Camosun College

Located in the magnetic Victoria, British Columbia, Camosun College provides quality programming to over 18,500 learners annually. Through its two campuses, Lansdowne and Interuban, Camosun offers certificates, diplomas, Bachelor degree, and continuing education programs.

Both campuses have something unique to offer students. At the Landsome campus programs include university transfer and preparatory programs, as well as career, technical, and vocational programs.  Programming is provided in the areas of arts, business, health and human services, and sciences. Programs available at the Interurban campus are business, trades, technologies, sport and exercise education, and preparatory programs.
The name “Camosun” is a local Lkwungen First Nation name meaning “where different water meet and are transformed,” and transforming lives is what the school has been striving to do since 1971. Camosun has a strong Aboriginal population, more than 1,000 and counting. With its diverse programs, this culturally rich school attracts in over 800 International students from 40 different countries. From career and trades training to university transfer and applied degree programs, Camosun offers high-quality education with a reputation for its outstanding teaching.

Why Choose Camosun

More than 160 diverse programs are offered at Camosun College, many of these courses cover Indigenous content and some are specifically include key content for Aboriginal students. The school has a reputation for its excellent instructors and wide range of programming areas including career and trades training; university transfer and applied degree programs, upgrading and preparatory programs; continuing education.

International students that come to Camosun, find the program selection and support services world-class. There are many activates specifically planned for ESL students, which provide them with opportunity to practice their English language skills in real life situations. There is even a homestay program for students who whish to live with a Canadian family.

Many of the programs offer co-op, internship or practicum opportunities where students can get hands-on experience. Camosun encourages students to participate in these unique opportunities to gain work experience through experts in their field. There are also opportunities for students to study abroad with partner institutions all around the globe.

Research at Camosun

At Camosun, research and innovation is a prime focus, with many resources and expert faculty working hard to find solutions to key issues of today. Students have the opportunity to participate in variety key research initiatives and apply their skills hands-on. Support and guidance is provided by the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI), which helps to obtain project funding, establish project partners, understand relevant policies and more. Students also have the option of participant in sports related research at the Sport Innovation and Research Center; this is the nation’s best sport education and training centre which is home to world-class researcher in sport and serves over 500 college students.

A range of prototyping and manufacturing services are carried out at the Camosun Technology Access Center. Here exporters in the field come tougher with engineering technology and state-of-the-art equipment to bring about innovation in diverse sectors.

Student Life

There are a variety of recreational activities, sports and community events for students to get involved in. Students have access to fitness facilities, and community memberships to support them in staying healthily. The Camosun Chargers athletics has a variety of sports programs for students looking for something more challenging and competitive. This includes field teams in basketball, volleyball and golf.

Off campus, students have access to endless activities involving nature and the outdoors, as well as shopping, cultural events, social events and entertainment.


School Address

3100 Foul Bay Road,
Victoria,British Columbia
V8P 5J2

Quick Facts

  • Location

    Victoria, British Columbia

  • Year Founded

    1970

  • Number of Students

    9600

  • School Link

    http://camosun.ca/

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