Academic Planning

Start your Post Secondary Planning HERE!

Start Your Post Secondary Planning Here:

Education Planner is BC’s own post secondary planning website with helpful tools to assist students and families navigate through BC’s post secondary system.

You can also look at the type of career your may want to have and then determine the required education/training you need to achieve your career goals. For more information visit the Student Services
Careers center (Aptitude tests also available online).

A varitey of handouts are available in Student Services such as: “Writing an Winning Resume”; “Information Interviews”; “What can I do with a Science Degree?”; “What can I do with an Arts Degree?”

Institutions in BC
British Columbia possesses a wide variety of post-secondary institutions, consisting of Universities, university colleges, colleges and technical institutes. These different types of institutions provide unique educational opportunities to students, whatever your academic interests may be.

Fraser Valley

Kwantlen University College
University College of the Fraser Valley


College of the Rockies
Selkirk College

Lower Mainland

British Columbia Institute of Technology
Capilano College

Corpus Christi College

Douglas College
Emily Carr Institute
Institute of Indigenous Government
Justice Institute of BC
Langara College
Simon Fraser University
University of British Columbia
Vancouver Community College
Northern BC

College of New Caledonia
Northern Lights College
Northwest Community College
University of Northern B.C.

Thompson Okanagan/Cariboo

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Okanagan College
Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University – Open Learning
University of British Columbia Okanagan

Vancouver Island

Camosun College
Malaspina University-College
North Island College
Royal Roads University
University of Victoria

Institutions in Canada

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada administers international and Canadian exchanges and programs for students and researchers. They also manage programs that establish links between universities in Canada and abroad. (This is a great source of information on universities in Canada)

The Association of Canadian Community Colleges has links to Canadian colleges.

Campus Finder gives campus tours and information, as well as financial aid information.

School Finder,
Study in Canada, and has links to universities, colleges, career colleges, scholarships and financial information.

Institutions in the US

Click here for a
Comprehensive Listing of US Schools. Searching for the right US school for you? Visit College Search

Planning on Studying in the US – SAT/ACT/SATII . The SAT measures verbal and mathematical skills. SAT scores are used for university admission purposes in the USA. The Subject Tests (SAT II) are one-hour, primarily multiple-choice tests in specific subjects. SAT II’s measure knowledge or skills in a particular subject and students’ ability to apply that knowledge. Students can take the test as many times as they want.


Students should register to make their final attempt at the SAT by the beginning of September of their Grade 12 year.


College Board web site is an ideal starting point.  Here you can find information on:

You can also purchase Test Prep books at your local bookstore, and as well check them out from your local public library.


Note that some schools require an alternate test fro admission such as the ACT. For more information visit