Lakeland College - Diploma
Founded in 1913 as the Vermillion School of Agriculture, Lakeland College began as Alberta's first agricultural school. Initially, it only admitted males students when it first opened its doors October that same year, but it later accepted female students in March the next year. The institution changed its name to Vermilion Agricultural & Vocational College in 1963 and Vermilion College in 1970 before it finally became Lakeland College in 1961.
Over the years, the institution has grown in enrollment and expanded its offerings.Lakeland College is home to nearly 2,000 students enrolled in a variety of bachelor's degree programs in disciplines such as agricultural sciences, business, energy and petroleum technology, environmental sciences, heavy oil and power engineering, esthetician, health care aide, early learning and child care, educational assistant, and interior design among others. About 25% of Lakeland College live in on-campus residence at Vermilion, keeping the classrooms and other facilities just within easy reach of the students.