Effective April 1, 2012, some applicants to Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s English as a Second Language (ESL) programs may be eligible to receive their ESL instruction tuition-free. A joint initiative between the Canadian federal government, the ministries of Advanced Education and Jobs, Tourism and Innovation are making funding available to cover the costs of ESL tuition for some ESL students at Kwantlen.
Seventeen BC universities, colleges and institutions that provide ESL are eligible for the tuition-free initiative. The tuition-free program supports access for immigrants and Canadian citizens who want to develop their English skills in order to actively participate in the labour force, pursue further education and contribute to their communities. Read more…..