Join us for VC's annual Lunar New Year Celebration as we welcome the Year of the Rat while celebrating our school's multiculturalism and diversity! The 2020 Lunar New Year Celebration will be held at Tai Tung Restaurant on Friday, February 7, 2020. $60 tickets are available for purchase online until January 31, 2020, and include a 10-course meal.
Due to road and Transit conditions caused by yesterday's snowfall, classes will begin at 9:30 am on Thursday, January 16, 2020, giving students and faculty extra time to get in safely. We will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day and provide any necessary updates through email.
With snowfall across Metro Vancouver, and more expected to fall throughout the day, the Vancouver College Campus will be CLOSED on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day and provide any necessary updates through email.
Congratulations to the Irish Wrestling team, who placed second in the Duke's Cup over the weekend!
If you'd like to see our wrestlers in action, the 4th Annual Anderson Cup dual meet vs Notre Dame takes place this Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (weather dependent) at Vancouver College! The event runs from 1:00pm-2:30pm in the Alumni Gym.
Congratulations to Finbarr O'Reilly, who has been chosen by the Nobel Peace Center as the 2019 Peace Prize photographer. He will be traveling to Ethiopia to meet the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and to create a portrait of him and the country he is leading.
Aaron Lattimer, a rower for the Canadian National Team with his sights set on the 2020 Olympics, will be one of the athletes honoured at the Delta Sports Hall of Fame gala.
Vancouver College was well represented at the 16th annual SFU Lacrosse Alumni Game, with three former Irish in attendance! L to R: Jon Bailey (VC'12) currently working as an RMT, Mark Yingling (VC'18) SFU Sophmore studying Criminology, & Matt Esaw (VC'05) VC Senior School Teacher.
Lawrence attended Vancouver College for his Grade 12 year, and is known as a BC Lions great, helping the team win their first-ever Grey Cup championship in 1964. He ended his career as one of the most prolific receivers in team history, earning a spot on the BC Lions Wall of Fame in 2003. He will be posthumously inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame on October 5, 2019.
Shortly after graduating from Vancouver College, Callum joined an army reserve unit based out of New Westminster, and in late September, 2019 was promoted to the rank of Corporal in the Canadian Armed Forces! Teacher Matt Esaw (VC'05) is a member of the same unit and was proud to be at Callum's promotion ceremony.