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Profile Last Updated: December 12, 2008
Langara College boasts the record of having more transfer students accepted into a first-degree program by the University of British Columbia than any other college in the province. That's why more students who plan to continue their studies in UBC chose to enroll in this independent public college.
Earn While You Learn
Langara is also the first college in the province to offer paid work placements through its co-operative education option. It offers first- and second-year university courses, numerous career programs, and short-term Continuing Studies courses to more than 23,000 full- and part-time students. It also has a wider variety of first- and second-year university Arts and Science courses in the summer than any other college in BC.
Langara College’s Library/Classroom building, encompassing 7,700 square metres, opened in the fall of 2007. The facility was a welcome addition to existing instructional buildings which already provided multipurpose classrooms, lecture halls, study and seminar rooms, science laboratories, technical-vocational workshops, studios for the cultural and performing arts, and facilities for athletics and intramurals.
Langara College competes in the BC Colleges Athletic Association and the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association. There is a variety of sports available for students to take part in. The College bookstore stocks texts and is a good source for stationery supplies. You’ll also find a nice selection of gifts like College mugs, T-shirts, and pins.A child development center serves children 18 months to five years.