Maegan Quinn and her dogs, Dixie and Jack with their PAWSitive Dog sports awards.


February 2018 in photos

Things are heating up at Lakeland. From hairstylist clinics to mock Dragon's Den pitches, we've been busy. Take a peek at our photos from February 2018!
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Take charge of your future

Learn about courses, career opportunities and more during a program info session. Check the schedules and sign up today.
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President's Gala April 13

#BreakingDownBarriers is the theme of the 2018 President's Gala as your ticket will help students in the greatest financial need. Join us on April 13.
Hailey Kaspick and Brooklyn Gogowich, Class of 2017 interior design technology, with their NKBA trophies in Orlando


To Orlando for trophy pick-up

Hailey Kaspick & Brooklyn Gogowich went to Orlando in January to pick up their trophies and scholarship money from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)
Grads blowing confetti to celebrate


Lakeland ranks among Canada's best

Students have spoken, and they have placed Lakeland among the best colleges in Canada. Among the accolades is most recommended by students.
Iain Bushell in uniform in front of Scottish Fire & Rescue Service logo


Class of ’97 alum appointed deputy chief in Scotland

EST alumnus Iain Bushell has moved to Scotland as deputy chief officer of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) in Glasgow.
Assetous Kone with her husband and daughters before the 2017 Lakeland Convocation ceremonies


En ligne ambassador

Assetous Kone, the 1st graduate of Lakeland's online Éducation à la petite enfance diploma program, is now an ambassador for other en ligne students.
exterior view of the Animal Health Clinic on a snowy afternoon


Animal Health Clinic takes shape

There's a new student-managed opportunity coming this fall with the Animal Health Clinic. AHT and VMA students will have space to run an animal care clinic.

An educational pathway to suit your needs


Prepare yourself for the workplace in just months with a 1-year certificate.

You’ll find options across most of our schools. They vary from accounting technician to Street Rod Technologies.

Some options are less than year, such as the 12-week Firefighter Training and 16-week Pre-Employment trades programs.
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Launch your career with one of our 2-year diplomas.

You’ll build skills and knowledge as you take on student-managed projects, connect with industry through field trips and practicums, and lay the foundation for your future with hands-on, relevant learning inside and outside conventional classrooms.

Explore all your options.
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Start your degree at Lakeland!

You’ll take university courses. Then transfer to a degree granting university. A first step with smaller classes and instructors who know your name.

Whether local or from a small high school, we’re a great transition to a larger institution in a bigger city. You’ll be ready to make the leap.
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Apprenticeship &

Advance in your chosen trade by training at Lakeland!

Technical training is Alberta apprenticeship’s curriculum. But it comes with the Lakeland advantage – our instructors, our labs, our services and supports.

We also offer Pre-Employment programs. A 16-week way to try-a-trade that prepares you to challenge 1st period exams.
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Boost your skills and work force readiness by staying an extra year for a double major.

This route is a common one in Agriculture, Business and Environment.

In Human Services, stay an extra year and expand your career options.
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Take the 2 + 2 route, and In 4 years you could have both a diploma and degree.

Transfer agreements with universities across Western Canada and beyond mean you can double your credentials. Your diploma courses provide credits towards a university degree.

Check further study options in your program.
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Fire & Emergency Services

Live ready is an unofficial motto of Lakeland’s Emergency Training Centre (ETC).

Set your career in motion, or add to your professional credentials, with courses and programs at ETC.

Our live-fire training field offers you an intense learning experience whether you’re here for a 2-day course or 9 months of training.
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Continuing Education &
Professional Development

Whether you want to upgrade your work credentials, develop a new hobby or investigate a subject you’ve always had an interest in, our Continuing Education department can help.

There are many just for fun, personal, and professional development options.
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If you can’t come to us, connect with us online!

Renewable Energy & Conservation is exclusively online. Most Human Services programs are available face-to-face and online. Early Learning & Child Care and Educational Assistant are offered online in French.

Then there's Continuing Education and Professional Development courses.
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Dual Credit

Get an early start on post-secondary courses or get a taste of a particular career or trade at Lakeland.

High school students in specific school divisions can:
• take a variety of career & technology studies (CTS) courses.
• get credit for a high school & post-secondary course with dual credit.

Check out your options.
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En ligne

Deux programmes en français sont disponibles en ligne:
• Aide-élève spécialisé
• Éducation à la petite enfance
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For International Students

International is more than the programs we offer to students from around the world.

There are also programs for our current students, and alumni, to study abroad.

Check out our i\International site to learn more.
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Visit Lakeland.

Don't take our word for it...We can talk all day about how great Lakeland's programs are, how tight the communities are, and all the rest. But we're biased. You need to see the place for yourself - and see yourself in it.
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Lakeland by the Numbers

  • dairy cow info graphic milk quality award
  • 13 real estate appraisal and assessment students took a field trip to Vietnam in 2017.
  • number of exams hosted by continuing education
  • Energy Centre lab can supply up 75% of campus electricity and 94% of heating.
  • Rob Baron award winning instructor
  • Fire & Emergency Services Facts & Stats
  • 1,000 disposal nail files used at esthetician clinics
  • over 6,000 km travelled for field trips by interior design technology students
  • 1.5 tons of saw dust collected from stationary tools in the carpentry lab annually.
  • more than 900 hours of practicum hours by education degree students
  • Women's volleyball win provincial and national gold in 2017
  • Applied Research buildings at centre
  • Top 70 employer in Alberta 2018
  • residence life events participation