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Every anniversary needs a celebration. At Langara, we want to make sure we have a celebration fitting for our 49th year. It means a 18-month celebration, lots of cake, and you, our community, coming out to celebrate with us. 

Reconnect with former classmates and instructors. Let’s commemorate nearly five decades of education, community impact, and student success together. Be part of the celebration! 

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  • 49 Facts — NO. 11

    In 2016 Langara was given the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ by the Musqueam people, which means “house of teachings” in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language. Langara was the first public post-secondary institution in BC to be honoured with an aboriginal name by a BC First Nation.

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  • Langara's excellent theatre program and the carving for reconciliation course was magnificent. I was impressed with instructors and support staff. Thank you, there's always more to study. – Amelia G
  • Celebrating 49 years of great people doing great work, and helping so many young people get a solid start in adult life. – Martin Gerson
  • Being at the very best place to work I have ever experienced. – Ann Syme
  • Langara growing with Oakridge. – Natalie
  • I love the community of professionals I've come to know over the years through involvement in both theatre and film. – Chris Baker
  • Beautiful diversity of the campus and students, and the phenomenal success of Langara alumni. – Kristi Delorme
  • How I have seen the things we do and the way we care transform the lives of so many students. It is uplifting and warms my heart. – Brian McGibney
  • Langara's unique place and identity in higher learning in the lower mainland, after so many years. – Michael Fox
  • The success of the school. – Austin Everett
  • Twenty continuous years of BC's largest Continuing Studies operation, delivering great lifelong learning. – Daniel Thorpe
  • As one of the old timers - I've been teaching at Studio 58 since 1974 - I am thrilled to have witnessed the evolution of Langara from the modest Vancouver City College campus to the outstanding educational institution it is today. The progress has been truly remarkable and we should all be proud of our accomplishments. – Kathryn Shaw
  • I'm most excited to celebrate the people with whom I work - the IE family - and have the privilege to serve - our international students! – Teresa Brooks
  • Thanks to Langara, I've become a "better me" every single day! – Jack Do
  • I love studying at Langara and meeting amazing classmates and teachers. – Monika Szucs
  • The difference we have made in the lives of so many students. – Gerda Krause
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    49 Facts — NO. 11

    In 2016 Langara was given the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ by the Musqueam people, which means “house of teachings” in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language. Langara was the first public post-secondary institution in BC to be honoured with an aboriginal name by a BC First Nation.