Grade 12

BC Graduation Requirements:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/kindergarten-to-grade-12/support/graduation/bc_dogwood_planner_eng.pdf

2019-2020 - UBC Application Guidelines

Application deadlines

Students must apply to UBC by December 1, 2018 if they wish to be considered for:

The final deadline for all applications is January 15, 2019.

Logging in to the UBC Future Student Portal

If your are trying to apply to UBC and are having difficulty logging in to the UBC Future Student Portal, here’s what they can do. First, have them check their browser settings to make sure pop-ups are enabled and their cache is cleared. Second, if they continue to experience issues, have them contact us using the Ask UBC web form. Please advise them not to create any new accounts while they wait – we’ll be able to help them faster if they have just one account.

How to provide transcripts to UBC

BC students must provide UBC with their Personal Education Number (PEN) and order a transcript for UBC via StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca by the application deadline. When ordering their transcript, students should select “send my transcript now and allow this Post-Secondary Institution to request transcript updates” and choose the default date (one year from the date of their order) so that we can receive their interim and final grades continuously. Additional instructions and details are available on the StudentTranscripts Service website.



Choosing a UBC campus

Are any of your students struggling to decide between UBC’s two beautiful campuses? Send them to the Undergraduate Programs and Admissions website, where they can get a feel for UBC’s Okanagan and Vancouvercampuses through inspiring student stories, photos, videos, virtual tours, and more.



Schulich Leader Scholarships

The Schulich Leader Scholarships program recognizes students across Canada who demonstrate excellence in academics and community leadership, who might have financial need, and who plan to study in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) area on either of UBC’s campuses during their undergraduate degree. Candidates must be nominated by their high school. Visit the Schulich Leader Scholarships pagefor eligibility information and instructions on how to apply.



Financial planning

We encourage students to start their financial planning early. UBC’s cost calculator is a valuable resource for understanding how much university will cost and what types of expenses should be considered. If you or your students have any questions, please don’t hesitate to connect with us directly. On our Okanagan campus, students can contact Student Services to learn more about their financial options. On our Vancouver campus,Enrolment Services Advisors are available to help students with financial planning.

Volunteer and Enrichment Opportunities

UBC Triathlon Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers are needed to assist with the UBC Triathlon Duathlon March 9th and the Storm the Wall March 24th - 27th. For more information please contact Preshon Pillay at preshon.pillay@ubc.caYMCA of Greater Vancouver
The YMCA has a variety of volunteer (and paid) work opportunities for youth age 14 and older (volunteer) and 16 and older (paid positions) including The First Tee, a youth development organization introducing the game of golf to young people. Please contact Nayan Murdoch for more information and/or to apply at: nayan.murdoch@gv.ymca.ca or 778-792-6059.

Columbus Seniors' Residence

Student volunteers (age 16 or older), who are willing to make a six month commitment, are needed to spend at least an hour and a half each weekend, at morning socials with the seniors at Columbus Residence, located at 704 West 69th Avenue in Vancouver. Volunteers will visit with and play simple games with residents. Interested students can contact Kelsie Tham at kelsiet98@gmailcom.

Bumpin Bakery

Bumpin Bakery in a student founded and run non-profit organization serving coffee and muffins every Sunday morning at the corner of Main and Hastings. Student volunteers are needed to donate muffins and/or serve muffins, coffee, and kindness to those in need in the downtown east side. One dozen muffins donated equals one service hour for VC students. For more information to to www.bumpinbakery.ca.

Post-Secondary Guidance and Counselling

Mr. Taggart and Mr. Accili will provide four presentations in the fall to the grade 12's. These presentations will cover: post-secondary research and selection, post-secondary application, scholarships and financial aid, and the personal profile and similar broad-based admissions profiles. We are available to meet with students, as well as their parents, to assist with research, planning and general application guidance. Detailed information on many of these topics is available on the Post-Secondary link.

US and International University Applicants

A reminder that students interested in applying to US and international universities, which involve earlier deadlines, were expected to advise/meet with Mr. Taggart or Mr. Accili at the end of the last school year. Please reconnect with the counsellor that you began working with to resume the dialogue and process as soon as possible.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Students are encouraged to research and apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible for. A comprehensive list of scholarships is available on the Scholarships and Financial Aid link and students should also research and apply for scholarships offered by the post-secondary institutions they will apply to. Students interested in being nominated for a scholarship must submit a letter of intent, outlining their alignment with the scholarship criteria, as well as a completed Student Biography Form to Mr. Taggart three weeks prior to the nomination deadline.

Transcript Requests

Transcripts may be requested only by completing a Transcript Request Form and submitting it to the Senior School Administrative Assistant, Ms. Deutsch. More information about transcripts is available on the Transcript link.

Reference Requests

Requests for letters of reference also require three weeks notice and the Student Biography Form.

SAT

Students are responsible for registering for and preparing for the SATs independently on the College Board website at www.collegeboard.com . Please see Post Secondary Application - US Universities and Colleges for more information. Information about the designed SATs is available on the College Board website.

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