Thompson Rivers University: Deadlines for January 2019 intake


Please consider each of the following updates as you and your students prepare for the January 2019 intake at Thompson Rivers University.


MBA: The last day to apply for the January 2019 intake is August 31st, 2018. After this day, students will no longer be able to apply online for this program’s January 2019 intake.

Students who have received their offer for the MBA (GDBA) program are required to pay within 21 days of the offer (as indicated on their offer letter). If students fail to pay within the 21-day period, the offer becomes invalid.


All other programs: The application deadline for all other programs for the January 2019 intake is October 1st, 2018​​​​​​.

The latest IELTS submission deadline and visa confirmation deadline is December 1st, 2018.

Other important dates include the opening of the The New Student Welcome Centre will on January 2nd and 3rd, as well as International Student Orientation during January 4th and 5th, 2019.

Please update your students on all of these important deadlines so they can finish their applications and make the most out of their applications and arrivals!

VIU: Post Degree Diploma in Business Program is back

Vancouver Island University (VIU) has formally announced the return of their 12 month Post Degree Diploma in Business program. The program is already open for applications for the September 2018 and January 2019 intakes. Ask your ApplyBoard representative about applying to this program.

For September 2018 and January 2019 intakes, students can opt for one of three concentrations:

  • Economics + Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing

Admission Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree (3-year degrees accepted) from an appropriately accredited university
  • A minimum average of 55% calculated in the last two years of the undergraduate degree, with a review of the entire degree
  • IELTS 6.0 with no band under 5.5; TOEFL iBT 80 with no section under 19; PTE overall 54 (with no section under 51)

Application Deadlines:

  • September 2018 and January 2019 intakes, until the time seats are available.
  • Admissions are open for these two intakes.

Conestoga College: NEW Health Care Administration and Service Mgmt – 2 year PG



Our team is very pleased to introduce the Health Care Administration and Service Management program at Conestoga College. This is a two-year post graduate program starting in September 2018.

The Health Care Administration and Service Management program will provide those with health care credentials with leadership theories and practical applications specific to the health care environment. The curriculum is geared toward providing a wide base of professional skills in a health care context such as finance, communication, human resources, leadership, operations, and critical thinking.

A three-year diploma or a degree in a health-related field from an accredited college or university OR a combination of academic studies and a minimum of 3 years of related industry/professional experience.

Graduates of the program would be suited for careers in entry or middle management positions in a wide variety of health care settings such as clinics, hospitals, and private facilities or organizations.