Capilano University on the Sunshine Coast provides students with the opportunity to complete Grade 12 or to prepare for entry into programs at post-secondary institutions through the Adult Basic Education program. Courses can also be used to improve general skills for writing, math and computers.
The program offers face-to-face, individualized instruction in English, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics and computers. Face to face classes are offered Monday through Friday during the spring term. Click
here for a practice math assessment.
Can’t attend face-to-face classes? For the first time, Capilano University on the Sunshine Coast is excited to offer online instruction for students who are unable to attend face-to-face classes. Visit our
Online Options web page for more information.
Applications to the University can be done
online. You are applying to the Preparatory Program and the course is Adult Basic Education, Sunshine Coast campus, spring 2017. Registration begins November 14, 2016.
The university requires that the application fee be paid by credit card before your application is processed. Please contact the front desk at 604.885.9310 if you are unable to pay using a credit. Once you have completed your online application, please contact the University for information on your next steps.
Returning students who have not taken a break of one semester or more from their studies DO NOT need to apply and pay the application fee again.
Tuition fees are approximately $320.00 per course (two classes) plus some incidental fees. These fees are the same for classroom or online classes.
IMPORTANT: Most students will qualify for the Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) or Supplemental Upgrading Grant (SUG) which covers tuition and some other fees. If students qualify for the AUG bus transportation and unsubsidized daycare costs are also covered. For more information regarding both AUG and SUG, visit the
Financial Aid web page.
For further information, contact Becky Wayte
firstname.lastname@example.org or Heather Ingram
email@example.com or call 604.885.9310.
Bill Kershaw (Science) Rm 125
Colin Gilker (English) Rm 122
Heather Ingram (Math) Rm 122
Becky Wayte (Computers) Rm 107
(New students only) Application Fee - $50.00
Term Fee - $27.57
Student Union Fee - $16.00
Tech Fee - $24.48
Tuition - $332.92
Ask for information about Upgrading grants.
5 reasons to take Adult Basic Education courses
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310