Keyano College is a quality and responsive institution that consistently exceeds the expectations of our learner communities.
Keyano College is the comprehensive college of choice committed to excellence in teaching and learning, industry training and applied research through the delivery of relevant programs and services that maximizes opportunities for our students, staff, stakeholders and community leadership.
(Approved by the Minister of Advanced Education & Technology, June 10, 2010)
Keyano College is a public, board-governed college operating as a Comprehensive Community Institution under the authority of the Post-secondary Learning Act of Alberta. Keyano College plays an active role in Campus Alberta by collaborating with other post-secondary institutions to increase access to learning opportunities for students in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Campuses in Fort McMurray and Fort Chipewyan, as well as learning centres in the regional communities of Fort McKay, Conklin, Janvier, and Gregoire Lake, provide a diverse population with a variety of learning opportunities through classroom-based, online and blended delivery models. Keyano also serves a wider learner population in other provinces and territories through consortia such as eCampusAlberta and Alberta-North.
Keyano College offers certificates and diplomas, university transfer, apprenticeship, academic upgrading and, through collaboration with other post-secondary institutions, degree completion options. Courses and programs of study include the liberal arts, business, education, environmental science, performing and visual arts, health, sciences and technologies, human services, humanities, trades, transportation, heavy equipment operations and industrial skills.
As a Comprehensive Community Institution responsible for regional stewardship, the College collaborates with community adult learning providers, business, industry, school districts, Aboriginal communities, and other organizations to ensure access to a broad spectrum of learning opportunities. Keyano provides relevant, practical, flexible and affordable workforce development, including continuing education, customized corporate training, and English as a second language courses and programs.
Keyano College is committed to increasing access to post-secondary programs, assisting students in achieving their goals, and enhancing career opportunities for graduates. Specialized services include Aboriginal counselling, support for students with disabilities, flexible delivery opportunities, and co-operative education options in many programs.
Keyano College provides quality lifelong learning opportunities by promoting access to and participation in post-secondary education, fostering excellence and innovation inside and outside the institution, and ensuring quality resources to sustain these activities. Faculty and staff engage in professional development, scholarly activity and applied research to learn new technologies and practices, and continuously enhance the student experience through improved delivery of programs and services.
Keyano College plays a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life within the region by collaborating with stakeholders to support social, cultural and economic development initiatives. The College’s specialized facilities and expertise available through its Theatre, Conservatory, and the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre make Keyano an integral partner in providing arts, cultural and recreational experiences for students and other residents of Wood Buffalo.