Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning

How to apply


Choose your program

Apply online https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/apply/complete-application/ufv

Using the above link, apply as a New/or returning domestic student using FireFox or Google Chrome to Apply EducationPlannerBC

If this is your first time applying to the EducationPLannerBC create a new account. 

Once a confirmation email is sent complete the personal and contact information.

Select UFV Institution and create application then choose the Program Section and the term. Choose Graduate Studies and toggle Program choice Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Teaching & Learning.



Prepare your documents

Request your official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (other than UFV) showing grade/course achievement. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly to UFV from the originating institution. 

High-school transcripts are not needed if you have successfully completed a 100 credit level or higher post-secondary English or Communications course and can provide evidence of this in your transcripts.

To meet the degree level English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements, applicants must have evidence through transcripts of successfully completing a post-secondary English or Communications course OR must send their High School transcripts to provide evidence of a C+ or better in English 12 or Literature 12 or English 12 First Peoples has been achieved.

If you do not have these prerequisites, consider taking the Composition Placement Test (CPT) or contact the Program Advisor for other options.

Additional application documents: 

View the required application documents here. 

Note: All application documents (resume, letter of intent and reference letters) are to be submitted to admissions@ufv.ca 

Name change

If your name is different on your transcripts than your application because of marital status, etc. complete a name change form. Send a scanned copy to admissions@ufv.ca and include a scanned copy of one of the listed forms of government-issued ID.


Learn about PLAR (prior learning and assessment recognition)

Students may be able to obtain credit for prior learning through evaluation of previous studies or learning through experience for a maximum of 25% of the certificate’s total number of credits.

Note: In rare circumstances, admission to the program without the degree requirements will be considered with an adequate demonstration of equivalencies through Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR). 

Learn more about PLAR
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Submit your application

For fastest processing, apply online.

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education

Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education
SemesterFirst day to applyRecommended application deadline
Fall (September) October 1 January 31

Get ready to attend UFV

After your application is submitted you will receive a UFV student number and UFV email address.

Note: All application documents ( resume, letter of intent and reference letters are to be submitted to admissions@ufv.ca 

When your transcripts arrive they will be reviewed by a Credential Evaluation Officer (CEO). If additional transcript information is needed, a CEO will contact you.

Once the Office of Registrar has all the required documents and transcripts have been assessed, the department reviews the application materials and makes their recommendations to the Graduate Studies committee.

Once the committee approves an applicant, Admissions notifies the applicants of their acceptance.

This notification should be completed by June.

The Advisor will contact students to provide guidance for the next steps.

Prepare for registration

Note: UFV policy students must take at least one course in the semester you applied to.

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