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Students attending Camosun College will have the opportunity to study blockchain technology, commonly used for cryptocurrencies, as of September. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

Blockchain technology training offered at Camosun College

Three new courses available this fall, information sessions July 28, Aug. 25 provide details

Students attending Camosun College will have the opportunity to study blockchain technology, commonly used for cryptocurrencies, as of September. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)
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‘Relatively bleak:’ Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

The president of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations said he’s hearing from students across the country who are struggling to find jobs

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New electric vehicle maintenance program coming to Camosun College

Program designed to provide students with ‘marketable skills’, ease transition to EVs, MLA says

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Matt Simpson at the Chemainus Ball Park where he spent a lot of his development time over the years. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Cool transition to college baseball in Wisconsin for Island ballplayer

Chemainus baseball product anxious to get going after last season lost due to COVID

Matt Simpson at the Chemainus Ball Park where he spent a lot of his development time over the years. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation “Quagmire.” Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island College Artist Talk goes online for winter 2021

The series invites contemporary Canadian artists to speak about their professional practice

  • Jan 27, 2021
Artist Jim Holyoak’s installation “Quagmire.” Holyoak will be the first speaker for the Artist Talk Online Winter 2021 series. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
To thank the community for supporting them through a difficult year, the Canadian College of Performing Arts released a holiday music video Dec. 17. (Screenshot)

Victoria performing arts college releases holiday music video

Canadian College of Performing Arts takes theatre online amid pandemic

To thank the community for supporting them through a difficult year, the Canadian College of Performing Arts released a holiday music video Dec. 17. (Screenshot)
A group of Pearson College students take their learning outside in COVID-conscious classrooms. The college is one of 18 United World Colleges that will be welcoming more refugee students through the Rise initiative. (Courtesy of Pearson College)

Metchosin’s Pearson College part of new global initiative to support young refugees and trailblazers

The Rise initiative is seeking youth aged 15 to 17 who are ready to change the world

A group of Pearson College students take their learning outside in COVID-conscious classrooms. The college is one of 18 United World Colleges that will be welcoming more refugee students through the Rise initiative. (Courtesy of Pearson College)
Camosun College students have to pay for a U-Pass, even if they attend only online courses. (Black Press Media file photo)

Camosun charging all students for transit pass during COVID-19

Students attending only online courses unable to opt out, after other institutions waive fees

Camosun College students have to pay for a U-Pass, even if they attend only online courses. (Black Press Media file photo)
Matthew Zeleny distributes a box of medical-grade face masks designed in partnership with Camosun College. Now, the design is shared online for free. (Courtesy of Camosun College)

Camosun College shares free design of medical-grade face masks

Manufacturers across Canada, United States and UK have inquired

Matthew Zeleny distributes a box of medical-grade face masks designed in partnership with Camosun College. Now, the design is shared online for free. (Courtesy of Camosun College)
An artistic rendering shows what the University of Victoria’s student housing project will look like when completed. (Courtesy UVic)

Saanich calls on UVic, Camosun College to talk student housing shortage

UVic currently has 2,300 student beds, Camosun has no on-campus housing

An artistic rendering shows what the University of Victoria’s student housing project will look like when completed. (Courtesy UVic)
David Palmer and Lauren Hutchinson stand in front of their final project, that turns mash used in the brewing of spirits into pellets that can be re-used or better recycled. (Nick Murray/News Staff)

Vancouver Island student mechanical engineering solves real-world problems

Camosun showcase included projects that confound conventional wisdom, garner industry interest

  • Aug 26, 2019
David Palmer and Lauren Hutchinson stand in front of their final project, that turns mash used in the brewing of spirits into pellets that can be re-used or better recycled. (Nick Murray/News Staff)
The University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University unveiled some of their most popular programs. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

Vancouver Island post-secondary schools reveal most popular programs

Camosun College, the University of Victoria and Royal Roads University share students’ top picks

The University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University unveiled some of their most popular programs. (Photo courtesy of UVic)