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Alexander College

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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Student population Large
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Institution type Private

About Alexander College

Alexander College helps young people benefit from participating in the higher education community. We provide the first two years of university study leading to an Associate degree and university transfer in a student-centered and supportive environment.

Goals:

  • Provide a serious and supportive learning environment where students with a variety of cultural backgrounds and language abilities can begin university study while simultaneously improving their English-language skills.
  • Provide academic preparation that is recognized by other academic institutions throughout North America and beyond, and that provides a foundation for successful progress through more advanced studies.
  • Foster individual growth and development by supporting each student’s academic achievement and involvement in the community life of the College.
  • Establish and maintain a reputation for excellence in the academic community in every aspect of College programs, activities, and services.

Campus information

Burnaby Campus

  • Burnaby is a large suburb located in the geographic centre of Greater Vancouver. Alexander College’s Burnaby Campus is located on the corner of McKay Street and Kingsway, one block from one of the largest shopping centres in Canada, Metrotown Centre. Our Burnaby facility includes spacious classrooms, a science laboratory, a Writing and Learning Centre, a library, and a bookstore.

Vancouver Campus

  • Alexander College's Vancouver Campus is located in the centre of downtown Vancouver on the corner of Seymour and Hastings Street. We are steps away from the major shopping and entertainment districts, as well as major tourist attractions and the Vancouver waterfront. Our Vancouver campus features large classrooms, a science laboratory, a Writing and Learning Centre, a library, and a bookstore.

Burnaby Campus:

  • The Burnaby campus is centrally located in Downtown Burnaby, just one block from the Metrotown Skytrain station.

Vancouver Campus:

  • The Vancouver Campus is centrally located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just one block from the Waterfront Skytrain station.

Accommodation

Homestay:

Canadian homestay placements are ideal for those students wanting a truly Canadian experience. Homestay families provide security, protection, and care for their host students, making them feel a part of the family, and integrating them into Canadian culture.

Students studying at Alexander College may choose their housing options in Vancouver depending on their preferences. The two main choices for housing are to stay in a homestay (with a local family) or rent an apartment. Since Alexander College does not have student residences, some students prefer to share apartments with friends or rent on their own.

For students who are under 19 years old, it is required by law in British Columbia that they stay in a homestay with a family and have a local, legal guardian. Homestay companies provide guardianship services for international students if required. Students over 19 years old may also choose to stay with a homestay family if they so desire.

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Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 3 Business and Management 2 Creative Arts & Design 1 English Language 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 2

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