LaSalle College Vancouver

Vancouver, BC

LaSalle College VancouverPut your creative energy to work.

LaSalle College Vancouver gives idea-driven people like you the chance to pursue what they're most enthusiastic about. It's a community of inspired students and instructors who imagine a vibrant future and want to help shape it.

That's what LaSalle College Vancouver is always focused on: Providing an educational atmosphere that encourages the exploration of what's possible. After all, today's creative industries rely on professionals who are skillful, collaborative, and inventive. But this combination of abilities is also what enables those designers, media artists, and culinary pros to influence the marketplaces of tomorrow.

Growing that kind of potential begins with a simple concept: Practicality. A common-sense approach to training is at the core of LaSalle College Vancouver's philosophy. It means that you get to practice what you're taught in a hands-on way, and you get access to professional-level technology and facilities while you do.

Of course, a practical learning environment also requires supportive surroundings. That's why the school's staff welcome the opportunity to help you with your job search and self-marketing efforts. They can also assist you in finding housing or point you in the direction of fun student clubs and extracurricular activities.

So follow your creative impulses into an expanded world of possibilities. LaSalle College Vancouver is waiting. You just need to make the first move. Send an information request to the school right now so that you can have your questions answered directly!

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LaSalle College Vancouver Areas of Study


Game Design & VFX

Start building a digital portfolio that can get you noticed in the exciting film and video game industries. LaSalle College Vancouver is where you can become skilled at things like computer animation, motion graphics, character and world design, 3D modeling, digital lighting, texture mapping, visual effects (VFX) design, game scripting, interactive prototyping, and so much more. These programs offer the chance to push your creativity to new heights, put your stamp on immersive art forms, and bring many of your fascinating ideas to life.

Areas of Interest


Animation

Start building a digital portfolio of animated characters and story worlds that can get you noticed. You can improve your drawing abilities while beginning to master the art of making captivating 2D and 3D animations using sophisticated computer software. This is a chance to push your creativity to new heights and bring many of your fascinating ideas to life.

  • 3D Modeling for Animation & Games - Diploma
  • Animation Art & Design - Diploma

Game Design & Programming

LaSalle College Vancouver has been named by the Princeton Review as one of the top schools to study video game design.* This is where you can become proficient in key areas like character and world design, 3D modeling, texture mapping, storyboarding, game scripting, interactive prototyping, and so much more. It's all geared toward helping you establish yourself as an emerging video game artist or programmer with great examples to back up your resume.

  • Game Art & Design - Diploma
  • Game Programming - Bachelor of Science**
  • Visual & Game Programming - Diploma

Special Effects

Generate new momentum in your creative journey. Motion graphics and other visual effects help tell stories and add excitement to all kinds of video and multimedia projects. You can expand and refine your talents as you learn about post-production techniques involving areas such as digital lighting, animation, and 3D effects and modeling.

  • VFX for Film & Television - Diploma

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Graphic Design

Push your artistic talents in a fun new direction. In these programs, you can learn what goes into designing effective projects for print or the Web. They offer the opportunity to explore fundamentals like color theory, typography, and layout design in addition to more advanced aspects like conceptual development, art direction, illustration, and website development. Through it all, you'll get to use professional design technologies while ultimately creating a portfolio that showcases your talents.

Areas of Interest

Graphic & Web Design

Push your artistic talents in a fun new direction. In a graphic design program, you can learn what goes into designing print projects like packaging and publication layouts while also exploring the fundamentals of digital graphics for the Web. Or, if web design is more your area of interest, you can get training that enhances your ability to create engaging online experiences. Practice basics like layout, colour, and type selection before moving on to designing and scripting Web pages and interfaces for mobile devices. Between graphics, information architecture, and audio and video, there are a lot of exciting new things to learn.

  • Advanced Graphic Design - Diploma
  • Graphic Design & Foundation for Design - Diploma
  • Graphic Design - Bachelor of Applied Design**
  • Graphic Design - Diploma

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Interior Design

Channel your creative flair into learning how to add vitality to indoor spaces. At LaSalle College Vancouver, you'll get the opportunity to learn about all of the major aspects of interior design—from elements like textiles and lighting to business and technical requirements. You can even refine your drawing and drafting skills. It's all meant to help you develop the ability to design safe, sustainable, and visually distinctive indoor environments for almost any kind of use.

Areas of Interest

Interior Design

Add vitality to indoor spaces using your own creative flair. Have the opportunity to learn about elements like textiles and lighting, you can also start developing your drawing and computer-aided drafting (CAD) skills. LaSalle College Vancouver makes it possible for you to learn the art, business, and technical aspects needed for designing safe, sustainable, and visually distinctive interior environments for almost any kind of use.

  • Interior Design - Bachelor of Applied Design**
  • Interior Design - Diploma

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Audio & Film

Elevate your potential for a satisfying career in the digital film, video, or recording arts industry. While learning alongside other creative students, you'll get the chance to develop your talents while refining skills that are useful for all kinds of exciting multimedia projects. For example, maybe you'll explore the elements of filmmaking—from writing and story development to acting, directing, and editing. Or maybe you'll amplify your knowledge of sound by learning how to record, mix, and master music or other types of audio in a professional environment.

Areas of Interest


Audio Production

Amplify your knowledge of sound. Producing music and other audio that meets a listener's expectations—either live or in a studio—requires the ability to navigate a variety of creative and technical processes. It's why, at this school, the programs cover areas as diverse as recording, mixing, mastering, and streaming finished media over the Web. You can get exposed to analog sound design methods while practicing digital production on professional systems such as Pro Tools and Logic Pro.

  • Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) - Diploma
  • Professional Recording Arts - Diploma

Acting

Start developing your performance talents for a future of acting on stage or in front of the camera. Over a series of five certificate programs, you can explore and practice the creative process, learn more about classical and contemporary drama, and maximize your abilities as an actor. After all, these programs cover everything from voice and body movement techniques to character actions and motivations to finding an agent, auditioning for roles, and working with directors on film, television, and theatre productions. And these programs are led by professionals with national and international recognition in theatre and film.

  • Acting 1 - 5 - Certificate

Digital Film

Elevate your storytelling potential by learning the art and techniques involved in electronic filmmaking. Write scripts. Use camera, lighting, and audio equipment. And explore the process behind incorporating motion graphics in your video productions. From story development to acting and directing to editing the final product, you can receive expert instruction in one of today's most influential media arts.

  • Digital Film & Video - Diploma

Digital Photography

Put your love for great imagery into action by learning how to take professional-quality photographs that are worthy of your creativity and imagination. You'll start discovering what goes into creating images that tell stories or resonate with powerful insights or emotion. And you'll get the chance to use pro-level technology while developing marketable skills and building a portfolio that can help you begin a career in visual media or land clients for print or electronic projects.

  • Digital Photography - Diploma

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Fashion

Discover how to make your mark in the vibrant fashion industry. Do you want to start sharing your penchant for style by conceptualizing new designs and bringing them to market? Or do you want to combine your stylistic flair with your resourcefulness while learning what it takes to attract and keep fashion customers? At LaSalle College Vancouver, you can develop skills in all kinds of areas, such as drawing, sewing, patternmaking, market research, product development, textile design, advertising, retail store operation, event promotion, and a lot more.

Areas of Interest


Fashion Design

Start sharing your penchant for style. By exploring the methods used in conceptualizing new designs and bringing them to market, you can begin shaping your future as a true fashion maven. Practice everything from drawing, sewing, and patternmaking to researching trends, developing products, and digitally designing textiles.

  • Fashion Design - Diploma

Fashion Marketing

Combine your stylistic flair with your resourcefulness as you learn what it takes to attract and keep fashion customers. Go through an industry-relevant curriculum that covers topics like advertising your brand, operating a retail store, evaluating new apparel lines, planning and promoting events, and managing many other important business aspects.

  • Fashion Marketing - Diploma

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Culinary

Get a head start in your journey toward becoming a skilled professional in the food and hospitality industry. You have the option of pursuing a great variety of worthwhile paths. Will you dig into the process of making mouthwatering cuisines or delectable treats from around the world while learning classical and modern cooking or baking techniques? Will you develop the capacity to own or take charge of a restaurant or catering operation? Or will you hone your planning and organizational abilities for special events that generate impact and positive memories?

Areas of Interest


Culinary Arts

Dig into the process of making mouthwatering cuisines from around the world. Practice core skills like knife handling, and get introduced to equipment and tools used within commercial kitchens. Then start preparing a wide assortment of dishes as you receive guidance in classical and modern cooking and baking techniques. The training even covers essential subjects such as menu planning, nutrition, and cost controlling.

And if you're interested in specializing in baking and pastry arts, you can get to know what really goes into making professional-quality breads, pastries, and desserts. Explore the proper techniques for weighing and measuring ingredients, choosing the right temperatures, and selecting the appropriate tools. It's training that includes lots of direct practice at creating things like dough products, custards, tarts, cakes, chocolates, and even creative showpieces.

  • Baking & Pastry Arts - Diploma
  • Baking & Pastry Arts Level 1 - Certificate
  • Baking & Pastry Arts Level 2 - Certificate
  • Culinary Arts - Diploma
  • Culinary Arts Level 1 - Certificate
  • Culinary Arts Level 2 - Certificate
  • Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership - Advanced Diploma

Culinary Management

Develop your capacity for taking charge of a restaurant or catering operation. It's the kind of role that requires skills related to both cooking and business management. So the hands-on training involves learning a range of culinary techniques in addition to strategies for handling things like marketing, human resources, purchasing, and a whole lot more.

If your interest is in managing events, you can broaden and refine your organizational abilities in a field that's about creating fun, impact, and positive memories. Increase your proficiency at planning and coordinating a full range of special events as you can learn about working with different types of vendors and handling promotional tasks. It's an educational opportunity intended to help you become a master of the details for exhibitions, festivals, parties, and many other types of planned occasions.

  • Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Ownership - Diploma
  • Event Management - Diploma
  • Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management - Diploma

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Get Your Creative Education in a Truly Inspiring City

Imagine stepping outside to spectacular views and getting on a convenient rapid-transit train that drops you off near school. Then picture what you can enjoy once you're there: a learning space designed with creative students in mind. Between its two campus locations, LaSalle College Vancouver features tens of thousands of square feet of classrooms, studios, computer labs, library space, student lounges, and even professional kitchen facilities.

Vancouver, British Columbia is where thousands of artistic individuals work and call home. They've chosen this world-class city for the ease with which they can benefit from both urban and natural amenities. In fact, they enjoy creating their futures in a place that's consistently ranked by global publications as one of the most desirable cities on Earth to live.

By choosing LaSalle College Vancouver, you'll be near countless outdoor and cultural attractions known for helping imaginative people generate new ideas. And you'll be immersed in a city that takes great pride in its status as a top destination for all kinds of creative productions.

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LaSalle College Vancouver Locations

Renfrew Campus
2665 Renfrew St
Vancouver BC V5M 0A7

Yaletown Campus
101 Smithe St
Vancouver BC V6B 4Z8

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