Aesth Journal Call for Submissions – Deadline Extended to May 7

Did you finish this winter semester with a good mark on a paper? Proud of a piece of writing you wrote for a class? Submit it to Aesth Journal today for a chance to get published and share your writing with the larger Columbia College community! All submissions can be sent to EXTENDED deadline: May 7th!

For more details on how to submit, go to

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Registration Wait List Information

There are no wait lists for 100 level courses.

Once a 100 level course section is full, students will not be able to register in that course section or join a wait list. Students should check the Student Portal regularly (daily) to monitor if any seats become available. Occasionally, new course sections are added to the timetable during and after early registration so it is important to stay connected (this website, Instagram, Student Portal).

Wait lists for 200 level courses:

If a 200 level course is full, students can request to be placed on a wait list*.

Student must send the request to on or after their registration date/time**.

The following information must be included in the request:

  1. In the subject line of the email, state Wait List Request for [course name].

Example: Wait List Request for CMNS 205 sec. 12.

  1. Include the following information in the body of the email message:
    1. Your full name
    2. Student number
    3. Course name
    4. Course section
    5. Contact information (email and mobile number)
    6. Total number of credits earned at Columbia College
    7. Do you meet the prerequisite requirement for that course or have a waiver?***

Example:  My name is John Smith; my student number is 812545. Please place my name on the waitlist for CMNS 205 sec. 12. You can contact me at or by phone at 778-222-2244.  I have completed 36 credits at Columbia College. I meet the prerequisite requirement for this course (passed English 100, earned more than 12 academic credits, and completed CMNS 110 with C- or higher).

If a seat becomes available, the first student on the list will be offered the seat via email and/or phone. The student will have 24 hours to accept the seat. After 24 hours the offer will expire. Students must check their e-mail and phone messages daily.

*Must meet all prerequisites for the course; otherwise, the request will be discarded.

**Any requests received before the allocated registration date/time will be discarded. Please refer to the Summer 2018 Registration Schedule. Example: Student with 36 credits at CC, should NOT send the request before 2PM on April 19th at 2PM.

***For information on course prerequisites visit

Registration Information

Summer 2018 Registration InformationRegistration for the Summer 2018 semester starts on Wednesday, April 18 and for most students will take place on the Student Portal.  Exceptions are for students in the ESL and Secondary programs, and for students who are part-time or who have a pre-requisite waiver.

To see when your registration time is, click here: Summer 2018 Registration Schedule. For registration purposes, all of your credits at Columbia College count towards your date and time.

For the timetable with current teaching assignments, click here: Summer 2018 Timetable (updated April 13). This timetable will be continuously updated as we receive new assignments, but remains subject to change until the end of the registration period.

Once you have completed your registration, you will have 24 hours to pay all of your fees.  If you do not pay, you may be withdrawn from some or all of your classes.  To check your balance, click on My Ledger on the Student Portal.

Winter 2018 Double Probation Information

IfDouble Probation your semester GPA is below 1.7 for two consecutive semesters i.e. in the Fall semester (September – December 2017) and the Winter semester (January – April 2018), you are on Double Probation and you are blocked from registration.

If you wish to register for courses in the Summer 2018 semester, you must appeal by completing the form below.  The Appeal Committee will review your application and decide whether to allow you to register.

If you are unsure about how to write an appeal and need assistance, you can meet with a counsellor on April 17, 19 or 20 at 12pm in Room 314 to get more advice or learn about other options.

To submit your appeal, go to this link:

When completing the appeal form, please consider and include the following information:

  • Why you have not performed up to the Columbia College standards;
  • Why you believe that you can achieve better grades next semester;
  • Include medical or other documentation that will support your appeal by e-mailing
  • Please make sure that the form is complete before pressing submit.

You will find out the outcome of your appeal in your college e-mail in the morning of the day after your appeal. If your appeal is unsuccessful, you cannot appeal again.

The deadline to appeal is Monday, April 23 at 2pm.

Triple Probation

If your semester GPA is below 1.7 for three consecutive semesters (Summer 2017, Fall 2017 & Winter 2018) then you are on triple probation.

You should register at another college.  If you feel that there were extenuating circumstances for your performance, come to Student Services to see a counsellor.

April 4: Aesth Journal Launch

Aesth Launch Party Poster

Aesth Journal Launch
Wed, April 4th, 12 pm
Main Lobby

Come celebrate the launch of Aesth Journal Club’s first issue! Meet our published authors and artists! Buy a copy of the journal (for as low as $3) and have your fill of fries and cake (while quantity lasts). Editor-in-Chief, Ethan will give a short thank you speech at 12 pm. Congratulations to the students at Columbia College who have been published in the first issue, and thank you to all the teachers who have supported our endeavors.

Want to see your work in the next journal? Submit today! Deadline is April 17. More info:

Contributors to the first issue:
Amir Hossein Asadifard
Bryan Pham
CMNS 253
Chima Chiamaka Vera
Hum Heh Ying
Gagandeep Singh Saund
Jatin Sharma
Noor Najjar
Samer Khamis
Sana Pournasiri
Sarim Bin Mahmood
Shreya Madaan
Siddhant Saigal
Sukhpal Kaur
Vijay Saini

English 230: Rethinking Science Fiction in Canada


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How do we imagine other worlds? And what does this say about us?
Take English 230: Rethinking Science Fiction in Canada to find out.
[Images of book covers are placed on the left side of the poster; the text above is on the right. Book covers: Neuromancer by William Gibson, eXistenZ, directed by David Cronenberg, Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson, Take Us to Your Chief by Drew Hayden Taylor, The Mercy Journals by Claudia Casper].


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How do we imagine worlds other than our own? What happens when two very different worlds collide? When we tell stories about robots and aliens and environmental disasters and virtual reality video games, are we actually telling stories about ourselves, about our own place and time? English 230, “Rethinking Science Fiction in Canada”, presents an opportunity to explore these questions in an approachable way: through directed study, meeting once a week to discuss ideas and stories, and gaining credits towards your degree in the process!

Instructor: Graham Lyons
Course: English 230, Sec 99
Register today!
Email for more information.