Foundation courses are meant for students who are:
- from grade 11 but with a very good GPA;
- students from IGCSE with all courses at the OL,
- or students missing required subjects for a Faculty.
In order to be admitted as aUniversity of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Cairo Campusstudent he/she must achieve grades in the Foundation course(s) that comply with UPEI admission requirements. Students who fail a Foundation course will be allowed to take it a second time. If they fail the course for a second time, they will not be admitted to The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), Cairo Campus.