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Camosun College - Lansdowne Campus

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University Overview

Established around 40 years ago, Camosun College is a public post-secondary institution offering upgrading, preparatory and continuing education, career and trades training, certificate, bachelor, degree and university transfer and applied degree programs to students from more than 80 countries across the globe and has a graduate employability rate of more than 90%.

Located in Victoria, British Columbia, Camosun College has two beautiful campuses, one at Lansdowne and the other at Interurban and is known for its large and vibrant campus that provides impressive facilities and services to its students. Rendering one of the best learning experiences among Canadian colleges, Camosun has a reputation for teaching excellence, very professional faculty, quality education and programming, accessibility to services, community-mindedness, and personal focus and individual support to students.

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 11000-17000

Undergraduate

CAD 14500-22000

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1971

Programmes 33 Available

Total Students 19000+

Total Int. Students 1900+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Camosun College

  • International students are considered on a case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

Minimum IELTS Score

6+

Undergraduate

6.5+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

78+

Undergraduate

88+

Graduate

All Programs(33)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

11000 - 17000 Per year

Undergraduate(CAD)

14500 - 22000 Per year

Graduate(CAD)

CAD15759Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Day Care Centers
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Online learning Programs
  • Part Time Programs
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

Camosun College has carved a niche for itself owing to the exceptional student services made available to the students. There are a vast number of student services available at Camosun College, which help the students both old and new in numerous different ways. The following are a few of them:

  • Health and Dental Service
  • On-Campus Services
  • Mental Health and Wellness Service
  • Student Orientation
  • Center for International Students
  • Center for Accessible Services
  • Athletic and Exercise Therapy (AET) Clinic
  • International and Indigenous Students’ Centre
  • Learning and Writing Center
  • Financial Aid 
  • Camosun College Student Society (CCSS)

Scholarships

The Camosun International Academic Advancement Scholarship acknowledges high academic achievement and community involvement. It is awarded annually to international students who have completed at least one year of full-time studies in an academic program at Camosun College.

To be eligible to apply for the Academic Advancement Scholarship, students must:

  1. Be an international student studying at Camosun College with a valid study permit,
  2. Have successfully completed at least two full-time semesters in an academic program by the scholarship application deadline,
  3. Have a GPA of 7.0 (A-) or higher,
  4. Have volunteered or been involved in projects that contribute to Camosun College student community and/or other communities in Victoria, and,
  5. Complete and submit the following documents to Camosun International:
    1. Scholarship Application Form
    2. A one page Cover Letter outlining your community involvement and/or volunteer activities
    3. A Reference Letter from your volunteer and/or community project supervisor

Award Information:

  • Scholarship Value: $1,000
  • Scholarship Quantity: 5
  • Scholarship Sponsor: Camosun International
  • Application Deadline: May 1
  • Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: May 31
  • Award Ceremony: September TBA

Dr. Gordon L. Diewert Community Service:

  • Entrance Award Value: $1000 The award is granted annually in the Fall of each year for a first-year Camosun student attending full-time, on the basis of good academic high school performance (minimum B average in grade 12) and leadership and/or community service. The recipient must have demonstrated participation in volunteer activities associated with the prevention of drinking and driving. Preference will be given to a student who took a leadership role in their high school Dry Grad activities.

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