Capilano University

University One for Aboriginal Learners

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development, School of Access & Academic Preparation
Field of Study:Aboriginal Education
Description:Are you an Indigenous student interested in post-secondary courses but don’t feel ready academically? Give your skills and confidence a boost with this program designed to set you up for success.

If you are First Nations, Inuit or Métis and want help getting your writing, math and study skills up to speed for a post-secondary program, this course is for you. You'll gain knowledge and confidence, supported by instructors, fellow students and community Elders. Our goal is for you to gain all the academic skills you need to move into one of the many post-secondary programs at CapU. You could go into Business, Film, Tourism or a degree in Liberal Studies or Science — whatever your dream is, we're here to help you get there.
URL:University One for Aboriginal Learners at Capilano University
Length:8 Month(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12), and English 11 or English Studies 12 or English 12 or English First Peoples 12 with a C or higher, take a writing assessment, and meet with a coordinator.

    Application Notes : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Students whose grades do not reflect their academic potential may be admitted into the program after completing the department's writing assessment and interview.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 10, 2021