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Course Planning. Career Advisor: Ms Deane [email protected] Admission Requirements. University of British Columbia-Vancouver. Faculty of Arts. Faculty of Sciences. English 11 Language 11 Principles of math 11 Chemistry 11 Physics 11 Social Studies 11 English 12

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course planning

Course Planning

Career Advisor: Ms Deane

[email protected]

admission requirements
Admission Requirements

University of British Columbia-Vancouver

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Sciences

  • English 11
  • Language 11
  • Principles of math 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Physics 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12
  • Principles of Math 12 (67%)
  • One approved science 12 (Bi, Chem, Ph, Geo)
  • One other provincially examinable grade 12 course
  • English 11
  • Language 11
  • Principles Math 11
  • Science 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12
  • 3 other approved provincially examinable grade 12 courses
approved provincially examinable grade 12 courses
Approved Provincially Examinable Grade 12 Courses
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • English
  • First Nation Studies
  • Francais Langue
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • History
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Principles of Math
  • Physics
  • PSI Calculus Assessment
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
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Admission Requirements

University of British Columbia-Okanagan

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Sciences

  • Chemistry 11
  • English 12
  • Principles of Math 12 (min 67%)
  • Two other provincially examinable Grade 12 courses including at least one of: Bi 12, Chem 12, Geo 12, Geog 12, Ph 12.
  • English 12
  • 3 other approved provincially examinable grade 12 courses

Admission Requirements may change for 2008

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Admission Requirements

Simon Fraser University

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Sciences

  • English 11
  • Language 11 (can be beginners)
  • Principles of math 11 (min 60%)
  • Chemistry 11
  • Physics 11
  • English 12 (min60%)
  • Principles of Math 12 (60%)
  • Two of: Biology12, Chem 12, Geog 12, Geo 12, or Phy 12
  • One additional course from list 2 or 3
  • English 11
  • Language 11 ( can be beginners)
  • Principles Math 11 (min 60%)
  • Science 11
  • English 12 (min 60%)
  • Two Courses from list two
  • 2 additional courses from list 2 or 3
list 2
List 2

Math Group: Math 12, AP Calculus AB/BC 12, AP Statistics 12, IB Math with Calculus 12.

Humanities Group: Literature 12, AP, Francais Communication et Literature, Spanish Literature 12

Sciences: Biology 12, Geology 12, Physics 12, Chemistry 12, AP Comp Science A/AB 12, AP Environmental Studies 12,IB Comp Science 12, IB Environmental Systems 12

Social Sciences: History 12,Geography 12

list 3
List 3

Fine/Performing Arts: Art Foundations 12, Choral Music 12, Dance 12, Drama Film and TV 12, Instrumental Music 12, Music Composition and Technology 12, Theatre Performance 12, Studio Arts 12, Visual Arts: Media arts 12, Writing 12, Theatre Production 12

Sciences:Calculus 12, Forests 12, Information and Communication Technology 12

Humanities Group:Comparative Civ 12, IB Theory of Knowledge 12

Arabic 12, French 12or Francais Langue 12, German 12, Italian 12, Japanese 12, Latin 12, Mandarin 12, Okanagan 12, Punjabi 12, Russian 12, Spanish 12, Secwepemctsin 12, Upper st’at’imcets 12, Francais premiere langue 12 (if English 12 has also been taken)

Social Sciences: Economic 12, Law 12, AP Comp Gov & politics 12, AP Psychology 12, AP US Gov and Politics 12, IB Business & Organization 12, IB Psychology 12, IB Social Anthropology 12, BC First nations 12.

sfu math requirement
SFU –Math Requirement
  • To satisfy the quantitative skills requirement all applicants must present a minimum grade of 70% in the applicable math course required for admission.
  • Applicants with a grade of 60-69% must either:
  • Score a 70% (20/30) on a Diagnostic Skills Exam
  • Or
  • Achieve at least a “C” grade in a Foundational Course within the 1st 30 credits at SFU.

Note: Students below 60% will be denied admission to SFU

sfu literacy requirement
SFU –Literacy Requirement

All students must demonstrate their competence in English literacy as part if the admission process. This can be demonstrated through achievement in grade 12 courses, transfer courses or by other means. Students who do not meet these targets may still be accepted but will be required to take a foundational learning course to review and improve their skills.

A grade of 75% or higher in Eng 12 or Eng lit 12, you have met this requirement.

A grade of 60-74% before you are admitted to SFU, you must score a 4 or better on the essay portion of the LPI and 50% on parts 1-3, or be required to take a Foundation of Academic Literacy course once you are at SFU.

Note: Below 60% will not be admitted

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Admission Requirements

University of Victoria

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

  • English 11
  • Principles of math 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Physics 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12
  • Principles of Math 12
  • Two approved science 12 courses (Phy 12 recommended)
  • English 11
  • Language 11
  • Principles Math 11
  • Science 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12
  • 3 other approved academic grade 12 courses
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Admission Requirements

Douglas College

Has moved to priority registration. Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent), but for course selection your students time will be assigned by GPA based on high school marks of Eng 12, Principles of Math 11 and one provincially examinable grade12 course.

Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program.

Kwantlen University/College

Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent).

Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program.

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Admission Requirements

Langara College

Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent).

Each Career Program has specific requirements

Capilano College

University Transfer Students are admitted based on their GPA of English 12 and three other provincially examinable grade 12 courses. Minimum 60% is required

Each Career Program has specific admission requirements

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Admission Requirements

British Columbia Institute of Technology

  • Each Technology Programs has specific requirements. Entrance is competitively based.
  • Some programs are not accessible to students directly from high school
  • Trade programs are have continuous enrolment, waitlists should be researched. Students may want to consider writing Pre-tests in Grade 12 to enhance wait list opportunities.
Entry Level Trade Training Programs: ELTT

What is it?

Training to prepare students for entry-level employment in a trade area of their choice.

Where can I apply?

  • Most schools offering trade programs have ELTT programs:
  • BCIT
  • Kwantlen University/College
  • Vancouver Community College


Upon completion of a program, students may seek employment as apprentices. Also receive their Level 1 training certification

admission averages
Admission Averages


Simon Fraser

Arts 84%

Science 90%

Wood Products Processing 84%

Human Kinetics 86%

Food Nutrition & Health 83%

Forestry 80%

Engineering 82%

Commerce 84%

Dental Hygiene 90%

Guaranteed Admission at 80%

Business 85%

Kinesiology 85%

Humanities % Social Sciences 76%

Engineering 78%

Computer Science 75%

Sciences 76%

Fine Arts 76%

Human & Social Development 75%



General Admission 75%

Management 80%

Fine Arts 67%

Any offer made is conditional until marks are verified and Ministry marks are available

language requirements
Language Requirements

A Language 11 is required for admission to BC Universities

Only SFU will accept a beginner Language 11

Students who complete a language 12 in high school, will meet the first year language requirement for the undergraduate degree in arts at UBC

broad based admission
Broad Based Admission

Based on academic performance and extra-curricular involvement. This category is intended for students within 5% of the official admission consideration, and have other attributes that demonstrate an ability to succeed in university.

  • University of British Columbia
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Diverse Qualifications
  • University of Victoria
  • Expanded Qualifications
pasbc post secondary application service of british columbia
PASBCPost-Secondary Application Service of British Columbia
  • PASBC is the on-line application service to almost every post-secondary school in BC
  • You can create an account/ revisit the site
  • Once you have applied on-line you receive instant notification that your application has been received by the intended school
  • Universities no longer accept paper applications.
lpi language proficiency index
LPI (Language Proficiency Index)
  • An examination that provides the universities and colleges with a way to determine a students competence in summary and essay writing and in the recognition of common errors in English usage and sentence structure. All students regardless of country of origin or citizenship are required to demonstrate this competence
  • This is not an admission requirement for University/College, it is a requirement before a student can enroll in a first year English course


University: requires a Level 5 Community College: Requires a level 4


An “A” BC English 12 or Literature 12 (school mark plus government exam)


Langara College and UVIC require a final English 12 mark of 86%

Currently BCIT and UBC-Okanagan do not require the LPI

SFU requires a final English 12 mark of 75%

sat scholastic aptitude test
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

The SAT is intended for students applying for admission to college or university in the US

The SAT measures verbal reasoning and mathematical problem solving

There are two tests: SAT for admission and the Subject test for placement. Contact the colleges you are thinking of attending to find out what tests to take

Register on line at

School Codes:

Test Dates:

Burnsview: 821076

Sands: 821094

May 5, 2007 (March 29, 2007)

June 2, 2006 (April 27, 2007)

french immersion
French Immersion

SFU French Co-hort Program

  • Pursue Post-Secondary education in French within your own province
  • Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Students receive a BA in Public Administration and Community Services
  • Major in Political Science with an extended minor in French or
  • Major in French with and Extended minor in Political Science
  • Courses are limited to 25 students
  • 1 semester students attend a Francophone university in Canada or internationally
  • Opportunity to Attend a “Field School in France” during the summer
  • Students who enroll in Co-op will have a guarantees paid summer job for the duration of the program
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French Immersion

House of Commons Page Programme

  • 40 students are chosen each year to work as Pages in the House of Commons
  • Pages work part-time (approx. 15 hours per week) during their first year of study
  • Students must attend one of the universities located in the Nations Capitol
  • Must have an academic average of 80%
  • Speak both official languages
  • Science and Engineering students are ineligible
  • Student will receive $ 10,800 as a page and another $1200 upon completion of the program
  • Applications are available in the Fall of Grade 12
French Immersion

University of Ottawa

  • Students have the opportunity to take immersion course and obtain a second language certificate
  • Receive personalized Language support
  • Must take an Immersion Admission test –receiving min. 60%
  • Obtain a minimum of 36 credits in French or FSL during their 4 years of undergraduate work to receive a Certificate.
grade 12 enhancement kwantlen college
Grade 12 EnhancementKwantlen College
  • Recommendation from the student’s counsellor
  • Students may enrol in Kwantlen’s open access registration courses.
  • Students may enter the program in the fall (September) or Spring (January) semesters of each academic year.
  • Completed applications, and application fees must be received by the Office of the Registrar by June 15 for the fall semester and October 15 for the Spring semester
ap courses
AP Courses
  • 1st year post-secondary credit will be awarded to students who achieve a grade 4 or better on the appropriate AP courses
  • Burnsview will be offering English AP, Calculus AP, Psychology AP
www careercruising com

This website can help you to explore all the aspects of career search

  • Skills/interests inventory
  • Career Search
  • Education Search
  • Job Description
  • Career path
  • Interviews of people current to the industry

Burnsview: user burnsview pass: careers

Sands: user: sands pass: delta

campus tours information
Campus Tours/Information

Kwantlen College:

  • Operating a Spring Break Tour Program
  • Prospective Student Email: sign up/Parent website
  • Check website for upcoming information sessions
  • New Cloverdale Campus set to open in Fall 2007 (Trade Programs)
  • Construction in Surrey expected to open up 1500 more seats to students.
  • New Programs:
  • BA with a minor in Math
  • Associate of Arts degree: Asian Studies
  • BBA: Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing
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Campus Tours/Information


  • Attend information sessions
  • Become a “Student for a Day”
  • Big info Event – October 2007
  • Big Info Session, School of Transportation, Feb 13, 5-8pm
  • Campus Tours: One hour, given by student Ambassadors
  • New Programs:
  • Mack/Volvo Apprenticeship program
  • Trades Discovery
  • And Trades Discovery for Women

Capilano College:

  • Student For a Day: Attend classes and have a tour of the campus.
  • New Programs:
  • Environmental Science
  • “Culture Net” –culture and technology
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Campus Tours/Information

Douglas College:

  • Check website for upcoming information sessions
  • New Programs:
  • Bachelor of Applied Sport Science and Coaching Degree
  • Animal Health Technology
  • “Connections Program” –cohort program, “Human Impact on Our World
  • Associate of Arts Degree – Future Teachers

Langara College:

  • Information Evening, February 28 5-8 pm
  • Well known for their field study programs: Europe, Greece, Italy, Haida Gwaii
  • Check website for upcoming information sessions
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Campus Tours/Information

Simon Fraser University:

  • Open House , Surrey Campus February 21, 4:00-8:00pm
  • Register at
  • Campus Tour, Surrey, Every Thursday, 4pm, 45 minutes
  • Campus Tour, Burnaby,
  • Guided: (tours)
  • Self directed: print up information
  • Student for a Day
  • New Programs:
  • BA in World Literature
  • Engineering Program : Mechatronics
  • Criminology: Policing Studies ( Surrey only)
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Campus Tours/Information


  • Welcome Centre ,Brock Hall open M-F 8-5pm,Sat 9:30-2:30pm
  • Tour the campus (2 hours): residence, recreational and social facilities, library, hear from current UBC student , UBC programs and admission requirements
  • Focus days: Spring Break
  • Students will get an overview of Academic programs, interactive workshops, student panels, and a campus tour
what do i do after i leave here tonight
What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight

1. Goals: What are they? Are your goals realistic? What are your options?

  • University
  • College
  • College transfer
  • Trades
  • Student exchanges/travel
  • Field study
  • Co-op
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What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight

2. Research: based on the best program for your student, not its “reputation”

  • Admission requirements
  • Student orientation
  • Clubs, activities (social/recreational)
  • Credentials
  • Student successes
  • Opportunity : field study, Student exchanges, co-op
  • Student support services
  • Disabilities
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What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight

3. School Work:

  • What are your students current grades
  • Do they need help at school, academically
  • Appropriate Course selection
  • Balanced course load of provincials and electives
  • Expectation

4. Plan “B”

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What Do I do After I Leave Here Tonight

5. Career Centre

  • E-mail : [email protected]
  • Current post-secondary information
  • Financial information
  • Help your student look at options
  • Scholarships