The process of applying for acceptance into a university or college program.
The process of gaining acceptance into the school.
Common types of admission are: early, conditional, first qualified, pooled, co-op, unclassified.
The specific subjects and final marks used to calculate admission averages for “cut-offs” Important to know what coursed count towards your admission average.
A student award based on specific academic achievement and financial need, or financial need alone.
A program that will take up to a year to complete. (Time varies depending on program)
Either a school or an organizational unit of a university, the faculty of which is assigned the general responsibility for the development and delivery of programs and courses leading to degrees, certificates, diplomas, and other forms of approved recognition.
A number associated with a course that indicates its relative academic weight
Some schools allow entrance with one prerequisite not completed on the the agreement it will be completed concurrently with the program of study.
Usually four year program.
Usually a two year program
A university program that can be entered directly from high school.
Instructional staff at the school who share their expertise.
Dependent on the school, the number of credit units required for school and student loan applicants. Most institution require 3 classes a semester to be considered a full-time student.
An area of specialization chosen by the student. For a degree, the majority of credit units taken will be in the major. May also be referred to as fields of specialization, routes of study or disciplines.
After receiving a degree, you can continue on and further your education and receive a masters degree (usually two year program after the first 4 year degree)
A secondary area of specialization chosen by the student.
A university program which cannot be entered directly from high school: these programs require at least one year of university-level study to be completed before application for entry into a program.
Off Campus Course:
A university level course offered off the University grounds, i.e. Community college, Distance education, affiliated colleges.
Required courses and marks, usually at the grade 12 level, a student MUST have in order to apply for a program
The number of students allowed registering in any class, college or program. Usually lower than the number of applicants.
the process of choosing classes and enrolling in them. (the earlier the better)
A student award based on academic achievement. Some scholarships may also include consideration of school, community activities, qualities of leadership and/or other criteria.
A process whereby credits taken from one institution are transferred to another institution to count as part of the certificate, degree, diploma or other requirements. (receiving institution sets the rules)
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