If you’re a student worried about that assignment being due today you can breathe a little easier because SFU, UBC, and BCIT have announced that classes are cancelled due to the snow.
— Simon Fraser University (@SFU) January 15, 2020
— University of British Columbia (@UBC) January 15, 2020
Due to severe winter conditions across the Lower Mainland, all BCIT campuses are CLOSED today, January 15. All classes are cancelled – including full and part-time classes. Continue to stay safe out there! @NEWS1130 @GlobalBC @CTV #snowday pic.twitter.com/W1xRRqH4Ge
— British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) (@bcit) January 15, 2020
Students should note a full campus closure is only in effect for SFU (Burnaby, Surrey, Vancouver) and BCIT (Burnaby, Vancouver). UBC’s campuses remain open.
Other post-secondary institutions that have announced closures and cancellations include:
- All Douglas College campuses
- University of Fraser Valley Campuses
- Sprott Shaw campuses
- Langara College
- Emily Carr University Campus
- Vancouver College
- Trinity Western (Richmond, Langley)
- Capilano University
- Kwantlen Polytechnic Campuses
A full list of school closures around Metro Vancouver can be found here.
A snowfall warning remains in effect for the region as total amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected.
The snow is expected to ease by late morning, according to Environment Canada.
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