From the category archives:

Education in Victoria

Camosun College

by hwilde August 29, 2011

In 1971, Camosun College began educating students in Victoria, and since then, has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence. Two separate campuses; Interurban and Landsdowne, offer a diverse selection of programs for students. Adopted from the Songhees First Nation, the name Camosun means “where different waters meet and are transformed.” Very appropriate considering that […]

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Adult and Continuing Education in Victoria BC

by Jodi Baker August 24, 2011

Education need not stop after high school, even after you’ve attained your degree, professional designation or trade certification.If you’re living in Victoria, you have access to all sorts of adult and continuing education.  Many of our educational institutions offer courses and programs (either credited or not) for adult learners. All three School Districts within the […]

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Trade and Technical Schools in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group August 19, 2011

There is an impressive variety of trade and technical schools in the Greater Victoria area.  Whether you are looking to acquire certification within a trade, or just expand your skill set, you can probably find a program that suits your needs. These days, employers are in need of skilled workers, and most people need some […]

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Private Schools in Victoria BC

by hwilde August 14, 2011

There are several private schools in Victoria that you may choose to enroll your children in to benefit from various programs, based on different criteria. Boarding schools are popular with some families, often international students, or families where parents travel for work like the stability that a boarding school can provide. Private boarding schools in […]

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Public Schools in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group July 30, 2011

People who are new to Victoria, or who are considering a move here want to know about the quality of our public schools.  Those who are living in Victoria will attest that we maintain a quality, progressive education system. The public school system in Greater Victoria contains 3 districts: School District 61 – The Greater […]

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Victoria’s New Marine Training Centre at Camosun College

by hwilde July 5, 2011

The provincial government has just announced that it will provide funding to build a new marine training centre at Camosun College in Victoria.  The training centre will offer skills training for those new to marine trades, upgrades for tradespeople moving into marine work and a supervisory training program for workers with experience. Camosun College already […]

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Living in Victoria

by hwilde April 16, 2010

Beautiful – yes, and Victoria is smart too, providing diverse options for post secondary education. The University of Victoria, Royal Roads University, and Camosun College head a long list of reputable institutions. There is a progressive public school system incorporating high level athletic programs, francophone and French immersion studies, as well as several excellent private […]

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