English upgrading courses (called ENGU courses in the College Program and Course Catalogue) will help you upgrade your reading and writing skills to increase your success in your other college classes. Options range from basic literacy to college preparatory courses.
Before you register for any ENGU courses, you need to write anÂ EnglishÂ placement test to determine your current written command of English. Once you complete the written test, you'll have a brief interview with an instructor.
There is no need to study or cram before taking yourÂ placement test. The tests are purely for placement purposes.
PlacementsÂ are offered throughout the Fall, Winter and Summer semesters on both campuses, but you must register by calling one of the numbers listed below. Make sure you do yourÂ placement testÂ before your course registration date.
ENGU and MATU courses are tuition free.
Student fees still apply. For more informationÂ on the fee schedule (student fees and U-Pass) contact theÂ English Upgrading Office.
For detailed course information or to book a placement test, call one of the numbers below or email theÂ English Upgrading Office.
- New Westminster Campus: 604 527 5463
- Coquitlam Campus: 604 777 6196