Plan your education
Choose a program
Use these tools to help build your personalized learning plan.
- Education Planner
find reliable, detailed and searchable information about public post-secondary programs in B.C.
check out online and distance courses available at B.C.'s public post-secondary institutions.
- Universities, Colleges and Institutes in B.C.
explore the various public and private post-secondary institutions in B.C.
interviews with young adults who talk about their experiences in post-secondary education and beyond.
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.
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 Career Training Institutions Agency, 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.