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Hard drive with personal info on 3.4 million B.C. and Yukon students lost

VICTORIA — A team of 50 bureaucrats spent much of the summer rummaging through boxes in a secret Victoria warehouse, searching for a hard drive containing records of 3.4 million British Columbia and...
Share my next meal: Students challenge communities to help food banks

Share my next meal: Students challenge communities to help food banks

The goal is to bring awareness of poverty and hunger to local communities and to encourage people to donate to the food banks all year long.
Elsie Roy Business Man

Elsie Roy classroom overtaken by student business people

Elsie Roy was doing brisk business this May as students jammed into one of the school’s Grade 4-5 classrooms to partake on the Young Entrepreneurs Sale. 30 vendors packed the little classroom selling...

Capilano University's $1.3 million shortfall means suspended programs for students

While Emily Carr University makes headlines for the announcement of its new $133 million campus, a $1.3 million shortfall for Capilano University means the institution is planning to eliminate...
VanCity Idol contestants

3rd Annual VanCity Idol rocks the audience at Van Tech

VanCity Idol contestants await the judges feedback.
Judges speak with Hamber law students

Hamber students treated to decades of legal wisdom from top BC judges

Judges speak with Hamber law students.
Police Training

Vancouver students train with police officers in VPD Student Challenge 2013

Vancouver students train with Vancouver police officers.

Study and Go Abroad spring fairs

Canada’s largest international university and student travel expo - highlighting global education opportunities

Eat the Street at Vancouver's PuSh festival

Eat the Street with the PuSH Festival from Jan. 25 to Feb. 4. Enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant while being entertained by Vancouver's brightest and youngest citizens.

"We're a culture, not a costume": student campaign against racial Halloween costumes

If you were planning to go to a Halloween party in a geisha costume, you might want to reconsider. An internet campaign by the Ohio-based Students Teaching Against Racism in Society (STARS) is...