Camosun Collge is located in Victoria, the Capital City of British Columbia with a population of over 400,000. Victoria is ranked the number one tourist destination in Canada for 2017, the best place in Canada for new immigrations (who share many of the same traits as International students), the number one city in Canada for young professionals, and Canada’s friendliest city. It is recognized as the warmest part of Canada during the winter. (enter Character and Location descriptive text here)
Camosun College is British Columbia’s most comprehensive college with an award winning coop program that has produced the top Coop student in British Columbia for the last 10 years in a row. With excellence in Engineering and being the only college to have a 3rd year transfer to UBC Engineering. Camosun offers University – Transfer, diplomas, Degrees and Post Degree programs in the fields of Business, Science, Technology, and Health Sciences. Accredited by governments Ministry of Advanced Education.
As the top destination in Canada for tourist, Victoria has a wide offering of things to do. From Whale Watching, to dinning in world-class restaurants or learning to surf there is always something to do. With an abundance of free entertainment, free activities and adventures you can pay to enjoy, Victoria has plenty to offer whether you are on a tight budget or have no worries about your budget.
Camosun College is in beautiful Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Our two campuses serve approximately 19,000 learners a year in certificate, diploma, bachelor’s degree, and Post Degree programs.
Each year Camosun welcomes over 1,100 Indigenous students from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit groups, and over 1,600 international students from more than 80 countries.
The college welcomed its first students in 1971 and adopted the name “Camosun”, a local Lkwungen (Songhees) First Nation name meaning “where different waters meet and are transformed.” Today, Camosun College offers over 160 innovative programs to help meet the needs of students.
Our education offerings include university transfer and applied degree programs; career and upgrading. Camosun College has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence—we’re proud of our faculty, staff and students, and the fact that we provide one of Canada’s best learning experiences.
We’re large enough to provide great services and facilities for a vibrant campus environment on beautiful Vancouver Island, yet small enough to offer students the individual support, care and attention not found in most post-secondary institutions.
And, our impact as a college extends well beyond our highly skilled, job-ready graduates. We provide; research, innovation and prototyping services for industry; and well-trained co-op students for employers. With over 900 employees and an annual budget of $123 million, Camosun is one of our community’s top employers and generates close to $1 billion in economic impact in our province every year.
– Camosun College has a comprehensive student life portfolio.
– Varsity sports
– Study Aboard
– Student Exchange
– Weekly activities for International students
– Volunteer programs
Cultural Connections for new students (buddy system)