University Pathway Programs


The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and Focus College have formed a special partnership to give you a clear path to pursue your academic goals. This pathway will invite successful graduates of Focus College’s Advanced Certificate in Business to continue their studies as they transfer to UFV to undertake further studies in our General Studies Diploma program! 

Graduates who have completed Focus College’s Advanced Certificate in Business with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 (calculated on all courses required for the Advanced Certificate), with at least a 60% in each course, will receive 31 credits towards completion of a General Studies Diploma at UFV. 

Currently, these 31 credits include, among others, BUS 100: Intro to Business; CMNS 125: Communicating Professionally; CIS 100: Computers and Digital Technology; ECON 100: Principles of Microeconomics; and ECON 101: Principles of Macroeconomics. 

Interested in more? Students who complete the General Studies Diploma can apply to continue studies towards a four-year degree in UFV’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies program. 

We can’t wait for you to see for yourself why UFV is consistently rated as one of BC’s top universities and why QS Stars awarded UFV a five-star rating in teaching.

What You Need to Know About the University of Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) fully accredited public university located in beautiful Abbotsford, British Columbia, UFV is recognized internationally for teaching quality, student success, and an excellent learning environment. With over 15,000 students studying from around the world, UFV offers you learning opportunities that will ensure you are job-ready and equipped to make an impact when you graduate. UFV is large enough to offer variety, and yet our small class sizes allow students to get to know their instructors and learn in a hands-on environment. We offer more than 100 programs, including two master’s degrees, 17 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors, and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas. The strong Cooperative (Co-op) Education program offers students in several disciplines the option of completing a diploma or degree that incorporates paid work experience in their fields.


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Focus College response to Covid-19

Updated March 16, 2020


Due to the current pandemic and the desire to protect the health of our students, Focus College is taking measures which incorporate social isolation.

For current students:

We are suspending our Advanced Diploma and Office Manager courses for the week of March 16-20th, to allow for temporary distance learning to be set up. If any students do not have access to a computer from home, we request that they notify the college immediately. Further information on how courses will be delivered will be available as the week goes on. Please monitor your student email for further information throughout the week.

 

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