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 Launches Beyond 49 Anniversary Campaign

Langara College launches Beyond 49, an 18-month long campaign that marks its 49th year of operations on West 49th Ave. and it’s 25th anniversary as an independent public college. The campaign is a celebration of Langara’s history, an opportunity to recognize and reconnect with Langarans, and aims to raise $2.5 million for student scholarships, bursaries, and College initiatives.

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Okanagan College Hosts Health Care Training for In-Demand Profession in Oliver

It is not quite a house call, but Oliver residents will find health care training is being offered very close to home. A special intake of Okanagan College’s Health Care Assistant program is scheduled to be held in February that will give students in the South Okanagan direct access to training for one of the most in-demand positions in the province.

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Selkirk College Serves Up Fine Dining at Scholars

Food lovers looking for a special night out have a chance to book a table at Scholars Dining Room on Nelson's Tenth Street Campus where students serve up delicious tastes from around the world in an experential learning environment.

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Five Ways VCC supports International Students

It takes unique and courageous individuals to learn a foreign language, leave their families, and travel overseas to pursue an education. At Vancouver Community College (VCC), we’re proud to educate about 1,500 international students annually from over 40 countries. We value the many things they teach us as well—about their lives, their goals, their cultures, and the world outside our city.

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Camosun Teams up with Nova Scotia Community College and Thales Canada to Support Marine Industry Training Needs

To better identify and respond to workforce training requirements, and as part of its commitments on the AJISS program, Thales Canada has signed an agreement with Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), in partnership with Camosun College in British Columbia, to complete a bi-coastal analysis of the in-service support supply chain. Thales is the prime contractor for Canada’s AJISS program that will support the Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships and Joint Support Ships built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

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