This will be your one stop to find out all the information to get you through to Graduation! Check back weekly for all new and updated information.
Hey Grads and parents here is the updated Grad Book with all the information you will need to answer any question about graduating from a BC school.
2020/21 Handbook of Procedures and Companion B.C. Graduation Program Policy Guide are now available on the ministry website at:
Provincial Graduation Assessment and Provincial Exam practice exams for classroom use can be found at:
Students you will need your 9-digit PEN number to access these sample exams.This is included on your report cart in the top corner.
Post-Secondary Institution Selections for 2021 Graduates
The Ministry of Education distributes transcript information to post-secondary institutions (PSIs) following the selection of a PSI by a student in the Student Transcripts Service (STS-site). Read the following for details about deadlines, information for students and schools.
Deadlines for distributed learning courses
(BCOnline School in Kelowna as well as other DL schools from around the province adhere to this information)
If you are or will be taking distributed learning courses (DL) (online courses, distance learning, or courses at another school) to meet requirements, you’ll need to know these deadlines:
If you have already graduated from high school and you have not taken additional academic courses, submit your final, official transcript by March 15.
If you have already graduated from high school and you are upgrading courses, complete all courses and submit your final, official transcript by May 15.
COBSS needs help. With the recent push to educate students in the trades, COBSS has an increasing number of trade related awards and not enough students applying for them.
These awards could be for students entering the trades, forestry, culinary, air craft maintenance, auto service tech, etc. Please share with your teachers that COBSS wants these students to apply for financial support. We are looking for awesome students, in every pursuit.
Student online applications will begin on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Students will need login information from their counsellors in order to apply.
A Good site for Scholarship and Bursary Information
At ScholarTree, we are always looking for diverse scholarships that apply to as many different types of students as possible. We have found that the more unique scholarships criteria are, the more likely a student is to apply and, more importantly, win that particular scholarship.
Any students that are interested in hearing about new scholarships ScholarTree adds or blogs about can be found by following us on any of our social media:
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A Message from WIZE:
I’m emailing you from Wize, a BC learning platform hoping to help our local high school students through COVID-19.
We just released free academic resources and a $1000 cash scholarship for Grade 12 High School students in Canada to help support the financial burdens of transitioning to postsecondary life: wizedemy.com/high-school-scholarship
We have designed our scholarship to be as simple as possible to complete:
Wishing you all the best
Peter Carwana | Student Success
Happy New Year, and welcome back to our monthly UBC updates!
We’d like to remind you that the final application deadline for the 2021/2022 academic year is January 15, 2021. You and your students can review the Okanagan and Vancouver admission requirements, as well as the application process, online. We will reach out to applicants in late January via email with more information about collecting grades.
Admission Update U of Calgary:
U of Calgary's fall 2021 application is now open and we have seen tremendous interest thus far with a 15% increase in Canadian applications! We are also excited to highlight that the first round of offers will be issued in mid-November.
Our COVID-19 Admission Website has recently been updated to highlight information for applicants who apply with or without a provincial final examination as well as important information for schools that have switched to quad-mester/octo-semesters.
We also have published a number of resources to support students with the admission process including a how-to apply document, an instructional video for how to upload their documents (out-of-province only), and instructions on how to change an application after it is submitted.
U of C Prospect Student Upcoming Events
U of C - Student Financial Support Update
Thompson Rivers University
Admission to the Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering at TRU is now open for Fall 2021 and seats are limited.
Our Physics admission requirements have changed and now students need a 67% or better in PHYSICS 11! This is a significant benefit for applying and attending the Software Engineering program at TRU!
APPLY NOW - Admission Requirements:
1. BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).
2. BC English 12/English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 67% (or equivalent).
3. Pre-Calculus 12 with a minimum of 67% (or equivalent).
4. Physics 11 with a minimum of 67% (or equivalent). ADMISSIONS CHANGE FOR FALL 2021!
5. Chemistry 11 with a minimum of 67% (or equivalent).
Software engineering is one of the most in-demand and fastest growing professions. At TRU, software engineering students experience hands-on learning in our state-of-the-art labs, along with small class sizes giving students the advantage of personal attention from their instructors – no TA’s.
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
Applications are NOW open!
We are thrilled to announce that our Admissions Website has a new look! We believe it better showcases our offerings and provides easier navigation to the information you need. You can download our 2021 digital viewbook, Indigenous Students viewbook, and find other great resources on our Recruitment Resources page.
Happy New Year! I hope you had a relaxing holiday season and the new school term is starting off smoothly. I wanted to share some UVic updates that may be relevant to your students.
Virtual Event Updates for January 2021 (Registration for these events are available on our Events website)
Admission Updates for January 2021
While we’re always happy to answer emails and take calls to answer questions, prospective students can also book a 30-minute virtual appointment with their student recruiter at any time. Students can explore appointment availability and book their time slot here.
With our application deadline approaching on January 31 and self-reporting opening on February 15, this will be a busy time of year with many application related questions. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions that you might have.
Meghan Thompson, Student Recruitment Office
UBC online application : opening soon
UBC’s 2021/22 online application will be opening at the end of September. We recommend that you and your students visit our how to apply page for an overview of the application process, and our Personal Profile page for tips on writing a strong Personal Profile.