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."
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 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.
Students in the School of University Arts & Sciences gathered in The Pit on the Castlegar Campus for the annual Excellence Awards that provided a fitting close to the academic year.
Northwest Community College (NWCC) has been given permission by the Provincial Government to change its name to Coast Mountain College (CMTN). The new name will take effect June 18, 2018.
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.
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.
College of the Rockies is offering the Health Care Assistant program at both the Invermere and Fernie campuses for Fall 2018, thanks to $258,000 in one-time funding contributions from the ministries of Health and Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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.
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.
Whether seniors live in residential care, assisted living or their own homes, government is taking action to ensure care will be there for them when and where they need it.