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.


VCC Students Earn Top Spots at Skills Canada Nationals Tag: Vancouver Community College

After months of training and practicing under the guidance of seasoned Vancouver Community College (VCC) instructors, students from the baking, cooking, car painting, hairstyling, and esthetics categories competed against the best from other provinces and claimed podium finishes at the Skills Canada National Competition held May 26 and 27 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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VCC Unveils Mental Health and Well-being Framework Tag: Vancouver Community College

After extensive consultation from employees and students, Vancouver Community College (VCC) will be launching a Mental Health and Well-being Framework during its annual mental health and well-being event taking place on Thursday, May 26.

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Updated VCC jewellery program the gold standard in Western Canada Tag: Vancouver Community College

Humans have been adorning themselves with jewellery since before history was recorded, which means there is a lot to learn when studying jewellery design today. Jewellery also continues to evolve alongside tastes, materials, and technology, which creates an ongoing challenge for Vancouver Community College’s (VCC) Jewellery Art and Design program: fitting everything into a two-year diploma.

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VCC’s Expanded Pharmacy Tech Program Fills Vital Health Care Needs Tag: Vancouver Community College

Health care has been top of mind for many Canadians over the past two years, with most of us now knowing more about viruses, vaccines, and treatments than we ever imagined. Even without a pandemic, however, did you know that 40 to 50 new drugs are approved in Canada each year?

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Vancouver Community College: Understanding and breaking down anti-Indigenous racism in health care Tag: Vancouver Community College

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of quality health care in our lives has become clearer than ever. For many Indigenous people, however, Canada’s health care system continues to be a source of discrimination and pain. As we recognize the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Sept. 30), Vancouver Community College (VCC) faculty and staff are pursuing specialized training to break down anti-Indigenous racism in health care and beyond.

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