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Langara College

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About Langara College

Established in 1965, Langara College is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. At first, there were a few classes offered at King Edward Centre as part of Vancouver City College. Later on, Langara College was founded under the Provincial colleges and Institutions act as a public and independent institution on April 1, 1994, by the government of British Columbia. It has two campuses, one in 49th Avenue, Vancouver and the other in West Broadway, Vancouver. In addition to this, it offers multiple programs in Creative Writing, Art History, Digital and Print Publishing, General Education, General Arts, General Arts and Science, Web and Mobile App Design and Development, Film Arts, Professional Photography, Design Formation, English etc. 

Services and Facilities

The college campus is beautifully built over large areas with 8 major buildings that are filled with state-of-the-art technology. A library, gymnasium, studio, cafeteria, bookstore, daycare, labs, recreational and athletic facilities, everything is available at the campus. Besides, the campus classrooms on campus are spacious and well-equipped with a lot of conveniences like computer systems, fast internet connectivity, etc. to provide quality education. 

The college runs various clubs and organizations to provide students with a variety of entertainment options. Students who want to get involved can join the following clubs and organizations: Art Club, Arts and Media Club, Cultural Clubs, Sports and Recreational Club and Special Interest Clubs.

Accommodation

Langara College does not have any on-campus accommodation facilities for students, but the college does offer a program that puts students with local families as homestays and another program that acts as a third party to find off-campus accommodations.

Scholarships

The institution offers a range of scholarships in order to help students from varying backgrounds fulfil their dreams of studying abroad.

Notable alumni

Some notable alumni of Langara College include author and novelist Gaurav Sharma,  Canadian actor Daniel Doheny, Canadian lawyer and politician Ujjal Dosanjh, fiction writer Alison Acheson, journalist Gary Mason, and Canadian politician Sam Sullivan.

Facts & Figures

  • 1994Founded Year

  • 23000Total Students

  • 7062Total International Students

  • CAD $ 12000Avg. Cost of Living

  • CAD $ 10k - 36kAverage Tuition Fee PA

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Admissions

Admission to Langara College is subject to certain requirements and the eligibility requirements vary as per the program a student applies to. However, there are certain requirements that every student must keep in mind before applying to the college:

  • Student should be at least 18 years old before taking admission
  • Student should be proficient in English and must have taken IELTS, TOEFL, PTE or other equivalent exams
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from all the academic institutions they have attended. 

Criteria

Requirements

Minimum Age

18 years

Language Proficiency Test

TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, MELAB, CAEL

Documents Required

  • A  completed application
  • Official transcripts or high school records, diplomas, and certificates from previous institutions
  • Official English Translation of the transcripts (If the transcripts are not in English)
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Financial Statement if applicants are seeking financial aid.

Intake

January, May and September 

Exams Accepted

SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE

Note: International students are considered on a case-by-case basis, therefore there can be some additional requirements while taking admission to Langara College, depending on the program a student applies to. 

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