In The News

At BC Colleges, we want to acknowledge the successes of our colleges, especially excellence in teaching and community building. We celebrate the many milestones, projects, collaborations and announcements from our colleges on our website, in our monthly newsletter, and throughout our social media channels.

Read about the latest news and activities happening at colleges throughout BC in this month’s What’s New at BC Colleges? e-newsletter.


Selkirk College Takes Title as Coolest Campus in BC

During the heart of winter, students and staff at Selkirk College took on the challenge to take personal steps towards lowering energy use. The results from the BC Cool Campus Challenge are in and the college has emerged as a leader in sustainability efforts.

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OC Business Students Shine at WCBC

Two teams and an individual student from Okanagan College made the podium in their divisions at the Western Canadian Business Competition (WCBC) hosted at the College’s Kelowna campus last weekend.

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Red Seal Hairstyling Training from VCC Opens Door to Higher Pay & Greater Career Mobility

Many British Columbians don’t realize that in 2003, the B.C. government deregulated hairdressing. This meant anyone could pick up a pair of scissors and work in this field. But according to Emma Rasmussen, an instructional assistant in the hairstylist certificate program at Vancouver Community College, this is expected to change now that hairdressing is recognized as a Red Seal trade.

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