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What is Co-op at UVic?

What is Co-op at UVic?

The Co-operative Education Program (co-op) is an integral part of your engineering studies at UVic. It helps you sample different job prospects and gain critical work experience while you practice and apply the knowledge and skills acquired during your studies.

Does UVic have coop?

Through co-operative education (co-op), you can alternate terms in class with paid co-op work terms in jobs related to your field of study. You’ll try different jobs, earn a salary, meet employers and gain relevant experience—all during your UVic degree! Co-op at UVic is available for students in almost every program.

When can you apply for UVic Co-op?

Most co-op programs accept applications in the beginning of the Fall and Spring terms (September and January). Some programs also accept applications in the Summer term. You must be a full-time UVic student and most programs require that you maintain a B to B+ average.

What is a fail at UVic?

Students who fail to obtain a sessional grade point average of at least 2.00 (or equivalent if a UVic student takes courses elsewhere for credit towards a UVic program) are considered to have unsatisfactory standing and will be placed on academic probation for the next session attended.

Does UBC have co-op?

With the largest Co-op Program in Western Canada, UBC offers you access to over 5,000 co-op students across Applied Science, Arts, Business, Forestry, Kinesiology, and Science. Since 1980, we’ve helped thousands of employers find students to work at their organizations.

Is Coop mandatory?

An “optional” co-op program provides students with the choice to complete co-op as they earn their credential. A “mandatory” co-op program means the students need to complete all co-op work terms in their program to earn a credential and graduate.

Does Coop affect GPA?

Discussion. The data indicate that GPA accounts for less than three percent of the factors which influence the co-op work performance of business undergraduates.

How long is co-op?

three to 12 months
Co-ops are typically paid positions and last anywhere from three to 12 months. Universities with required co-op programs usually expect students to complete at least two – sometimes three – such practical learning experiences, experts say.

What grades do I need for UVic?

GPA on most recent 12.0 units of course work: minimum 4.0/9.0 (B-). GPA in required courses: minimum 4.0/9.0 (B-) with no mark lower than 3.0/9.0 (C+). Preference will be given to applicants who have completed at least three required courses by the application deadline (Jan.

What is a passing grade UVic?

Consistent with the UVic academic calendar, for percentage grades, 50% or higher constitutes a passing grade for undergraduate courses, and 73% or higher constitutes a passing grade for graduate courses.

Do you pay tuition during co-op?

They don’t pay tuition while on a co-op, but they do pay certain university fees. Typically a co-op is a paid, full-time work experience for which students also receive college credit. The co-ops are usually for pay and can be part time or full time, and students can take other classes at the same time.

What is the benefit of a co-op?

The main advantage of a co-op is affordability, as it is usually cheaper than a condo. Some people want to build equity in a home but have no interest in taking on the responsibilities and expenses that come with ownership. In larger co-ops, a paid crew handles all repairs, maintenance, and security.