Exploring Stranded Credit in the BC Transfer System

Stranded credit is credit that students have earned at a post-secondary institution, but cannot use or transfer because they have unpaid debts at the institution. Institutions will usually not issue […]

Academic Dual Credit Students

Dual credit in BC occurs when credit is granted at both a secondary school and post-secondary institution for completion of a course (FitzGibbon, 2015). With its focus on academic dual […]

2021-22 Annual Review

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This Annual Review looks at how BCCAT enables connections between BC post-secondary institutions and all of our transfer partners, as we work together to support student access, mobility, and success.

2020-2021 Annual Review

BC’s post-secondary community faced remarkable challenges this past year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Annual Review provides an overview of the ways BCCAT has been working to strengthen connections […]

Credit Accumulation in Pathway Programs

Pathway-transfer students are a seldom-studied subset of students in the BC Transfer System. This study assessed the number of credits completed by pathway-transfer and direct-entry students in Business, Engineering, Nursing, […]

Supporting Students with Lived Experience in Care

Students with lived experience in government care can face significant challenges in their lives and their educational journeys. In 2017, the BC government created the Provincial Tuition Waiver Program (PTWP) […]

Reverse Transfer

Reverse transfer has been part of the United States post-secondary landscape for more than a decade, in the form of statewide, system-wide, regional, and institutional transfer agreements. Reverse transfer agreements, […]

Covid-19 and Transfer

In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the physical closure of British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions. Courses and programs were moved entirely online, and students, faculty members, administrators and staff […]