The campus provides paid parking spaces for the students. The U-Pass Program is a mandatory transit program for all members of the Langara Students’ Union, which provides them unlimited access to TransLink Bus, Seabus services, and Skytrain throughout Metro Vancouver. There is also the bookstore, cafeteria (Chartwells Education Dining Services), Child Development Centre (Daycare), Gymnasium (it features 1 basketball court, 2 volleyball courts, or 6 badminton courts; Men's and Women's Washrooms and Changeroom; two classrooms; one computer lab, a Human Kinetics Testing and Assessment Lab), library, lockers, bike racks, and the ATM.
The College offers the following services: CONTINUING STUDIES (Continuing Studies, Informations Sessions, Custom Training, Course Waiting List, New Courses, Course Cancellations, Withdrawals & Refunds, Official Transcript, Tax Receipt, and Graduation); STUDENT SERVICES (Registrar's Office, Educational Counselling, Career Counselling, Personal Counselling, Financial Aid, Student Employment, Aboriginal Services, Health Services, Disability Services, Homestay, Athletics, Langara Students' Union, Alumni Relations, New Student Orientation, U-Pass, LSU Health & Dental Plan,Course Planning Sessions, and University Planning Guides); LEARNING SERVICES (Bookstore, Library, Diagnostic Tests, Co-operative Education, Biology Help Centre, Chemistry Help Centre, Math/Stats Activity Centre, Physics Help Centre, and Writing Centre).
The Langara Students’ Union was formed in 1969, and is composed of all the registered students at Langara College. Its primary function is to protect and advocate the rights and interests of its members through actively working for positive change on issues that directly and indirectly affect the students, such as financial assistance or better transportation systems. The Students’ Union operates as a co-operative, and they provide services and practical utilities to its members, such as: book binding, fax/photocopier, Internet access, jumper cables, lockers, microwaves, ombudsperson, and student planners.
Langara has one of the best intercollegiate athletic programs in Canada. It is a member of the Columbia Colleges’ Athletic Association (BCCAA) and the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA). In 1999, it also bagged the runner-up place for the Overall CCAA Sport Supremacy Award for their athletic accomplishments between 1974 and 1999. Some of the sports that they compete at are: Badminton, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Soccer, and Women's Soccer.
The campus offers scholarships to students in recognition of their academic achievements. Most of the external scholarships are open to all students, although there are some awards which are only limited to students who are studying specific programs. Some of the scholarships available to students are: Barbara E. Adams Scholarship, B.C.P.F. (British Columbia Paraplegic Foundation) Scholarship Program, John MacNeal, Scholarship, Don Vaux Scholarship, and Douglas John Wilson Scholarship.
Vancouver is a coastal city and major seaport, located on the mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The current population of the city of Vancouver is roughly 600,000. Vancouver is consistently ranked one of the three most livable cities in the world. According to a 2007 report by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Vancouver tied with Vienna as having the third highest quality of living in the world, after ZÃ¼rich and Geneva.
Vancouver is a growing hotbed for arts and culture. Featuring Prominent theatre companies, such as the Arts Club Theatre Company on Granville Island, the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, and Bard on the Beach. Smaller companies include Touchstone Theatre, Studio 58, Carousel Theatre, and the United Players of Vancouver. Theatre Under the Stars produces shows in the summer at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park. In addition, Vancouver holds an annual Fringe Festival and International Film Festival.