The Town of Olds, population 9,184, is a town of opportunity with a lifestyle to match. Centrally located along the busy QEII corridor, Olds is a major service centre and regional market for over 40,000 people in Mountain View County. The proximity to Red Deer and Calgary contribute to our continued growth and economic stability. The quality lifestyle in Olds reflects the values and interests of our residents, which translates into a strong sense of community pride. Olds has safe and friendly neighbourhoods, beautiful parks, a fabulous path and trail system, and all the amenities associated with a big city.
Founded in 1913, Olds College has been offering quality hands-on education for over a century. They are a distinct, provincially focused institution that supports the teaching and learning of all Albertans. Through our regular programming, continued education, and online and blended programming, they provide accessible educational opportunities within Alberta and beyond. They are passionate about the Agriculture industry. Through their applied research and integrated learning, they are proud to be Canada’s Smart Agriculture College, specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship. They work closely with industry to advance and adapt our programming to ensure our graduates have the skills to succeed.