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Langara College

Overview of Langara College

Langara College (snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ in Halkomelem) is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which serves approximately 22,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. The college takes its name from the neighborhood in which it is situated, which was named after Spanish Admiral Juan de Lángara.

Langara College courses and programs were first offered in 1965 at King Edward Centre as part of Vancouver City College. Since 1970, the current campus on West 49th Avenue has housed Langara’s programs for almost 50 years. On April 1, 1994, Langara College was established as an independent public college under the Provincial College and Institute Act. Langara College Continuing Studies was established in 1997. To provide more space, a new classroom and office building was opened in January 1997. The new library/classroom building was opened in September 2007.

Alumni
  • Ujjal Dosanjh – Lawyer and Politician
  • Gaurav Sharma – Author
  • Gary Mason – Canadian Journalist
Fun Facts
  • Langara was the only Lower Mainland College to experience an increase in the number of successful transfer students from 2004 to 2006.
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