About BC Colleges
BC Colleges is an association of British Columbia’s public, post-secondary colleges. The role of the organization is to work closely with employers and key stakeholders regarding partnership opportunities, and to facilitate collaboration between the colleges so they can more effectively produce a well-educated and highly skilled workforce for British Columbia.
Our Colleges Make A Big Impact In BC
The role of BC’s public colleges is to provide British Columbians with relevant essential and advanced skills needed in an ever-changing workplace. And we’re clearly doing our job: over 90% of BC college students graduate and transition into the workforce within 6 months.
The BC college system has been in place for over five decades and serves over 125,000 students annually. With campuses and learning centres in over 50 communities across BC, our network of colleges provides close-to-home education that is directly linked to the labour market.
BC’s colleges serve people and communities with a diverse range of programs - including adult education, through to career, technical, trade, university transfer and applied baccalaureate programs. Our programs provide genuine opportunities and pathways to employment or further education.
Colleges are crucial to building sustainable communities and maximizing individual potential throughout BC.