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

November 17, 2017 - 4:13 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Twenty-seven deserving Camosun College students have just learned they will each receive a $5,000 Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship recognizing their excellence in academic achievement and community service.


Cooking up a career in the culinary arts

November 17, 2017 - 9:46 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

After a busy day prepping food at work, or learning the essentials of professional cooking at Camosun College, Daniel Dunlop is still excited to prepare his own home-cooked meals. “Food is important and I’m one of those people who’ll make everything at home,” he says. “I’ve just grown up with it.”


Thursdays at Dunlop House showcase themed pub nights

November 7, 2017 - 9:25 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

When guests walk into historic Dunlop House at Camosun's Lansdowne campus on Thursday nights in November, they’ll be greeted by friendly and professional students ready to welcome them to their showcase pub.


Interaction Lab ‘re-awakens spirit of applied learning’ throughout Camosun

October 25, 2017 - 1:31 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The opening of the Babcock Canada Interaction Lab represents a symbolic reawakening of the spirit of applied learning throughout the college, explains Camosun’s Director of Applied Learning Nancy Sly. “When we’re talking about applied learning, I don’t want us to forget that it’s at the core of who we are and what we do and it always has been. Now we are at a point where we are able to realign and reinvest so that we can take applied learning, research, interdisciplinary collaboration and experiential learning to another level.”


Camosun College launches world-class Babcock Canada Interaction Lab

October 24, 2017 - 10:35 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College and Babcock Canada joined forces today for an exciting virtual reality ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new Babcock Canada Interaction Lab at the college’s Interurban campus.


Camosun to update its Colleague student service system

October 23, 2017 - 11:44 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun is taking the lead as one of the first colleges in British Columbia to renew its Colleague record system and enhance its internal business processes.

Colleague is the college’s integrated system which supports admissions, registration, student academic records, financial aid, payroll, accounts payable and human resources. The system is provided by Ellucian, a global company, which focuses solely on providing higher education institutions with secure business management software solutions and services.  


Camosun virtual reality lab gives manufacturers interactive design edge

October 18, 2017 - 8:52 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun alumnus Hebron Watson believes that virtual reality will revolutionise local manufacturing and enhance the educational experience. “At Camosun Innovates, we created a simulated studio space so that when we had manufacturers going through the design and manufacturing process on a product with us, instead of looking at it in 2-D on a computer, they can enter a virtual reality space and understand it in 3-D,” he explains.


Camosun leads unique pilot safety monitoring project

October 12, 2017 - 8:51 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Pilots battling forest fires across the province endure unique stresses and challenges, explains Rich Burman, Interaction Lead for the Camosun Innovates team. “They’ll fly right into a smoke column and they say it’s like turning the lights off in a room, pitch black and all you can see are embers,” he says. “Their heart rates go up significantly in the space of a few seconds.”


CCAA silver medalist Chargers women’s volleyball team gears up for a brand new season

October 11, 2017 - 8:58 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Following an epic finish as the 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) silver medalists, the Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball team is gearing up for a brand new season of PACWEST and CCAA competition.


Chargers men’s volleyball squad sets up for super-sized season

October 11, 2017 - 8:57 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

The Camosun Chargers men’s volleyball team is setting up for one of their biggest seasons yet with a crew of exciting new players and the promise of a berth to the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Men’s Volleyball Championship as Camosun plays host to the nation’s best March 8-10, 2018.


ShakeOut Earthquake Preparedness Drill

October 5, 2017 - 11:56 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun College is part of the provincially co-ordinated and synchronized mass ShakeOut earthquake drill, which occurs on the third Thursday of October each year. We're asking all Camosun employees and students to please participate in this important drill.


Imtehaze Heerah on Camosun’s new Interaction Lab: 'The need is there and the resources are here.'

September 29, 2017 - 4:22 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

As a child, Camosun Mechanical Engineering faculty member Imtehaze Heerah was fascinated by his father’s work as Manager of the Public Works department for the town of Vacoas, Republic of Mauritius.

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Camosun Healthy Minds Week, October 10-13

September 29, 2017 - 12:31 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

In celebration of World Mental Health Day, October 10, Camosun’s Student Society and the Student Mental Health Initiative, Division of Student Experience, invite you to celebrate our commitment to mental health awareness and a compassionate college community.


Orange Shirt Day at Camosun, September 29

September 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

On September 29 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.


Clea Young returns to Lansdowne to read from debut collection of short stories

September 25, 2017 - 11:13 am • Media Centre • Camosun Staff

Camosun alumna reads from her work ‘Teardown’ which explores the themes of interpersonal relationships and nuances of parenthood. 

Friday, September 29 at 11am | Young 216, Lansdowne campus


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