How To Apply To Urban Academy

Our team works hard to make the application process easy, guiding you and determining if Urban Academy is the right fit. We have a rigorous 5-step process that we follow for each applicant.


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COME VISIT URBAN ACADEMY

We encourage you to learn about us the same way we help our students learn - through a hands-on, real-world experience.

private tours

You’ll have the opportunity to talk to students and teachers and get first-hand accounts of what it means to be a student here.

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open house

More informal than a private tour, you’ll get to have a look around our campus and gain insight into what we’re all about.

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OUR ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Our process is designed to evaluate students based on aptitude, personality, educational goals and ultimately, fit. We focus on getting to know each potential student and making our admissions decision based on a plethora of criteria.

Book A Tour & Meet The Team

Fill Out An Online Application

Head of School Interview

Visit A Real Class

Submit a Reference Form

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FAQs

We make it a priority to answer every one of your questions. Check out some of the more frequently asked items and get in touch if your question isn't on the list.

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Latest News

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Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 17, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to our guests who joined us last night at Uptown for the Community AGM. It was an enjoyable evening where the Board of Directors was able to share the work of the last year and to introduce the new Strategic Plan for 2018-2023 that they have […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 10, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, We had an enjoyable and thoughtful Remembrance Day assembly today at Queens Ave United Church with our whole school in attendance. A number of parents were able to join us as well. Our students from the Uptown campus took the lead on both Drama and Music selections that […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

November 3, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you to the Hallowe’en Planning Committee for providing an enjoyable party for parents last weekend at Robson Manor. They always put care and thought in to the decorations, refreshments and a plan for guests to have fun. The students at Robson enjoyed the decorations and the ambience […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 27, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, As we approach Hallowe’en we have lots of very excited students. Teachers have planned activities for their students and information on those will be on blogs as well as messages home. Guidance on costumes has also been provided. We want them to have a wonderful day and we […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 19, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Our Annual Appeal is in full swing and many families have already stepped up and contributed at the level they have selected. Please get your chosen contribution in as soon as you are able. I am happy to answer questions and we can help with donor choices if […]

Grade 1: Innovating Community

October 19, 2017 Each term at Urban Academy, students focus on a Unit of Inquiry – a 6-8 week in-depth exploration of a concept. To begin the unit, students are introduced to a large concept and problem posed by their teacher. The solution requires an understanding of numerous core subject areas including math, literacy, science […]

Head of School’s Weekly Message

October 13, 2017 Dear Urban Academy Families, Thank you for a good week, focused on learning. Our grade 6-12 students had Interim Reports home this week at the mid-way point in the reporting term. This is an important function in the Senior School, we want parents to be well-apprised of the progress of their child […]

Term 1 Robson Clubs Announced

Club registration is in full swing for three clubs at our junior campus. Students can register either at the office, or on the club sign up form in the Robson foyer.  Please note the following term 1 Robson clubs: Monday 3:30pm-4:30pm: Musical Theatre Club with Mrs. Wilson (Grades 1-3) Tuesday Lunch: A Cappella Club with […]

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November 27, 2017All Day

PAX Holiday Toy Drive

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November 27, 20173:30 pm / 4:30 pm

Musical Theatre Club (Grade 1 to 3)

Students in Grade 1 to 3 can join Musical Theatre Club, working with Mrs. Wilson after school on Mondays at the Robson Campus. The Club runs on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm and ...

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November 28, 20173:45 pm / 5:15 pm

Junior Drama Club at Uptown for Grades 3 to 7

Middle / Senior Campus Field Trips / intermediate / middle

Students Grade 3 to 7 can participate in the Junior Drama Club. Students will work with Ms. Brooke, Mr. McDiarmid and Ms. Macdonald throughout the year to prepare for their Spring Play ...

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November 29, 2017All Day

Order of Canada Event at UBC Grades 9-12

Field Trips / senior

Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System and recognizes ...

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Visit UA

We encourage you to learn about us the same way we help our students learn - through a hands-on, real-world experience.

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Admissions Process

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Tuition

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Admissions FAQ

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International Students

International students represent a small percentage of our community that makes a huge impact.

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