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Vancouver Police Department Information Sessions

Interested applicants for Police Officer or Special Municipal Constable positions are invited to attend an Information Session with our recruiting staff. Come hear a brief overview of policing as a career, and what is involved in the VPD's selection process. Pre-registration for Information Sessions is not necessary.
2019 Information Sessions


Mar 9, Apr 13, May 11, Jun 8, Jul 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 5, Nov 9, Dec 14.

Information Sessions are held in the auditorium of the Justice Institute of BC Police Academy at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The JIBC is located at 715 McBride Boulevard in New Westminster.


Feb 23/19 BC-RCMP will be partnering with other Law Enforcement agencies and hosting the sixth annual Law Enforcement Career Fair

The event will take place at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) – New Westminster Campus from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 715 McBride Boulevard.

A number of representatives from law enforcement agencies from across BC will be on site and available to answer questions regarding their roles and responsibilities in the community, their hiring process, and any other questions future applicants may have.

The event is free and anyone interested in, or knows someone who may be interested in a career in law enforcement, is encouraged to attend the JIBC.

Duration: 5 hours

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to presentation with identification.

Mar 13/18 BCIT Engineering Info Session 
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Do you have an insatiable curiosity and often wonder how things work?
From mechanical engineering to electrical engineering and mining engineering to marine engineering, BCIT's Engineering programs can help transform your affinity for solutions-based design into a career that lets you do what you love. You will learn to conceptualize and implement designs for a wide range of industries, and become a key link in shaping the world.
Learn more at our upcoming info session at BCIT Burnaby Campus 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Listen to a panel discussion of students, alumni, and industry experts, then have an opportunity to break out and speak directly to faculty in the program areas you're interested in.
Register at:

Mar 25/19 UBC Sauder BCom Information Sessions 2019

ubc business.pngSign up for a BCom Information Session at UBC Sauder to see if a Bachelor of Commerce degree is the right fit for you! Students in grades 8-12 are invited to visit the UBC Vancouver campus, learn more about the BCom curriculum, tour UBC Sauder's teaching facilities, and hear from their incredible faculty. 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Additional information about each session and registration to attend can be found at the following

Apr 7/19 U.S. College Expo in Vancouver

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Meet U.S. college and university representatives and guest speakers at this one day event which is free of charge. At this event students will gain an understanding of the US admissions process, including the application and selection process, financing, and student athlete applications.

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm - US College Admissions Panel Discussion

          2:00pm – 4:00pm - Public Exhibit​
Place: Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St., Vancouver

To register:

Feb 23/19 Emily Carr University Open House

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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Room A1010
At the Open House, attendees will have the opportunity to meet instructors from the Drawing, Industrial Design and Communication Design Studios. The instructors will share their own art and design practices.

1:10-3:00pm — Presentations and information
3:00-4:00pm — Open Q+A

This event is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP by email to save your space:

Feb 28/19 Study and Go Abroad Fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre - Fair Times: 2 pm - 6 pm- Free Seminars: 1 pm - 6 pm

Mar 6/19 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm  Explore CapU Info Night

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North Vancouver Campus

​This is a great opportunity to visit the campus and connect with CapU instructors and current students!
Learn more about CapU's many programs and admission requirements, study abroad opportunities, application for residence and tuition costs.
​For details and to register:

Mar 6/19 The Justice Institute of BC 2019 OPEN HOUSE


Students will learn how JIBC programs can prepare them for a career in public safety.

Our programs are focused on applied learning and our expert faculty are active in their professional fields. We also provide a range of student support services that contribute to the success of our students.

Event highlights:

  • Visit the career fair in the gymnasium between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Speak with Program Advisors from various JIBC programs and learn what it takes to be competitive in these careers
  • Take a tour of the New Westminster campus
  • Watch one of our presentations in the theatre to learn about the many JIBC programs available in law enforcement, paramedicine, emergency management, firefighting, conflict resolution, leadership and more
  • Watch live demonstrations from program areas in law enforcement, paramedicine, firefighting and emergency management

Mar 15/ 2019 Bachelor's of Emergency & Security Management Studies at the Justice Institute of BC

Applications are now being accepted for the first on-campus cohort of the Justice Institute of British Columbia's (JIBC) Bachelor of Emergency & Security Management Studies program starting in September 2019.

Enter a Growing Field
"The need for people with the skills required to help communities in an emergency or disaster has only continued to grow since the program was launched online in 2010," said Sarah Wareing, Dean of the School of Public Safety. "

Students in the program will gain a unique mix of specialized applied knowledge and transferable skills that are relevant for a diverse range of rewarding careers both locally and abroad. In addition to learning from experienced professionals who are experts in the field, they will have opportunities to meet potential employers, conduct their own applied research, and develop an online portfolio as they complete their degree.

For details about the program, and how to apply, visit:…/bachelor-emergency-security-management…
Questions? Contact the Emergency Management Division at