Near Campus

Top Five Day Trips from Columbia

Thursday, June 29, 2017

No matter how much you love living on campus and spending time with your newfound friends, it’s always a joy to get off of campus and experience the amazing sights and places that are around the Lower Mainland. Here are five great day trips that are all a reasonable drive from Columbia’s campus.   Vancouver, … Read More

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Top 5 Places for Christmas Shopping in Abbotsford

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Our Senior Admissions Advisor, Ashley Funk, is an expert on all things Abbotsford. We asked her for her best advice on where to find amazing (not too expensive) Christmas gifts in Abbotsford. Happy Shopping! Finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list can be tough (at least for me, because I hate shopping). I … Read More

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Top 5 Places to Hike

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

You don’t have to be in QUEST or OL to conquer one of the amazing hikes close to campus.  Here are five of the best, put together by Leslie Miller, grad of the Outdoor Leadership program and Admissions Advisor extraordinaire. Always hike with another human being, tell a responsible person where you’re headed, bring water, … Read More

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Columbia Top 5: Coffee Shops

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

When it’s cold and damp outside, there’s nothing like wrapping your hands around a warm mug while you tackle your homework. Have you noticed that work feels less like work when you’re doing it in a coffee shop?  Weird but true.  Lucky for us, Abbotsford loves its coffee shops.  We’ve rounded up our five favourite … Read More

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Near Campus: Cascade Falls Regional Park

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

When you’re studying hard for finals or wracking your brains to come up with the perfect conclusion for your theology paper, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole amazing world out there. Columbia is close to all kinds of amazing places.  Case in point?  Cascade Falls Regional Park in Mission.   If you have … Read More

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