At VST we believe that to go deep in Christian faith is to go wide with our neighbours for the sake of the world that God so loves.
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VST has designed our Distance degree programming with quality intellectual and spiritual formation in mind.
Whether you are considering an education with Vancouver School of Theology or have already been accepted, this page has information that will help you settle into your new life as a student in Canada!
If you are eager to learn and want to explore in and out of the classroom, you are in good company here!
VST is situated in a naturally beautiful area — especially good for running, cycling, walking on the beaches or in the woods.
There are many choices of short-term and long-term accommodation available in Vancouver. Having the right information will help you find a great place to live while completing your studies!
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VST is open to all who are qualified and interested in theological studies, both in the Christian traditions and in dialogue with inter-religious and Indigenous traditions, welcoming all denominations or religious backgrounds.
Tuition & Financial Aid
VST Financial Aid
VST offers several bursaries and scholarships as part of its generous financial aid package that can significantly help defray the cost of studies.
Scholarships & Bursaries
Scholarship applications much be attached, with the essay, to the VST Degree Program Application.
External Scholarships & Bursaries
VST students may be eligible to apply for scholarships and awards offered by other organizations.
Vancouver School of Theology has actively supported and promoted continuing education for almost three decades.
VST’s mandate propels us to provide offsite continuing educational opportunities to our wider community.
View VST’s Continuing Education Certificates.
ISP Summer School
The Indigenous Studies Program (ISP) Summer School is offered annually during two weeks in July. This is an opportunity for students who are often isolated from one another to gather, learn, and worship together.
VST Summer School
Each year, VST offers a Summer School which brings together religious leaders and teachers to offer both degree and continuing education programs in a wide variety of disciplines. During July, the faith, knowledge, skills, and insights of instructors from Asian, European, and North American seminaries, universities and other institutions enliven the campus.
Academic Catalog and Handbooks
Find orientation, student, ISP-MDiv, and field education handbooks.
Theological Field Education
Theological Field Education is a mutual experience in which students, mentors, and the school’s faculty establish a teaching and learning network.