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Richmond

Our Richmond campus is located in the fourth largest city in the province. Built on islands in the delta of the mighty Fraser River, Richmond offers all of the amenities found in major urban centers: excellent shopping, superb entertainment facilities, accessible transit, and world-class dining.

Richmond is also home to many vibrant parks, gardens, and walking trails set amongst its cityscape. The Richmond Oval, which was home to the 2010 Winter Olympics speed skating events, can be found just minutes away from the CDI College's Richmond campus.

Students will find that the Richmond campus is located close to the best that the city has to offer. After classes, students will be able to browse the shops at nearby Lansdowne Centre or grab a bite to eat at many nearby restaurants. In addition, Richmond is home to a number of recreation facilities and several sports teams and clubs ranging from hockey and speed skating to swimming and rowing.

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Map and Directions
Thanks to an excellent public transit system, students can be in Vancouver in a matter of minutes and the Vancouver International Airport is just moments away.

Address:

4351 No 3 Rd.
Suite #180
Richmond, BC
V6X 3A7

Programs offered at Richmond campus

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Legal Assistants in High Demand in BC
May 9, 2018
Become a Legal Assistant in less than a year at CDI College! Law offices are more than lawyers. Legal administrative assistants are a vital part of any modern law practice, working collaboratively with lawyers and paralegals to round out a strong...
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Your One-Stop Shop for All Things CDI College
May 1, 2018
CDI College Student Swag Store Now Live The new CDI College Store is now open. Your one-stop shop for everything CDI College, from sweatshirts and backpacks to coffee mugs, water bottles, and more, you’ll find everything here. The st...
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Five Reasons to Pursue a Healthcare Career
April 25, 2018
Choosing your new career path is the most important decision you’ll make, and the possibilities are endless. With Canada’s population aging and the boomer generation retiring, there will be an immediate need for trained healthcare p...
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Find Meaning in a Social Services Career
March 29, 2018
There’s nothing quite like helping people. If you find helping others to be rewarding, have you ever considered a career as a social services worker? There are many paths to take in the social services field - whether you’re provid...
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CDI College Takes Aim at Cyber Bullying on Pink Shirt Day
March 5, 2018
VANCOUVER, BC – March 7, 2018 – Staff and students at CDI College campuses across Canada joined together to participate in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 raising more than $4,000 for anti-bullying programs run by the CKNW...
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Receive a $1,500 ECE Scholarship!*
March 1, 2018
CDI College is currently offering a $1,500 scholarship * to qualified applicants who enroll in the Early Childhood Education – JEE.13 program in the province of Quebec with classes starting before March 31, 2018. Click here or call 1-888-654-4...
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Top 5 Tips for Returning to School as a Mature Student
February 26, 2018
Returning to school after a layoff or career change is an intimidating prospect – but there are ways to minimize the pressure before you step foot into class. With all the support CDI College offers for mature students, you’ll be ab...
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CDI College Holiday Food Drive Brings in More Than 5,000 Items
January 9, 2018
Across Canada, campuses pitch in to help Vancouver, BC - January 9, 2018 - Across Canada, from November 20 to December 15, CDI College campuses collected non-perishable items for local food banks, bringing in more than 5,100 items across our 25...
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Study Social Media Marketing at CDI College in Burnaby
November 28, 2017
New program offers training in digital marketing tools Social media has become ubiquitous in our daily lives, and thousands of people have launched specialized careers in marketing to service this new frontier in advertising. Now, you can gain...
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Qualified Digital Marketers Are Needed Now
November 21, 2017
Business and Digital Marketing Management program at CDI College will prepare you for an in-demand career CDI College’s new Business and Digital Marketing Management diploma program will set you on the right path to a career in digital ma...
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CDI College raises more than $5,200 for Heart and Stroke on World Heart Day
October 4, 2017
VANCOUVER, BC; October 4, 2017 – In preparation for World Heart Day on September 29th, CDI College campuses across the country spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health, eventually raising $5,220 for th...
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CDI College announces new accounting, drafting, medical, pharmacy, and veterinary programs for BC
June 13, 2017
New programs at CDI College help students in BC launch exciting new careers. CDI College continues to be the leader in job-ready post-secondary education in British Columbia with the announcement of four new programs focusing on emerging a...
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CDI COLLEGE RAISES OVER $4,000 FOR PINK SHIRT DAY 2017
March 2, 2017
Vancouver, BC – March 2, 2017 - CDI College campuses across the country participated in Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 22 and successfully raised over $4,000 in support of CKNW Orphans’ Fund and Foundation Jasmin Roy’s anti-...
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CDI College to Award $25,000 in Bursaries Across Canada
February 1, 2017
Students who enroll before Feb. 28, 2017 will qualify for a $1,000 bursary! For students that enroll at CDI College before February 28th, they could be awarded a $1,000 completion bursary*. $25,000 in total will be awarded, with one, $1,000 bursa...
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CDI COLLEGE RAISES $1,500 FOR THE DREAM PROJECT
January 5, 2017
CDI College’s Richmond campus has raised an impressive $1,500 towards supporting the Dream Project, a charitable cause that looks to brighten the lives of those less fortunate during the holiday season. Through the Richmond Christmas fund, familie...
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CDI College Offers Full Scholarships to a Couple of Syrian Refugees
December 22, 2016
QUEBEC, QC - December 22, 2016 - Janet Jiji, Nabih Sabeh and their two young children, Perla and Antonio, were among the first Syrian refugees who arrived in Quebec in December 2015. After a full year spent improving their French skills, Janet and N...
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CDI College Student Receives Legal Scholarship
December 16, 2016
CDI College is proud to recognize Susan Michalko, a Legal Administrative Assistant student in Victoria who has been awarded a scholarship from the Victoria Legal Support Staff Association . Susan recently received the Pamela Lawson Memorial Schol...
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CDI College Raises Over $4,200 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation
October 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2016 – In honour of World Heart Day on September 29, CDI College spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health. Over $4,200 has been raised by our campuses nationwide. All proceeds will...
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ECEBC Announces New Student Bursary Program for Fall 2016
August 23, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC - August 23, 2016 - Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) has recently announced the launch of a new Student Bursary Program for new applicants this fall! For the semester of Fall 2016 (September - December), all students registered...
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You’re Invited to CDI College’s National Open House
August 18, 2016
Join us on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm to discover the path to your new career! CDI College is hosting open houses on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm at each of our campuses across Canada. Whether you’re in British Columbia, Alberta,...
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CDI College Congratulates Dental Assisting Grads on NDAEB Exam Success
June 8, 2016
CDI College's Dental Assisting Grads Score Higher Than National Average VANCOUVER, BC – June 8, 2016 – Congratulations to CDI College's Dental Assisting students from the Burnaby , Surrey , and Victoria campuses for not only achieving exceptional pa...
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CDI College Raises Over $6,100 at Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO on May 1st, 2016
May 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – May 3, 2016 – This weekend, CDI College's campuses nationwide participated in the Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO, raising over $6,100 for the Kids Help Phone. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, CDI College's campuses across Canada too...
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CDI College Raises Over $3,400 for Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser
March 3, 2016
VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016 – Last week, CDI College campuses across the country raised over $3,400 at the Pink Shirt Day fundraiser, in support of CKNW Orphan’s Fund and Fondation Jasmin Roy’s anti-bullying initiatives. CDI College has always...
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CDI College Launches Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser to Support an End to Bullying
February 22, 2016
Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2016 – In support of Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, CDI College is encouraging all its staff, students, and everyone nationwide to wear pink to show support for anti-bullying programs across the count...
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Veterinary Assistant Info Session
February 10, 2016
Richmond, BC - February 10, 2016 - Start your path to a fun, playful, and exciting career as a veterinary assistant! How? Stop by CDI College’s Richmond campus on Saturday, February 20 from 10am – 12pm to learn more! Embrace your love for anima...
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Congratulations to the Abbotsford Graduates of 2016!
February 10, 2016
Abbotsford, BC - February 10, 2016 - Staff and students from CDI College's Abbotsford campus will celebrate the latest group of graduates at the spring graduation ceremony on Saturday, February 27,2016 from 1-3pm at the Cascade Community Church. The...
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CDI College's Burnaby and Surrey Dental Assisting Students Achieve 100% Passing Rates on NDAEB Exam
February 9, 2016
Burnaby & Surrey, BC – February 9, 2016 – Dental Assisting students from CDI College’s Burnaby and Surrey campuses should give themselves a pat on the back for achieving a 100% passing rate at this year’s National Dental Assisting Examining Boar...
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About Richmond

Things to do in Richmond

British Columbia's fourth largest city is located approximately 20 minutes south of Vancouver on the mouth of the Fraser River. With its rich multicultural heritage, ample recreational activities, and numerous places for shopping and dining, the city of Richmond is a great place to live and study in.

Explore BC's maritime past in historic Steveston. Check out the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, a century-old waterfront facility that now serves as a museum that details the importance of the region to the province's history. Visit the Britannia Heritage Shipyard with its displays of restored heritage boats, bunkhouses, and homes to glimpse into what life was like during the early 1900s. Take in Finn Slough, an area along the Fraser River where early Finnish settlers built their houses on stilts.

Visit the Japanese-Canadian Cultural Centre for Japanese language and arts courses or tour the numerous temples that cover a range of faiths from around the world including the spectacular International Buddhist Temple on the Steveston Highway. Learn more about Richmond's culture and history at the Richmond Cultural Centre in Minoru Park to check out the city museum, archives, art gallery, and public library.

Richmond offers many opportunities for recreation and the city has 10 large parks with a lot of green space. Cyclists, joggers, and tennis enthusiasts will enjoy Minoru Park in the heart of Richmond while birdwatching fans will love the estuary at Terra Nova Park. Other nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts can check out deer and hummingbirds at Richmond Nature Park.

Those looking for some exquisite Asian cuisine will definitely find it in Richmond. The city is home to over 400 Asian restaurants and the choices are almost limitless when it comes to the types of dishes too. Richmond has some of the best Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese,  and Thai restaurants in the Greater Vancouver region.

Richmond is an excellent place to shop and there are several shopping centres. The Lansdowne Centre and Richmond Centre have several department stores, clothing shops, and electronic retailers. Other popular malls include Aberdeen Centre, Parker Place, and Yaohan Centre.

Those looking for a bargain should check out the Richmond Night Market. The ever-popular annual Night Market draws thousands of visitors from around the Greater Vancouver area each year. Featuring outdoor vendors, several tasty food kiosks, and musical and dance performances, the market runs from May to October.

Richmond residents don't have to travel far to get a taste of Las Vegas style glitz and glam either. The River Rock Casino Resort is home to poker tournaments and over 900 slot machines. The resort also offers fine dining and a showroom theatre that has hosted numerous big name acts.

Places to Volunteer in Richmond

Volunteering is the perfect way to gain work experience while making a positive impact in your community. Here are some Richmond organizations that may need volunteers.
 

  • Richmond Addiction Services Society
  • The Richmond Art Gallery Association
  • The Richmond Youth Service Agency Society
  • Enoch Youth Outreach Society
  • Developmental Disabilities Foundation of Vancouver-Richmond
  • Richmond Caring Place Society
  • Indo-Canadian Friendship Society of British Columbia
  • Chimo Crisis Services
  • Richmond Centre for Disability
  • BC Wheelchair Basketball Society
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