Pacific Rim College students enjoy a variety of opportunities and services that help to maintain a high quality of student life on campus.
All students have access to an exclusive electronic portal in which they can view their unofficial transcripts, register for courses, review course schedules, access academic journals, and download applications and procedural documents that are relevant to their studies.
Students enjoy access to computer terminals and a dedicated photocopier/scanner/printer. Free Wifi is available throughout the campus for student use.
Students have access to academic advisors, who are also alumni, in helping to develop study plans, arrange scheduling, and to gain confidence in academic decisions.
The college library has hundreds of titles available for student to check out and use as reference on campus. There is also a selection of DVDs with both academic and non-academic films for students personal enjoyment.
PRC’s bookstore has hundreds of titles in stock in areas including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Nutrition, Biomedicine, Herbology, Birth and Childcare and more. All required coursebooks are carried in stock.
Students have free access to numerous print and online academic journals.
It is a goal of Pacific Rim College to assist students in job preparation and placement prior to graduation and beyond. Diploma students are required to complete 45 hours of coursework in Business Development and Practice Management, and all students have access to courses in Professional Writing, Public Speaking, Practitioner Ethics and more.
A student lounge provides students with a kitchen, dining and meeting space, notice board, and personal storage including secure lockers.
While studying or dining at bistro tables, or just hanging out with fellow classmates, students get to enjoy fresh coastal air, sunshine and warmth in the college’s spacoius solarium that overlooks Market Square’s 130-year-old courtyard.
Students have access each semester to rent a private locker for personal storage.
A variety of local and eco-friendly businesses, many of which are located within PRC’s Market Square campus, provide discounts to PRC students. A current list of participating business and discounts in posted on the student community board.
Students have access to free healthcare in the Pacific Rim College’s Student Clinic. Services include Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, and Western Herbal Medicine.
Students receive exclusive discounts in the Herbal Dispensary and can create their own remedies during dedicated hours or benefit from free herbal consultations.
Pacific Rim College students are eligible to apply for extended health insurance through the non-profit provider Green Shield Canada. Various levels of coverage are available through Prism Spectra and Prism Precision, with or without a medical questionnaire. Interested students should contact an administrative staff member for more information or visit www.sbis.ca.