Move reaffirms College’s commitment to sustainability Sustainability and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are important goals for our communities. To further this initiative locally, College of the Rockies has installed a new two-vehicle electric vehicle charging station.
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.
More automotive technicians in B.C. can upgrade their skills to work on electric vehicles (EVs) through the expansion of the EV Maintenance Training program at Okanagan College and other institutions in the province.
Mariell Nequinto is enrolled in the Northern Collaborative Baccalaureate Nursing Program, which sees students take their first two years at the College of New Caledonia and their second two at the University of Northern British Columbia. She’s nearing the half-way mark of the program. And, so far – even with the COVID-19 pandemic altering the delivery of course material – her experience has been exceedingly positive.
Creative designs and inventive manufacturing solutions from the applied research arm of Camosun College are assisting with the safe delivery of vials containing the COVID-19 vaccine to communities throughout British Columbia.
Students in the Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (Renewable Energy) program at Camosun College continue to receive education that puts them at the leading edge of their profession, a fact reinforced with national accreditation. The program is now the first in the college to receive accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC).
It takes years to learn a trade. Most Vancouver Community College (VCC) trades apprentices alternate between studying and on-the-job training for four years before fully starting their careers. It’s a major journey and a huge accomplishment. But what happens next?
Twelve indigenous students are set to graduate March 26 from Northern Lights College’s Supportive Care Assistant Program, qualifying to work as front line workers.
Two Langara College instructors, Mirabelle Tinio and Rochelle Grayson, have each been awarded grants of $10,000 by BCcampus.
NIC’s Centre for Applied Research, Technology and Innovation (CARTI) is working with M.C. Wright & Associates Ltd. and BC Timber Sales (BCTS) to plant kelp at various log storage and handling marine sites on Vancouver Island.
New local learning centres in remote northwestern B.C. communities are providing on-site supports and reliable online access to programs at all 25 of the province's public post-secondary institutions.