Where to Begin?

    • Applying to university can be overwhelming. Not sure where to begin? Below you'll find useful resources for getting started.

      Visit the campus for a tour or an information night
      One of the best ways to get detailed information about Capilano University is to visit our campus. Sign up for a campus tour, attend a general information night, join us for a program information meeting or come to an open house. For more details, see Visit Cap: Tours & More.

      Talk with an admissions and academic advising officer
      Browsing through our website is helpful but nothing beats talking to an admissions and academic advising officer. They can help you plan your education and ensure that your course selections are consistent with your career goals. They can also assist you if you're planning on transferring to another institution. To make an appointment with one of our admissions and academic advising officers, please visit the Advising Centre.

      Explore our full-time programs & courses
      If you want to see everything we offer, head to programs & courses.

      See what degrees we offer
      In addition to degrees, we can show you all the other credentials we offer.

      Check out your transfer options
      For information on your transfer options, visit Transfer Credit.

      Apply as an international student
      If you would like to apply as an international student, visit becoming a student in the International student section of the website.

      Apply as a mature student
      If you’re 20 years of age or older, and lack the minimum program admission requirement, you can apply as a mature student.

      Upgrade your high school courses or prepare for employment or further education
      Head over to Preparatory Studies.

      Upgrade your English
      Sounds like you're looking for the English for Academic Purposes/ESL program.

      Take courses online
      Online programs provide a great alternative to classroom learning. They're especially useful if your schedule doesn't let you come to campus.

      Sign up for a Continuing Studies & Executive Education course
      Continuing Studies & Executive Education always has an exceptional selection of non-credit courses to choose from.

      Check out off-site resources
      There are plenty of websites that provide information on applying to post-secondary institutions. We've listed some of the more helpful ones below:

      • The Education Planner is loaded with information that is searchable by meaningful categories such as field of study, length of program, institution, type of credential and more.
      • The transfer system in BC lets students start a baccalaureate degree at a college, university, or institute, and then transfer to a degree-granting institution to complete it. There are various ways to complete other credentials, too. The BC Transfer Guide is the definitive authority in this area.
      • A key consideration when deciding what to take at school, or even what school to go to, is the kind of career your education can lead to. This handy career developer can assist you in determining an education plan that feeds into a career path that's right for you.
      • This online glossary is a helpful reference tool when working on your education plan.