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Study Food, Environment and Agriculture in Canada

Complete your undergraduate degree in Canada at U of Guelph

The faculty, students and alumni of U of Guelph's Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) are on a mission to Improve Life and change the world. We inspire leaders from around the globe to use their skills, knowledge and experience to build a more sustainable and connected world. At U of Guelph and OAC, you're part of a globally-connected, safe and inclusive community that is driven to make the world a better place.

Whatever you’re interested in, you'll find something at OAC. Do you love animals more than anything? Want to develop the next food trend? Want to fight climate change? Explore our programs and decide what’s right for you. 

#1 in Canada
for agriculture and food studies
150 year legacy
of developing global leaders in the food and agriculture sector
2,000 international students
from nearly 130 different countries
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Learn from Canada's best.

No other university in Canada can offer you this sort of variety when it comes to courses, experiential learning and career opportunities (literally around the world). From plant biology to marketing and trade, from animal care to food science, from environmental science to policy development, there is a program here that will fit your interests and academic needs.

Explore our programs below:

Meet Nidhi

Originally from India and raised in United Arab Emirates (UAE), environmental science student Nidhi loves her experience here at the at U of Guelph's Ontario Agricultural College. In this video, Nidhi speaks about the impact that the programs co-op option has had on her development as well as her decision to attend U of Guelph.

"I am interested in the integration of Economics and Law with Environment and how we can initiate and maintain sustainability in industries."

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I found that the support for international students at the University of Guelph was unlike any other school I applied to. The Office of Intercultural Affairs made the admissions process smooth and enjoyable for me and my family. 

E'layna Baker, Undergraduate Student
Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Finding out that the environmental management program at U of G enables me to improve corporate sustainability made me feel like I had found my career niche.

Annia Lewis, Undergraduate Student
Environmental Management
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Associate Diplomas in animals, agriculture, environment and more.

Associate diplomas are two-year programs that provide a blend of theoretical and practical learning. Our unique associate diploma programs will prepare you for a wide range of careers related to food, agriculture, communities, and the environment. The programs are offered at our main Guelph campus and the Ridgetown Campus, near London, Ontario. Explore programs in agriculture, environment, animals, horticulture and turfgrass.

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