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Top 5 reasons to attend Vancouver's Top Arts and Design School's Open House event

Discover how you can develop your creative skills and launch your career in art and design by signing up for LaSalle College Vancouver’s VIP (Virtual and In-Person) Open House on November 27.
Explore a world of creativity!

Ready to embark on your dream career in the creative field and curious about how to get started?

You can find all the answers to your questions and more at LaSalle College Vancouver’s VIP (Virtual and In-Person) Open House event on November 27!

Starting at 10 a.m., prospective students can explore the world of creativity offered at the city’s top arts and design institution, with the opportunity to learn all about the different schools and programs, career pathways, and cutting-edge online offerings and on-campus facilities from instructors and the rest of the LaSalle College Vancouver team.

As attendees, you have the choice of attending in-person at LaSalle College Vancouver’s campus, located on 2665 Renfrew Street, or online through the virtual platform (which will be available until December 3rd). 

To register for the Virtual Open House event, visit


LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV) is a boutique creative arts school with applied creative programs that prepare students for career opportunities in the exciting and in-demand creative industry in B.C. and beyond.

Offering over 30 programs, LCV  is among Canada’s leading creative arts degree granting institutions — where students can develop their skills and graduate primed and ready to begin their careers in Game Design & VFX, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Audio & Film, Fashion, and Culinary Arts. 

Students will benefit from a private arts education with quality instruction, a vast industry network, and newly equipped facilities, as well as gain internationally-recognized credentials through LCV’s Degree, Diploma, and Certificate programs.

What exactly sets LaSalle College Vancouver apart as one of the nation’s top schools for arts and design studies?  Here are some of the top reasons why.

1. It’s the #1 Game Design School in Canada

For 10 years in a row, LCV has been named the top ranking undergraduate school for video game design in the whole country by the Princeton Review. 

The school for Game Design & VFX prepares students for success in the fast-growing digital entertainment arts industry through a multi-disciplinary approach to training. Program credentials include the Bachelor of Science in Game Programming and diplomas in VFX for film and television, animation art and design, and more.

Many alumni have gone on to find work in major film and game production companies as game designers, game programmers, character animators, 3D modelers, and VFX artists. 

Photo: LaSalle College Vancouver.

2. It offers one of Canada’s only Fashion Design degree programs

You don’t need to head to New York or Paris to study fashion, because LaSalle College Vancouver is one of 4 schools across Canada to offer a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design

This globally-renowned program sets the standard for innovative fashion and marketing education, designed to put graduates at the forefront of the multi-billion-dollar global industry. From the classroom to the runway, LCV fashion students will get the chance to develop and showcase their portfolio at special events, competitions, fashion shows, and photo shoots.

3. Get hands-on culinary arts instruction from industry experts

Again, you can forgo the flight to France for cooking school, because Vancouver is home to one of Canada’s accredited schools for the culinary arts!

In just a year or two, students will learn life-changing skills through receiving premium kitchen training from industry leaders in a modern, state-of-the-art facility. With diploma programs in Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts, and Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management, graduates can launch an enriching, lifelong culinary career.

LCV alumni work in every aspect of cuisine, from restaurants and bakeries to management and ownership, with many in some of the top kitchens and dining rooms in Vancouver and worldwide.

4. LCV offers flexible learning pathways

Recognizing that educational and career paths are no longer confined to the classroom, LaSalle College Vancouver’s e-learning programs give students easy access to quality education in a flexible medium, with the freedom to study on their own time and from wherever they are. Online diploma programs offered include graphic design, interior design, fashion styling, video game 3D modeling, and event planning and management

5. Accelerate your way to a BA in Arts with LCV

Those interested in earning credits toward a university degree while exploring a broad range of academic concentrations can explore LCV’s Associate of Arts Degree. The program presents a dynamic way to gain a broad foundation of knowledge in the academic arts — from philosophy to psychology, and from business law to environmental science.

Students can complete this 2-year, 60 credit degree at their own pace and in preparation for further study in a Faculty of Arts bachelor’s degree university program.

In the last couple of years, Vancouver has seen an uptick in demand for talent within B.C. creative industries. With the high volume of work opportunities in the arts, now is a great time to start your new career journey at one of the city’s top applied arts and design schools!

For more info on LaSalle College Vancouver’s applied arts and design programs, visit

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