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Beyond the classroom. ENHANCING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Langara recognizes the importance of providing

In March 2013, Langara hosted the Vancouver School

opportunities for students to grow and excel beyond the

Board's District Science Fair, one of the largest science

traditional curriculum.

fairs in Canada. Over 200 students exhibited their projects

In 2011, Langara established a partnership with the C.A.R.E. Society to offer the C.A.R.E. Langara Global Travel Award Volunteer Program. The program provides international volunteer opportunities for students to

to nearly 100 judges and were treated to a science magic show by Langara's Chemistry Department, as well as presentations on 3D printing, endangered species, and microcomputers.

develop their leadership skills, civic engagement, and

March 14 was a popular date at Langara. Hundreds of

community-based learning. In 2012 and 2013, participants

students participated in Langara’s annual Math & Science

spent three to eight weeks in destinations like Costa Rica,

Open House, where they challenged themselves with math

Nepal, India, Peru, and Kenya where they volunteered in a

puzzles, played with giant bugs, witnessed chemistry

rehabilitation centre, a school, a monastery, an orphanage,

experiments, tasted fresh ice cream made with liquid

an animal rescue centre, and with local nutrition and

nitrogen, and attended a chemistry/physics magic show.

soccer programs.

The open house culminated in a Pi(e) Day giveaway at precisely 3:14 pm, when students and employees gave out 314 slices of apple and pumpkin pie. Students were also invited to enter for a chance to win $314 in tuition.

Community Report 2012-2013  

Langara College

Community Report 2012-2013  

Langara College

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