Open House Set for November 4

Community Invited to Come Explore Their Future at Selkirk College


There has never been a better time to check out the multitude of program options and career pathways available at Selkirk College.

The annual Selkirk College Open House at the Castlegar Campus goes November 4th between 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Secondary students from across the West Kootenay and Boundary are invited to come to the campus to explore the more than 60 programs offered. Parents, high school teachers, career counsellors and all members of the public are also encouraged to check out what Selkirk College has available.

Open House 2015

Prospective Selkirk College students are invited to come to the Castlegar Campus on November 4th to check out the wide array of opportunities that exist in more than 60 programs.

“This is a great opportunity to explore the wide array of programs offered at all of our campuses,” says Aimie Chernoff, Educational Recruitment Coordinator for Selkirk College. “Putting all the programs and services together in one space allows prospective students to get a really solid understanding of what is offered and how to make their educational dreams a reality.”

Selkirk College will have representatives from all programs on hand to provide information and answer questions. Programs from all eight campuses throughout the West Kootenay and Boundary will be featured.

Registration Fee Waived for Those Who Attend

Also attending the Open House will be admissions officers, financial aid, Aboriginal Services, counsellors and current Selkirk students who will act as tour guides. There will be interactive and informative displays set up in the Castlegar Campus “pit” for prospective students to browse. Faculty will be in attendance to chat about some of the amazing educational opportunities that exist.

“Having the opportunity to meet face-to-face with Selkirk College staff is very beneficial when it comes making an important decision about your future,” says Chernoff. “A vital part of the college’s overall mission to provide post-secondary education in our home communities. Both high school and mature students have daunting decisions ahead of them when it comes to choosing a school that suits them best. Taking a closer look at what Selkirk College has to offer can help make those decisions easier.”

There will important information provided about scholarships and financial aid which are available to students who study at Selkirk College. Understanding the daunting task ahead for those nearing the end of high school, there will also be help in filling out the college application. Those who fill out their application that night will have the $36 registration fee waived.

Campus tours and free refreshments will be provided. There will be awesome prizes up for grabs including tuition certificates, gift cards and more.

The Open House will take place on Tuesday, November 4th between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm in the main building on the Castlegar Campus.


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