copies.
    • In very special cases, the university may accept a notarized copy (in English) of original documents if official documents cannot be obtained.
    • Students currently enrolled in courses should submit midterm or predicted results from their school.
    • We accept a World Education Services (WES) ICAP - Course by Course Evaluation (which includes copies of the original transcripts) as an official transcript for the purposes of admissions and transfer credit. 
  • Documents issued by third parties other than secondary/post-secondary schools such as examination authorities (e.g., CXC, GCE/GCSE awarding organizations, etc.) and government authorities: to be considered official, documents must be sent directly to the university by the issuing institution, duly sealed in institutional envelopes.

  • In cases where a translation is required, the applicant must take copies of his or her relevant documents, have a certified translator duly translate and certify the documents and have them (the copies and the corresponding translations) submitted to the university, duly sealed by the translator. For each document translated and submitted, an official copy in the original language is required, duly sealed in an envelope of the originating institution and submitted to the university as per the instructions above.

Please note: All documents submitted in support of an application become the property of the university and will not be returned to the applicant.

Please ensure that when you apply via the Ontario Universities' Application Centre, you indicate your name exactly as it appears on your passport. In addition, all documentation submitted in support of an application must state the same name.

If your institution can email your official documents from an institutional/staff email address, they can be sent to

We will accept documents received from third-party transcript services, such as MyCreds, as official. Please email to ensure that your service provider is accepted. 

Documents can be mailed to: 

Office of the Registrar - Admissions
Ontario Tech University
2000 Simcoe Street N,
Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5

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