UNIVERSITY PREPARATION

How do our graduates measure up

Our University and Career Guidance Team has developed strong relationships with post-secondary institutions in Canada, U.S.A. and other countries who recognize the unique nature of Bodwell and its diverse graduates.

Our university preparation team has successfully set Bodwell graduates up with entrance scholarship opportunities and have enrolled them in top universities through direct entry and pathway programs in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration/Commerce/Management, Fine Arts, Communications and Film.  Featured below are some facts about our 2015 graduates and some historic information on where our graduates go for postsecondary education.

2016 BODWELL GRAD INFO

97%

of graduates are accepted to college or university right after graduating

University Acceptance

87%

of graduates are attending a college or university in North America*

US / CAN Attendance

* Chart shows percentage of Bodwell grads attending or registered in US or Canadian universities.


68%

of all offers for graduates are from top ranked universities**

Top University Offers

** According to rankings from Times Higher Education, TopUniversities.com, and Shanghai World Rankings.


WHERE DO OUR GRADS GO?

This is a historic listing of all the institutions around the world that Bodwell graduates have attended and have graduated from.  This list will be updated as our graduates expand the range of schools they are accepted to.

Canada

- Carleton University
- Concordia University
- Dalhousie University
- Emily Carr University
- McGill University
- McMaster University
- OCAD University
- Queen’s University
- Ryerson University
- Simon Fraser University
- University of Alberta
- University of British Columbia

- University of Calgary
- University of Guelph
- University of Manitoba
- University of Ottawa
- University of Regina
- University of Saskatchewan
- University of Toronto
- University of Victoria
- University of Waterloo
- Western University
- Wilfrid Laurier University
- York University

USA / Mexico

- Arizona State University
- Bucknell University
- Cornell University
- Indiana State University
- John Hopkins University
- Michigan State University
- Oregon State University
- Parsons The New School for Design
- Pennsylvania State University
- San Francisco State University
- State University of New York

- University of Arizona
- University of California
- University of Cincinnati
- University of Hawaii
- University of Massachusetts
- University of San Francisco
- University of Texas
- Utah State University
- Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico
- Tecnologico de Monterrey

Europe / Asia / Oceania

- King’s University College
- Glion Institute of Higher Education
- Hotel Institute Montreux
- Moscow State University
- Sciences Po University
- Swiss Hotel Management School
- University College London
- University of Bath
- University of Bristol
- University of Edinburgh
- University of East Anglia
- University of Liverpool
- University of Manchester

- University of Sussex
- University of Warwick
- University of York
- Australian National University
- Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Hong Kong University
- Keio University
- Korea University
- Nagoya University
- Sophia University
- University of Melbourne
- Waseda University
- Yonsei University

Each graduating class on average, represents around 23-25 different nationalities from around the globe.  About 93-94% of these students go to post-secondary study immediately following graduation.  Many graduates stay within British Columbia or Canada to go to universities such as the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, York University, University of Waterloo, McGill University, University of Toronto, Queen's University, University of Alberta, Emily Carr, and many more.

OUR GOALS & PROCESS

Getting the best postsecondary opportunities

 

Its not enough to just present the information to our students about their postsecondary options.  Rather its is more about learning about their unique circumstances and tailoring a postsecondary plan that best fits the individual student.  With this in mind, there are six key fundamentals that we undertake with all our students.  They are paramount in our students finding success in postsecondary life and beyond.

KEYS TO SUCCESS

Maximize

their English proficiency

Accelerate

their academic learning

Explore

their personality, interests, & strengths

Research

programs, universities, & career paths

Communicate

between students, parents, teachers, & counsellors

Simplify

the university admissions process into manageable steps

OUR PROCESS

Our curriculum includes required courses that specifically address goal setting, self-assessment, and character building in addition to charting academic progress, navigating through postsecondary admissions requirements, and exploring postsecondary / career paths.  The goal is to encourage our students not only to have a strong academic record, but become people who are versatile in areas beyond the classroom.

We offer additional support for students that want to find out more about how their unique interests and personality translates into career and postsecondary paths that best suite their individual circumstances.

Required Steps

Planning 10

Course for future goal setting and assessments. Online education and career portfolio created.

Counsellor Support

Course selection, discuss academic progress, and explore university and career options.

Graduation Transitions 12

Course to ensure students are prepared beyond their academics, in the areas of career, community, & lifestyle.

University Guidance

Support on admissions requirements, English language requirements, deadlines / fees, and scholarships, etc.

Optional Steps

Health & Career Education 8 / 9

Course to explore personal interests, learning styles, and personality and how these link to a future career.

University Fair / Presentations

University fairs, presentations throughout the year, workshops, campus tours, award events & conferences.

IELTS Prep / Exam

Preparation sessions and exam available.

Career Exposure

Saturday enrichment class option.

PRESENTATIONS & FAIRS

Postsecondary Events at Bodwell and in Vancouver

The best way to learn more about the many postsecondary options available to our students is by hearing it directly from the universities and postsecondary institutions themselves.  Each fall, Bodwell hosts 50 Canadian schools, including Canada's top ranked University of Toronto (19th in Times Higher Education Ranking), University of British Columbia (34th in Times), McGill University (38th in Times), and McMaster University (94th in Times) amongst others.

In addition, Bodwell is visited regularly by universities representatives in the fall term.  These representatives give presentations to students covering a range of topics, from the admissions process to the degree programs available within the universities they represent. There are also postsecondary fairs that occur through the year in Vancouver that students can attend.  Below is a schedule of events for Bodwell and in Vancouver.

POSTSECONDARY PRESENTATIONS AT BODWELL

2016/2017 Post-Secondary Presentations & Fairs
SchoolDateTimeStudents Attending
St. George's University of London - UKWednesday September 20thBlock D
10:00-11:00 am
Students interested in attending Medical School in the UK
Les Roches/Glign - Switzerland HospitalityWednesday
October 11th
Block D
10:00-11:00 am
Planning 10
Students interested in studying in Switzerland for Hospitality
US Universities Selective Admission - Duke, Northwestern & Vanderbilt UniversitiesWednesday
October 11th
After School
8:00-9:00 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students (Sign up required)
University of VictoriaThursday
October 12th
Block A
2:30 - 3:30 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
Gonzaga UniversityFriday
October 13th
Block B
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
Arizona State UniversityFriday
October 13th
Block C
2:00-3:00 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
Western UniversityTuesday
October 17th
Block D
8:30-9:30 am
Planning 10
Interested Students
SCAD - The University for Creative CareersWednesday
October 25th
Block C & D
8:45-11:00 am
Art Classes
Interested Students
University of CalgaryMonday
October 30th
Block D
2:00-3:00 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
Ryerson UniversityTuesday
October 31st
Block D
8:30-9:30 am
Planning 10
Interested Students
Waseda UniversityWednesday
November 1st
After School
3:30-4:30 pm
Students interested in studying in Japan
University of British Columbia (UBC)Tuesday
November 7th
After School
3:45-5:00 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
Carleton UniversityWednesday
November 15th
Block B
2:30-3:30 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
University of WaterlooWednesday
November 22nd
Block D
10:00-11:00 am
Planning 10
Interested Students
University of TorontoWednesday
November 22nd
After School
3:50-4:50 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
University of OttawaThursday
November 23rd
Block B
8:30-9:30 pm
Planning 10
Interested Students
University of AlbertaWednesday
November 29th
Block D
10:00-11:00 am
Planning 10
Interested Students

POSTSECONDARY FAIRS IN VANCOUVER

Post - Secondary Fairs
EventLocationDate / TimeStudents Attending
U.K. Universities FairSt. George's SchoolWednesday
September 13th
6:30-9:30 pm
Students interested in going to the United Kingdom for post-secondary studies.
Canadian Universities Fair (CUE Event)Bodwell High SchoolMonday
September 25th
1:30-3:30 pm
Students interested in staying in Canada for post-secondary studies.
VAIS: Vancouver Independent Schools FairWest Point Grey AcademyWednesday
October 12th
7:00-8:00 pm
Students interested in studying in a college in the United States of America
IVY League and Stanford PresentationsSt. George's SchoolTuesday
October 17th
7:00-8:00 pm
Gr. 11 & 12 students interested in studying in a IVY League college.

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