North Island College partnered with Tla-o-qui-aht Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, Camosun College and Vancouver Island University on an exciting pilot project to convert shipping containers into residential and workforce housing units.
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.
After a strong showing at the Enactus Canada Regional Competition earlier this spring, 27 Okanagan College business students are heading across the country to once again assert their place among Canada’s best. One of the new projects they’ll be showcasing on the national stage is already having an accelerated impact in local classrooms.
After nine months in the Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program workshop, students are emerging from behind workbenches ready to showcase their furniture’s fine lines.
Camosun’s Partnership With Kenya Coast National Polytechnic Promotes Cutting Edge Curriculum & Hands-On Learning
For Stephen Kimani, Head of Section for Tourism at Kenya Coast National Polytechnic (KCNP), his first visit to Victoria was a wonderful experience. “Victoria is very beautiful place to be, if I had the opportunity to live here, I’d say yes, because the people are very kind,” he says. “Camosun and the community are very welcoming and there is good hospitality.”
Langara College students, staff and faculty are enjoying an improved learning and working environment after two ventilation fan upgrades, made possible through a $1.5 million investment by the federal and B.C. governments.
A North Island College student has been selected to receive BC’s top award for an early childhood education student.
NIC researchers hope to inspire youth to take up the challenge of language revitalization.
New housing provided by the provincial government will allow Northwest Community College (NWCC) to offer two new business programs in the region.
Cathy Lafortune regularly attends classes in the Education Assistant & Community Support Worker (EACSW) Program at Selkirk College enhancing the learning experience of students striving to work with people with differing abilities.
Students throughout British Columbia will have more opportunities to pursue good-paying jobs in B.C.'s booming tech industry, which will ensure the province's employers have access to more homegrown talent.