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International Students in Vancouver: Before You Arrive

As a future international student in Vancouver, congratulations! Choosing to study in another country is no small…Read More

School News

Final Exam Reminders

This term, we are making some changes to the campus rules to enhance the final exam experience…Read More

Student Spotlight

Wei-Lin from Taiwan: Computer Science Major and Camping Enthusiast

Today we shine our Student Spotlight on Wei-Lin Chen, our Associate of Science (Computer Science) Degree student…Read More

Student Spotlight

Annika from the Philippines: Business, Psychology, and Embracing Opportunity

Today we shine our Student Spotlight on our resident ACSA Wellness Representative from the Philippines, Annika Bautro!…Read More


Event Recap: Hiking at Eagle Bluffs

Surrounded by mountains while being located on the west coast of British Columbia, Vancouver offers stunning views.…Read More

About AC

Transfer from College to University

Did you know there are two routes you can take to enter a Canadian university? The direct…Read More

About AC

What is an Associate Degree?

In this article, you will learn what an associate degree is. In addition, you will be introduced…Read More

School News

What Do Students Look for in an Employer? | 2024 Job Fair Recap

We just wrapped up our first Job Fair of the year! We would like to thank students…Read More

Student Spotlight

Andrea from Colombia: International Business Major and ACSA President

Today we shine our Student Spotlight on Andrea Millan Machado, our student from Colombia! Andrea, currently in…Read More


Event Recap: A Stanley Park Bike Ride

Did you know Vancouver has an urban park that was named the best park in the world…Read More

Student Spotlight

Herschelle from Pakistan: Studying Business in a Diverse Country

Today we shine our Student Spotlight on one of our students from Pakistan, Herschelle John! Herschelle is…Read More

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College in Vancouver

Curious about what it’s like to study in Canada? In this blog post, you will learn about…Read More

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School News

Course Registration for Summer Intensive Term Begins May 27-30

Course registration for the upcoming Summer Intensive 2024 term will open via myAC starting May 27-30 (and…Read More


May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

During the month of May, Canada celebrates Mental Health Awareness month. Mental health is often misunderstood, and…Read More

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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On March 21st, 2024, we commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Racial discrimination can…Read More

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International Women’s Day 2024

On March 8th, 2024, people around the world commemorate International Women’s Day. It is a day of…Read More

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School News

Course Registration for Spring 2024 Term Opens March 4-7

Course registration for the upcoming Spring 2024 term will open via myAC starting March 4-7 (and remain…Read More

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Student Spotlight

Fernando from Mexico: A Mind for Marketing and a Love for Canada

Today we are featuring a student from Mexico, Fernando Ramirez Zermeño! He is currently studying towards an…Read More

Burnaby Hospital Foundation and Alexander College staff taking a picture

School News

Alexander College Donates $1 Million Dollars to Burnaby Hospital in Support of Mental Health Services

As a post-secondary institution located in the heart of Burnaby, Alexander College has always strived to give…Read More

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School News

New Program Concentration – Associate of Arts (Pre-Social Work) Degree! 

Alexander College is delighted to announce that we have established a new program concentration for our Associate…Read More

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AC Databases Login Information Update

Hi AC Students! The Library has updated the login credentials for accessing the databases. To access all…Read More

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School News

Canvas Has Moved to a New Server

Canvas learning management system has been moved to a new server and upgraded with new functions and…Read More

School News

School Merch: Introducing Our Latest Line of AC Apparel!

Looking to show off your school pride? Look no further than our latest merch line, sold exclusively…Read More

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School News

AC Featured in BCcampus Article on Open Education

Open educational resources (OER) are, as the name suggests, educational resources that are accessible to everyone without…Read More

making bannock during Truth and Reconciliation Day

School News

Truth and Reconciliation Day Events Happening September 27-28

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a Canadian holiday that was first established in 2013,…Read More

About AC

AC Bookstore: Your One-stop Shop for Textbooks, School Merch, and More!

Welcome to the AC Bookstore! The Alexander College Bookstore provides a variety of goods and services that…Read More

students at New Student Orientation Fall 2023

School News

Fall 2023 NSO Recap: A Photographic Look at the Start of the Semester!

Fall Term 2023 has officially started and we would like to welcome all the new students at…Read More

Health and Wellness Counsellor Muge

Staff Feature

Health and Wellness: Sitting Down with Counsellor Muge

Have you ever felt sad, lonely, or stressed? Just like our physical health, our mental health is…Read More

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School News

Alexander College Vancouver Campus Opening September 25, 2023

As we welcome new and returning students to Alexander College in the Fall 2023 term, we have…Read More

bus timetable for 222 Phibbs Exchange


Public Transportation in Vancouver: A Guide on TransLink, Compass Cards, and Travel Tips

Did you know Metro Vancouver is home to the longest rapid transit system in Canada and one…Read More

Eric, the VP of Operations and Barbara, the acting President of Alexander College being awarded a certificate of appreciation by the Buranaby Board of Trade

School News

Alexander College Hosts the Burnaby Board of Trade Partner Appreciation Reception

On July 26, 2023, Alexander College hosted the Burnaby Board of Trade Partner Appreciation Reception where annual…Read More

academic advisor Amanpreet

Staff Feature

Academic Advising: Behind the Scenes with Academic Advisor Amanpreet!

Still unsure about what your program requirements are or what courses to take while you study at…Read More

Career Advisors Ian and Gungeet giving a presentation on Career Education

Staff Feature

Career Success: Get to Know Your Career Advisors, Ian and Gungeet!

Are you thinking about your future career? Many students who come to study in Canada also seek…Read More

Academic Advisor and RISIA Sunny

Staff Feature

Academic Advising: Get to Know Sunny, Your Academic Advisor!

Have you ever felt lost on your academic journey? Have you ever wondered what options lie ahead?…Read More

Alexander College Student Gabriel poses in front of the Vancouver Aquarium


Tour the Vancouver Aquarium: A Quick Guide

Opened on June 15, 1956, the Vancouver Aquarium is Canada’s first and largest aquarium with over 65,000…Read More

Lisa from Zimbabwe

Student Spotlight

Lisa from Zimbabwe: Pursuing International Relations in a Multicultural Country

Today we are featuring a student from Zimbabwe, Lisa Chaurika! Ever curious about global perspectives, Lisa is…Read More

student try Jollibee Vancouver


AC Students Try Jollibee Vancouver Menu – Chicken Joy, Yum Burger and More!

On February 25, 2022, the Filipino fast-food chain Jollibee opened its first location in BC. This was…Read More

Hannah from Nigeria

Student Spotlight

Hannah from Nigeria: A Passion for Psychology and Helping Others

Today we will be featuring a student from Nigeria, Hannah Nnorom! Hannah is currently studying psychology at…Read More

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School News

Advice from Recruiters and Representatives | 2023 Job Fair Digest

We had a huge turnout at our recent Alexander College Job Fair and we couldn’t be happier…Read More

ACSA executive party of Fall 2023

Student Spotlight

Saori from Japan on Life in Canada and Pursuing a Business Degree

Today we will be featuring one of our students from Japan, Saori! Saori is currently studying towards…Read More

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School News

New Associate of Arts Degree Concentrations!

Alexander College is pleased to introduce three new concentrations areas for our Associate of Arts degree program.…Read More

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School News

Complimentary Microsoft Office 365 for All Students

Coming Soon! Complimentary Microsoft Office 365 Accounts for All Students Alexander College is thrilled to announce that…Read More

School News

2021 Business of the Year Award Winner

(Via Burnaby Board of Trade) November 4, 2021 — Yesterday, 250 business, government and community leaders came together,…Read More

an exterior shot of Alexander College's Burnaby campus

School News

New Burnaby Campus to Open September 2021!

Alexander College is delighted to announce the opening of a new main campus location for September 2021.…Read More

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About AC

Learning Basic Phrases and Words With Our Students!

Last Updated: October 23, 2023 At Alexander College, our students come from many different countries around the…Read More

a collage of AC students enjoying food from around the world


International Food in Vancouver with AC Students

Last Updated: May 19, 2023 If you’re a new or international student just coming to Alexander College…Read More

wide shot of the water at Stanley Park


Tour Vancouver and Alexander College

Last Updated: July 11, 2023 Thinking of visiting Vancouver and not sure where to begin? In that…Read More

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About AC

LinkedIn for College Students

Are you a college student on LinkedIn? Did you know that LinkedIn is one of the biggest…Read More

Alexander College acknowledges that the land on which we usually gather is the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this territory.

Alexander College acknowledges that the land on which we usually gather is the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work in this territory.