Vancouver, BC – LaSalle College Vancouver is launching a new high school with accelerated programming, where students learn from educators who are experts in thriving international industries, including graphic design, film and gaming design.
LaSalle College Vancouver High School will open its doors this October to Grade 10 and 11 students from Vancouver and around the world. The school meets a critical need for those who want a focus on creative-arts electives, small class sizes and advanced teaching methods in LaSalle College Vancouver’s world-class learning facility.
But what really sets LaSalle College Vancouver High School apart is that students can take elective courses taught by industry professionals – enabling them to acquire practical career skills while earning their B.C. Dogwood Diploma.
“We are delighted to provide a boutique high school experience for students interested in the creative arts. We will be able to give our students dual-credit opportunities in culinary, design and media arts while completing the core elements of the BC high school curriculum,” said Dr. Jason Dewling, LaSalle College Vancouver president.
Expert instructors with a deep understanding of various industries will teach elective courses, meaning an established chef teaches cooking classes, or a design class led by a professional graphic designer. The school's association with its well-established parent college allows students access to a state-of-the-art campus, conveniently located near the SkyTrain line. Additionally, the school's quarter-system calendar enables students to fast-track their learning and swiftly move onto college or university.
“Our model will also allow for an accelerated approach to high school completion. With us, a student can finish faster and get a head start on their college curriculum while in high school,” said Dr. Dewling. “Our campus of specialized facilities will provide a world-class experience for these students.”
Utilizing the latest teaching techniques, LaSalle College Vancouver High School will follow an evolved approach to education called STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics), which emphasizes combining connections in curriculum rather than teaching each course individually. Steeped in 21st-century learning, STEAM prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
Every aspect of programming at LaSalle College Vancouver High School focusses on developing well-rounded global learners who can adapt, evolve and thrive on the world stage. Along with innovative programming, the school’s dedicated team of teachers deliver an enriched learning experience tailored to the individual needs of each student.
For information on Admissions at LaSalle College Vancouver High School please visit www.lasallecollegevancouver.com.
About LaSalle College Vancouver
LaSalle College Vancouver is a boutique applied arts school located in beautiful Vancouver, which is situated between stunning mountains and the Pacific Ocean. With over 30 creative programs, pursuing your studies at LCV will put you ahead of the game and allow you to discover all the facets of the different career opportunities available in the world of design, media arts, and culinary arts. LCV’s objective is to offer high-quality education and to develop your creative potential. This institution not only offers creative career studies but also offers students opportunities to create, experiment, and grow every day.
About LCI Education
LCI Education traces its origins back to LaSalle College in Montreal, which was founded in 1959. Present today on five continents, the LCI Education network consists of 23 select higher education institutions, and some 2,500 employees offering instruction to over 15,000 students throughout the world each year. From one country to the next, LCI Education favours the harmonization of its programs, which makes for greater flexibility, better control over the quality of its services, and deeper respect towards the various cultures it works with.
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Lasalle College Vancouver always find ways to help students who are creative and innovative with their ideas and that’s why we are proud to offer early admissions to a limited number of passionate and highly creative high school students.
More than $600,000 is available for deserving students in five different scholarship categories, including General Scholarships, Academic Excellence Awards, and an Athletic Scholarships, all of which are worth up to 20% of the annual full-time tuition for new students in diploma and degree programs.
Last week the winners of the 28th Hyatt Regency – Make-A-Wish Foundation annual gingerbread lane competition were announced with LaSalle College Vancouver’s Baking & Pastry Arts and Culinary students in collaboration with the 3D modeling students taking first place in the amateur category.