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Can I apply to university as a mature student?
Mature students are welcome to apply, but also younger students than the normal age for high school graduation. Some high school students may find themselves ready for university-level studies at an earlier age than that assumed by the Canadian high school system.
What is mature student status in Canada?
Mature student status refers to applicants who are 19 and older as of the first day of classes without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent but with the admission required courses.
Can I do a Masters as a mature student?
If you are over 23 years old and thinking of doing your postgraduate degree, you’re what’s known as a mature student. Yes, you are older, but also wiser! Many people don’t do a Masters straight after graduating. Lots of graduates prefer to get some work experience first.
Can international student apply as mature student?
Note: International students must have the equivalent of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma and cannot apply as mature students.
Does Canada accept mature students?
Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, who do not possess the academic qualifications for admission as Regular Students, may be considered for admission as Mature Students if they have attained at least twenty-one years of age by the end of the calendar year in which they apply.
How do I apply for mature student status in Canada?
Mature student status may be granted to applicants who are over 19 years old and do not have a high school diploma or GED. It is intended to allow applicants who have not completed high school the opportunity to be considered for admission, based on the skills and experience they have acquired since leaving school.
Do mature students need qualifications?
Mature students don’t necessarily need formal qualifications to study with us. You’re considered a mature student if you’re aged 21 or older when you start your first undergraduate degree course. You can also have a chat with one of our London Met students to see what it’s like to study with us.
How old is a mature student?
21 or over
Mature students are defined as any student aged 21 or over at the start of their studies. Just over a half are aged between 21 and 24, 38 per cent between 25 and 39, and 10 per cent are over 40 when they commence their courses. What are the benefits?
Do you need a GED to get into college in Canada?
You don’t need GED to get into college in Canada. You can apply as a mature student if you are over 19 and have not completed high school. If you have GED or you don’t have GED, it doesn’t matter. You can still apply as a mature student.
Is there an adult high school diploma in BC?
British Columbia Adult Graduation Diploma Program. An adult high school diploma is the British Columbia Adult Graduation Diploma (BCAGD), also known as the “Adult Dogwood.” It is for adult learners (18 and older) who want to take courses in order to complete high school and obtain their adult high school diploma.
Can a mature student apply to college after high school?
Note that if you have completed high school, even decades ago, you are still considered a high school graduate and you may not apply as a mature student. Mature students are still required to complete course prerequisites. Exact requirements may vary from college to college.
How do I get my high school equivalency in Canada?
Another way to get your high school equivalency is by registering to take General Educational Development ( GED) tests. GED tests cover five different subject areas. A person must pass all five tests to get their GED certification (certified Canadian high school equivalency).