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Broncos Olds College Broncos Honour Soccer & Futsal Standouts at Annual Awards Night

Soccer and futsal dominated the major award selections at the Olds College Broncos annual awards night on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Tiona Paton — from Morinville, Alta. enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree - Agribusiness — and Pedro Noschang — from Novo Hamburgo, Brasil enrolled in the Business Management program — were named the 2023-24 Broncos Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively.

Student Success Aspiring jockey from Barbados pursues dream in Alberta

Meet our inspiring student, Zach, from Barbados, chasing his dream to become a world-class jockey with our Continuing Education Racetrack Exercise Rider program.

Programs In Step with Industry: Olds College Renames Animal Health & Brewmaster Diplomas

Olds College of Agriculture & Technology is excited to unveil the renaming of two of our diploma programs. This update shows the College’s ongoing commitment to remain at the forefront of industry standards and ensure our educational offerings reflect the evolving landscapes of their respective fields.

General, Student Life New Functional Fitness Space Now Open at Community Learning Campus

The Community Learning Campus (CLC) is thrilled to announce the opening of its latest addition — the eagerly awaited functional fitness space. With the floor laid, walls freshly painted and state-of-the-art equipment installed, the space is now ready to welcome members.

Events, Programs, Student Success Olds College Hosts Successful Annual Horseshoeing Contest, Raises Funds for Farrier Benevolent Fund

March 23-24, 2024 was Olds College annual horseshoeing contest "The Olds Classic". Aaron Perry and Madeline Kwan collaborated with the competition company, North 49 Farriers, to organize and run this significant industry event. We had the great pleasure of hosting the incredible Justin Fountain as our judge, he has been on the Canadian farrier's team multiple times and is currently on the team this year.

Student Success Business Management Students Excel at Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition Five ambitious students in their second year of the Business Management Diploma program at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology showcased their business strategy skills at the annual Alberta Deans of Business Case Competition on March 14 to 16.
Events, Smart Farm Sheep Producers Thrilled with the First Sheep Research Showcase

On March 20, 2024, Olds College of Agriculture & Technology and Lakeland College Applied Research co-hosted a Sheep Research Showcase in Olds, Alta. welcoming close to 70 people to the first-time event (in the midst of a snowstorm). The Sheep Research Showcase was created to highlight emerging technologies and management practices to support students and producers interested in sheep production.

Student Success, Programs, Events Dual Credit Students Test their Skills at Welding Competition

Three high school students got the opportunity to showcase and access their welding skills at the Skills Canada Alberta Regional competition on Saturday, March 16, 2024. 

Broncos Broncos Make History with ACAC Futsal Awards A pair of Olds College Broncos futsal players were recognized in Lac La Biche as the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) handed out All-Conference awards in the sport for the first time in its history.
Smart Farm Olds College Research Associate Gets Peer-Reviewed Journal Article Published

We’re proud to announce Dayani Patuwatha Withanage, Research Associate, Crop Research at Olds College Centre for Innovation (OCCI), recently had a peer-reviewed journal article published.

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We’re proud to announce Dayani Patuwatha Withanage, Research Associate, Crop Research at Olds College Centre for Innovation (OCCI), recently had a peer-reviewed journal article published.

Donors Olds College Receives $63M for Trades Building Renovation The Government of Alberta announced on Thursday, February 29, the allocation of $63 million in capital funding to Olds College of Agriculture & Technology for the renovation and expansion of the W.J. Elliott Building.
Student Life, Student Success Empowering Tomorrow: Highlights from the Career Fair The winter Career Fair held on Tuesday, February 6 in the Alumni Centre and Learning Commons brought together 76 employers, including 21 premium employers, and attracted a crowd of 600 students eager to explore their future career prospects.
Agriculture, Partnerships, Programs, Student Success Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders: The Impact of Industry Partnerships on Work-Integrated Learning Work-integrated learning bridges academia and industry, empowering students with real-world experience. Olds College cultivates partnerships, providing students with practical skills and industry with talented individuals. Students gain valuable experience and competitive advantage, exemplified by Connor Dawson's training at Hebert Grain Ventures. Collaboration between academia and industry shapes the future of agriculture, equipping students for success.
General Trades Students Service Rotary Los Amigos Project In preparation for a long journey to Mexico through the Alberta Rotary Club Los Amigos Project, two frosty fire trucks were serviced by students in the Heavy Equipment Technician Diploma program at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology.
Administration Board Chair Announcement Olds College of Agriculture & Technology is announcing that the Honourable Ted Menzies is stepping down as Board Chair effective immediately due to personal reasons. While regretful of the need for this decision, Ted expressed deep optimism for the work that the Board and College will do together to ensure the sustainability of Olds College long into the future.
The Recruitment team was among the many groups who worked so hard to have us meet our enrolment targets. General Breaking New Ground: Olds College Surges Toward Strategic Enrolment Goals Olds, Jan 24, 2024 – Olds College of Agriculture & Technology proudly announces it is on track to meet its enrolment target for the current academic year and projected to meet the enrolment goals set in its strategic plan, “Growing 2025.” As of Jan. 16, 2024, the enrolment projection for the 2023-2024 academic year stands at an impressive 1,987.21 full load equivalents (FLEs) with a headcount of 3,150. 
Student Life Home for the Holidays Initiative Brings Joyful Connections In the spirit of giving and togetherness, the "Home for the Holidays" initiative, run by Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, successfully brought together international and out-of-province students with local community hosts.