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Welcome to ICEAP

ICEAP would like to welcome you to beautiful Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, where we are sure you will enjoy yourself and become a part of this unique community. Our goal is to prepare students with the language skills they require to succeed in their Academic studies and to ensure an unforgettable learning experience. ICEAP is committed to all of our students from welcoming them to the school and the community and getting them settled in their accommodation, to providing quality services and assisting in everything from acquiring insurance to finding child care. ICEAP staff members are always there to help and to make you feel like a part of our family. We are confident that you will enjoy your stay with us and that we will help set you on your path to success.

International Centre for EAP

The International Centre for EAP (ICEAP) is a language centre located in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia and on the Cape Breton University (CBU) campus in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. The centre offers English for Academic Preparation to international students who wish to enter university but lack the required English proficiency. Students, who successfully complete the EAP Program, are successful on the ICEAP exit examination, and who meet university admission requirements for their selected programs, will be accepted by ICEAP partners for university studies, subject to program enrolment maximum numbers.

ICEAP Admission Standards

ICEAP will admit the following:

  • • Students who have been conditionally accepted at ICEAP partner institutions but who have not yet attained the required TOEFL or IELTS test results;
  • • Students planning to enter partner institutions but who have not yet been accepted;
  • • Students who have attained the required language test scores but who feel they need more intensive work in academic English in order to perform as well as possible in their credit courses;
  • • Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as those in high school and community college.

Special Features

  • • ICEAP offers courses in 8 week sessions year round.
  • • ICEAP offers an intensive program supplemented by individual and group tutorials and our Conversation Partner Program.
  • • ICEAP students may experience university life on the CBU campus.
  • • ICEAP offers 8 different levels of instruction tailored to meet individual student needs.
  • • ICEAP offers an academic and cultural orientation for its student.
  • • ICEAP offers small class sizes with 15-16 students, up to a maximum of 20 in EAP levels.
ICEAP was designated by the province of Nova Scotia on November 1, 2014 .
ICEAP 's Designation number is 019210055012 and our certificte is available to view here. Canada's Designated Institutions are listed on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/
ICEAP abides by:
Regulations are amended frequently. Please check the list of Regulations by Act to see if there are any recent amendments to these regulations.
NS Reg Certification