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by Bob Hall on Monday Jun 11 2018

A trio of Selkirk College alumni have embarked on six-month internships that send recent Canadian post-secondary graduates across the globe to work on international development.

Selkirk College, along with partners Bow Valley College and College of the Rockies, is excited...

by Bob Hall on Friday Jun 08 2018

High school students from around the region have a shot at easing the financial pressure of post-secondary at the annual Selkirk College High School Exam Competition.

There is $5,000 in tuition and textbook credit up for grabs at the annual competition that takes place at the Selkirk College Castlegar Campus on Friday, June 29. Open to all Grade 11 and Grade 12 students, test takers can...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday May 24 2018

Rapid innovation and technology adoption across the forest sector in rural B.C. will be fostered through a new research program spearheaded by Selkirk College.

Selkirk College’s Applied Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) has been successful in securing $1.7 million in funding from the Natural Science & Engineering Council of...

by Bob Hall on Thursday May 24 2018

After nine months in the Selkirk College Fine Woodworking Program workshop, students are emerging from behind workbenches ready to showcase their furniture’s fine lines.

Each wood creation is a solid representation of the unique personality each student brings to the table. Celebrate their year of hard work, splinters and beautiful finished projects at an exhibition that runs May...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday May 22 2018

Two members of Selkirk College’s Class of 2018 have taken a significant step in their pursuit of becoming doctors after receiving offers of admission from the MD Undergraduate Program at the University of British Columbia.

Svetlana Hadikin and Adib Malas graduated from the Rural Pre-Medicine (RPM) Program in April and earlier this month learned they have been accepted into medical...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Tuesday May 08 2018

This winter, the heat at the Castlegar, Silver King and Tenth Street campuses was turned down by two degrees to conserve energy and show Selkirk College’s commitment to lowering our carbon footprint.

Students and staff were encouraged to wear a sweater to show their support for energy conservation at this second annual event.

“This small adjustment in our temperature on...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday May 01 2018

The finalists are set for Saturday’s Junior Dragons Den Championship at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail.

Junior Dragons from Castlegar, Nelson, Tumbler Ridge, Salmo and Selkirk College and Okanagan University College in Kelowna will be showcasing their business ventures in front of judges beginning at 6 p.m. in the Silver City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Junior Dragons Den is a...

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 30 2018

More than 100 Selkirk College students in the School of University Arts & Sciences (UAS) have been recognized for their outstanding achievement during the 2017-2018 academic year.

The annual UAS Excellence Awards was held earlier this month with the most outstanding students in all subject areas presented with certificates from faculty in the program.

"Students put so much of...

by Bob Hall on Monday Apr 30 2018

Selkirk College students and staff celebrated a major milestone at Grad 2018 on the Castlegar Campus on April 27. Just over a 1,000 learners from all programs were eligible to graduate this year and more than 400 attended the annual ceremony to cross the stage. The ceremony was the 50th in the regional college’s history.

Learn more about how to start a post-secondary...

by Bob Hall on Saturday Apr 28 2018

Efforts to better prepare the West Kootenay and Boundary region for emerging opportunities in the tech sector has received a boost with Selkirk College’s plan to introduce two new programs that will provide learners with the education and skills required for future business and employment needs.

The Provincial Government has allocated $100,000 in start-up funding from the Ministry of...


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