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As you might have noticed, applying to university involves waves of information hitting you all at once. It can be tough to know where to begin. But you can relax—we're here to help. This page, for instance, provides you with some useful starting points.
One of the best ways to get detailed information about Capilano University—not to mention a sense of the place— is to visit us. You can 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.
Browsing through our website can be very helpful, but nothing beats talking to an admissions and academic advising officer. They can help 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.
If you just want to cut to the chase and see everything we offer, head to programs & courses.
We can do better than that. In addition to degrees, we'll show you all the other credentials we offer as well.
For information on your transfer options, visit Transfer Credit.
If you would like to apply as an international student, visit becoming a student in the International student section of the website.
If you’re 20 years of age or older, and lack the minimum program admission requirement, you can apply as a mature student.
No problem. Head over to Preparatory Studies.
Sounds like you're looking for the English for Academic Purposes/ESL program.
Online programs provide a great alternative to classroom learning. They're especially useful if your schedule doesn't let you come to campus.
Good choice. Continuing Studies & Executive Education always has a stellar selection of non-credit courses to choose from.
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 by far and away one of the most useful sites for students we’ve seen. Loaded with information that is searchable by meaningful categories such as field of study, length of program, institution, type of credential and more, it’s well worth the click.
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 on this sort of thing, and will help you answer any questions you might have.
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.
As you wade deeper into the world of academia, you’re likely to come across some obscure terms. Academics can certainly understand them, as well as a handful of Knights Templar. Many people, however, cannot. Thankfully, there's a handy glossary you can refer to. It should prove indispensable in keeping the confusion to a minimum.
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