Columbia College (Closed)

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Established in Calgary, Alberta in 1986, Columbia College is a recognized adult educational institution. It has been designed to be both flexible and responsive to the educational and training needs of business, government, and individual community members at regional, national, and international levels. Columbia responds to identified learning needs in the form of programs, courses, workshops, products, and professional services. The College provides innovative, flexible, and alternative educational programs, products, and services to all sectors of society in a caring, positive, and success oriented atmosphere.

Areas of Expertise

Columbia has the reputation of being a leader in its field and is one of 19 Canadian institutions, which has been recognized for exemplary adult educational programs and innovative practices by the Secretary of State for Canada.

Incoming Students

Student services professionals are here to help you get the most out of your experience at Columbia College. We do this by providing the essential resources to help you apply, enter the College, complete your education, and move forward with your life.

Career Planning

Student graduate advisors provide instructional job search workshops on a regular basis specifically developed to prepare students for entry in, or a successful return to, the work force. Topics include resume writing, interviewing skills, accessing the hidden job market, networking, cover letters, and other valuable job search strategies to successfully find employment.


Each Saturday (excluding holiday weekends) from September through the end of May, the Columbia Learning Society offers free workshops from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. These workshops cover a variety of topics such as computer applications training, communication skills, study skills, and other topics.

Modified on August 06, 2014