The partnership, which can “formalise assured” admission into the second yr of engineering research on the Alberta establishment, builds on the schools’ earlier Frequent First 12 months Engineering certificates settlement.
“It is a nice alternative for our worldwide college students,” Wayne Lee-Ying, supervisor of worldwide training and improvement on the School, stated.
“Learners from all over the world can full an engineering certificates in a small faculty surroundings whereas they regulate to life in Canada and the tutorial system,” he defined.
The financial savings for college students are additionally “important”, as those that full the certificates at School of the Rockies will likely be benefitting from a finding out at a smaller establishment, with smaller courses and personalised consideration from college.
“It is a nice alternative for our worldwide college students”
“Not solely will they’ve entry to extra personalised help than at a bigger establishment, however they may also see a substantial tuition value saving by finishing a yr on the faculty earlier than transferring to a big college like Alberta,” Lee-Ying stated.
The choice is subsequently “nice” for each worldwide college students and home – as a result of School’s success charge as a “switch establishment”.
School of the Rockies additionally says that in response to the BC Council on Admission and Switch, those that begin on the School after which switch to college to finish a level are among the most “profitable switch college students” within the province.
“In BCCAT’s final two experiences, the School has ranked excessive for pupil success,” stated Robin Hicks, VP Tutorial and Utilized Analysis on the School.
“Not solely do our college students have the very best diploma completion charge of any switch establishment within the province, however they’re additionally among the many high performing college students academically. Our college and help providers play an enormous half in that success,” she continued.
To use, college students should go “instantly” to the College of Alberta and meet their entrance necessities, “as they might another engineering program”, the School stresses.