Hundreds of former youth in care take advantage of tuition waiver (flickr.com)

Media Contacts

Jen Holmwood

Deputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier
250 818-4881

Janice Nienaber

Public Affairs Officer
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training
janice.nienaber@gov.bc.ca
250 208-4560

Backgrounders

Youth in care enrolment in the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program

The number of students benefiting at each institution are:

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology: 30
  • Camosun College: 90
  • Capilano University: 20
  • Coast Mountain College: Three
  • College of New Caledonia: 27
  • College of the Rockies: 10
  • Douglas College: 57
  • Emily Carr University of Art and Design: Four
  • Justice Institute of British Columbia: Seven
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University: 43
  • Langara College: 57
  • Native Education College: Eight
  • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: 37
  • North Island College: 13
  • Northern Lights College: Four
  • Okanagan College: 43
  • Selkirk College: Eight
  • Simon Fraser University: 25
  • Thompson Rivers University: 61
  • University of British Columbia: 30
  • UBC Okanagan: Nine
  • University of the Fraser Valley: 62
  • University of Northern British Columbia: Five
  • University of Victoria: 34
  • Vancouver Community College: 26
  • Vancouver Island University: 93