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School of Business News

The Writing Centre at Interurban

April 24, 2015 - 11:48 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

The Writing Centre at Interurban will be open over the summer months!

The service is free to students, and Instructional Assistants work with both international and domestic learners.  The Writing Centre is here to help your students in many ways:

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U-Pass updates & new Camosun IDs, please note Lansdowne Library closes at 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 29

April 22, 2015 - 8:25 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff

Most current U-Passes (valid until April 30, 2015) can be updated for the Spring term starting Monday, April 27 at the kiosks located in the Fisher building (1st floor) at Lansdowne and the Campus Centre building (main floor) at Interurban.

New Camosun IDs are available at either Lansdowne or Interurban libraries starting on Friday, April 24.

Library hours have changed starting April 22, 2015.


Skills to Appreciate

April 20, 2015 - 9:55 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

The recent BC Labour Market research shows a strong demand in the next ten years for office administrators, legal administrative assistants, and medical office assistants. Camosun College is responding to that economic reality by providing re-designed Applied Business Technology programs.

2015 Business Co-op and Career Fair

April 10, 2015 - 10:11 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

2015 Business Co-op and Career Fair

Connect with local and national employers #UVicCamBizFair

When: May 28, 11am - 3pm
Where: David Strong Building lobby, University of Victoria
Who: Meet representatives from BC Assessment, Coast Capital, Go2Mobi, RBC, RevenueWire, Maple Leaf, TD and many other organizations

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The KPMG Accounting Scholarship

March 25, 2015 - 3:59 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff

The KPMG Accounting Scholarship

Developing Potential.

The KPMG Accounting Scholarship

The KPMG Accounting Scholarship encourages and promotes careers in the accounting profession in Canada.  It is for students who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement and have made positive contributions to their schools and communities with their leadership skills and involvement in extracurricular activities.

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Camosun business alum receives "Top 30 Under 30" award

March 20, 2015 - 12:49 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

Congratulations to Camosun School of Business alum Jessica Cruise who is receiving a "Top 30 Under 30" award at the annual BCBusiness gala celebration in Vancouver, April 28.

Camosun students claim top BC/Yukon Co-op student of the year awards

March 19, 2015 - 1:41 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

Camosun Environmental Technology student Kyle Nelson was named the 2014 College Co-op Student of the Year this week, and BBA-Accounting student Jasmine Giesbrecht claimed the Honourable Mention. These prestigious awards, presented by the Association for Co-operative Education-BC/Yukon, recognize academic achievement, community involvement and letters of support from employers and educators.

Camosun Marketing students support VIDEA Youth Teen Vision Conference in Zambia

March 16, 2015 - 11:41 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

Camosun Business students are putting their new project management skills to the test in a fundraising project for VIDEA (Victoria International Development Education Association.) This is one of the final assignments for these fourth-year students, who will soon be graduating with a a Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing degree.

New Digital Marketing program launched at Camosun

March 12, 2015 - 12:10 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

Camosun College will launch a 10-month, part-time evening Digital Marketing certificate program in September 2015 that will equip participants with leading-edge, applied training, tools and techniques to effectively market a brand, service or product online.  A free information session will be held March 30, 5:30 to 6:30pm in the Tectoria building at 777 Fort Street.

Camosun DECA Hosts “Business Without Borders”- the 2015 Pacific Northwest Regional Development Conference in Victoria

February 27, 2015 - 4:27 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff

Camosun DECA Hosts “Business Without Borders”- the 2015 Pacific Northwest Regional Development Conference in Victoria

For the first time in its history, the Collegiate DECA- Pacific Northwest Regional Development Conference (PNDC) was held outside of the US. The event, which was held at the Hotel Grand Pacific, February 19th-21st, attracted nearly 200 people participating as either competitors, judges, advisors, volunteers, sponsors and guests, making this most well attended PNDC ever.

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Pacific Venture Capital Conference & Competition

February 26, 2015 - 3:57 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff

The annual Pacific Venture Capital Conference & Competition is a national platform that provides delegates with an opportunity to explore all facets of entrepreneurship and venture capital. Join over 250 participants, 60 prominent industry professionals, and students from across the globe. PVCC 2015 will be attended by successful founders across North America - from Y Combinator backed founders in Silicon Valley to New York based serial entrepreneurs.

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Vanier Case Competition 2015

February 20, 2015 - 3:02 pm • School of Business • Camosun Staff

Vanier Case Competition 2015

Congratulation to Paul Despins, Melanie Gold, Mehtab Saluja and their faculty coach, Michelle Clement, who successfully completed the case competition on Feb. 5-7 at Vanier College in Montreal! The marketing team competed against 32 other teams from across Canada in an intense weekend of analysis, strategy and presentation.  According to the team members  “ I didn’t know just how rewarding the process was going to be.  The competition incorporates the skills of quick-thinking, teamwork and communication.

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Nominations open for Camosun distinguished and promising alumni awards

February 19, 2015 - 11:20 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff • Attached Link

Camosun College is seeking nominations for its annual Distinguished and Promising Alumni Awards, to be presented at college's annual Graduation Ceremony, June 18 and 19, 2015.

Pub Nights at Dunlop House

February 19, 2015 - 9:26 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff

The first-year Hospitality Management students operate a pub at the Dunlop House on Thursdays from 4 to 6 pm during the Winter 2015 term. This exciting course provides an opportunity for students to run their own pub operation and gain experience in special function management, licensing, liquor inventory and control, bartending, serving, food costing, food preparation and presentation, menu preparation, cash control and financial reporting.

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CPA Networking Event, Victoria

February 16, 2015 - 9:22 am • School of Business • Camosun Staff

CPA BC would like to invite you to attend our upcoming networking event in Victoria, an event that connects BC’s top post-secondary students and workforce professionals with CPA members working in public practice, government, and industry, while providing you with information on the CPA professional pathways.

We have also invited a guest speaker, Sarah Leigh, CHRP, Human Resources Consultant, ISM Canada, an IBM Company, to come in to provide helpful job search tips to our attendees. Her short discussion will include networking, resume, cover letter, and interview tips!

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