Length of Program: 8 months, September to April
Are you thinking of going to university? Do you want an academic boost in a learning environment that will set you up for academic success?
The University One for Aboriginal Learners program equips you with the critical reading, thinking, writing, quantitative and problem-solving skills necessary for post-secondary success.
In just eight months, you’ll gain the skills, courses and confidence you need to move into Business, Liberal Studies, Film, Social Sciences, Tourism and many other program areas at Capilano University.
Designed for students of Aboriginal, Métis and Inuit ancestry who want to pursue post-secondary education, this eight-month program will prepare you to excel in your studies, strengthen your community, and pursue a rewarding career path.
You’ll benefit from the shared experience and support of your classmates as you move through the program together in a small, engaging cohort environment.
Aboriginal Elders will provide encouragement, and tutors will provide subject-specific guidance. The collaborative nature of this learning model will support your learning and build your academic capacity.
The University One for Aboriginal Learners program will prime you for long-term academic success in your chosen area of study. After completing the program, twelve 100-level credits may be used towards degree, diploma and certificate programs at Capilano University.
The Kéxwusm-áyakn (First Nations) Student Centre provides support for First Nations students at Capilano University while helping First Nations culture to flourish in the University community. The Centre offers a safe and welcoming place for students of Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Inuit, Métis) to relax and meet new people, study, hare and socialize.
First Nation students who want to pursue post-secondary studies and access available funding programs need to contact their local band office.
University One for Aboriginal Learners flyer (PDF)
604.986.1911 ext. 7241
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310