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About Camosun College

Camosun College respectfully acknowledges that our campuses are situated on the territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees and Kosapsum) and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. We honour their knowledge and welcome to all students who seek education here.

Discover the Camosun Advantage

Students from around the globe choose Camosun for the exceptional education and student experience in one of the world's most beautiful cities. 

One of the largest public colleges in British Columbia, Canada. Two Campuses in Victoria: Interurban/Landsdowne

Each year Camosun welcomes over 1,100 Indigenous students from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit groups, and over 1,700 international students from more than 70 countries.

The college welcomed its first students in 1971 and adopted the name “Camosun”, a local Lekwungen (Songhees) First Nation name meaning “where different waters meet and are transformed.” Today, Camosun College offers over 160 innovative programs to help meet the needs of students and communities in Victoria and beyond.

2,100 international students, 80 nations. 1,200 Indigenous students

Wide range of programs

Our education offerings include university transfer and applied degree programs; career and trades trainingupgrading and preparatory programs; and professional studies and industry training. Camosun College has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence—we’re proud of our faculty, staff and students, and the fact that we provide one of Canada’s best learning experiences.

We’re large enough to provide great services and facilities for a vibrant campus environment on beautiful Vancouver Island, yet small enough to offer students the individual support, care and attention not found in most post-secondary institutions.

19,000 students. 160 programs.

92% of recent graduates satisfied/very satisfied with their Camosun education

Source: Student Outcomes

Impact on the community

Our impact as a college extends well beyond our highly skilled, job-ready graduates. We provide contract training opportunities for local businesses; research, innovation and prototyping services for industry; and well-trained co-op students for employers.

With over 1,400 employees and annual expenses of $147.4 million, Camosun is one of our community’s top employers and generates $1 billion in economic impact in our province every year.

92% of grads are either employed or pursuing further studies

Source: Student Outcomes

Dogwood Blossoms on the Landsdowne Campus


Dr. Lane TrotterTanya Clarmont


President's Office


Camosun College Board of Governors

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