The importance and value of young Canadians placing a focus on global issues continues to be a priority for senior levels of government with the creation of international internships that provide essential work, develop new skills and result in vital knowledge.
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.
Langara College’s convocation ceremonies were held at the Orpheum Theatre, on June 4 and 5, 2018. Over 1,000 graduates crossed the stage in three ceremonies and were conferred with bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, citations, and post-degree diplomas and certificates.
For his display of skill and precision under pressure, an Okanagan College-trained carpenter was recognized among the best in the country at Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC).
Former youth in care have access to additional wraparound supports during their post-secondary studies to help them afford the necessary expenses outside the classroom, with the Government of British Columbia's renewed contributions to the Youth Futures Education Fund.
The Culinary Arts production kitchen at Camosun Interurban has been buzzing lately as college and community volunteers cook together to provide fresh and healthy meals for The Mustard Seed and Food Share Network members with the aim of reducing food waste, notes Culinary Arts Chair Steve Walker-Duncan.
NIC recognized two outstanding faculty for excellence in teaching, research and service and their dedication to students with a prestigious Emeritus designation June 1.
Camosun College and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) have signed an MOU agreeing to work together to create training opportunities in the marine sector and other areas of mutual interest. The three-year agreement includes marine and oceans academic education, industry training, and research collaborations.