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Get ready for an exciting career journey.
From start to finish, your career path will be an adventure. You’ll encounter twists, turns, and surprises along the way. Count on Bow Valley College to help you reach your next triumphant milestone. Starting with one of over 40 career diplomas and certificates, academic upgrading or English language classes, you’ll be prepared for success. Beyond graduation, take your career even further with post-diploma certificates and continuing education courses.
Your career is going to be an exciting one. Get ready.
A proud tradition
23rd Annual Premier’s Scholarship Luncheon
The Bow Valley College Premier’s Scholarship Luncheon was a tremendous success thanks to the support of all of our sponsors and supporters who help our learners on their educational journey. Special thanks to The Honourable Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta, for continuing the tradition and being part of this celebration.
Find everything you need to build a bright career. Exclusive programs. Relevant Skills. Flexible Options.
Health and Wellness
A career in health and wellness is more than a job. It means choosing a future of caring. You'll have the power to change lives and make a real difference. Hands-on training and real-world practical experience prepare you for a career in hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and more. At the School of Health and Wellness, you'll build a healthy career and a healthier Alberta.
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From Canmore to Strathmore, our Regional Stewardship program offers you the chance to learn close to home. Get the benefits of a city college... without a city commute.
Different local courses are offered at each campus. See what's available near you:
- High River
Chiu School of Business
Start an exciting new career...or get ahead in one you already love. Prepare for your future with fast, flexible, and affordable programs at the Chiu School of Business. From certificates and diplomas to career certifications and post-diploma certificates, we'll help you achieve the education you want and succeed in the workforce faster.
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Welcome to the Bow Valley College Alumni Association. You've worked hard. Now you can enjoy all the perks available to our graduates. Reap the benefits of exclusive discounts, job postings, and networking events. Stay connected, stay informed, and stay in touch!
School of Global Access
Live, study, work, and thrive in Canada. Learn the language and intercultural skills you need for Canada's workforce from Calgary's largest English Language Learning (ELL) provider. We work with newcomers to Canada, Canadian citizens, international learners, and corporate clients.
Are you coming to Bow Valley College from another country? Prepare for education, work, or life in Canada with International English Language Learning (ELL) courses. Or, get ready for employment success in Canada with one- and two-year career programs.
"Bow Valley College is really amazing. I met people from other countries and cultures and now I have good friends from around the world. I really like the College's multicultural atmosphere and learner-centred approach."
Local presence. Global influence.
You'll find our learners almost everywhere. They're using the skills they developed at Bow Valley College to improve lives and strengthen communities around the globe. We draw on over 30 years of international experience to make the world a better place. Join us, and let your education take you anywhere.
"My experience in the Interior Decorating Program was a positive one. The combination of class work, field trips, and work experience has been invaluable to me as I embark on my career."
Interior Decorating Program graduate and the 2017 recipient of the Governor General’s Award
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Room S3022, Third floor, South Campus
Craft the Cover Letters that Get You Interviews
In today's competitive job market, it's more important than ever to make your credentials stand out above the crowd.
Thursday May 24, 2018
Room S4026, 4th floor, South Campus
Ace the Interview!
This workshop will provide you with tips on how to be ready for the job interview.
Wednesday Jun 06, 2018
Cultural Insights: Stampede 101
Just in time for Stampede season, the Intercultural Centre will be hosting Christine Leppard, Historical Specialist, from The Calgary Stampede.
Tuesday Jun 19, 2018
N322, Intercultural Centre
IC Conversation Café
Are you tired of making small talk and ready to have conversations that matter?
Make the most of your campus life. From childcare to counselling or even help with your taxes, it's all here. A full array of supportive campus services makes it easier for you to meet your goals. Your job is to have a dream. Our job is to help you achieve it.
The Iniikokaan Centre
Find increased success with programs and services at our gathering place. The Iniikokaan Centre helps you meet your goals. You'll find academic and program advice and elder counselling. Come for information — stay to enjoy the strength and diversity of our First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and staff.
Heart of the East Village
From beautiful riverside paths to popular restaurants, Bow Valley College's downtown campus puts you where the excitement is. Enjoy your lunch on a grassy riverbank in Calgary's East Village, or meet up with friends to explore the popular Stephen Avenue. Study on a sunny campus rooftop patio or in a cozy coffee shop. Find all that downtown Calgary has to offer, right at our doorstep.
Get a quality college education without the commute. If you live outside Calgary, you'll still find unique offerings close to home in seven locations in the Calgary Region: Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, and Strathmore.Learn More
World Class Facilities
Think community, not classrooms. Our downtown campus offers modern classrooms...and so much more. You live a full, busy life. We do our best to make earning your education easier. From fresh food to a medical centre and child care, our Calgary campus has everything you need to make your student life more enjoyable.Learn More