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Announcing New 50% Scholarships for Ukrainian Refugees

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VanArts Offering 50% Tuition Scholarships for Programs Starting September 2022

VanArts is offering 50% scholarships for our one-year diploma programs starting September 6, 2022, exclusively for citizens of Ukraine who are fleeing their country into Canada under the CUEAT program. These scholarships will be 50% off our current tuition for international students.

Limited seats available. Applications must be submitted by August 26, 2022 September 11, 2022 (deadline extended).

If necessary, you can start your program online until your visa is approved and you are able to travel to Canada. We hope to hear from you soon!

Financial Assistance from Canadian Government Readily Available

Assistance includes:

(Up to $8,610 in total and more assistance for families.)

Other Benefits

  • Work permits in Canada during and after your studies.
  • Demand for jobs is booming in the industries we train for, with major film & animation studios expanding and opening facilities in Vancouver and high wages in BC (approximately $50,000/year for entry level jobs)
  • VanArts has several students from Ukraine already studying with us, and a vibrant community of international students. You will feel right at home!

Sofiia, a Game Art & Design student from Kyiv, said, “I never would have imagined I would have this great opportunity living so far away from home, but here I am.

Mariia, studying 2D Character Animation and also from Kyiv: “Everyone is so friendly here in Canada. I’m so happy to finally be here.

First Group to Start in New Campus

Starting in September, this will be in the first group of students to begin our programs in our brand new purpose-built campus in the beautiful False Creek neighborhood of Vancouver. We are located one block from the Main Street/Science World Skytrain station for easy access to classes.

VanArts occupies the entire 7th floor of 333 Terminal Avenue, with all programs and students together in one space and buzzing with creative energy!


If necessary, you can start your program online until your visa is approved and you are able to travel to Canada.

Limited seats are available.

If you have questions you can reach out to our admissions team Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm Pacific Standard Time, 1-604-682-2787 or email

The staff and faculty of VanArts look forward to welcoming you to our campus in Vancouver, BC Canada.


"I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for your support! The amount of help worldwide is overwhelming and it really makes a difference for us here, helps us stay strong, keep fighting, standing our ground and hoping some day soon to get back to a normal life again."

-Iryna P
Lviv, Ukraine