Vancouver Community College

Vancouver Community College is a public community college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1965, it is the largest and oldest community college in British Columbia, with over 140 certificate and diploma programs. VCC has two campuses, Broadway and Downtown, both located in the city of Vancouver.

The college accommodates 26,000 students each year from a variety of nations, about 8 percent of whom are international

VCC offers career programs leading to one-year certificates, two-year diplomas, and four-year bachelor’s degrees in fields such as the arts, business, and community services. The college offers both full-time and part-time programs in spring, summer, and fall terms. Individual courses are also available to supplement high school education or offer continuing education.

VCC is accessible to students with disabilities who study in either specialized programs or in mainstream programs. Access to equipment and braille or taped class material is available, as well as interpreting service for classes, events, and study situations. Advisors can provide exam accommodation, job search assistance, and community resource referrals. The college also offers on-site licensed, non-profit child care, professional counseling, and on-site health services with a doctor at each campus. International students can access educational planning, study permit extensions, and obtain medical insurance and applications for work permits.