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Selkirk College

Type of institution
University
International students
311
On campus accomodation
Available
About Selkirk College

Selkirk International is committed to welcoming students from around the world and providing opportunities for all Selkirk College students to have an international experience as a part of their studies. At Selkirk College, Canadian and International Students study side-by-side in over 60 different programs. Selkirk College is also home to over 311 international students, from 26 countries, studying in 25 program areas and 127 Aboriginal learners study in more than 30 program areas. Selkirk College also offers transfer courses that enable students to transfer to a university to pursue their degree. The college is located in a world-class outdoor setting that provides incredible recreational opportunities for students in both their studies and leisure time. Selkirk is not only BC’s oldest regional college but the first created through a community referendum. The very first day of classes at Selkirk College were held in temporary buildings, abandoned bunkhouses at Celgar, a local pulp and paper mill. It was September 1966 but the college’s roots trace back to 1964 – 1965, during which discussions and forums finally resulted in a regional vote in favour of funding BC's first regional college.

Selkirk is a leader in environmental sustainability and has implemented initiatives that improve campus life, surrounding communities and the health of the environment. The college is also home to the Regional Innovation Chair in Rural Economic Development, the Selkirk College Geospatial Research Centre, the Rural Development Institute (in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust) and the Mir Centre for Peace. Selkirk College delivers exemplary teaching and outstanding learning experiences.

Selkirk College is located in the Kootenays, a spectacular region of rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, mineral hot springs, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains that is home to four of British Columbia's seven national parks.

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Where can you study?
49.31201, -117.65232
Castlegar Campus
Nearest City: Kelowna
Type: On-campus
Address: 301 Frank Beinder Way, Castlegar, British Columbia, V1N 4L3 Canada
49.49164, -117.2914
KSA Campus
Nearest City: Kelowna
Type: On-campus
Address: 606 Victoria Street, Nelson, British Columbia, V1L 4K9 Canada
49.09428, -117.70697
Trail Campus
Nearest City: Kelowna
Type: On-campus
Address: 900 Helena Street, Trail, British Columbia, V1R 4S6 Canada
49.47692, -117.29507
Silver King Campus
Nearest City: Kelowna
Type: On-campus
Address: 2001 Silver King Road, Nelson, British Columbia, V1L 1C8 Canada
49.50641, -117.26821
Tenth Street Campus
Nearest City: Kelowna
Type: On-campus
Address: 820 Tenth Street, Nelson, British Columbia, V1L 3C7 Canada

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