Students

Kashish Hukku Jani is seen in Vancouver, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Jani, 22, a fourth-year communication design student at Emily Carr University, said skyrocketing living costs make it hard to focus on her studies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks

One Vancouver food bank said three-quarters of the students it aids were from overseas

 

A general view of the Ryerson University campus in Toronto, is seen on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Researchers with RBC are calling for an urgent reset of Canada’s immigration process to keep talented international students in country to fill key labour shortages.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Rules need change to keep international students in Canada and fill labour gaps: RBC

Study finds complicated system may be turning qualified and much-needed workers away

 

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)

$60M between 60 school districts: B.C. announces one-time back-to-school fund

Each district will receive at least $250,000 to be used at its discretion

The B.C. government announced a one-time $60-million back-to-school fund Aug. 29. It will be divided between 60 school districts. (Unsplash)
Two Northwest Territories youth joined NASA researchers aboard a Gulfstream III jet earlier this month as they soared above Great Slave Lake and parts of of Nunavut and Alberta. Jacki Moore-Tsetta stands with NASA’s Greg Nelson (left) and Shawn Kern (right) in front of the NASA aircraft in this handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jacki Moore-Tsetta

‘From leaf to space’: N.W.T. youth join NASA flight surveying climate change effects

Jet flight part of project ABoVE, examining the Arctic and boreal forests

Two Northwest Territories youth joined NASA researchers aboard a Gulfstream III jet earlier this month as they soared above Great Slave Lake and parts of of Nunavut and Alberta. Jacki Moore-Tsetta stands with NASA’s Greg Nelson (left) and Shawn Kern (right) in front of the NASA aircraft in this handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jacki Moore-Tsetta
A B.C. teacher has been banned for 15 years for engaging in inappropriate relationships with former students. (Pixabay)

15-year ban for B.C. teacher who travelled overnight, shared room with recent graduates

Teacher entered into intimate relationship with 1 former student during trip

A B.C. teacher has been banned for 15 years for engaging in inappropriate relationships with former students. (Pixabay)
Hannah Sullivan Facknitz poses for a photograph in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Students are finding their dollar doesn’t go as far when covering rising tuition, housing and food costs, while buying books and basics is more expensive than before. Many of the current prices are the most expensive they’ve ever encountered. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

‘Surviving just by the skin of my teeth’: Students face high inflation for first time

39-year high inflation is something most in university have never had to deal with

Hannah Sullivan Facknitz poses for a photograph in Vancouver, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Students are finding their dollar doesn’t go as far when covering rising tuition, housing and food costs, while buying books and basics is more expensive than before. Many of the current prices are the most expensive they’ve ever encountered. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Donna Gibson is the Langley Literacy outreach coordinator. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley high school students help each youngsters boost reading skills

About 35 ‘big buddies’ virtually read to 70 ‘little buddies’ through Langley Literacy Network program

Donna Gibson is the Langley Literacy outreach coordinator. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley firefighters serve up hotdogs

Alice Brown Elementary students won a fundraiser competition

Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Uplands Elementary School student Lyla Babcock raised $77.50 for BC SPCA. She sold handmade pillows at her school's entrepreneurship market. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

School marketplace has young Langley student dreaming up ways to help animals

Nine-year-old sold her handmade pillows and donated all the profits to the BCSPCA

Uplands Elementary School student Lyla Babcock raised $77.50 for BC SPCA. She sold handmade pillows at her school's entrepreneurship market. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grade 12 student, Blerta Konjuhi is one of the recipients of the Beedie scholarship. She is a student at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Grade 12 student over the moon after receiving $40,000 scholarship

She is an “epitome of being an exemplary student,” says the teacher

Grade 12 student, Blerta Konjuhi is one of the recipients of the Beedie scholarship. She is a student at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kids as young as 3 to present ballet, musical theatre and more for an in-person show in Surrey. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley dancers as young as 3 to take on stage

More than 100 to present ballet, theatre and more at Saturday recital

Kids as young as 3 to present ballet, musical theatre and more for an in-person show in Surrey. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students of Aldergrove Community Secondary School washed cars and participated in multiple fundraisers to raise money for their grad celebrations. The fundraisers were led by a committee of parents putting together a dry grad event for the graduating class of 2022. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove students celebrate graduation, thanks to parents

First COVID and then floods made a dry grad event seem impossible

Students of Aldergrove Community Secondary School washed cars and participated in multiple fundraisers to raise money for their grad celebrations. The fundraisers were led by a committee of parents putting together a dry grad event for the graduating class of 2022. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A number of seniors worked with students from Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary to create an art exhibit currently on display at Langley City. Last week’s unveiling included a traditional Aboriginal blanketing ceremony. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)

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Langley seniors and student collaborate to create new art exhibit

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A number of seniors worked with students from Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary to create an art exhibit currently on display at Langley City. Last week’s unveiling included a traditional Aboriginal blanketing ceremony. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mac Dykeman was awarded for her innovative solution to reduce stress in chicks post-hatch. She represented 4-H at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth walks home with two awards at national level science fair

She explores music therapy for newly hatched chicks

Mac Dykeman was awarded for her innovative solution to reduce stress in chicks post-hatch. She represented 4-H at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Members of a local Rotary Club joined hands to convert an area at Glenwood Elementary into an outdoor classroom. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley school gets a new outdoor classroom

Local Rotary Club raises $10K to fund outside learning space

Members of a local Rotary Club joined hands to convert an area at Glenwood Elementary into an outdoor classroom. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cmolik Foudnation’s founder C. Russell Cmolik (right) congratulated Semir Hisac during a recent in-person award ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley student one step closer to getting into medical school

Semir Hasic awarded $40,000 scholarship for his post-secondary studies

Cmolik Foudnation’s founder C. Russell Cmolik (right) congratulated Semir Hisac during a recent in-person award ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mike Patterson (centre left) and Michael Hodgson (centre right) worked with KPU brewing instructors such as Emily Kokonas (left) and Jon Howe (right) before graduating and working in the industry. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley brewing students bring home bronze medal

Beer developed by two KPU students among the 16,000 entries from across Canada

Mike Patterson (centre left) and Michael Hodgson (centre right) worked with KPU brewing instructors such as Emily Kokonas (left) and Jon Howe (right) before graduating and working in the industry. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley MLA joins kids on merry-go-round

Megan Dykeman visits two of four new local school playgrounds, noting one more still in the works

Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Students of Walnut Grove Secondary School will be presenting their production, Mamma Mia in the school courtyard from May 12 to 14. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Mamma Mia, Langley high school students use courtyard for musical production

Students enjoying the opportunity to perform for a live audience

Students of Walnut Grove Secondary School will be presenting their production, Mamma Mia in the school courtyard from May 12 to 14. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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