News

Hairstylist Students Open Silver King Campus Salon
Students pointing their education towards a career as a hairstylist are now ready to put theory into practice at the Silver King Campus Hair Salon that is open and currently booking appointments for the public. A great opportunity for both staff and students to witness the future of the industry.—February 13, 2018
Nursing Students Help Combat Homelessness
The Coldest Night of the Year walk for homelessness has been making a difference in communities across Canada, raising millions of dollars to help those who are struggling. Third-year Selkirk College Nursing Program students are an important part of the success of the walk in our region.—February 13, 2018
Ike Barber Scholarships Benefit Grads
Starting an academic journey at Selkirk College has a host of benefits. One of the advantages is access to the Ike Barber Transfer Scholarship which provides $5,000 to those who begin their studies close to home. This is the story about how one alumnus has benefited.—January 31, 2018
Bursaries Signal Relief for Those Pursuing Dreams
The importance of student financial aid is a key component in creating an affordable post-secondary education for Selkirk College learners. Emmett Deuling is one of the students who has benefited from the generosity of donors who will be recognized at the annual Bursary Tea.—January 25, 2018
Bursaries Help Students Focus on Education Goals
The challenges post-secondary students face as they work toward a desired education are varied and relative. Some hurdles are greater than others, but those who embark on a journey at Selkirk College have the option of seeking financial relief through bursaries that help ease the strain.—January 16, 2018
50th Anniversary Creates Legacy for Students
The target of raising $50,000 for future student scholarships and bursaries has been reached with the creation of the 50th Anniversary Legacy Award that will assist learners in perpetuity. The goal was reached after community support at Gala 2017 provided the final touch.—January 4, 2018
New VPs Committed to Student-First Philosophy
Selkirk College’s leadership team has welcomed a two new vice presidents who are both relishing the opportunity to help guide the region’s post-secondary into the future. Kerry Clarke and John Kincaid arrived to their new Selkirk College posts in November leading two-thirds of all departments at the college. —January 2, 2018
Return to Class Proves Vital
The Selkirk College School of Academic Upgrading & Development provides learners with the opportunity to succeed in a welcoming environment where overcoming challenges is made possible. Students of all ages rely on the program to complete high school requirements.—December 13, 2017
Selkirk College Partners with Jamaican Arts School
A new partnership between Selkirk College and the Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts in Jamaica has opened the door for students to immerse themselves in Caribbean culture and creativity. In October, an envoy of Selkirk College educators headed south to Kingston, Jamaica to formalize an agreement.—November 28, 2017