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Fraser International College

Address: Discovery 1, Burnaby, BC V5A 4W9
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Fraser International College

  • Location: Vancouver, Canada
  • Founded: in 1965
  • Accommodation type: residence (boarding house)
  • Educational programs: preparatory courses for applicants of university
  • Total number of students: 35400 people (together with university students), 1500 people study in the college
  • Language of instruction: English.

The international preparatory center Fraser International College operates on the basis of the famous Simon Fraser University (7th place in the national ranking) and provides effective programs for university entrants. This is an excellent opportunity for students from different countries to increase their linguistic and academic level, to adapt to the local educational and academic environment, and, if successful, to guarantee a place in one of the best universities in Canada (admission to the second year).

Studying is provided by university teachers - they provide knowledge on exactly the disciplines that students will later teach at the university. Classes are formed small, which gives teachers the opportunity to more carefully treat each student, practice a personal approach, more effectively draw up an educational program.

The international center of Fraser International College is distinguished by an international atmosphere: here students will constantly interact with representatives of different nationalities and cultures, absorb new traditions and customs, become more tolerant, learn to respect someone else's opinion and point of view. Here there is a warm, friendly atmosphere - new friends will be able to start almost from the first day, which will further simplify and facilitate adaptation in the new environment.

All students can reside on the campus of the university, in comfortable residences on a boarding school basis.

Fraser International College has 2 degrees of preparation, each of which lasts one year. In order not to lose time, the most successful and persistent students can apply immediately to the 2 preparatory courses - this will require demonstrating a high level of English and a school certificate with high scores (grades 4 and 5 only).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Fraser International College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16-18
from 18 000 $CAD / year

The educational program for students is divided into two blocks (steps, each lasting 1 year) - UTP 1 and UTP 2.

  • UTP 1

This is basic, initial studying. At this stage, students focus on intensive English language study, academic education in selected subjects and adaptation to a new language, academic and cultural environment. Duration is 2 semesters, you can start studying three times a year (September, January, May). For the curriculum students choose 8 disciplines according to personal taste from the following list:

  • Global problems of the world
  • Elementary logic
  • Introduction to the economy
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Introduction to Computer Technology
  • Introduction to academic skills (written speech) at the university level
  • Introduction to mathematics
  • Business management
  • Introduction to university life
  • English Skills / Reading
  • Introduction to Informatics and Algorithms.

 

  •  UTP 2

The second level is devoted to an in-depth, profile study of selected disciplines, students focus on those areas that will later be studied at the university. The program on complexity and structure corresponds to 1 course of bachelor's programs - that's why successful students can immediately go to the second year of the university after completing college.

The duration of UTP 2 is 3 semesters (summer holidays do not count), you can also start studying in September, January or May. At this stage of preparation, students are already divided according to the chosen specializations: each direction includes 10 selected subjects. Specializations are selected from the following list:

  • Computers
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Healthcare
  • Business Administration
  • Environment
  • Communication, art and technology
  • Engineering.

Accommodation, housing and food

In addition to the traditional boarding house at the residence, students of Fraser International College are also provided with other accommodation options - you can find the most suitable:

  • The residence on the campus is a private bedroom, to student kitchens and cozy living rooms for rest, free access to high-speed Internet. On request and in advance, board meals can be arranged in the common dining room.
  • A residence in a city is a selection of apartments for rent or rooms in large student houses that unite students from several educational institutions. This type of accommodation is selected individually, taking into account the personal wishes and financial possibilities of the student.
  • Host Canadian family - all houses are located near the campus, are constantly monitored and supervised by university staff. The family is selected in accordance with the student's requests for the degree of comfort (internet, private bathroom, etc.). Meals can also be chosen according to your taste: full board, half board or only breakfast.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : applied Science, Art technology, business, Business and communication, Business and management, engineering, Environmental protection, exact sciences, Health care, sociology, Study of the environment

Equipment Fraser International College

Simon Fraser University, based on which the college is located and operates, was founded in 1965 and now regularly enters the list of the best universities in Canada. The campus is located just 25 minutes from Vancouver: a large, culturally and infrastructurally rich city where students can spend weekends, organize an entertaining leisure and entertainment program.

The campus is on a hill, so the windows of the educational buildings offer a wonderful panoramic view of the surroundings: urban views, spacious meadows and mountain peaks are visible both in the palm of your hand. The territory is equipped with everything necessary for the students to learn, to relax and entertain. All classrooms are equipped with the necessary modern equipment, as well as functional scientific laboratories, a large library with a diverse fund of printed and electronic sources operates. A rich and sporting infrastructure:

  • Large fitness center
  • Large multi-purpose sports complex
  • Pools for soccer, volleyball and basketball
  • Tracks for running and track and field athletics
  • Tennis courts
  • Badminton courts.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The cost of Fraser International College preparatory programs ranges from $ 18,000 to $ 21,500 CAD per academic year (3 terms) - check with your manager for the detailed cost.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Fraser International College reviews

Chandrinaa
Hi I’m chandrinaa from Malaysia Can I take ielts examination in FIC
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Emma Nwatu
Please can I have details of admission requirement for your school as well as actual fees. This is for admission of my daughter to your pre-university program from January to possibly June. Grateful f you revert early. Regards. Emma
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KISUULE MUHAMMAD
Excellent Academic Environment
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Yulia
Agree! The college provides tremendous support to international students and helps to adapt to the new educational system.

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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