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 Hosts National Conference for Post-Secondary Leaders

Leaders in post-secondary education from across the country and around the world will be gathering at the Victoria Conference Centre from April 30 to May 1 for Colleges and Institutes Canada's (CICan) annual conference. Hosted by Camosun College, this year's conference theme is Na'tsa'maht, a Salish phrase meaning "working together as one."

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Construction Leadership Awards Come to Camosun College

Camosun honours local mavericks as part of BC Construction Month - BC's builders are enjoying a month in the spotlight as the province rallies to show support and appreciation for the 225,000 skilled tradespeople across BC, with an official "Construction Month" proclamation.

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Selkirk College Distinguished Educator Changes Lives Through Upgrading

A Selkirk College tradition will continue at the Grad 2018 Ceremony when the Honourary Board Awards are handed out to three outstanding contributors to the success of post-secondary in the region. The recipient of the Distinguished Educator honour is Wendy Tagami, a retired instructor who spent more than three decades inspiring learners to embrace their education future.

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Okanagan College Opens its Doors to High-School Students for Experience OC

Is time travel possible? How are video games made? Is homicide a brain disorder? How did zombies eat their way to the silver screen? What keeps an airplane in the sky? High-school students from across the South Okanagan region will converge upon Okanagan College’s Penticton campus May 1 to find the answers to these questions and more when they spend a day on campus and experience what it’s like to be a student for a day.

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The Okanagan is RIPE with Innovative Applied Research

From indigenization to small businesses, millennials and pinot noir and drones to marijuana, the Okanagan is RIPE with innovative applied research projects and Okanagan College invites the community to attend its free second annual showcase event to hear about the cutting-edge research projects that are happening in the region.

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Selkirk College Marks Five Years of Fair Trade Designation

Selkirk College students and staff are celebrating environmental leadership by marking five years of being a Fair Trade Designated Campus. The first college in Canada to be recognized in 2013, efforts to increase awareness and represent the movement continue throughout the region.

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