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University Canada West

University Canada West

Tamwood can be the start of your journey to come live and work in Canada. With us, you have the opportunity to work in your field of study for up to 20 hours per week while you attend classes, helping you gain valuable experience that Canadian employers are looking for.

But, if immigration to Canada is your goal, Tamwood is only the beginning.

While we can help you improve your English and teach you modern skills like web development and entrepreneurship, to get a Post-Graduate Work Permit (an effective step towards permanent residency) you’ll need to apply to a public post-secondary institution like University Canada West.

An ESL Partner University Canada West

As an ESL/Pathway Partner of Tamwood, University Canada West is a private institution located in the Vancouver mainland, whose programs are eligible for a Post-Graduate Work Permit.

Established in 2004, University Canada West (UCW) offers a range of career-focused programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Associate of Arts and Master of Business Administration (MBA).

UCW provides a great choice of scholarships for international students, which helps make tuition more affordable. And did we mention that Tamwood Careers College and UCW have a formal credit transfer agreement for Business programs?

University Canada West: Vancouver Campus

Canada is considered, worldwide, as one of the best countries in which to live. And downtown Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) is among the best cities you can choose when deciding to move to Canada..

As a university in west Canada, UCW has two easily accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver: their new Vancouver House Campus and their West Pender Campus, situated in the historic London Building.

The new campus at Vancouver House is one of the highest-profile developments in Vancouver’s recent history. Possessing more than 90,000 sq. ft. of space in the renowned Vancouver House development, it’s part of the globally recognized achievement created by architect Bjarke Ingels of BIG.

Vancouver House is also smack dab in the middle of Vancouver’s newest neighbourhood: the Beach District. It’s also near, Sunset Beach, Granville Island, English Bay and Vancouver’s 28-kilometre seawall, which holds the record as the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path.

The West Pender Campus occupies six floors of a heritage office building known as The London Building, dating back to the early 20th Century. In the heart of Vancouver’s financial district, it’s just a few steps away from public transit like the Waterfront SkyTrain Station, bus routes and the SeaBus terminal. This happening neighbourhood is chock full of stores, restaurants, entertainment options, shopping centres and fitness facilities.

University Canada West Campus

University Canada West Programs: Undergraduate

At this west Canada university, there are three undergraduate degree programs you can choose from, which include two bachelor’s degree programs and an Associate of Arts program.

UCW’s undergraduate courses can provide the practical skills and industry knowledge needed to start your career. The undergraduate degrees at University Canada West will guide you to launch a successful career path across many diverse industries.

On-Campus Programs Include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication
  • Associate of Arts

Online Programs Include:

  • Online Bachelor of Commerce
  • Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Did You Know that When it Comes to the Best Online Post-Secondary Education in Canada, University Canada West’s Ranking is in the Top 10?

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University Canada West Programs: Graduate

Interested in furthering your education to a Master’s-level degree? University Canada West is widely regarded as one of the best business schools in Canada, and that’s because UCW’s ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA programs are recognized across the globe.

University Canada West’s MBA degree prepares students in fields essential to business administration and operation and carefully grooms them to excel in many types of business roles. The program focuses on core competencies in system analysis, persuasive communication, critical thinking, business ethics and leadership,

On-Campus Programs Include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • MBA-ACCA Pathway
  • MBA Foundation

Online Programs Include:

Online Master of Business Administration

University Canada West Applying

Applying to University Canada West Through the Pathway Program

Does all of this sound like something you’d like to be a part of? If your answer is yes, here’s what you need to know about applying to University Canada West through Tamwood:

The Application Process:

  1. Book through the Tamwood Pathway Program
  2. Apply through the process described here and pay the non-refundable application fee. You may apply for a scholarship at the time of your application if required
  3. Submit original documents to UCW’s Registrar’s Office. Documents should be sent directly from an institution to UCW in a sealed envelope. Then wait about 3 weeks for processing
  4. Receive the letter of offer and pay the deposit
  5. Complete Tamwood Pathway Program and meet the English requirements. Tamwood will then send proof of your met English requirements directly to UCW
  6. Receive the Letter of Acceptance and apply for a Study Permit.

Academic Pathways from Tamwood Careers:

  1. Complete the Tamwood Career program
  2. Apply for Admissions and submit a completed Request for Transfer Credit at the same time. Find more information here
  3. Receive the Letter of Offer and pay the deposit. Then wait about 3 weeks for processing
  4. Get a Letter of Acceptance and apply for a Study Permit extension.

Application Deadlines:

Admissions will close once the enrollment capacity of each program is reached. It is recommended to apply at least 3 months in advance.

University Canada West’s Scholarships:

Check deadlines for each bursary, award or scholarship here.

Following a New Path at University Canada West

Don’t wait to start the next exciting journey of your life! Contact Tamwood today and take the first step towards living and working in Canada.