Medal winning students Skills Canada 2024

tiwšɛmawtxʷ Students win big at SkillsCanada Regionals

On February 23, 2024 several of our students participated in the annual Skills Canada regional technology and trades competition held at North Island College in Campbell River. Our students scored 3 medals including a silver in Carpentry and a bronze and gold in Automotive. Congratulations to all the students who participated. Learn more about our Automotive program and Carpentry program.

Who was Israel Wood Powell?

In this special talk, guest speaker, Dr. Sean Carleton, settler scholar of History and Indigenous Studies at the University of Manitoba, examines the origins of settler colonial rule in British Columbia. The event took place at Powell River Public Library on February 10, 2024. Watch the recorded livestream.

qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ - "Place where one comes to talk"

Visit our qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ! The qʷeqʷayʔawt̓xʷ on the tiwšɛmawtxʷ campus welcomes all campus community members. It is a place where one comes to talk and home-away-from-home for First Nations, Status, Non-Status, Metis, and Inuit students where an Elder in Residence is available to assist with matters that arise at each stage of the student experience.


tiwšɛmawtxʷ Writing Centre and Learning Hub is open

Struggling with an assignment? Lost down a rabbit hole of research for an essay? The Writing Centre Learning Hub offers free support to all students throughout the semester! In-person and online support is available. 

tiwšɛmawtxʷ Writing Centre Learning Hub

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