UVIC Updates


  1. Online application is now open
    We are now accepting applications for next September. The deadline for current high school students is February 28, 2017. Encourage your students to apply as soon as possible. www.uvic.ca/apply
  2. Supplementary application materials update
    Several UVic programs require applicants to answer supplementary questions or upload specific documents (such as letters of intent, resumes and references) in addition to their regular application. Depending on the program, students may be asked to upload these materials before or after submitting their application, or to send documents directly to the department. A listing of programs that require supplemental application information is available on our website. www.uvic.ca/supplemental
  3. Self-reporting opens February 15, 2017
    We would like to remind all current grade 12 students completing a Canadian high school curriculum or a full IB diploma at a school in Canada must self-report their grades between February 15 and March 31, 2017.  www.uvic.ca/self-reporting  The link for students to self-report will be available on the application portal beginning February 15, 2017.
  4. English language proficiency deadlines
    All applicants to UVic (regardless of country of origin or citizenship status) are required to demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission. www.uvic.ca/elr
    Deadlines to submit proof of English language proficiency are:
    *  Gustavson School of Business – March 15, 2017
        *  All other faculties and programs – May 1, 2017
    Students are reminded that applications will not be processed until proof of language proficiency has been confirmed. They are encouraged to submit documentation as soon as possible
  5. MyUVic accounts (NEW)
    In order for prospective students to receive notifications regarding upcoming recruitment events and activities, register for events, book campus tours and receive timely reminders during key phases of the application/admission process, they will now be required to sign up for a MyUVic account at www.myuvic.ca.  Please encourage students who are interested in UVic to sign up as soon as possible.
  6. Ways to connect
    UVic offers several ways for high school students to connect with the campus, staff and current UVic students.
    *  MyUVic Life student blog – a blog written by current UVic students for students. Your students are sure to find some interesting and relatable stories to help them to learn more about the university from a student perspective. Visit www.uvic.ca/myuviclife for a glimpse of what it’s really like to be a Vike from one of our 26 undergraduate bloggers!
    *  My First Year @ UVic Facebook group – a space for students to ask UVic questions and chat with other prospective, incoming and current students now, and throughout their time at UVic. www.facebook.com/groups/103233444672/
    *  MyUVic Twitter – A perfect communication tool for you and your students to get quick responses to your questions. As we say in Student Recruitment, “We’re only a tweet away!”  www.twitter.com/MyUVic
    UVic Virtual Tour – Can’t make it to campus for a tour?  No problem. Students can take an online virtual tour. This is a great way to experience UVic’s campus from your desktop or mobile device. UVic students will guide you through the places they live and learn, including popular spaces, buildings and faculties. There are 16 stops, each with 360° panoramas, videos and photos. See UVic like you’ve never seen it before!
  7. UVic events for high school students
    In addition to our major on-campus events, we’ll be visiting several cities across the country to bring UVic to your students. www.uvic.ca/future-students/undergraduate/connect/events/

McGill University Information



The University Presenter will provide information on McGill’s Programs, Campus Life and Admission Requirements.  It will also be an excellent opportunity for all of you to get all of your questions answered right away!

McGill University will also be holding 3 Information Sessions in Vancouver.

Students are invited to attend and speak with McGill University Recruitment and Admissions Officers about academic programs, campus activities, and student life in Montreal.

Space is LIMITED to these Information Sessions, and Registration is REQUIRED

The 3 Sessions available are as follows: 

  • West Vancouver – Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    • 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Mulgrave School
    • 2330 Cypress Bowl Lane
    • West Vancouver, BC
  • Surrey – Wednesday, November 23, 2016
    • 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    • Southridge Secondary
    • The Great Hall in Senior School
    • 2656 160th Street
    • Surrey, BC
  • Vancouver – Saturday, November 26, 2016
    • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • York House School
    • 4176 Alexandra St.
    • Vancouver, BC

Dalhousie University Presentation


dalhousieDalhousie’s Fall Information Session will be in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre – West Building on Wednesday, November 23rd

The session will cover what it means to be a student at Dalhousie and include topics like programs, admissions, student life, and much more. Pre-registration for students is required and available at www.dal.ca/connect under the Upcoming Events link

At this session, students have the option of applying on the spot and will receive an admissions decision by email within 24 hours. On-site admissions drop-off will be available between 6:00-6:45pm, with the information session beginning at 7:00pm.

In order to be considered for on-site admissions, students will need to bring the following:

  • A completed paper application form (available at dal.ca/applynow)
  • Application Fee of $70 (payable by cheque, or filling out credit card information on the application; Cash payment will NOT be accepted)
  • Current high school transcript will all final grade 11 marks
  • List of current and expected grade 12 courses (this can also be indicated on the transcript)

UBC Applied Science Open House

UBC Applied Science Open House

Open House

We look forward to seeing you on November 26, 2016.

Saturday, November 26, 2016.

Engineers, nurses and architects help prevent disease, reduce poverty and create solutions to protect people and our planet.

There’ll be cool demonstrations, fascinating lab tours, informative presentations. Talk to advisors, professors and current students about all your options. Learn how applied science can make a world of difference. Bring your friends and family to explore – we suggest you plan to attend the whole day, as there are activities happening throughout the day.

Registration is required for the Lab Tours and eng•cite Girls Lunch – all other activities are drop-in and first come, first served.

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