COVID-19: WE ARE HERE TO HELP!!!.

With the rapidly changing environment regarding COVID-19, EducationPlannerBC is committed to providing students, parents and educators with information from post-secondary institutions as quickly as possible. Please note that if you have applied for admission to the Fall 2020 term, institutions are continuing to review applications but given the current health situation, it may take a little longer than usual for a response.

Our Helpdesk will remain available to answer any questions or concerns regarding applications.

Please find links to post-secondary institution websites regarding their response on COVID-19 in our FAQs.

Please find the Ministry of Education regular updates regarding COVID-19 here: Safe & Healthy Schools.

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Background

Background

EducationPlannerBC is a sector-led, government-supported initiative to improve the experience of

new students by creating a single online resource that makes it easy to search, plan and apply for public post-secondary education in British Columbia.

In 2015, the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training (AEST) initiated a dialogue with the public post-secondary sector to explore a common online application platform for students applying to public post-secondary education in B.C., similar to those used in other jurisdictions.

A Sector Advisory Committee held extensive meetings and produced a final report outlining 11 recommendations for the development of a common online solution for public post-secondary institutions in B.C. related to technology and resources, system elements and governance.

To actualize these recommendations, an interim governance structure  with representation from most of the 25 public post-secondary institutions, was established to provide guidance and inform this large-scale transformation project.

Each year, 66,000 new students are admitted to B.C.’s 25 public post-secondary institutions.