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Camosun partners with Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards on new Coastal Skills Initiative

November 23, 2016 - 10:02 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As part of Camosun’s TRADEmark of Excellence Campaign for the expansion and redevelopment of our trades training complex at Camosun, Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards has manufactured and donated a 6 tonne ship’s bulkhead training module. This essential addition to Camosun’s new Coastal Skills Initiative is in addition to the $300K donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to support training for women in trades that was announced on June 23, 2016.


Camosun recognized as sustainability top performer

November 18, 2016 - 11:36 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As Camosun continues to advance sustainability on campuses and throughout the college community, it was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as one of the top performers in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index.


Camosun College named one of Canada’s Top 50 research colleges

November 17, 2016 - 9:10 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is one of Canada’s top colleges for research income according to the annual Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges report, released by Research Infosource Inc.


Camosun College gets set to host 2017 CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship

November 14, 2016 - 11:11 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College welcomes the community to join in the excitement as preparations get underway for the 2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball National Championship, March 8-11. The championship will feature the top eight teams in the country and will be Camosun’s first time hosting an indoor national event.


$135,000 awarded to 27 Camosun students in Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships

November 9, 2016 - 2:47 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College students received 25% of the scholarships being offered by Ike Barber Transfer Scholarships for 2016. The 22 students from Camosun will each receive $5,000. The scholarship recognizes excellence in academic achievement and community service. 


Camosun and BC Government partner for new work experience pilot program

November 2, 2016 - 1:56 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College and BC’s Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (SDSI) are partnering to offer a new work experience pilot program for graduates of the College’s Office Administration Certificate Program.


Provincial Government announces $5.2 million for trades training at Camosun

October 26, 2016 - 1:40 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The province has announced their funding of $5.2 million this year for trades training programs at Camosun. This investment, through the Industry Training Authority (ITA), will fund 2,047 seats in various trades programs including: electrical, carpentry, professional cook training, welding, automotive technology, sheet metal, plumbing and more.


Bringing the world to Camosun - Sukhdeep Kaur’s journey from India

October 25, 2016 - 9:55 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

With top-notch grades coming out of high school in India, Sukhdeep Kaur could have gone anywhere in the world to further her education, but Canada was always her first choice. “With my test scores, everybody was telling me that I should go to Canada,” she says. “Canada is known as a safe country and what I really like about it here is the respect for talent. There is no partiality.“


Camosun participates in provincial "ShakeOut" earthquake drill, Oct 20 at 10:20am

October 5, 2016 - 10:41 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

We live in a seismically active region. Preparing our college community will help reduce injury and death in the event of a large earthquake.


Camosun launches its 2016 United Way Campaign “The Power of YOU”

October 3, 2016 - 3:47 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is proud to partner with the United Way of Greater Victoria to raise funds in benefit of our community. We encourage all employees and students to join on our campaign journey this year to discover the “Power of YOU” and how you can help raise awareness and funds for those in need.


Camosun Chargers claim second consecutive PACWEST men’s golf title

October 3, 2016 - 2:58 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun College Chargers men’s golf team emerged as repeat champions this weekend following Sunday’s closing round of the 2016 Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) golf season. Over the four-tournament season, Camosun topped the team competition by an impressive 22 strokes to lay claim to their second consecutive conference title.


Camosun trades students use free open textbooks in class

September 28, 2016 - 11:09 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visited plumbing and pipe trades students at Camosun College this week to see the benefit of open textbooks in action. The visit also celebrated the first anniversary of common-core-trades open textbooks, which offer resources for skills relevant to many trades.


Orange Shirt Day at Camosun, September 30…because every child matters

September 22, 2016 - 4:35 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

On September 30 many Camosun students, employees and community supporters will wear orange shirts to show their commitment to the principle that every child matters and to show support for those who attended residential schools and their families.


Student Project Showcase: Mechanical Engineering Technology

September 13, 2016 - 11:46 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

A Formula Race Car concept, arm gesture control system, a tennis practice system, a portable machining robot, and an underwater remotely operated vehicle—these are just a few of the eclectic and ingenious projects from this year’s graduating class in Mechanical Engineering Technology at Camosun College.


The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Camosun welcomes new clients from infants to adults!

September 12, 2016 - 10:55 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

People looking for low-cost professional dental hygiene care are invited to contact Camosun’s Dental Clinic at the Lansdowne Campus. Clients of all ages are welcome.


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