LaSalle International’s first educational establishment opens its doors in 1959. It all starts with the LaSalle College located in the LaSalle borough of Montreal. Mr. Jean-Paul Morin is the founder of the College. This Canadian entrepreneur's mission is to create job opportunities for the Quebec population by providing education that is in line with job market demands. In response to the growing demand in administrative labour at the time, the College offers its first program in secretarial training.
In the heart of the city of Montreal, LaSalle College has successfully brought together elite cohorts over the last 50 years. The College's teachers are professionals in their respective fields, passionate and respected. Their mandate is to provide quality education and respond to their students' needs. They are also prepared to adapt to societal shifts and job market trends.
LaSalle College offers over 60 programs that respond to students' needs with programs that bridge college level education and the various outlets, be it the industry, organizations or university. The two-year preuniversity programs lead to a DEC and allow graduates to pursue university studies in Canada, USA, Europe and Australia. Three-year DEC programs are also offered and allow students to gain a skill set directly applicable in the job market. Vocational programs lead to an AEC or DEP. These studies prepare students to directly access the work place. They can fulfill positions with a company or start their own business.
LaSalle College devotes a whole floor to the fabulous world of beauty. The new beauty facility spans across 14,500 square feet which is dedicated to esthetic care and hairdressing and can accommodate over 200 students. These new classrooms, furnished with the latest equipment, will immerse you into a dynamic environment, faithfully mirroring the beauty industry.
LaSalle College’s innovative new collaborative learning spaces are equipped with ergonomic furniture and cutting-edge technology appreciated by students and teachers alike. It’s the end of learning standards as students have known them. In these classes, there’s no more front or back of the room, no traditional blackboards, no desks in a row. The educational institution now has a dozens of these collaborative rooms in its facilities, including six new ones. They all enable the school to better meet the needs of modern learning methods.
LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV) opened its doors in 1998 as an English as second language school (ESL). In 2002, the school began to focus and expand on design-based programs such in Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Artistic Make-up, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Graphic Design, and 2D/3D Animation as well as on-line training programs in Interior Design, Fashion Marketing, Video Game 3D Modelling, and Administrative Assistant.
Located in an 80,000-square-foot building in beautiful Vancouver, LCV delivers programs with credentials ranging from Bachelor Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates and has been consistently named the top undergraduate school in Canada for video game design by the Princeton Review. LaSalle College Vancouver prides itself on small class size, a friendly environment, hands-on delivery, and excellent industry-experienced instructors.
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