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Alexander College

Alexander College strives to provide high-quality education and is committed to providing a truly international learning experience for students.

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Established in 2006, Alexander College is a private degree-granting post- secondary institution located in British Columbia, Canada with two urban campuses in the cities of Vancouver and Burnaby. Alexander College is home to approximately 4,000 international and domestic students annually.


Alexander College offers a variety of undergraduate degree and transfer programs including University Transfer, an Associate of Arts degree and an Associate of Science degree. An integrated English for Academic Purposes program is also available to assist non-native English speakers with their transition to university level studies in the English language.

Alexander College strives to provide high-quality education at a reasonable cost and is committed to providing a truly international learning experience for students from Canada and around the world. Our students thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment, acquiring skills, knowledge, and experiences which develops them into global citizens.


Student services

Student Support services at Alexander College are many and varied. The institution prides itself on the close connections they maintain with students throughout their time at the college, with students treated very much like family. 

Academic Advising

  • Course registration for next term
  • Understanding academic standing or academic difficulty
  • Creating a study plan for university transfer

Office of Student Affairs

  • Accommodations or accessibility concerns
  • Bereavement (death in the family)
  • Academic and behavior misconduct
  • Complaints or appeals
  • Exam deferrals

Library services

  • Borrowing materials (books, previous edition textbooks, etc.)
  • Printing assignments, notes or readings
  • Locating research materials or accessing online databases

Medical services

All students are eligible for ten free sessions and may speak with the counsellor for any personal concerns in a safe and non-judgmental environment.

Some examples include:
  • Stress and time management
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Loneliness or homesickness
  • Bullying/harassment
  • Test anxiety
  • Referral to community resources

Student Life

Campus life

Alexander College is rapidly expanding, and the institution has added many new students over the past few years. Alexander College is also currently undergoing a campus move as the institution expands to meet the needs of the growing student body, increasing the physical space of the primary facility by more than double the current capacity. This means new labs, new library facilities and new student spaces among many other upgrades to the facilities and infrastructure.

Campus culture has also been invigorated by more off-site multicultural events held at various halls and community centers, including Diwali and Lunar New Year celebrations, which often attract hundreds of student attendees.

Sports facilities

There has also been the addition of an Athletics unit at Alexander College, with the AC Explorers team competing against other local colleges in basketball and soccer, with more sports to be added in the future.

Student clubs

Student Services

  • Signing up for the Peer Mentorship Program
  • Questions regarding the mid-term reporting process
  • Facilitating student focus groups
Student Life
  • Signing up for volunteer opportunities
  • Participating in extracurricular clubs or events
  • Signing up for Alexander College Student Association (ACSA)
  • Environmentalism and global citizenship


Alexander College is recognized and accredited by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Degree Quality Assurance Board (DQAB), BC Education Quality Assurance (EQA) program, and is a proud participant in the BC Transfer System, organized by the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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