Entries by Robin Collum


Keeping Students Safe In September

This school year will be unlike any other that we’ve experienced, and we know that there will be challenges and surprises ahead. We have been working hard all summer to make sure that when our students and faculty return to campus in August and September, they’ll be able to learn and work in a safe […]

A Tribute to Vittorio Congi

In April, the MH Vicars School community lost one of our own to COVID-19. Vitto Congi graduated from our Edmonton campus in 2019, and was just beginning to build his new career and new life. Vitto was a kind and caring man who had a bright future ahead of him, and those of us at […]


Temporary campus closures due to COVID-19

In response to the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our campuses. Both the Edmonton and Calgary campuses will be closed from Monday, March 16 until further notice. All on-campus activities including classes, clinics, and study halls will be cancelled. We are making this decision as […]

Vicars diploma opens doors for Calgary grad

Wherever Ryan Kim has gone since graduating from MH Vicars School, his Vicars education has opened doors for him. When he first graduated in 2018, Ryan felt confident enough in his own skills to start his own massage clinic in Calgary. “I absolutely felt prepared, and I could start right away. Whatever was thrown at […]

Regulation and accreditation news at the MTAA AGM

There’s nothing like a road trip to see old friends! On October 7, our Executive Director Sarah Ward-Bakken and our Curriculum Director Linda McGeachy joined massage therapists from across the province for the Massage Therapist Association of Alberta’s annual general meeting. The MTAA is one of Alberta’s three major professional associations for massage therapists, and […]

PEI joins ranks of regulated provinces

There’s big news for massage in Canada’s smallest province! Prince Edward Island has added massage therapy to its list of Regulated Health Professions. Please join us in congratulating the Prince Edward Island Massage Therapy Association (PEIMTA) for this achievement. Those of us working toward regulation in Alberta know just how much work it has taken […]