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Experiential Education Report

BCCAT's latest publication looks at experiential education in BC post-secondary institutions and identifies examples of practice as well as challenges.

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Added: March 14, 2017

Congratulations to the 2016 BCCAT Transfer Award Winners!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 BCCAT Transfer Awards! We value this opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of these champions of the BC Transfer System.

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Added: November 16, 2016

BCCAT 2015-16 Annual Review Now Available

BCCAT's 2015-16 Annual Review is here! Take a look at this overview of what BCCAT has accomplished this past year to support the post-secondary journeys of BC students.

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Added: July 8, 2016

International Student Survey - Report Now Available

Over 9,200 students participated in this survey. The majority indicated that they are very satisfied with their educational experience at BC post-secondary institutions.

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Added: November 26, 2015

Special Report: Credit for MOOCs

This Special Report reviews existing literature on the awarding of academic credit for MOOSc, andd considers the implications for transfer for post-secondary insitutions in BC.

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Added: November 16, 2015

Elements of an Effective Transfer System

This Special Report takes a look at the common and recommended elements of transfer and articulation policy in the US as a reference for evaluating the BC Transfer System.

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Added: November 16, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 BCCAT Transfer Award Winners!

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2015 BCCAT Transfer Awards! It is individuals like these - and many others across the province - who contribute to the ongoing successes of the BC Transfer System.

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Added: November 10, 2015

BCCAT 2014-15 Annual Review

This year's Annual Review provides a synopsis of the ways that BCCAT has worked for students, BC Transfer System partners, and our inter-provincial counterparts to support post-secondary access and student mobility in BC and beyond. We invite you to check out the full report and infographic!

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Added: June 11, 2015

BC Transfer Students Profile Report Now Available

The latest BCCAT profile report is the most comprehensive to date. Findings indicate that BC transfer students perform as well as "direct-entry" students.

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Added: May 14, 2015

Visiting Students: A Survey of Institutional Policies and Practices in BC Post-Secondary Education

We invite our post-secondary partners to check out this new report which analyzes policies and practices pertaining to the admission of visiting students at post-secondary institutions in BC, and summarizes the use of letters of permission in different institutions.

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Added: March 24, 2015

Dual Credit: Secondary to Post-Secondary Transitions

This report looks specifically at the policy and practice of dual credit, i.e. granting credit at both secondary school and post-secondary institutions for completion of a single course.

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Added: March 11, 2015

Readiness and Reverse: Further Analysis of Survey of Movers

This report offers a more in-depth analysis of the data gathered in BCCAT's Survey of Movers. These data are used to identify mobility patterns amongst institution type and geographic regions drawing from recent literature on this topic.

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Added: Feb. 4, 2015

Transfer Credit Assessment: Survey Report

This study investigates policies and practices of transfer credit assessment at post-secondary institutions in BC and at key institutions across the country, focusing on the timing and issues of transfer credit assessment.

Added: Feb. 4, 2015

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A Look Back: A Retrospective Analysis of the Sequence of Life Course Events Over 22 Year

This latest report from the Paths on Life's Way project presents a longitudinal study of the post-secondary education, work and other life activities of the BC high school graduating class of 1988.

Added: Feb. 4, 2015

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New BC Transfer Guide website!

BCCAT is pleased to announce the launch of the re-designed BC Transfer Guide website. The new site features a revised search mechanism, easier access to transfer info, and detailed informationi on how to transfer. Check it out at bctransferguide.ca.

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Added: Dec 18, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 BCCAT Transfer Award Winners!

BCCAT is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 BCCAT Transfer Awards! Individuals like these - and many others across the province - contribute to the remarkable success of the BC Transfer System

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Added: Nov 21, 2014

Articulation Committees: Factors of Success - New Report

BC's articulation committees play a vital role in the BC Transfer System. BCCAT's latest report looks at the history and practice of articulation committees and examines the factors contributing to their effectiveness.

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Added: Oct 24, 2014

National Transcript Project - Phase 2

Following the release of the report for Phase 1, we are pleased to announce the launch of Phase 2 of this pan-Canadian project, focused on the development of a national transcript and a glossary of transfer credit nomenclature.

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Added: Oct 22, 2014

Memorandum of Understanding

Provincial councils responsible for facilitating credit transfer activities in Alberta, BC, New Brunswick and Ontario are signing an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance student mobility across their jurisdictions and on a pan-Canadian basis.

Added: Oct 15, 2014

National Transcript Project Report - Phase 1

We are pleased to announce the release of a report on the first phase of a project examining current transcription and transfer credit nomenclature practices in Canadian jurisdictions. This project is overseen by the Pan-Canadian Consortium on Admissions and Transfer (PCCAT) and the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC).

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Welcome to the new BCCAT website!

BCCAT is proud to launch the re-designed BCCAT website! We have spent considerable time and effort over the past year to review content and revise the look and feel of the BCCAT website. The new websites offers a number of new features to allow users to find out more about BCCAT and the BC Transfer System. 

Added: Sept 1, 2014

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National Transcript Project Report

We are pleased to announce the release of a report on the first phase of a project examining current transcription and transfer credit nomenclature practices in Canadian jurisdictions. This project is overseen by the Pan-Canadian Consortium on Admissions and Transfer (PCCAT) and the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC).

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2014 BCCAT Transfer Awards

We are pleased to announce the inaugural launch of the BCCAT Transfer Awards! This awards program was designed to celebrate BCCAT's 25th anniversary by recognizing individuals or groups who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in the BC post-secondary system by contributing to the transfer community in a significant and transformative way. We invite your nominations!

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2013-14 Annual Review

This year marks the 25th anniversary of BCCAT. This year's Annual Review takes a look at key developments in the BC Transfer System, and presents an overview of projects and activities undertaken by the Council this past year.

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Learning Outcomes and Credit Transfer

We invite you to check out this new report which examines the use of learning outcomes as the basis for credit transfer. It provides an overview of the existing literature on the subject in general and in practice in BC, Ontario, Europe, the US, and Australia. The paper reviews issues related to the use of learning outcomes as the basis for credit transfer and offers some directions that jurisdictions are pursuing or exploring.

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