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Top 10 VCC stories of 2017

Posted on January 4, 2018


Happy New Year, VCC! Let’s celebrate by taking a look back at 2017’s most popular online stories featuring our students, instructors, and alumni.


10. Congratulations OHI Top 30 under 30 winner Taka Li

VCC culinary alum stands out in Ontario’s competitive food scene


9. Jackie’s story: success in style

One hair design grad shares her path from varsity sports to Vancouver’s trendiest salons


8. VCC's revamped culinary program focuses on active participation

New curriculum features international techniques, flexible timetable, student reflection


7. Riwaz’ story: a new path to university

One VCC student’s last-minute decision leads to a future on the cutting-edge of engineering


6. Marvin’s story: hitting the road to a new career

He’d been to college and had a good job, but cars were calling


5. Kirsten’s story: music for life

After rediscovering a childhood talent, one VCC student finds classical piano is more than lessons


4. VCC partners with Emily Carr University of Art + Design

New Creative Art Pathway (CAP) program provides customized English language programming 


3. VCC and Rick Hansen Foundation team up to help make Canada accessible for all

A new partnership will benefit students interested in improving accessibility in public settings


2. Japanese baker inspires mothers to pursue their dreams

It was a table that changed the life of pastry chef Hitomi Syvertsen


1. Jefferson's story: from curious kid to molecular mastermind

With the skills of a chef and the mind of a scientist, he may just reinvent food as we know it


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