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.

UC Berkeley: New Scholarship for BHGAP Entrepreneurship Program


The University of California, Berkeley has announced that they are offering 4 new scholarships of up to $5,000 for the Fall 2018 program (August–December 2018).

“BHGAP places students at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship, including visits to Silicon Valley companies. Students interested in the scholarship must apply to both the scholarship and the program by June 3, 2018.”

Click here to learn more about how to apply for a scholarship.

Algonquin College: Requirements for Jamaican students



Please be advised that students from Jamaica to Algonquin College do not require an English test so long as we have received their examination from the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).

For students from Jamaica, Algonquin requires one of the following:

  1. Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) showing passes in 5 examinations, one of which is English, with a minimum grade of 3 in required program subjects (student was born before June 1998)
  2. Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) showing passes in 5 examinations, one of which is English, with a minimum grade of C in required program subjects

Durham College: Application fee for Indian students


Please be advised that Durham College will begin charging a $100.00 CAD application fee for students from India, beginning with the January 2019 intake.

They have made this decision to move more in line with their competitors and current market conditions.


Fanshawe College: Reopened programs for Sept 2018

Please be advised that Fanshawe College has reopened a number of previously closed programs for the September 2018 intake. Seats are limited so we suggest that you upload required documents as soon as possible.

  • The deadline to apply is Friday, June 22nd. Your students’ documents must be uploaded before this date.
  • The IELTS requirement for undergraduate programs is 6.0 each and for post graduate programs overall 6.5, no band less than 6.0.