British Columbia’s strong network of colleges are responding to today’s rapid economic changes by transforming programming, embracing the latest technology and offering more experiential learning to ensure today’s students are prepared for lifelong career success.
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.
“February 26, 2019 is B.C. Colleges Day, a time to celebrate learning and student success while also looking to the future,” said John Bowman, Chair of B.C. Colleges and president of North Island College. “B.C.’s colleges are sharply focused on the future as we respond to economic change to develop the innovative and creative thinkers our emerging economy needs.”
The Next Generation of International Academic Partnerships: Colleges in Vietnam, British Columbia, and Canada
BC Colleges is pleased to endorse, and to be taking part in the BCCIE and Vietnam Association of Community Colleges (VACC) Joint International Education Conference January 17–18, 2019 in Huế, Vietnam.
It’s not often that you see a rainbow on a bright and sunny day, but that is exactly what happened on June 14 when North Island College and the Port Hardy Pride committee unfurled a flag at the Mix̱alakwila campus.
As a child, Lawrence (Larry) Becker spent a lot of time in hospital. Even though he suffered from a rare metabolic disorder, he has only positive things to say about the care he received. It was this experience that motivated him to start a career as a medical office assistant. “I want to give back what was given to me,” he says.
Okanagan College’s Women in Trades Training (WITT) program celebrated its first 1,000 students in a ceremony yesterday at the Kelowna campus. Program alumni, current students, industry professionals, staff and special guests filled the room to near capacity to honour the program that has been redefining success in the area of trades for over 10 years.
Langara College marked 49 years on West 49th Ave. on Saturday, June 15 with Community Day presented by RBC, a major celebration attended by thousands of students, alumni, faculty, and Vancouverites. The college also marks a second anniversary, 25 years of being an independent institution.
Thousands of graduates and guests are expected to attend Camosun College's 2019 Graduation over four ceremonies this Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and 20 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, Camosun College, Interurban Campus.
Representatives from College of the Rockies and the Ktunaxa Nation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday, June 13 at the Ktunaxa Nation Government Building.