Student Stories

Learn about real student experiences and the success they've had at Camosun College. 

Savannah Mckinnon cooking in the cafeteria

I'm on the right track

“The chefs keep things fun which is nice when the kitchen is a pretty chaotic and stressful place,

Savannah's story

Kwan Zhen Lee standing in front of Tech building

Drawn to civil engineering

“I would like to think that communities and the world are a better place because of my work as a civil engineer.”

Kwan's story

Olivia Van Bruggen studying with students

Started her journey by upgrading

“I have always loved working with kids,” says Olivia. That love is what initially drew Olivia to the Community Support and Education Assistant (CSEA) program.

Olivia's story

Matteo Pivetta on Lansdowne stairs

Teachers all bring a wealth of knowledge

“It’s changed my thinking as I’ve got a better understanding of legislation and the process of the justice system.”

Matteo's story

Hillary Carr in classroom

Heard about Dual Credit

“Once I got into the swing of things it was a lot easier. And, I still played high school basketball and graduated with my class.”

Hillary's story

Katie Manomie in Nat’sa’maht

Camosun is just the beginning of her journey

“Camosun College has helped me immensely with finding my identity as an Indigenous woman,” begins Katie. “I am finally learning how to walk in both worlds.”

Katie's story

Megan Warrender studying

I love Camosun because it feels like a community.

“I never thought of myself as a strong student until I started at Camosun,” says Megan. “Here I am now, a tutor for a few subjects, getting good grades with the ability to apply the knowledge I’ve received.”

Megan's story

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Lorenzo, a Tourism and Hospitality Management program student checking inventory in Dunlop House
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