“Fifty-seven per cent of students complete their credentials in the same region in which they graduated high school according to an annual review conducted by BC Council on Admissions & Transfer,” says Selkirk College Recruitment Specialist Matt Martin. “Selkirk College has been in our backyard for over 50 years and we welcome you to come to campus to see first hand the array of learning options available to local students.”
Prospective Selkirk College students are invited to come to the Castlegar Campus on November 3 to check out the wide array of opportunities that exist in more than 60 programs.
The annual event has traditionally been held on a weeknight, but this year Selkirk College opens its doors on a Saturday.
“We wanted to make our Open House as accessible as possible to people of our region by hosting it at a time when busy families have a bit more flexibility in their schedules,” says Martin.
Starting at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the public is welcome to explore the Castlegar Campus. Programs and services will be on display in The Pit where knowledgeable faculty and staff will be on hand to meet and answer questions.
What else to expect:
- Interactive and informative program displays
- Faculty from all program areas to talk with
- Fun science, arts and cultural activities
- Information on scholarships and financial aid
- Help with your application
- Campus tours every half hour
- Free food and refreshments
- Awesome prizes including tuition certificates, gift cards, and much more
Selkirk College is waiving the application fee for students who apply at this event. There has never been a better time to check out the multitude of program options and career pathways available at Selkirk College.
“Taking time to come to campus is an important step in identifying all the options available at Selkirk College from starting toward a degree or completing that credential which will get you started in your dream career,” says Recruitment Specialist Aimie Chernoff.
The BC 2025 Labour Market Outlook states that 75 per cent of all job openings in 2025 will require post-secondary education and training.
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