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Jun 9, 2017

International Students Club – Calgary Zoo Expedition Activty

On Friday, June 9th, an interesting BVC International Students Club activity took place at the Escape 2gether. In the beginning of summer, we had this opportunity to join with a fun and interactive group of Bow Valley College students that were excited to discover the natural beauty of the Calgary Zoo at the heart of the City of Calgary. In this warm and sunny morning; we had a trip to the Calgary…

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Jun 1, 2017

A Successful Chinese Delegation Tour hosted by International Education~June 1, 2017

On, May 31st, 2017, Bow Valley College (BVC)—International Education hosted an Elite Counselors Fam Trip Tour coordinated via Can-Achieve International Education Ltd, a BVC partnered International Student Recruitment Agency. Together with coordinators from a selection of programs across the college, this was an opportunity to showcase some of the unique programming, quality learner success support…

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May 30, 2017

Bow Valley College has been awarded a new project in Kenya

Bow Valley College (BVC) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the lead Canadian institution for a national consultancy in Kenya. The consultancy is one component of the Kenya Education For Employment Program (KEFEP), and will focus on helping the Kenyan Ministry of Education incorporate a Competency Based Education and Training (CBET) approach to the ongoing national reform of the Technical…

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Mar 29, 2017

The Internationalization Innovation Fund Award 2017

The International Education Department is pleased to announce our most recent recipient of the College’s Internationalization Innovation Fund award to Cheryl Kinzel, Director of Bow Valley College’s new Centre for Early Childhood Development and Applied Research (CEDAR).  Cheryl is collaborating with Cathryn O’Sullivan, who is the Early Childhood Coordinator within the Caribbean Child Development…

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Mar 23, 2017

Improving Skills Training for Employment Program (ISTEP) project

The Improving Skills Training for Employment Program (ISTEP) is a five year, Government of Canada funded, and Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) administered project in Tanzania. Bow Valley College leads the ISTEP-06: Technical Vocational Education and Training Program (TVET), with Morogoro Vocational Teachers Training College (MVTTC) and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). MVTTC is the official…

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Mar 7, 2017

Bow Valley College at the 2017 International Forum in Montreal

The annual International Forum is an exciting annual gathering organized by World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI). The sixth annual International Forum was held in Montreal, from January 20 to 21, 2017. The forum is an an annual event where the best ideas and practices for international development are shared. The Forum brings together…

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Mar 1, 2017

International Students Club – IMAX Movie, Logan

The BVC International Students’ Club held an event on March 1st that everyone was anxiously anticipating.  When word that the sign up sheet for this event was out, it filled up in a matter of hours.  This was to be expected since the club was going to see the movie Logan at Chinook’s IMAX theatre.  We gathered 20 students, that Wednesday night, in front of the International Office around 5:30 …

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Feb 16, 2017

Laser Tag Trip

On February, 16th, the club’s second activity of the year was perhaps the most fun anyone had in a while, we played the adrenaline packed laser tag! Everyone gathered in front of the international department and we made our way to Laser Quest in an anxious journey. At arrival, we were all dazzled by the different make believe scenarios the company had, making us all actually feel in a quest. We…

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Feb 1, 2017

Downtown Calgary Tour

For the first activity of the year we gave students an amazing tour around Downtown Calgary, which included three main attractions. We gathered at the college and hopped on the train to begin our adventure downtown. From the station, it was only a short walk through Stephen Ave. to make it to our first stop, the breathtaking Calgary Tower. Walking up to the “tall” tower can be a new experience…

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Dec 8, 2016

Ice Skating at the Olympic Plaza

On November 23, the BVC International Student’s Club recently engaged in another exciting adventure! The club was so enthusiastic for the opportunity to take students ice skating, because for a lot of them it was their first time lacing up a pair of ice-skates and hitting the ice.  We all met at The International Office at Bow Valley College, then we began our trek just two blocks away from the…

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