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 Aboriginal University Bridging Program
SchoolVancouver Island University
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 12,000
Full-time Graduate: 440
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesThe program is open to any Aboriginal student who is preparing for post-secondary education, and needs to upgrade through Adult Basic Education. Prerequisities must be met for courses selected, where applicable.

Based on two 3-credit courses and four ABE courses over two semesters. Students taking additional courses should adjust the fee total accordingly.
DescriptionAboriginal students seeking to bridge the gap between post-secondary education and their educational aspirations can begin their journey at VIU.

The Aboriginal University Bridging Certificate is a customizable program for Indigenous students who want to upgrade their courses and acquire the necessary prerequisites to begin their desired post-secondary education programs. Select the Adult Basic Education courses you need to meet pre-requisite requirements, and consider the option of taking additional entry-level university courses.

You will find the support and encouragement of instructors who care about your success, Aboriginal Elders in Residence who can support and guide you on your path, and a network of staff and other students that provide a true sense of belonging.
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*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.