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 Marks 49 Years on West 49th Ave. with Community Day Tag: Langara College

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.

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Two Langara College Students Recognized for Excellence in Work-Integrated Learning Tag: Langara College

Two Langara students were recognized for their outstanding academic and professional achievements by the Association for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (ACE-WIL), BC/Yukon chapter. Lucy Morrow received the College Co-op Student of the Year Award, while Lara Griner received the College Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Student of the Year.

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Langara College Refreshes Brand to Integrate Musqueam Name Tag: Langara College

Langara College has launched its refreshed brand identity, incorporating the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓given to it by the Musqueam people. The name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ means ‘house of teachings’ in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language and was given to Langara in recognition of the growing relationship between the College and Musqueam, and Langara’s location on Musqueam unceded traditional territory.

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Langara College Celebrates 25th Anniversary Tag: Langara College

Twenty-five years ago today, Langara College opened its doors as an independent public college. This year’s 25th anniversary is being marked as part of a much broader celebration, Beyond 49, the College’s 49th year on West 49th Ave. Beyond 49 is an 18-month integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign which celebrates all that the College has achieved in its first 49 years.

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Langara Launches Centre for Entertainment Arts in Vancouver Tag: Langara College

In an effort to meet local industry demand for skilled artists, and to promote Vancouver internationally as a hub for the creative industries, a partnership between Langara College and the Academy of Art University, San Francisco (ArtU) will train students for careers in gaming and film. The programs will be located at a 38,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility at 565 Great Northern Way in Vancouver.

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Langara Mental Health Initiatives Lead up to Bell Let’s Talk Day 2019 Tag: Langara College

On January 30, 2019, Langara College will take part in Bell Let’s Talk Day. In a collaboration between Student Engagement, Athletics, People and Culture, and Mental Health Initiatives, the college will run an on-campus event that will include activities, contests, and resources tailored to educating students and employees about mental health.

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