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PLEASE NOTE: Entrance Package reviews for the Fall 2019 intake are currently in progress. Applications for the Technical Apparel Design program will be accepted until all seats have filled. Have questions? Contact technicalapparel@kpu.ca or 604-599-2596.

Your journey towards a career in the technical apparel industry begins here!

Follow these easy steps to apply to the Technical Apparel Program at KPU

Step 1: Apply to KPU

All details on the KPU admissions process and entrance requirements can be found here: http://www.kpu.ca/admission

Apply to KPU online at: kpu.ca/apply

Step 2: Prepare Your Entrance Package

Once you have completed your application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your Entrance Package through an online submission platform.  This package will present your potential to work in the field of technical apparel.

To help you create the most effective package possible, we offer feedback sessions and open houses. Click here for more information on dates to come.

For entrance package requirements, click here.

Step 3: Attend Interview

Eligible applicants who have met the application and documentation submission requirements will be contacted for an interview. Interviews can be in-person, by teleconference, or through Skype. For an early interview, please submit your Entrance Package as soon as possible.

Step 4: You'll be notified of our decision.

Within 2 weeks of your interview, you are able to view the results on your Online Self-Service checklist, regardless of your application status.

Only once all entrance requirements and documentation submissions have been completed, then your application status will be updated and you will be informed of your application decision by KPU Admissions. It is in your best interest to complete your application checklist as soon as possible or your seat may be offered to another student who has completed their checklist before you.

Your application decision will be one of the following:

  • Offered admission to the Technical Apparel Design program, or
  • Waitlisted for entry to the Technical Apparel Design program, or
  • Not accepted into the Technical Apparel Design program at this time. If you are not accepted into the Technical Apparel Design program, you are encouraged to develop your knowledge, skills, and portfolio and begin reapplying as early as October 1, 2019 for the September 2020 intake.

Step 5: Pay your deposit

If you are sent an offer to our program, reserve your seat by paying a deposit by the specified deadline.  Details will be provided in your offer package from the Admissions Office.

Step 6: Register for classes

Admitted students who have paid the confirmation deposit will receive registration instructions.