Plan your education


Planning your post-secondary education can feel overwhelming, but there are many resources available to make it easier.

Whether you're trying to decide what school to attend or what program to take, there are websites designed to help you.

Choose a program

Use these tools to help build your personalized learning plan.

Apply to schools

Once you have a plan in place for your education, you can start applying to post-secondary institutions. The process of applying differs depending on whether the institutions you are applying to are public or private, and on where they are located.

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    apply to some of B.C.'s post-secondary institutions online.

If you are planning to take out student loans, an important step to take before applying to the school of your choice is to ensure that school is designated for that purpose.

If you are considering attending a private post-secondary institution, visit our Being an Informed Student section. It provides a step-by-step process for planning your education at a private institution. You may also want to contact the Private Training Institutions Branch, which provides in-depth information on the private training sector in B.C.

Do you want to explore the world while obtaining a degree or other credential? Visit the website on studying and working abroad for information to help you plan for your educational adventure abroad.