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New in the north! Fresh programs and facilities — Study North BC

Looking back, it’s been an incredible year so far for the Study North BC institutions. New programs, facilities, financial awards and student and faculty accomplishments are just the beginning. Here are a few northern highlights you might have missed!

N​ew at Study North BC

The Northern Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at the College of New Caledonia opens this year— The program is the first of its kind in the northern bc region, and the second in the province. Students will use the most up to date equipment over the course of the 24 month program, earning a dual credit in both cardiac and general sonography. Find out more about the program and how to apply here.

New facilities engineer a strong future for UNBC students—  Did you know that about 30,000 engineers are currently working in B.C., and nearly 12,000 job openings are forecasted over the next 10 years? Starting this year, students at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) will be able to complete their full engineering degree close to home in the North, with a provincial investment of $3.5 million in new learning facilities. Find out more here.

Bursary continues to provide financial support to students entering trades at Northern Lights College— Good news for trades students at Northern Lights College! TransCanada BC has awarded a $50,000 donation to the TransCanada Pathway to Pipeline Readiness Trades Bursary. The bursary assists students in trades programs at the college. Since 2015, it has supported 145 students pursuing a career in trades. Find out how to apply for trades programs at Northern Lights College here.