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2015 Brighton College Graduation Ceremony | Friday, October 2 at the Hilton Hotel Metrotown

By Sebastian Nguyen on October 1st, 2015 in Brighton College News

Friendly Reminder: Our Graduation Ceremony will be taking place on Friday, October 2nd at the Hilton Hotel Metrotown! …Continue Reading

Back to School Grant – September 2015

By Brighton College on August 31st, 2015 in Brighton College News

September is finally here and that means it’s back to school season. Are you feeling the urge to make a significant change in your life? Now’s your chance …Continue Reading

Student Association

Introducing the Brighton College Student Association!

By Denisa Baltat on July 16th, 2014 in Brighton College News

Brighton College is proud to announce the establishment of a brand new Student Association in our college community! The Brighton College Student Association will be the official student body representative for all current students and alumni. It will help to create a united student culture through extracurricular activities and organized events. …Continue Reading

Justin Tunnicliffe

Student of the Month: Justin Tunnicliffe

By Brighton College on September 24th, 2013 in Brighton College News

Born in Canada, Justin Tunnicliffe was home-schooled throughout his grade-school years. After attaining his high school diploma he found work as a security guard in Metrotown Mall. Eventually he decided that he wanted to go back to school and began researching thoroughly at the various schools that had healthcare programs in the Lower Mainland. …Continue Reading

Brighton College Surrey Campus: A Sneak Peek

By Brighton College on January 18th, 2013 in Brighton College News

As we’ve been mentioning for the last few weeks, Brighton College has a brand new campus that just opened in Surrey’s Central City Mall! Extensive renovations and a ton of hard work by everyone involved has resulted in a beautiful new campus for our students to enjoy. …Continue Reading

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

By Brighton College on December 31st, 2012 in Brighton College News

Every year we think up various plans to start over fresh in the New Year. We focus on things like losing weight, spending less money, being better students, and taking up new hobbies. We try so hard to stick to resolutions but it seems that for most, by the time February comes around, we have long since forgotten about these resolutions to be better people. …Continue Reading

Brighton Battle Winners!

By Brighton College on December 21st, 2012 in Brighton College News

Brighton College is proud to announce the winners of the Brighton Battle Video Contest!

Brian – 1st Place ($10,000 in tuition to Brighton College)
Adrian – 2nd Place ($5,000 in tuition to Brighton College)
Amber – 3rd Place ($2,500 in tuition to Brighton College & iPad 3 for being our ‘Fan Favorite’) …Continue Reading

Brighton Battle Video Contest is Now Complete!

By Brighton College on December 14th, 2012 in Brighton College News

We would like to thank everyone to who took the time to create a video masterpiece for our latest scholarship contest: Brighton Battle! The contest is now complete and we will be taking the next week to consider each entry and pick a winner (which will not be easy!). …Continue Reading

Healthcare student at work

Growing Demand for Healthcare Professionals in BC

By Brighton College on November 20th, 2012 in Brighton College News

British Columbia’s population is growing—and growing older. Employment levels in BC’s healthcare sector have increased 28 per cent since 1997, keeping demand for new healthcare professionals high. To meet this demand, Brighton College offers Resident Care Attendant (RCA) and Health Care Assistant (HCA) diploma programs. …Continue Reading

Immigrant struggles to find job

Is Canada Failing to Recognize Your Foreign Credentials?

By Brighton College on November 20th, 2012 in Brighton College News

Canada is known for attracting new immigrants with its attractive high quality of life, racial tolerance and abundant career opportunities, but many new immigrants are facing a serious challenge in finding stable full time work once they’ve made the move.

The majority of newcomers to Canada are highly educated in their home countries, but still face a significant issue when employers fail to recognize their foreign accreditations. According to a July 2008 report, 54 percent of immigrants who have moved to Canada since 2002 have been university educated. Yet in 2007, the unemployment rate for these immigrants was four times higher than that of similarly educated Canadian residents, a considerable gap. …Continue Reading