The Selkirk College Hairstylist Program has been operating at Nelson's Silver King Campus for more than five decades and has turned out generations of style experts. To help today's learners get the experience they need, the Hair Salon is now open and taking customers.
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.
Camosun College is sending an expert team from its applied research centre to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, where they will spend several days scanning Victoria artist Carey Newman’s Witness Blanket as they prepare to create a universally accessible experience in virtual reality (VR).
A Canadian wine icon is honoured — scholarship will fund deserving students for overseas studies
Christian Picciolini's work is focused on battling extremism and providing options for redemption to those embroiled in a life filled with hate. The featured speaker in the Selkirk College Mir Lecture Series will explore his own background as a white power leader and provide insight into why individuals go down this dark road.
Twelve Camosun College carpentry students from the Nuxalk First Nation will celebrate the completion of their fourth-year apprenticeship level, at a special celebration in their home territory this evening in Bella Coola, B.C. All students who completed all elements of their apprenticeship requirements are being acknowledged tonight, five of whom have passed their Interprovincial Carpentry Red Seal exam.
Where the waters meet: international S’TEṈISTOLW̱ Indigenous education conference returns to Camosun College
Camosun is hosting the prestigious S’TEṈISTOLW̱ Indigenous education conference in August 2020, opening its doors to welcome hundreds of delegates including educators, administrators, community leaders, scholars and allies in the field of Indigenous adult and post-secondary education.
Langara College signed an agreement with Simon Fraser University (SFU) on February 6 making it easier for Indigenous students to transfer seamlessly from the College to the university as they pursue degrees starting in September 2020.
Through vital partnerships in the region, Selkirk College continues to be a leader among rural post-secondary institutions in Canada. The work being done by faculty and student researchers has been enhanced through recent federal government funding aimed at applied research and innovation.
Justice Institute expands online law enforcement degree to northeast BC
There’s no shortage of poorly paid artists in Vancouver. But Tate Westerman studied fine art and still managed to earn a decent living, thanks to his passion for automobiles. In 1995, he studied to become an automotive technician at Vancouver Community College because it was a pathway for him to express himself creatively and escape poverty.