Easier to Plan, Search, and Apply

Better Data, Increased Efficiencies

Alignment with Government's Digital Strategy

EducationPlannerBC provides tremendous value for students, institutions, and the Province of BC.

Value for Students

  • Improved access to information: search and compare programs offered at B.C. public post-secondary institutions
  • Less complexity to navigate: common application experience regardless of how many institutions to which they apply, common student profile can be used for all applications, reducing duplicate information entry
  • Better defined pathways to educational goals and connections to labour market outcomes
  • Easier movement of transcripts and documents to support their applications

Value for Institutions

  • Simplified process: integrates transcripts and required documents into the application process, enables institutions can receive the data they need to make faster admission decisions
  • Increased data and analytics to inform institutions: allows institutions to screen for qualified applicants with greater efficiency and track the demand for seats
  • Flexible and customizable application that can be tailored to the needs of the institution and program: provides features and technologies that smaller institutions may not be able to afford to develop on their own
  • Electronic receipt of transcript data and documents to enable more timely admission decision

Value for Government

  • Improve services for citizens: a centralized place for applicant data, which allows for informed policy making decisions
  • Cross-sector collaboration: the movement of data through transcript exchange services allowing for faster service and access to the B.C. post-secondary system