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VCC International Newsletter - December 2020

* Congratulations Graduates! *

On behalf of the IE team, we would like to send our heart-felt congratulations to all our VCC international students who recently graduated from their program!  We know you are all going to be successful in your future endeavours.

VCC Events & Important Dates

Winter Break Closure - College closed from December 23, 2020 to January 1, 2021

During a weather event, check the VCC website. All campus closure notices will be posted there and on myVCC. You can also sign up to receive emergency notifications from VCC here.

See 'Important Dates' for a listing of 2020/2021 closures

IMPORTANT: December Travel

If you are planning to travel during December before resuming your program at VCC, please be sure to check if you are eligible to travel to Canada before you book your flight.  Remember that you must quarantine for 14 days once you return to Canada. You must send the following information by email to
  1. Full name, student number, and program of study
  2. A copy of flight tickets
  3. Self-isolation/quarantine plan
  4. Once you arrive in Canada, email VCC.
For more information, refer to the important pre-arrival information for incoming international students for details.

Brrr... it's Getting Cold! Winter Safety Tips

As the weather gets chillier outside and we may experience potential snow in the near future, be sure to keep yourself warm and safe during the winter season. 

City of Vancouver - Be Ready this Winter

HealthLinkBC - Your Health this Winter

Grouse Mountain - Winter Safety

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Tis the Season!  Holiday events 2020

The holiday season is coming up and there are several events and activities (virtual and in-person) taking place in the Metro Vancouver area that you might be interested in.  Be sure to continue to follow all the COVID-19 safety precautions if you decide to participate in an outdoor activity!

2020 Guide to Seasonal Events Around Metro Vancouver

Holiday Craft Fairs

Do you have any questions or suggestions? Call us at 604-443-8600 or email We are available Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm (temporary work hours)

VCC International Education
Downtown campus, 250 West Pender St., room 100
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6B 1S9
Tel: 1.604.443.8600  |  Email:
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