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Community during COVID

By Charity Klassen

A college freshman shares how her Briercrest experience provided much needed community during a challenging time.

The Local Church and You

By Timothy Lenko

Christian higher education can never replace the time students spend in a local church. That’s why we encourage every student to find a church in the area that they can call home. The reasons are many but here are the prominent ones.

I Don't Live in Dorm: How Do I Find Community?

By Shailey Cara

If you don't live in the dorm, how do you access meaningful community at Briercrest? A fourth-year college student shares advice that can help students of BCA, Briercrest College, and Briercrest Seminary.

What We Bring to the Table: Finding Community in the Cafeteria

By Matt Durksen

Even though we do it every day, time spent eating often goes unnoticed. But eating together is central to developing community and growing as disciples of Jesus. Here’s why eating together matters, and how you can make the most of the cafeteria.

4 Elements of Great Christian Mentoring

By Timothy Lenko

Christian mentorship makes an enormous difference to the discipleship of youth, emerging adults, and adults. How can we improve our practice of something this influential?

Why Community is Vital in Your Walk with Jesus

By William Dmytrow

What's the value of studying in a Christian community? Hear directly from a Briercrest student the importance of choosing your school based on the community you can find, and how making the right choice can help you grow in your faith.

If you’re considering applying to Briercrest, this blog is for you. We want you to get a sense of what life is really like for our students so that you can make your best college decision. If you have any more questions, fill out an inquiry or email enrolnow@briercrest.ca. You can also apply to Briercrest College at any time.

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Why Study Psychology at Briercrest?

By Ava Bueckert

A senior psychology student shares the top reasons to study Psychology at a Christian college like Briercrest.

Community during COVID

By Charity Klassen

A college freshman shares how her Briercrest experience provided much needed community during a challenging time.

4 Reasons to Take a One-Year Certificate in Biblical Studies

By Will Dmytrow

A fourth-year student reflects on how valuable it was to begin his program with a one-year Certificate of Biblical Studies. It is transferable, transformative, and trajectory shaping.

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Weeks at Briercrest

By Timothy Lenko

Whether you are a freshman or a returning student, your first weeks help set the tone for the whole year! Here are a few things to try as you start this new chapter.

Briercrest Athletics Camps and Discipleship: An Interview with Elly Blackaby

By Timothy Lenko

Elly Blackaby, camp director for Women's Volleyball Camp 2021, reflects on highlights and the richness of discipleship in athletics.

How Did this Year at Briercrest Really Go?: A COVID Year-In-Review [VIDEO]

By William Dmytrow

So, how did this weird, unforgettable year of college really go? Hear how discipleship, community, and growth happened in dorm, chapel, and class at Briercrest this year.

Coming to Briercrest to Study Ministry? Here's What You Need to Know!

By William Dmytrow

Hear a senior Christian Ministry student present 10 'must-knows' for future ministry students.

How to Choose the Right TESOL Program for You

By David Catterick

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an exciting career path that can open up many different opportunities around the world. But not all TESOL training is equal. Here's how to choose the right TESOL program to reach your goals!

5 Key Time Management Principles for Christian Students

By Erin Gordon

As followers of Jesus, our time is not our own. So how can Christian students make the most of their God-given time? Read on for 5 key principles from the Director of Student Success at Briercrest College!

9 GIFs to Walk You Through YouthQuake at Home

By William Dmytrow

Bummed out you can't be here in person for YouthQuake this year? Me too. But we still get to do YQ at Home! Here are 9 ways to make this YouthQuake awesome.

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We enthusiastically support this program after witnessing the growth and transformation in our daughter. The academics has instilled in her a deeper love for the Word and the adventure trips greatly developed her confidence and leadership skills.
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