Advanced Education

Domestic students pursuing a degree in dentistry in Canada, including at the University of Victoria, pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. (Black Press Media File)

Future teachers fork out Canada’s lowest tuitions, future dentists pay a mouthful

Drilling down into this year’s numbers shows a wide range in Canadian university fees

 

University of B.C. Okanagan campus and other post-secondary institutions are preparing for in-person instruction this fall. (UBC photo)

Masks, vaccination proof needed for B.C. post-secondary gatherings

Vaccine required for student housing, masks for classes and events

 

Bill Merilees, a retired B.C. Parks regional information officer, collected mollusk shells from B.C. and Washington state coastlines for 50 years and has donated his 140,000-specimen collection to University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum

UBC’s Beaty museum grateful for Bill Merilees’s historical record of B.C. marine biodiversity

 

Selkirk College president Angus Graeme congratulates a graduating student at Convocation 2018. Graeme will retire from the role in 2022. Photo: Selkirk College

Selkirk College president to step down in 2022

Angus Graeme has led the college since 2010

Selkirk College president Angus Graeme congratulates a graduating student at Convocation 2018. Graeme will retire from the role in 2022. Photo: Selkirk College
Selkirk College Electrical Foundation Program students (L-R) Mack Adams, Kolbe Friesen and Landen Horton are currently on Nelson’s Silver King Campus for in-person delivery of curriculum. To ensure the health and safety of their peers and instructors, students have been wearing non-medical face masks when two-metre physical distancing is not possible. The college has now implemented a mandatory face mask policy on all its campuses and learning centres. Photo submitted

Selkirk College makes masks mandatory for students, staff

Masks will be required at every Selkirk campus

Selkirk College Electrical Foundation Program students (L-R) Mack Adams, Kolbe Friesen and Landen Horton are currently on Nelson’s Silver King Campus for in-person delivery of curriculum. To ensure the health and safety of their peers and instructors, students have been wearing non-medical face masks when two-metre physical distancing is not possible. The college has now implemented a mandatory face mask policy on all its campuses and learning centres. Photo submitted
Kaslo’s Savanah Cockrell is a valedictorian for Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. Photo submitted

Kaslo native named Thompson Rivers valedictorian

Savanah Cockrell is graduating from the Faculty of Arts

Kaslo’s Savanah Cockrell is a valedictorian for Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. Photo submitted
Like so many in the last few weeks, Selkirk College president Angus Graeme has been taking care of the business of post-secondary in the region via videoconferencing. Photo submitted

COLUMN: World has changed, but Selkirk College’s mission still the same

President Angus Graeme writes about the college in 2020

  • May 4, 2020
Like so many in the last few weeks, Selkirk College president Angus Graeme has been taking care of the business of post-secondary in the region via videoconferencing. Photo submitted