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Ukrainian citizens

Study in Canada

In support of applicants to VCC who are in Canada under the Canadian-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program, VCC will waive the application fee. Eligible students will pay domestic student tuition fees. These benefits are in effect at VCC until March 31, 2025.

The amount of tuition and fees varies by program. Below is a general guideline to understanding tuition, fees, and study permit requirements for CUAET students:

LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada courses) or EAL Pathways (English as an Additional Language courses) and ABE programs (Adult Basic Education courses):

VCC programs and Continuing Studies programs:

  • Tuition: Domestic student fees
  • Application fee: Free
  • Student Union / College initiative / Campus resource fee / Grad fee: Fees vary by program
  • UPass: Approximately $46/month
  • Funding or Financial Aid: No funding available
  • Study Permit: Required if studying more than 6 months, unless authorized by IRCC to study without a study permit

Additional resources

The Government of Canada, and the Province of B.C. have dedicated support to those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. For more information please visit the Provincial Welcome Ukraine webpage and the AMSSA Ukrainian Migration Resources webpage.