General

Nov
03
 
2021

Set up your mobile BC Services Card

StudentAid BC is modernizing its student financial assistance system to serve you better and make it easier for students to apply for funding. As part of our modernization process, all students/borrowers, parents and spouses will need to have a BC Services Card to access our online services via the StudentAid BC Dashboard.

Jun
15
 
2021

2021/2022 Program Year

Applications for the 2021/2022 program year are now available for classes starting between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022.

Jun
01
 
2021

COVID-19 Response Information

Updated June 14, 2021

StudentAid BC has responded to COVID-19 by providing emergency student financial assistance to support students, borrowers and post-secondary institutions.

For public health and safety guidance on COVID-19, please visit the B.C Government page: Post-secondary studies during COVID-19.

Mar
11
 
2021

Preparing for a safe return to on-campus education in September

Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training, issued a statement on March 8 regarding preparations for a safe return to on-campus education this fall.

In the coming weeks, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training will be working with the Provincial Health Officer and experts from across the post-secondary sector to develop Go-Forward guidelines for a safe return to in-person learning this fall.

Jun
11
 
2019

2019/2020 Program Year

Applications for the 2019/2020 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 are now available.

Feb
19
 
2019

Eliminating Interest on B.C. Student Loans

Updated January 16, 2020

Fulfilling the B.C. Government’s commitment to make post-secondary education more affordable, as of February 19, 2019, the interest rate on B.C. Government-issued student loans has been eliminated. This change benefits all current and future borrowers.

Jun
04
 
2018

2018/2019 Program Year

Updated July 5, 2018

Full-time and part-time applications for the StudentAid BC 2018/2019 Program Year for classes starting between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019 are now available.

Mar
27
 
2018

Improvements to Privacy

Updated May 15, 2018
StudentAid BC has made significant improvements to enhance the protection of your personal identification information.

Nov
07
 
2016

B.C. borrowers get additional loan repayment relief

Borrowers who are having difficulty making their monthly loan payments can apply for help through the Repayment Assistance Plan. Depending on their financial situation—such as their income and family size—borrowers can get approved for a reduced monthly payment on their Canada Student Loan, or for no monthly payment at all. Contact the National Student Loans Service Centre to learn more.