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VCC is renowned for it's nursing programs, students can choose from a Licensed Practical Nursing two-year diploma or four-year Nursing BScN.

VCC's new Health Sciences building was opened less than 10 years ago and is home to one of the province's only simulated-hospital units. Health students work together just as they would on a real hospital floor.

Nursing

Become an essential
member of the health care team.

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Nursing student

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Welcome to VCC – Fall 2019

Welcome to VCC – Fall 2019

Get all the information you need for a great start to your studies at VCC
Aug 30, 2019

How to choose the best health care program for you

How to choose the best health care program for you

Learn about the future of health care in B.C. and how to find a job you’ll love
Jul 30, 2019

VCC practical nursing program builds on previous health care skills

VCC practical nursing program builds on previous health care skills

Past experience gives students a head start in this accelerated 13-month LPN program
Jul 8, 2019

See all programs with space available

See all programs with space available

It's not too late to apply! See which great VCC programs have space available
Jun 24, 2019

Student perspective: health care assistant Natasha Wilson

Student perspective: health care assistant Natasha Wilson

One student shares how Indigenous programming launched her new career
Jun 12, 2019

Film re-release offers resources to fight Canada’s opioid crisis

Film re-release offers resources to fight Canada’s opioid crisis

VCC nurses featured in now-digital DTES documentary
May 6, 2019

VCC Outstanding Alumni Awards 2018 winners

VCC Outstanding Alumni Awards 2018 winners

Join us in recognizing VCC alumni for significant contributions to their industries and communities
Mar 20, 2019

How to start your health care career in 28 weeks

How to start your health care career in 28 weeks

Learn how you can help fill the need for health care assistants in B.C.
Feb 6, 2019

Welcome back! Winter 2019

Welcome back! Winter 2019

Get the tips and information you need to succeed at VCC in Winter 2019
Jan 1, 2019

Top 10 VCC stories of 2018

Top 10 VCC stories of 2018

A look at the year’s most popular online stories featuring VCC students, instructors, and alumni
Dec 31, 2019

Disaster simulation during ShakeOut teaches students life-saving skills

Disaster simulation during ShakeOut teaches students life-saving skills

VCC's Great ShakeOut earthquake drill on Oct. 18 involved more than the usual "drop, cover, and hold on"
Oct 22, 2018

Media release: Disaster simulations at VCC

Media release: Disaster simulations at VCC

Health sciences students to participate in community emergency training
Oct 15, 2018

VCC road trip: Recruiters Q&A

VCC road trip: Recruiters Q&A

Say hello to Leigh and Danielle, VCC’s representatives hitting the road in B.C. this fall
Sep 18, 2018

The many faces of Adult Basic Education

The many faces of Adult Basic Education

As VCC celebrates one year of tuition-free ABE, we shine a light on some of our most inspiring students
Sep 10, 2018

Welcome to VCC

Welcome to VCC

Get the tips and information you need to start Fall 2018 right
Sep 4, 2018

Spring 2018 convocation recap

Spring 2018 convocation recap

Celebrating the success and achievement of 1,300 VCC grads on June 19, 2018
Jun 22, 2018

New program guides students’ next steps

New program guides students’ next steps

Pre-health sciences at VCC lets students explore options before choosing a specific career path
May 18, 2018

The top five things we love about nursing

The top five things we love about nursing

This National Nursing Week, we’re shining a light on this time-honoured yet ever-changing profession
May 7, 2018

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2017

VCC Outstanding Alumni Award winners 2017

The five distinguished recipients share their unique stories of success and dedication
Mar 23, 2018

The 2018 Continuing Studies Spring guide is out!

The 2018 Continuing Studies Spring guide is out!

New offerings feature courses in health, technology and writing
Mar 8, 2018

Top 10 VCC stories of 2017

Top 10 VCC stories of 2017

A look at the year’s most popular online stories featuring VCC students, instructors, and alumni
Jan 4, 2018

Fall 2017 convocation recap

Fall 2017 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of almost 1,200 hardworking and dedicated students on November 23, 2017
Dec 4, 2017

Spring 2017 convocation recap

Spring 2017 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of over 1,300 hardworking and dedicated students on June 29, 2017
Jul 7, 2017

VCC alumna spotlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

VCC alumna spotlighted in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare

Catherine R. Berg, LPN, joins the prestigious ranks of the International Nurses Association
Jan 25, 2017

Flourish is our signature, annual fundraising green-tie gala!

Flourish is our signature, annual fundraising green-tie gala!

Join us on March 9, 2017
Jan 12, 2017

Top 10 VCC stories of 2016

Top 10 VCC stories of 2016

Revisit the year’s most-popular online stories featuring VCC students, instructors, and alumni
Jan 4, 2017

Fall 2016 convocation recap

Fall 2016 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of over 1,100 hardworking and dedicated students on Nov. 17
Nov 29, 2016

VCC takes quake drill to next level

VCC takes quake drill to next level

It's the annual ShakeOut B.C. earthquake drill. But for health care students, the real drill has just begun
Oct 21, 2016

Media release: Disaster simulations at VCC

Media release: Disaster simulations at VCC

250 health students will be participating in community emergency training
Oct 19, 2016

Fall 2015 convocation recap

Fall 2015 convocation recap

VCC is proud to announce the graduation of over 1,100 hardworking and dedicated students on Nov. 26
Dec 1, 2015

Real life learning

Real life learning

Nursing students get hands-on learning experience at DTES health fair
Sep 16, 2013