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Experience VCC Open House

Vancouver Community College

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Experience VCC Open House

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Event Details

You're invited to Vancouver Community College's Fall open house on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Event info

We will be opening the doors to our Broadway campus for an afternoon of tours, demonstrations, and entertainment. 

Browse over 120 programs, explore the campus, meet students, and talk to instructors about programs in arts, health sciences, certified trades, university transfer, and more.

The event is free and open to the public.

Getting to VCC Broadway

  • Free parking - street and lot parking available

  • Bus - #9 or #99 bus

  • Skytrain - steps away from VCC-Clark Skytrain station

Prizes and perks

  • No application fee
    Attend Experience VCC and we will waive your application fee! (limit one per person)

  • Chance to win $1,000 tuition
    Attendees will have the opportunity to win $1,000 towards tuition

Tours and workshops

3 to 6 p.m.

  • Passport to Hospitality
    Where can a hospitality career take you?

    Find out at VCC's Passport to Hospitality event, part of our Experience VCC open house. Get your "passport" at the door, then collect stamps at activity stations hosted by VCC's culinary arts, Asian culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and hospitality management departments.

    Fill your passport for a chance to win great prizes!

3:30 p.m.

  • Occupational Physical Therapist Assistant
    Join VCC instructors for a tour of our state-of-the-art physical therapy labs and learn how you can play a role in helping people recover from illness or injury.

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
    Get an introduction to the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture from fluent VCC instructors while learning about full-and part-time program options.

4 p.m.

  • Automotive trades
    Did you know that VCC has a giant automotive shop under the Broadway campus? See where our students train with high-tech tools on customer cars, and try your hand at virtual welding and painting.

  • Bachelor Science in Nursing (BScN)
    Join a tour of VCC’s Hi-Fi medical simulation labs and learn how VCC nursing students use lifelike 3G mannequins in health care training exercises.

4:15 p.m.

  • Health Care Assistant
    Get a look around one of B.C.’s largest simulated hospital training environments, then learn about current job prospects and get your questions answered by VCC faculty.  

4:30 p.m.

  • Music
    Come see where VCC music students hone their craft and prepare for the music industry. Meet instructors and students, and visit classrooms and rehearsal spaces, including our fully equipped, 240-seat auditorium.

  • Makeup Artistry
    Get to know VCC’s newly redesigned makeup artistry program, featuring opportunities to learn makeup for weddings, film, editorial, plus hairstyling and more in as few as 9 months.

5 p.m.

  • Practical Nursing
    Visit VCC’s state-of-the-art simulated hospital and participate in a real training exercise by learning to assess pain in a post-surgical patient using 3G medical mannequins in our Hi-Fi laboratory.

Tours and workshops have limited space and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you miss a tour or workshop, make sure to stop by the program's booth!

Can't make it?

VCC is committed to helping you plan your studies with a range of support services. If you can't join us at Experience VCC, you can learn more about our programs through any of our regular information sessions or by meeting with an advisor.

Have questions about Experience VCC Open House? Contact Vancouver Community College

When & Where

Vancouver Community College - Broadway Campus
1120 East 7th Avenue
Vancouver, B.C

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Vancouver Community College

Located in the heart of the city, Vancouver Community College offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant, real-world training. Our on-campus facilities - including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and VCC’s newly renovated salon and spa - allow students to hone their skills and training while providing high-quality, lower-cost services to the Downtown and East Vancouver communities. 

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