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Student Success

How to Fund your College Education

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at the thought of paying for post-secondary education. How much will it add up to? How will I pay for it? Is there financial aid I can access? At Columbia, we have a person on staff whose job is entirely focused on helping you answer these questions. Click the video … Read More

Categories: News, Student Success

How to Transition Your Semester Online

Friday, March 20, 2020

Last night as I was making dinner, I thought to myself, “when will I wake up from this dream?” Friends, we are living in a season that is unprecedented for all of us. It can seem surreal, and in the midst of it all we are facing many different emotions.  I want to encourage you: … Read More

Categories: Student Success

Do It Anyway: How Quest Helped Me Triumph over my Anxiety

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. -Nelson Mandela Tayah completed the Quest one-year discipleship program in 2018. Here’s how her experience with Quest changed her – in her own … Read More

Categories: Quest Blog, Student Success

Rachael’s Story: From Columbia to UFV’s BBA Program to Switzerland

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

We had the chance to catch up with Rachael Henderson Konzelmann, who graduated from Quest with the class of 2014, then returned to Columbia to complete courses in the LEAD certificate (which later developed into the Applied Leadership program). We asked Rachael about her transition to University of the Fraser Valley, and how Columbia helped … Read More

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success

Why I Stopped Hiding in the Classroom

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Martijn Van Ramshort is completing his fourth year of the BA in Biblical Studies program. Here’s his best advice for squeezing the most learning and growth out of your Bible College experience, even if you’re on the shy side. The back corner of the classroom has always been my favourite place. I like to think … Read More

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success