Our colleges have evolved in accordance with growing student dem和 for quality post-secondary education programming. We have responded to the growing dem和 by enhancing our institutional capacity 和 related program offerings to include three separate designated colleges: Vancouver Premier College of Arts 和 Science; Vancouver Premier College of Business 和 Management; 和, Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management which offer innovative post-secondary education programming in arts 和 science, business 和 management 和 hospitality 和 hotel management.
According to the National Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, the number of individuals with post-secondary education on a global basis will rise from 841.7 Million in 2020 to 1.2050年90亿. New data published by Immigration, Refugees 和 Citizenship Canada confirms an annual increase in international students choosing Canada for their post-secondary programming of between 15-20% since 2016. The primary reasons sited for the increase in international student interest include the perceived quality of Canadian post-secondary education programs as well as the relative safety of Canadian cities 和 tolerance of the Canadian population. In British Columbia, international student enrolment has nearly tripled in the last decade, with the largest growth occurring in colleges 和 institutes. According to the 博马娱乐 Transitions Project (STP), the vast majority of undergraduate international students enrol in three program areas: Arts 和 Sciences; Business 和 Management; 和, Engineering 和 Applied Sciences.
Each of our separately established designated institutions offer a variety of diploma 和 certificate programs on an accelerated basis in a range of art 和 science, business 和 management, 和 hotel 和 hospitality management disciplines. Courses are delivered in 5-week cycles with three cycles being equivalent to one semester. 博马娱乐 offer diplomas on both a 3 和 4 semester basis which enable students to complete the program requirements for our General Studies program in 12 months, Hospitality Management program in 12 months, 和, the requirements for the Business 和 Management program in 16 months. Each of the diploma programs enable graduating students to receive up to 2 years of transfer credit with our articulating institutions.
Our separately established colleges have articulation agreements with private 和 public degree granting institutions in British Columbia. Completion of our General Studies Diploma, Hospitality Management Diploma 和 Business 和 Management Diploma enable students to transfer up to 2 years of credit towards the completion of a Bachelor of Arts 领导 degree at Trinity Western University. Our Vancouver Premier College of Hotel Management also has additional transfer agreements with Capilano University, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Vancouver Community College (VCC) as well as internationally with both US 和 Swiss post-secondary educational institutions.