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One day can change everything!

8:30am-2:30pm, Thursday, May 2 at Camosun’s Interurban Campus

April 12, 2013

Once again, Camosun is throwing open its doors and inviting everyone to stop by and experience first-hand what their community college offers. The annual Open House and Career Fair is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2013, with a full range of hands-on activities that showcase post-secondary and career options.

More than 2,000 middle school and secondary students are expected to visit the campus during the day. Adults of all ages are also most welcome to attend.

All areas of the campus are open, from the Trades shops on one end to the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) at the other end. Programs based at Lansdowne campus will also be setting up displays and activities at Interurban, giving visitors a true college-wide experience.

Photo/Video Highlights include:

  • Health Care Career Fair – featuring VIHA, Vancouver Island’s largest employer
  • Computer-simulated patient demos (Nursing)
  • Mirror-maze challenge (Dental)
  • Wheelchair obstacle race (Sport & Exercise Ed.)
  • Spaghetti Bridge Contest
  • Build a one-string electric guitar (Electronics)
  • Mr. Wizard science show (Chemistry)
  • Compressed air rocket launch (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Try On a Career photos (Co-operative education)
  • Nail driving contest (Carpentry)
  • Trades students in action (all trades shops)
  • Drumming workshops (Aboriginal Education)
  • Bicycle generator (Environmental Technology)
  • Victoria Conservatory of Music student performances
  • Life Life drawing (Comics & Graphic Novels)
  • Art gallery and student project showcase (Visual Arts)
  • Capture the Day photo contest on Twitter

The full list of activities is being updated daily:


Val Mieras
Coordinator, Open House & Career Fair 2013

Last updated: April 12, 2013 5:53 pm

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