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Vancouver Community College 

Vancouver Community College is a well-known public community college in the Canadian city of Vancouver.

Vancouver Community College History

With the amalgamation of four local educational institutions, Vancouver Community College was founded in 1965 as Vancouver City College. Initially, classes were held in the King Edward Centre's facilities. When Vancouver City College withdrew from the Vancouver School Board in 1974, it was renamed Vancouver Community College.

Vancouver Community College Programs, Courses, and Schools

Vancouver City College is British Columbia's largest and oldest community college. There are 91 certificate programs, 31 diploma programs, and three bachelor's degree programs available at the college.

Vancouver Community College Achievements/USP

The Vancouver Community college is proud to encourage a new generation of students to discover their passions, obtain necessary skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce as its USP/achievements. VCC is a major role in the post-secondary sector in British Columbia, with over 15,000 students, including an increasing number of Aboriginal and international students, 1,100 workers, and a $105 million yearly budget. VCC is a unique and interesting place to study because of its commitment to diversity, accessibility, excellence, and relevance.

Vancouver Community College Notable Alumni

The following is a list of notable alumni of Vancouver Community College:

  • Kevin Cherkas
  • Anthony Sedlak
  • Iain Lawrence
  • Veda Hille
  • Gwaai Edenshaw

Vancouver Community College infrastructure & services

Vancouver Community College Campuses

 Vancouver Community College has two campuses, both of which are Sky Train accessible. The Downtown campus is located at Dunsmuir and Hamilton in Downtown Vancouver (two blocks west of Stadium–Chinatown Metro). The Broadway campus, also known as the VCC–Clark campus, is located at 1155 East Broadway, near the VCC–Clark station. VCC also maintains over a third-dozen outreach and learning centers in the community.

Vancouver Community College Libraries

  VCC has a library on both campuses, the Downtown Campus Library and the Broadway Campus Library, which is known as the VCC library. The VCC Library is the heart of the institution, serving as a hub of cooperation, inspiration, and support for all students.

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Vancouver Community College Housing services

Housing services or accommodations are offered by Vancouver Community College only if there is a clear diagnosis of a disability and are based on the functional impact of the disability. Apart from on-campus housing, Vancouver Community College has a variety of off-campus housing/accommodation alternatives. The official website of VCC will assist you in locating suitable housing.

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Vancouver Community College Students clubs

     The Students' Union at Vancouver Community College has a variety of student clubs that provide an open, practical, and enjoyable environment for students to share their experiences, skills, and concerns, both in person and online. The SUVCC's objective is to provide a welcoming, practical, and enjoyable place for students to share their experiences, skills, and concerns, both in person and online.

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Vancouver Community College location

  250 W Pender St, 

   Vancouver, BC V6B 1S9, 

   Canada

Vancouver Community College different campuses locations

 Vancouver Community College has two campuses, both of which are SkyTrain accessible. The Downtown campus is located at Dunsmuir and Hamilton in Downtown Vancouver (two blocks west of Stadium–Chinatown Metro). The Broadway campus, also known as the VCC–Clark campus, is located at 1155 East Broadway, near the VCC–Clark station.

Vancouver Community College top landmarks nearby, top companies, and airports nearby

Vancouver International Airport is the nearest airport to Vancouver Community College.

Vancouver Community College International student’s info

Vancouver Community College courses offered

  • Bachelor of Applied Music
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing Advanced Entry
  • Bachelor of Nursing 
  • Certificate in Esthetics and Spa Therapy
  • Certificate course in Executive Assistant
  • Certificate course in Food Services Careers
  • Diploma Courses in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Computer System Technology
  • Diploma courses in Dance

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Vancouver Community College student support

       VCC provides a variety of student support services to help you get the most out of your time at the college. Advising, career assistance, disability services, counseling, and other student support services are available at Vancouver Community College.

Vancouver Community College visas & immigration support

A study permit is required for international students who plan to study in Canada for more than six months. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issues study permits, and application forms are available online or on paper. International Student Immigration Regulations must be known and understood by students. Visit the IRCC website for further information.

For more information you can visit here:

vcc.ca/international

Vancouver Community College international student contact

 604.871.7000, option 4,

 [email protected]

1.866.565.7820 (toll free from Canada and U.S.)

Vancouver Community College Student life

Vancouver Community College student society

     The VCC Students' Union was founded in 1974 to represent the 13,000 students that attend Vancouver Community College. The SUVCC is connected to the centre of campus life, offering students with access to recreation, events, and chances to contribute to the community as part of its commitment to its members' well-being.

Vancouver Community College sports and fitness

     Although Vancouver Community College does not have a sports and fitness centre on campus, there are other sports and fitness centres in the Vancouver area. The centre has all of the most up-to-date amenities for students to stay fit and healthy.

Vancouver Community College Health & Wellbeing

     Students at Vancouver Community College place a high value on their health and well-being. Many seminars/conferences on health and well-being are held at the college to ensure that students are always aware of their mental health and well-being. Vancouver Community College (VCC) will launch a Mental Health and Well-being Framework during its annual mental health and well-being event on Thursday, May 26, 2022, after extensive consultation with employees and students, so that the college can focus more on students' mental health and well-being.‚Äč

Vancouver Community College food & drink

 At Vancouver Community College (VCC), there are numerous food and drinks options. 

Here is a list of some on-campus alternatives:

  • The Bistro
  • Blenz
  • Cafeteria
  • The Chef’s Table Pop-up Kitchen
  • JJ’s Restaurant

Vancouver Community College short term getaways 

Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located in Vancouver, so you have plenty of possibilities if you want to go on a short term getaway on the weekend. Vancouver has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, because to its mountain background and urban beaches. Downtown Vancouver is located on a peninsula in the Georgia Strait, bordered to the south by the Fraser River delta and to the north by a deep fiord that reaches well inland (Burrard Inlet). The Coast Mountains, which are frequently snow-covered, are also visible to the north.

Here is the list of some attractions on near Vancouver:

  • Stanley Park
  • Granville Island
  • Totem Poles
  • Grouse Mountain
  • Anthropology Museum
  • Kitsilano Beach
  • Gastown
  • Chinatown
  • English Bay
  • Capilano suspension Bridge
  • Aquabus
  •  Robson Street
  • Museum of Vancouver
  • Elizabeth Park
  • Richmond
  • Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Community College Part-time jobs

International students will be able to get significant work experience and real employment skills in Canada. International students can have a part-time job for up to 20 hours per week throughout their studies and full-time during program holidays and break if they meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a current study permit
  • You must be enrolled full-time in a VCC certificate, diploma, or degree program that lasts at least six months.
  • Maintain a satisfactory academic standing in their chosen field of study.

Vancouver Community College Student Safety

The Department of Safety and Security at Vancouver Community College is dedicated to maintaining a secure campus environment while also improving the quality of life for students, professors, staff, and community members. In the case of emergency, dial ext. 4444 from any on-campus phone.

Crime Around the area-Overall, Vancouver is a fairly safe city to visit or reside in, however keeping a sharp eye out when exploring the city is essential. Because downtown is highly busy for much of the day, it is rather safe, especially in the West End. In Vancouver, personal safety is extremely high.

Vancouver Community College Famous courses

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Business
  • Trades
  • Health science

Vancouver Community College Campus recruitment

Process-Login to VCC Works, your online resource for job postings, career information, and VCC career services. To log in, enter your VCC ID and password. Aside from that, VCC has organized a number of career events for students in order to provide them with excellent work opportunities.

  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation      70000     
  2. Median Earnings 2 Years After Graduation       45000 
  3. Employed 2 Years After Graduation            80% 
  4. Employed 6 months After Graduation             70% 

Vancouver Community College Brochures & Applications 

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Vancouver Community College Application Requirements

Bachelor-

  • Choose program
  • Online application
  • When applying to VCC, international students must be at least 17 years old by the program's start date.
  • Educational Transcripts
  • English fluency test score
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Application fee- $145 per program
  • Personal statement
  • References

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 Master –

  • Choose program
  • Online application
  • When applying to VCC, international students must be at least 17 years old by the program's start date.
  • Education Transcripts
  • English fluency test score
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Application fee- $145 per program
  • Personal statement
  • References

Here you may see what the admission requirements will be for each program:

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For detailed information regarding admission requirements you can visit here:

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Vancouver Community College Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Vancouver Community College Application Requirements

2.5
GPA
26
IB
60
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Canada. To be able to get a successful admission in Vancouver Community College in Canada students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Vancouver Community College Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: Fees vary for each program
Masters: CAD $16,500
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Vancouver Community College Deadlines

Deadlines vary for each program, please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

 

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