Whether you attend RVS, another secondary school in Richmond or anywhere else in the province of BC -- graduation requirements are the same.  The BC Ministry of Education has a list of courses and credits required to receive a BC Dogwood Diploma.  Students taking class with RVS during the year or in the summer can use these course credits toward graduation.


For information on the new ... (more to be posted here soon!)



Sending Your Transcript to Post-Secondary Institutions

The Ministry of Education provides an online “order form” where you give permission to allow them to forward your grades to post-secondary institutions immediately or more commonly with your 2nd term report card information in May and final grades in July.   Deadlines for having this complete vary.  Some eastern universities have transcript deadlines earlier than the Ministry of Education can provide them, so you may have to order and mail a transcript.   You will need a BCeID from to complete your PSI Choices form at    Here is a video that talks about the websites used:  Two PDF's are provided at the bottom of this page to help you with the steps.



Need to write the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)? – if you are applying to post-secondary outside of Canada you may be required by to complete this test.  Register online at Cost is around $50 US. See the Career Information Advisor for more information on these English language proficiency tests.   






  • A great starting place for post-secondary research.  This search engine makes it easy to compare various programs offered in BC. 


  • If you haven’t made an account in CLE class, create account using PEN 

  • Take the various self-assessments. 


  • provides current labour market info and opportunity to explore BC based career ideas.  Try the “Find My Fit” link for more self-assessments. 


  • To determine if courses completed at one institution are recognized by another.