Do I Qualify?

At KPU, we proudly welcome students of all walks and ages. We have made pathways and improved admissions to make education accessible for you. Newcomer students bring a lot of experience and diversity into the classroom, and KPU will support you in achieving your personal and professional goals.

KPU Advantages

  • Flexible Course Times
  • Accessible Education 
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Financial Supports Available
  • Relevant & Quality Education 
  • Short Term & Career Programs

Newcomer Education Sessions

New to BC? Join us at KPU Surrey or KPU Richmond for a free info session for newcomers. Learn more about KPU programs, admission requirements, financial aid options, ESL courses, upgrading courses, testing options and how to apply. These sessions are open to new immigrants, refugees, parents, Canadian citizens, as well as community and settlement workers.

Upcoming Newcomer Education Sessions

Please stay tuned for upcoming sessions.

Community Partners

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to building relationships with community and settlement organizations. We collaborate and work together to host Intro to Post Secondary presentations in the community and promote community events and services among many other initiatives. To learn more about what KPU can offer your settlement or community organization, please contact


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