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 is pleased to announce that its search for a new unified enterprise cloud system has been successful. After evaluating responses to its Negotiated Request for Proposals, the College has chosen Workday as its new software provider beginning in 2019. Deloitte has been chosen as the system implementation partner to assist Langara in deploying Workday.
The themes of shared values, meaningful connections, positive relationships and applied learning were woven throughout the two-week trip to Victoria in September that Camosun College's Todd Ormiston facilitated for five Maori visitors from ARA Institute in Canterbury, New Zealand.
Northern Lights College's new trades training centre, which opened for classes in September 2018, is providing students with hands-on learning using industry-standard equipment to gain the tools and skills necessary for a career in the skilled trades.
Another academic year has kicked off at College of the Rockies’ Golden campus, with programming aimed at providing students with the type of employable skills that are needed in the region.
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.
Lynelle Yutani's first job in Canada after moving to Victoria from Wyoming in 2010 was working with the BC Cancer Agency's mobile mammography screening program.
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.
With stands offering fresh local farm produce and booths set up for cooking demonstrations and information about sustainability, Camosun’s Lansdowne campus courtyard will transform into an interactive autumn farmers market open to everyone on Wednesday, October 3.