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Prepare your international students for Canadian higher-education.

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Prime your incoming international students with knowledge of applied learning, academic integrity, classroom expectations, and the use of learning management systems (Blackboard Learn or similar). 

CAPP’s comprehensive three-week foundation program is delivered in your student’s home country and prepares them to succeed in Canadian academic programs.

Participating students develop foundational and core academic learning skills that enable a smooth transition to your campus.


Canadian Academic Preparedness Program

"By starting in India, UFV has made me Canada-ready."

Gurkirat Singh, Fraser Valley India Student

Delivered by leaders in international education

University of the Fraser Valley + Fraser Valley India

CAPP is designed and delivered by Fraser Valley India — University of the Fraser Valley’s international campus in Chandigarh, India. 

With thirteen years of experience delivering Canadian academic programs in India, UFV is uniquely positioned to strongly prepare international students for success in Canadian post-secondary institutions. 

Core academic skills

Foundation skills

  • Understand the ethics and responsibility of academic integrity
  • Be able to collaborate with peers to solve multidisciplinary problems
  • Access college resources and services required to support learning
  • Discuss college policies around student behaviour inside and outside the classroom
  • Identify college resources to support student health and wellness
  • Describe the purpose of specific college documents (schedules, transcripts, timetables, etc.) 
  • Interpret a course outline to clearly understand classroom expectations and student responsibilities
  • Use Blackboard Learn or similar LMS to digitally engage with the course
  • Communicate professionally with university faculty and staff using email and other electronic platforms
  • Use scholarly judgement when expressing cross-cultural comparisons and contrasts between various cultures and the Canadian college academic culture
  • Demonstrate effective group communication skills in class discussion and presentations
  • Use critical thinking, reading, and writing skills to reflect, question, evaluate, and apply preferred learning approaches
  • Apply college level active listening skills, effective reading strategies, and study techniques and methods
  • Select, organize, and implement specific learning strategies in the chosen discipline
  • Correctly use citations to reference sources
  • Write effectively at all levels of the Blooms Taxonomy of Educational Objectives

Learning outcomes

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