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.
New Trades Facility Gives NLC Students Skills to Build a Strong Future Category: In the News
Northern Lights College's new trades training centre, which opened for classes in September 2018, is providing students with hands-on learning using industry-standard equipment to gain the tools and skills necessary for a career in the skilled trades.
College of the Rockies Students Gain Valuable Skills for Local Labour Market Category: In the News
Another academic year has kicked off at College of the Rockies’ Golden campus, with programming aimed at providing students with the type of employable skills that are needed in the region.
Langara College Launches Beyond 49 Anniversary Campaign Category: In the News
Langara College launches Beyond 49, an 18-month long campaign that marks its 49th year of operations on West 49th Ave. and it’s 25th anniversary as an independent public college. The campaign is a celebration of Langara’s history, an opportunity to recognize and reconnect with Langarans, and aims to raise $2.5 million for student scholarships, bursaries, and College initiatives.
Nationally Broadcast Docu-Series Welcomes North Island College Instructor Category: In the News
NIC criminology instructor Geri Bemister has joined the cast of the documentary series Intervention Canada, which profiles people struggling with crippling addiction issues.
Graduate from Camosun College's Fine Furniture Program Combines Entrepreneurship with a Passion for Design Category: In the News
Nathan Holder is a man of many talents. "I'm a tinkerer by trade," he says. "Right out of high school I worked as a machinist and millwright and I spent 13 years in the air force as a mechanic and instructor."
North Island College Tourism Graduate Aims to "Empress" Category: In the News
NIC tourism graduate Chelsey Stickney is one of the faces some of Victoria’s most elite guests will meet after checking into Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel – a national historic site that has hosted royalty and Hollywood stars.
Okanagan College and Film Industry Collaborate on New Course Offerings Category: In the News
Lights! Camera! Action! Those looking to break into careers in B.C.’s booming film industry can explore new courses coming to Okanagan College this fall.
North Island College Continues Growth in Campbell River Category: In the News
NIC will offer an expanded selection of business courses in Campbell River while welcoming students from India, the Netherlands, Philippines, Israel, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Mauritius and China this fall.
North Island College’s New Aboriginal Leadership Certificate Starts This Fall Category: In the News
Seats are open for the September start of NIC’s new Aboriginal Leadership certificate, an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal students to prepare for management and administrative careers.