Post-secondary Education

Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.

Changing lives: All youth deserve the chance to reach their potential.

Youth Futures Education Fund and United Way BC help former youth in care follow their dreams

  • Sep 19, 2022

 

Students returning to campuses across British Columbia including the University of Victoria are paying among the highest tuitions across the country with high housing costs another compounding factor. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

B.C. graduate students pay the second-highest tuitions in Canada

Annual undergraduate tuition in Canada rates rose 2.6 per cent

 

Simon Fraser University is pictured in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019. Two years after dumping their controversial Clan nickname, Simon Fraser University’s sports teams will be called the Red Leafs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Two years after dumping the Clan, Simon Fraser teams will be known as the Red Leafs

Red Leafs will debut their new look with a launch party on Thursday

 

University of British Columbia president and vice chancellor Santa Ono poses for a portrait following an event at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, June, 13, 2016. The University of Michigan will name Ono as its new president, two sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
University of British Columbia president and vice chancellor Santa Ono poses for a portrait following an event at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Friday, June, 13, 2016. The University of Michigan will name Ono as its new president, two sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)

Get a head start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Maple Ridge on July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!

Your path to a rewarding new career begins here!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to the Lower Mainland June 23

  • May 30, 2022
Black Press media's Langley Career and Post-Secondary Education Event June 23 – live and in-person in the Field House at the Langley Event Centre!
People take part in a rally calling on the federal government to expand the permanent status program to include all refugees, international students, undocumented migrants and temporary foreign workers near Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s constituency office in Montreal, Sunday, May 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Feds extend post-grad work permits for 50,000 students — but advocates say it’s not enough

International students cannot count work experience during their studies toward permanent residency

People take part in a rally calling on the federal government to expand the permanent status program to include all refugees, international students, undocumented migrants and temporary foreign workers near Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s constituency office in Montreal, Sunday, May 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Amanda Vick is part of the first graduating class of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)

Students of the world’s first Indigenous law program set to graduate in B.C.

Graduates to influence areas of law such as constitutionalism, Indigenous governance

Amanda Vick is part of the first graduating class of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Photo courtesy of University of Victoria)
An interactive map of Canadian university towns lists Abbotsford at seventh out of 94. Chilliwack just missed the top 10 at 11th place. (Preply graphic)

Abbotsford ranks in top ten list of Canadian university towns

Company looked at factors like affordability, opportunities and the cost of having a beer in a pub

An interactive map of Canadian university towns lists Abbotsford at seventh out of 94. Chilliwack just missed the top 10 at 11th place. (Preply graphic)
Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Universities in Canada plan in-person convocation ceremonies after lengthy hiatus

Daniella Okezie has been practising her strut. In a few weeks, the…

Daniella Okezie poses for a portrait at a studio in Kitchener, Ont., in a Feb. 15, 2022, handout photo. Okezie is going to walk across the stage to mark the completion of her bachelor’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University next month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Click Photography, Christine Kufske, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)

B.C. post-secondary students launch petitions calling for online learning

Students call for online classes and enhanced safety measures in the classroom

Langara College in Vancouver. (Wikimedia Commons)
Former UFV student Jason Beck has moved on to a notable career with the BC Sports Hall of Fame and was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. (Submitted)

University of the Fraser Valley honours BC Sports Hall of Fame curator

UFV Distinguished Alumni Award given to BC Sports Hall of Fame’s Jason Beck

Former UFV student Jason Beck has moved on to a notable career with the BC Sports Hall of Fame and was recently named the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. (Submitted)
The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Students concerns heard, exams will continue in-person: UBC

Spokesperson says school administration has worked closely with health officials to ensure students are safe

The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Artist’s conception of what UBC’s Surrey project might look like from across the street. (Image: UBC)

UBC invests $70M in Surrey property, begins planning future campus

UBC Properties Trust purchasing 135,000-sq. ft. site in Whalley for $70 million, at southeast corner of King George Boulevard and Fraser Highway

Artist’s conception of what UBC’s Surrey project might look like from across the street. (Image: UBC)
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

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)
A pedestrian walks past the University of Alberta Butter Dome in Edmonton Alta, on December 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta’s post-secondary schools saying no to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

Leading institutions will strongly encourage vaccination, but won’t go so far as to mandate it.

A pedestrian walks past the University of Alberta Butter Dome in Edmonton Alta, on December 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser Valley (left) and Columbia Bible College will not require students to be vaccinated when school returns.

Abbotsford post-secondary institutions not making vaccines mandatory

University of the Fraser Valley, Columbia Bible College say they will follow PHA advice

Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser Valley (left) and Columbia Bible College will not require students to be vaccinated when school returns.
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Maple Ridge/Central Mainland

  • Jun 28, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Maple Ridge/Central Mainland

  • Jun 21, 2021
Career Fair
Career Fair

5 reasons your career search just got easier

Black Press Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event comes to Maple Ridge/Central Mainland

  • Jun 14, 2021
Career Fair