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.

VCC Continuing Studies Creates Convenient Pathways

VCC has been delivering career education for more than 50 years, including through its continuing-studies division. In an effort to increase accessibility, it has decided to offer three of its eight courses online for those seeking a fashion-merchandising-associate certificate.

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College of the Rockies Expands Cannabis Training

As legalization of cannabis in Canada has come into effect, College of the Rockies is responding by expanding their cannabis training options at the Creston campus. Three new courses are geared toward the home cultivator: Cannabis Regulations, Introduction to Indoor Growing of Cannabis, and Introduction to Outdoor Growing of Cannabis.

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VCC Bakers Obtain their Red Seal - and a Possible Raise

Anyone who has watched The Great British Baking Show knows how difficult it is to create complicated layer cakes filled with a multitude of ingredients. And that’s one reason why the Industry Training Authority B.C. includes bakers in its Red Seal certification program for skilled trades.

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Langara College and Zhuhai Municipal Education Bureau Sign MOU to Support Teacher Training

Langara College and the Zhuhai Municipal Education Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) towards the goal of providing teachers and students with excellent education and training. Under the agreement, Langara intends to work with its Chinese strategic partner, Guangdon AQG Education Consulting, to develop and deliver customized training programs for teachers in Zhuhai.

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