University One for Aboriginal Learners

  • Engage. Thrive. Succeed.

    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.


    What makes University One for Aboriginal Learners unique?

    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.