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ADMISSIONS
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Presented by:
Cindy Bilow – Admissions Coordinator
Teri Bosch – Admissions Coordinator
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
SURREY
RICHMOND
LANGLEY
CLOVERDALE
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications may be submitted:
Online at www.kwantlen.ca/apply
We will begin accepting applications for the September
2014 semester on November 1, 2013
Application deadlines are found at:
www.kwantlen.ca/admission
*note that the Extended Application
deadlines have changed
PLEASE ENSURE STUDENTS USE THEIR
LEGAL NAME ON THE APPLICATION.
ADMISSIONS
KWANTLEN FACULTIES:
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Academic and Career Advancement
Arts (Humanities and Social Sciences)
Business
Community and Health Studies
Design
Science and Horticulture
Trades and Technology
ADMISSIONS
NEED ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING?
The Admissions Guide will assist you through the
application and admission process.
It will help you with answers to some of your
questions and provide the information you
need as you prepare to apply to Kwantlen.
http://www.kwantlen.ca/admission
Students can email: [email protected] or
call Student Enrolment Services at 604-599-2000
for information regarding Kwantlen programs
and general application information.
ADMISSIONS
GENERAL UNIVERSITY
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
REGULAR ADMISSION:
High school graduate & English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
or Communications 12 with a letter grade of ‘C’ or better
Kwantlen will accept the Grade12 English course blended
grade (classroom grade & provincial examination grade)
or the classroom grade – whichever is higher – for
purposes of university and program admission and
satisfying course prerequisites
ADMISSIONS
GENERAL UNIVERSITY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (CONT…)
MATURE STUDENT ADMISSION:
19 years of age or older (on the first day of classes)
AND
Meets Kwantlen’s English Proficiency requirement
For information regarding the English proficiency
requirement, visit the Academic Calendar:
www.kwantlen.ca/calendar
ADMISSIONS
WHAT IS A SELECTIVE ENTRY
PROGRAM?
An undergraduate program which has
additional program admission requirements,
over and above the general University
admission requirement.
Refer to the academic calendar for specific
program details:
www.kwantlen.ca/calendar
ADMISSIONS
SELECTIVE ENTRY/LIMITED ENROLMENT PROGRAMS (limited seats available)
Application deadline for Fall 2013 was March 31st
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Faculty of Community and Health Studies
Faculty of Design
Diploma in CADD
Diploma in Public Relations
Diploma of Technology in Environmental Protection
Legal Administrative Studies
Certificate in Public Safety Communications
Note: These programs will require a program acceptance deposit to be
paid prior to acceptance into the program. The amount of the deposit
will vary depending on the program.
ADMISSIONS
SELECTIVE ENTRY/OPEN ENROLMENT PROGRAMS
(no limit on seats offered)
Application Deadline to be included in Scheduled Registration
for Fall 2013 is May 21st
• Bachelor of Arts degrees
• Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology
• Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts
• Bachelor of Horticulture Science
• Bachelor of Journalism
• Bachelor of Music in Musical Arts
• Bachelor of Science programs with the exception of
Nursing
• Diploma and Certificate in Computer Information Systems
ADMISSIONS
WHAT IS OPEN ADMISSION?
General University Admission requirements,
including the English proficiency
requirement apply.
Refer to the academic calendar for specific
program details:
www.kwantlen.ca/calendar
ADMISSIONS
THE APPLICATION LIFE CYCLE: DOMESTIC APPLICANTS
1.
Students apply on-line (www.kwantlen.ca/apply)
2.
Applicants will receive a “Hello” letter thanking them for their interest in
Kwantlen, and directing them to myKwantlen – the on-line student web portal
3.
Applicants still attending high school are provided conditional admission to
Open Enrolment programs.
Applicants to Limited enrolment programs may be asked to provide
additional documentation (interim transcripts/program specific
requirements) to determine admissibility by March 31st
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Registration will begin in June for the Fall 2013 intake. (a registration
deposit/program acceptance deposit is required to access the online
registration system)
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Final acceptance is provided to students in high school in mid-August
once final high school transcripts with required final marks are received.
ADMISSIONS
THE APPLICATION LIFE CYCLE: INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
1.
Students apply on-line (www.kwantlen.ca/apply)
2.
Applicants will receive a “Hello” letter thanking them for their
interest in Kwantlen, and directing them to myKwantlen – the on-line student web
portal
3.
An acknowledgement letter is sent to each applicant requesting required
documentation by a specified deadline, for example interim transcript or
program specific requirements.
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Once admission requirements have been satisfied, an offer of admission is
provided requesting a $1,000.00 non-refundable International Deposit.
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Upon receipt of the International Deposit, an immigration letter is provided to
secure a study permit.
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Registration will begin in June for the Fall 2013 intake.
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Final acceptance is provided to students in high school in mid-August once final
high school transcripts and required final marks are provided.
ADMISSIONS
REQUIRED ADMISSION DOCUMENTATION
Official High School Transcript:
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Official transcripts may be requested from the BC Ministry of Education or
sent in a school envelope bearing a printed logo, stamp or official school
seal. Transcripts may be submitted in person or mailed directly from the
institution attended.
PSI via the Ministry of Education:
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Please complete as soon as available
External English Testing:
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Applicants are welcome to submit IELTS, TOEFL, or LPI testing results to meet
the English Proficiency requirement
Internal English Testing:
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Applicants are welcome to write Kwantlen’s in-house English Placement test
if they feel that they may not meet the English requirement.
ADMISSIONS
Interim Transcripts
Interim high school transcripts may be requested for
some programs and can be submitted in person or
mailed in. As there is a March 31st submission deadline
for limited enrolment we must receive an official
paper interim transcript.
Kwantlen will automatically receive interim transcripts in
mid-May for all students that have signed the PSI
selection form through the Ministry of Education’s
website.
ADMISSIONS
IB/AP Courses
Kwantlen awards undergraduate transfer credit for IB
and AP courses upon receipt of an official
IB/College Board transcript.
Undergraduate articulations are reviewed annually
for all IB/AP courses.
For additional information regarding IB/AP courses,
refer to the Transfer Credit web page
www.kwantlen.ca/transfercredit
If students wish to forgo transfer credit for IB/AP courses, they may decline
transfer by completing the Decline of Transfer credit form found on the
transfer credit webpage.
ADMISSIONS
NEWEST KWANTLEN PROGRAMS:
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Bachelor of Design, Product Design (soft
goods)
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Post Baccalaureate in Technical Apparel
Design (first intake Spring 2014) this program
requires a design related degree.
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Bachelor of Music in Musical Arts
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Bachelor of Science, Major in Biology
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Bachelor of Science, Major in Health Science
ADMISSIONS
myKwantlen.ca Student Web Portal
The online student portal allows students to keep
updated on the following:
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application status, campus announcements, access
their Kwantlen email account and course websites.
Via the Online Self-Service (located in myKwantlen),
students complete the following:
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registration, pay registration fees and tuition, and
maintain personal information.
The student’s myKwantlen e-mail is the primary method of
communication between the university and the student. It
is imperative they check this e-mail frequently.
ADMISSIONS
REGISTRATION BASICS
Students that have applied for the Fall intake by the May 21st application
deadline will receive a registration postcard by mail in the beginning of
June. This postcard includes information on when to check for their
registration date and paying fees online. Students should refer to the
timetable in the Registration Guide to plan their courses.
Students applying during the extended application period will receive
registration information in their “Hello” letter.
Students should make sure to register on their assigned date and time as
seats may be limited. Students now have the option of putting
themselves onto a waitlist for courses that may be full.
The Registration Guide and Timetable is available at:
www.kwantlen.ca/registration
ADMISSIONS
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIPOP)
Kwantlen is unable to release any information about a
student to a third party, including parents or teachers,
without permission from the student.
If a student wishes a third party to act on his/her behalf for
items such as admission, registration or tuition payments,
they will need to complete a waiver naming that person.
Waivers may be obtained at any of our
Student Enrolment Services offices or online:
www.kwantlen.ca/admission/adm-forms
ADMISSIONS
OFFICE OF NEW STUDENT PROGRAMS (ONSP)
The Office of New Students is
available to both Domestic and
International students who are
interested in applying to Kwantlen.
ONSP arranges campus tours, provides
new student advising and actively
recruits new applicants to Kwantlen.
ADMISSIONS
WORKING AS A TEAM TO HELP OUR STUDENTS
Kwantlen appreciates the effort provided by all counselors and
welcomes the opportunity to continue working together for our
students.
We appreciate the cooperative effort in providing interested
applicants with the following:
• Explaining the application process
• Providing interim transcripts with marks when requested
• Encouraging students to complete the PSI selections form
• Encouraging students to check their myKwantlen account
• The importance of dates and deadlines
For up to date information about Kwantlen’s Admission processes, refer to our
Admissions Guide at www.kwantlen.ca/admission
ADMISSIONS
THANK-YOU!
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