About THE FASHION INSITUTE Calgary Campus
On August 28, 2006, Olds College welcomed its first students at the Olds College Calgary Campus located at Stampede Park in the heart of Canada’s fourth largest city.
The Olds College Calgary Campus officially opened at a special ceremony on October 3/2010.
This significant achievement – the first new Olds College campus since our founding in 1913 – was accomplished through our partnership with the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede.
The role of the Olds College Calgary Campus is to expand learning opportunities for a full range of students by delivering the College’s renowned academic programs in Calgary and to increase rural-urban awareness. Olds College is investing in the sustainable development of Western Canada, by enhancing its unique programming and improving learner access in an urban setting.
The establishment of an Olds College Campus in Calgary greatly enhances learner access to Olds College, its unique expertise and industry-based programming. A stronger presence in Calgary will help Olds College enhance public awareness of industries and expand relationships within the public and private sectors.
Campus Alberta Initiative
Olds College, Bow Valley College, University of Lethbridge and Athabasca University are partners in a Campus Alberta initiative. This initiative supports institutions who partner in the provision of educational programming. Read more about the Campus Alberta initiatives.
New Skills Needed to Compete
The global marketplace is demanding new skills and sophisticated approaches to problem solving and seizing opportunities. Increasingly, agriculture, horticulture, land and the environmental industries are changing from production-oriented industries to market and consumer-oriented industries.
The Olds College Calgary Campus will enhance the College’s unique programming and improve learner access in an urban setting. It will create market-focused leadership fashion programming leveraging our rich 100 years of history in fashion education.