Record-breaking summer enrolment at Langara College

VANCOUVER, May 11 /CNW/ - Langara College welcomes more than 4,800 students in May, breaking summer enrolment records. This is the fourth consecutive year that enrolment has grown for the summer semester.

Returning student numbers have significantly increased by over 8% and enrolment in university programming is up again by nearly 6% over enrolment in the summer term of 2009. Langara has now reached record enrolment for four consecutive semesters.

"Langara College offers a full service summer semester, with a particularly wide range of courses in Arts & Science and Business. This makes us a very popular option for students who want to accelerate their progress by studying in the summer," said Dr. Martin Gerson, Vice-President Academic and Provost. "Applications for September are also very strong, so we are preparing for our 5th consecutive semester of record enrolment."

"Our reputation as a leading undergraduate college with a comprehensive array of programming allows us to realize record enrolments for another summer term," said Dr. David Ross, Langara President.

Langara College, located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, provides University Transfer, Career, and Continuing Studies programs and courses to more than 20,000 students annually. The College's expansive academic breadth and depth allows students to choose their own educational path. The College offers three bachelor's degrees as well as a comprehensive variety of diplomas, certificates, and citations.

SOURCE Langara College

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Dr. Ian Humphreys, Ph.D., Director, Communications & Marketing Services, Langara College, (604) 323-5671, news@langara.bc.ca

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