Located in Fort McMurray, Keyano College has been providing specialized training to one of Canada’s fastest growing urban areas. The main Clearwater Campus is conveniently located in the heart of Fort McMurray, with two other sites – The Suncor Energy Industrial Campus in the Gregorie Industrial Park and the newest campus in Fort Chipewyan. With the help of its partners, Keyano has helped to build the surrounding community and contributed to the development of the surrounding rural areas, by educating and training people in the area.
Keyano College offers university transfer programs in a range of disciplines. Through its industry partnerships, and alliances with other institutions, the college is able to offer accredited programs, which lead to a variety of nationally recognized, professional certifications. The college is also a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network.
There are options for students to live in family housing or single housing. Keyano College offers a variety of scholarships and bursaries, with more than $350,000 awarded to students in 2012.
Why Choose Keyano College
Keyano College is known for its wide range of quality programs, which highlight the unique market needs of the province. Keyano offers divers programs in Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Academic, Upgrading, Business Programs, Childhood Studies, Education, Environmental, Human & Community Service, Nursing & Community Service, and Nursing & Allied Health.
There are also a wide selections of university studies to choose from, such as economics, engineering, neuroscience, native studies, nutrition & food science, pre-chiropractic, pre-dental hygiene and much more.
Keyano college is also known for having quality trades and industrial programs in a variety of disciplines including Blue Seal Business Competencies, Carpenter, Electrician, Power Lab and more. The college’s partnerships provide graduates with a direct link between their training and a future career in industry.
There are apprenticeship opportunities in Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator, Electrician, Heave Equipment Technician, Millwright, Steamfitter-Pipefitter, and Welder with Co-op opportunities in Power Engineering and Process Operations.
Keyano College is home to the Learning Innovation Centre, which focuses on improving learning through innovative instruction and professional development activities. The centre strives to empower instructors to utilize creative and alternative teaching methodologies in order to promote excellence and academic success.
The Student Experience
Keyano College is a vibrant community where education and memorable moments become one. Students can expect a personalized learning experience where small class sizes encourage classmates to build friendships and allow students to take advantage of the many resources, labs and equipment available on campus.
The college has a strong athletics program with many opportunities for students to get involved with the college team known as the Huskies. The Huskies offers sports teams in cross country running, basketball, futsal, hockey, soccer and volleyball.
Students can take advantage of the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre to stay fit and keep their minds sharp. The college also has its own complete theater, offering concerts, plays, guest speakers and more.
Out side of campus, the area offers a variety of outdoors activities and other entertainment. From ice-fishing or rock climbing to beautiful parks and delicious restaurants -there is something for everyone.
8115 Franklin Avenue,
Fort McMurray, Alberta