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Financing your education

Figure out how much university will cost

There’s a lot to consider when preparing for university but finances are a major factor that can impact your decision. Expenses vary depending on the lifestyle of the student and level of enrolment.

Funding sources

In preparing for university, you'll want to research all available sources of funding and develop a plan to finance your post-secondary education. Here are some sources to consider:

Health Sciences awards and bursaries

In-course awards are granted to high-achieving students during programs. Many students accept bursaries toward their tuition from hospitals in the region in return for a certain number of years of paid employment after graduation. Check with your local health authority to find out if it offers return-for-service bursaries. Here are a few currently being offered: