Info Sessions & Events

MAR 8/18 – JIBC Law Enforcement Studies Information Session (New Westminster Campus: 7pm-8:30pm). Interested in a career in law enforcement and public safety? Discover what it takes at an upcoming information session for the Law Enforcement Studies Diploma and the Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies Programs. Learn about the education, applied skills and specialized knowledge required to become a superior candidate in the recruiting process.  Learn more and register  Questions? Email

Canadian Armed Forces Thursday Evening Information Sessions – Opportunity for students and parents to learn more about job opportunities with the CAF. All interested students and parents welcome.  Questions, please contact Lt. Simon Chow, Attractions & Diversity Officer, Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre – Pacific (Vancouver) Canadian Armed Forces / Tel: 604-694-6390 ext 6311  Thursday, March 15th from 6-8 PM at our office located at 620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC – General Information Presentation
Thursday, March 29th from 6-8 PM at our office located at 620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC – Royal Canadian Navy In-Demand Occupations
Thursday, April 12th from 6-8 PM at our office located at 620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC – Canadian Armed Forces In-Demand Occupations
Thursday, April 26th from 6-8 PM at our office located at 620 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC – General Information Presentation

BCIT Trades Discovery Program ~ Information Sessions – If you are interested in a Career in the Trades, but unsure of your focus area of study, consider the Trades Discovery program.  This program is designed to allow participants to sample the available trades and technical training at BCIT campuses.  Students gain hands-on experience in approximately 15 different trades disciplines in a BCIT Trades Discovery Program. Some examples of activities are: lay out and fabrication, general piping, framing, welding, wiring and working on mechanical systems in automobiles, aircraft, and heavy equipment.  Students will be trained and certified in the following:

  • HILTI Powder Actuated Tool
  • Lift Truck Operator (forklift training)
  • WCB Occupational First Aid Level One
  • Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)

Students will explore a variety of programs from the following sectors:

  • Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing

To learn more, attending an upcoming Information Session for this program on:

  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 23

To register for an information session, visit:

APR 11/18 – University of Alberta Registration 101 sessions in VancouverThe University of Alberta will be in Vancouver to help students who have received an admission offer prepare for their first year of studies. Students will learn how to register use Bear Tracks, and how to design their schedule. This will take place at the 4 Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. The Science Session is from 9 – 11 am, and the General Session is from 11:30 – 1:30 pm. Students can reserve their seat by completing the RSVP online at:

APR 29/18 – Vancouver International Universities Fair 2018 The Vancouver International Universities Fair is returning to Vancouver this coming Spring. Visit with representatives from around the world on Sunday, April 29, 2018 (from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.). Close to 200 university representatives from all over the world will be available to answer questions about program offerings, the application process, tuition fees and more! All grades/parents are invited to attend. Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, in downtown Vancouver. A highlight of this event…’free’ information sessions! Experts will host sit down sessions on a variety of interesting topics.

MAY 10/18  Largara Nursing Information Session – Interested in becoming a nurse? Learn more about Langara’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the upcoming information session.  This event is hosted by Langara’s School of Nursing and a representative from the Admissions office, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the profession of Nursing in general, as well as specifics about Langara’s BSN program. You will also have a chance to tour the lab facilities and ask any questions you may have about curriculum, practicum, and the application process.     Date/Time/Location:  May 10, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Langara’s Nursing Simulation Centre, T334  *Note that the information session originally scheduled for March 8th, has been cancelled.

MAY 23/18 JIBC 40th Anniversary Open House & Career Fair – The Justice Institute of British Columbia will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2018. JIBC is a public post-secondary institution that offers education and training in the fields of law enforcement, firefighting, paramedicine, corrections, emergency management, leadership, conflict resolution and other related disciplines. Everyone is invited to the upcoming Open House event…prepare for a career in public safety.

Event highlights: 

  • Public address by JIBC President & CEO, Dr. Michel Tarko 1 p.m.
  • Visit the career fair in the gymnasium between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Speak with recruiters from various public safety fields and learn what it takes to be competitive in these careers
  • Watch one of our presentations in the theatre to learn about the many JIBC programs available in law enforcement, paramedicine, firefighting, conflict resolution, leadership and more

Please register by February 23, 2018 to: Jessica Davies at