International Students - Services
VCC provides a fun, healthy campus culture for all students. Our fully-equipped facilities include:
- Comfortable, bright, modern classrooms
- Teaching labs
- Computer labs
- Audio labs
- Student lounge
- Learning centre
- Cafeteria, restaurant, bakery, coffee shop
- Medical clinic
VCC International academic advisors can provide international students with assistance in a number of areas including program planning, university transfer credits, study and work permit applications and extensions, and advice on social and cultural adjustments in Canada. Advisors are located at the Downtown campus at the VCC International office.
VCC has professional counsellors on-campus to assist students with career goals, anxiety, stress, time management, and cope with crisis situations that may arise.
Campus bookstores carry textbooks, classroom supplies, t-shirts, and special tools and equipment required for VCC programs. There is a bookstore located at both campuses.
Downtown campus: 604.443.8363
Broadway campus: 778.783.5033
Both VCC campuses have full-service cafeterias open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Downtown campus also has two student-run, low-cost restaurants, open for lunch as well as a bakery full of delicious goodies made by students in the baking program. There are coffee kiosks at each campus.
VCC provides friendly, confidential health services to all students. There are health facilities at both the Downtown and Broadway campuses. What does VCC health services do?
Downtown campus: 604.443.8336
Broadway campus: 604.871.7187
VCC provides comfortable, quiet, study places where experienced tutors are available to help individual students or groups of students with their studies.
Libraries at the Broadway and Downtown campuses provide a variety of resources to assist students with their studies. Friendly staff help students learn to find information and provide help with research. VCC's libraries have a range of electronic products available and are committed to using technology to maximize access to information.
Downtown campus: 604.443.8339
Broadway campus: 604.871.7326
Life outside the classroom is a big part of your experience in Canada. VCC has social and recreational programs available to help international students meet new friends and enjoy all Vancouver has to offer. Activities include sightseeing, adventure, cultural events, and out-of-town excursions.
The SUVCC is connected to the heart of campus life, providing students with access to recreation, events, and opportunities to contribute to the community. The SUVCC office is located at the Downtown campus.
Salon: VCC's hair salon at the Downtown campus is run by students in the hair design and esthetics programs. VCC students get discounts on haircuts, colours, manicures, pedicures and more!
Dental: VCC students can get a free teeth cleaning by our dental hygiene students.
Automotive: If you decide to buy a car during your studies in Vancouver, take advantage of low-cost automotive services at the Broadway campus.