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North Island College students now have more options to the traditional bulletin board, as the college has a new arrangement with a service, Places4Students, that helps find more homes for students. Photo supplied

New housing service connects North Island College students and homeowners

North Island College wants to help connect students with places to live…

 

In 2021, Laura Johnson , a Métis faculty member (left, seen with Diana Segura-Sojo), established a new partnership with Tecnológico de Costa Rica for a student virtual exchange. Photo supplied

North Island College launches innovative global learning plan

North Island College (NIC) is reimagining international education, with the launch of…

 

NIC’s Campbell River campus will have welcome booths with snacks, swag and information Sept. 6 to 7. Photo contributed

North Island College kicks off orientation in Campbell River

In-person orientation is back at NIC’s Campbell River campus this fall, giving…

  • Aug 31, 2022

 

Desiree Lawson, MaPP Implementation Coordinator, Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance with a geoduck. Photo courtesy North Island College

Central Coast First Nations partner with North Island College on geoduck aquaculture pilot

New research partnership looking at geoducks as new aquaculture sector

Desiree Lawson, MaPP Implementation Coordinator, Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance with a geoduck. Photo courtesy North Island College
North Island College students were all smiles as they were recognized for their accomplishments in-person at the Tidemark Theatre on Monday, June 20. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

NIC holds first in-person grad ceremony since pandemic began

Campbell River college students celebrate academic accomplishments at Tidemark Theatre

  • Jun 24, 2022
North Island College students were all smiles as they were recognized for their accomplishments in-person at the Tidemark Theatre on Monday, June 20. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Students and employees from NIC and Kapiʻolani Community College gather in Honolulu to celebrate the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two colleges. Submitted photo

North Island College connects with Hawaii schools

Agreements on tuition and cultural exchange hammered out

Students and employees from NIC and Kapiʻolani Community College gather in Honolulu to celebrate the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two colleges. Submitted photo
Students and employees from NIC and Kapiʻolani Community College gather in Honolulu to celebrate the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two colleges. Submitted photo

North Island College connects with Hawaii schools

Agreements on tuition and cultural exchange hammered out

Students and employees from NIC and Kapiʻolani Community College gather in Honolulu to celebrate the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two colleges. Submitted photo
NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo

Belgian exchange students tackle problematic plastic from B.C. shellfish farms

Wouter Jansen and Maxime Boufflette are taking applied studies program at NIC’s Campbell River campus

NIC exchange students from Belgium, Maxime Boufflette (centre) and Wouter Jansen (right), with supervisor Logan Zeinert (left) are studying the degradation of plastics used on oyster farms on Vancouver Island. Submitted photo
The Kenyan delegation tours NIC trades shops including Industrial Automation, Auto Collision and Refinishing, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding and the not yet opened, The Gathering Place - celebrating Indigenous culture. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

Kenyan delegation tours NIC’s Comox Valley and Campbell River campuses

School is one of three in B.C. to partner in East African youth employment initiative

The Kenyan delegation tours NIC trades shops including Industrial Automation, Auto Collision and Refinishing, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding and the not yet opened, The Gathering Place - celebrating Indigenous culture. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
From left are Kirsten Dobler, We Wai Kum Chief Chris Roberts, Úmagalis (June Johnson), MLA Michele Babchuk, Minister Anne Kang and NIC president Lisa Domae. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

New gathering place to support Indigenous culture at North Island College

The building is called q̓əpixidaʔas, which means “gathering place”

From left are Kirsten Dobler, We Wai Kum Chief Chris Roberts, Úmagalis (June Johnson), MLA Michele Babchuk, Minister Anne Kang and NIC president Lisa Domae. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Chef Xavier Bauby is a culinary instructor at North Island College’s Campbell River campus. Ronan O’DOherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s best kept culinary secret

North Island College’s Campbell River Bistro re-opens after two year hiatus

Chef Xavier Bauby is a culinary instructor at North Island College’s Campbell River campus. Ronan O’DOherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Chef Tina Tang currently works at a winery in Kelowna, but got her education at North Island College. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

B.C. chefs prepping for Culinary World Cup in November

North Island College hosts fundraiser/trial run for November competition

Chef Tina Tang currently works at a winery in Kelowna, but got her education at North Island College. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Students registered for in-person classes at North Island College who need to study from home are being told to reach out to instructors, or book appointments with advisors. . Photo submitted

North Island College staying the course for back-to-school plans

School’s VP says post-secondary education is considered a low risk activity

Students registered for in-person classes at North Island College who need to study from home are being told to reach out to instructors, or book appointments with advisors. . Photo submitted
Danny Ramadan is a featured guest speaker at the 2022 North Island Writers Conference. Photo submitted

North Island Writers Conference returns in virtual format for 2022

The 2022 North Island Writers Conference features a roster of high-profile writers,…

Danny Ramadan is a featured guest speaker at the 2022 North Island Writers Conference. Photo submitted
Diane Naugler, executive director of the NIC Foundation receives $30,000 from NISU staff members Emma Warren, campus and community relations and Carissa Wilson, executive director. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

North Island Students’ Union donates $30,000 for NIC student bursaries

Donation is in recognition of NISU’s 30th anniversary

Diane Naugler, executive director of the NIC Foundation receives $30,000 from NISU staff members Emma Warren, campus and community relations and Carissa Wilson, executive director. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
NIC is celebrating Thrive Month throughout October with a range of activities to support mental health and well-being. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

North Island College Thrive Month supports student mental health

Thrive Month is taking place at North Island College through the month…

NIC is celebrating Thrive Month throughout October with a range of activities to support mental health and well-being. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
Rosemary Bockner in her home studio on Quadra Island. (Contributed photo)

Quadra Island artist prepping for grad school at North Island College

Rosemary Bockner is getting her portfolio together by taking college’s fine arts courses

Rosemary Bockner in her home studio on Quadra Island. (Contributed photo)
North Island College’s new Computer Information Systems certificate begins this fall. Learn more at www.nic.bc.ca/stem. Photo supplied

North Island College expanding access to computer information systems certificate

North island College’s computer information systems certificate is launching this fall with…

  • Aug 10, 2021
North Island College’s new Computer Information Systems certificate begins this fall. Learn more at www.nic.bc.ca/stem. Photo supplied
Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied

North Island College launches Access to Practical Nursing program

North Island College is introducing a new program to help health care…

Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied
North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied

North Island College offers early childhood care and education certificate

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate students are preparing…

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied
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