Fast Forward – Post Secondary Today!
Fast Forward is a unique opportunity for Louis Riel high school students to earn university and college credits in partnership with University of Winnipeg, Université de Saint-Boniface, Red River College, and the University of Manitoba while they are still in high school. These courses are free and are considered dual credits; they count for high school graduation and university or college credit with our partner institutions.
Fast Forward courses will: Follow Canadian university or college curriculum Be taught by university or college accredited professors/instructors Be recognized by Canadian universities and colleges
When can students begin Fast Forward courses?
University or college course work can begin in Grade 11. Students must have completed 22 high school credits (maintaining a 70% academic average), completed at least one 40S credit or in consultation with/or at the school's discretion.
When are courses offered in 2016/17?
First & Second semester (September to June)
Is there a cost for Fast Forward Courses?
The only cost will be the registration fee for the post-secondary institution (approximately $80). Course enrolment is free (costs are covered by the Louis Riel School Division) and represents a significant cost reduction to a student's post-secondary program.
Can students withdraw from the course if they find it is not for them?
University or college transcripts will not include courses from which students withdraw two weeks prior to the final exam.
What courses will be offered?
Courses offered will be dependent on enrolment and may include first year:
- Computer Programming
- Intro to Kinesiology