Small town life and big city advantages
With five world-class post-secondary institutions within an hour and a half drive, a solid public school system and several private schools in the district, The town of Vulcan, Vulcan County and the villages in the region offer unique opportunities for families looking for a supportive and nurturing community to plant roots and raise families while able to reap the benefits of an education system that is second to none.
Public and Private Schools in the Community
There are several exceptional public and private schools in the region. Both the Palliser Regional School Division and the Horizon School Division have school facilities to accommodate grades K through 12 throughout the region. There are also two private schools nearby; Hope Christian School in the Village of Champion and Brant Christian School in the Village of Brant.
Quick Access to Post-Secondary Institutions
There are a number of post-secondary and continuing education opportunities available in close proximity to the communities within the region including:
- The University of Calgary
- Mount Royal University
- SAIT Polytechnic
- University of Lethbridge
- Lethbridge College
In partnership with Vulcan Business Development, some credit courses are available right in Vulcan.
Advance your career, strengthen your skills or learn something new
Whether you are looking to find a course with the goal of a more rewarding career, for personal growth or to seek out a new hobby in your spare time, the region offers learning opportunities for everyone. The Vulcan County Adult Learning Council and Rainbow Literacy Society are two local resources committed to promoting educational opportunities and literacy within Vulcan County.