University Counseling

At the ECB-CBS, we guide, support, inform and advise our students and their parents through the university admissions process for colleges and universities around the world.

As students progress through our Secondary School program, grades 10 to 12, our faculty meet with students and their parents to map out a detailed schedule which reflects personalised post-secondary ambitions.

The ECB-CBS has a 100% success rate in post-secondary acceptance. All of our previous graduates were accepted at their intended post-secondary institution. 

Our graduates are now attending universities around the world, including Canada, the USA, the UK, the Netherlands, and in France. 

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University Counselling - What we do

The university application process is a unique and exciting experience that brings together students and their parents. We strongly recommend that parents attend the ECB-CBS graduation orientation meetings, scheduled in September of every academic year. 

At the ECB-CBS, our university counselling program is committed to providing the following services:  

  • Clear and ongoing communication with our students and their parents about the university application process, and what it takes to earn acceptance to a post-secondary institution. 
  • Comprehensive information and resources that are available and easily accessible online.
  • A rich and intensive academic program providing selected courses within a detailed academic timetable during the graduation years, grades 10 to 12.
  • A personal application of career-life management skills, while exploring themselves, their life journey, and their graduation plans.
  • Local community opportunities enabling students to complete the required 30 volunteer hours or more of career-life exploration.

When planning for the three (3) year graduation program in grades 10 to 12, we strongly suggest that students and families review post-secondary entrance requirements well in advance, as each post-secondary institution has different requirements and expectations. 

Students and their parents, not the ECB-CBS, are responsible for registering for all the appropriate standardised tests, and meeting university application deadlines.

The students and their families are ultimately responsible in meeting the requirements of a student’s intended post-secondary program through their course selection and planning process. 

The Governor General Academic Award

The Governor General’s Academic Medal was first awarded in 1873 by the Earl of Dufferin, and has since become one of the most prestigious awards that a student in a Canadian educational institution can receive.

At the ECB-CBS, a bronze medal is awarded to the student who achieves and maintains the highest academic average in Grades 10 through 12 upon graduation.

To maintain a spirit of universality, the bronze medal is awarded on academic marks only, regardless of the more intangible qualities of students’ life, such as good citizenship, moral behaviour or popularity.