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May

When: Wednesday, May 06 at 5:00 PM
Cost: Free admission, everyone welcome

Are you considering upgrading this September?

BC’s Adult Upgrading program is changing. However, NIC’s quality education and services will stay exactly the same.

Learn more about costs, bursaries, BC's new Adult Upgrading grant and how the changes will affect you at a free information session Wednesday, May 6 at an NIC campus near you.

The sessions take place from 5 to 6 pm at each campus simultaneously via interactive television. Find out more at the following NIC campuses:

  • Campbell River campus, room A221
  • Comox Valley campus, Komoux Hall, room 146
  • Port Alberni campus, room C117
  • Mount Waddington campus, ITV room

For more information, speak to a student advisor at Student Services 1-800-715-0914 or email questions@nic.bc.ca.

When: Thursday, May 07 from Noon to May 07 1:30 PM
Where: NIC Port Alberni Campus, Room CEN 205

Help shape the future at NIC!

Please join NIC President John Bowman at Community Town Hall in Port Alberni to discuss the draft college Strategic Priorities and Goals for 2016 to 2020.

Your opinions, ideas and suggestions are important.

The North Island College Plan 2020 will guide our operations and development and we’d like you to be a part of it.

Make your thoughts known, meet John Bowman, and bring your questions to the Port Alberni campus, room CEN 205 on Thursday, May 7. 

For more information, to view the draft plan and the documents that helped inform it, visit www.nic.bc.ca/NICPlan2020.

 

When: Thursday, May 07 from 4:30 PM to May 07 6:15 PM
Where: The Royal Coachman | Carriage Room, 84 Dogwood Street, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Cost: Cost: Free, please register online.

Want to take your business to the next level?

Learn how your company can tap into expertise, students, capacity and infrastructure in Campbell River on May 7, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

The event is an opportunity to learn more about:

  • Programs at North Island College that support industry with academic research;
  • How NSERC research partnership programs fund and support industry;
  • How companies are currently using these initiatives to build competitive advantage;
  • How collaboration and joint projects can develop new ideas and improve products, processes, and international competitiveness.

The event is sponsored by NIC, the City of Campbell River, Creative Industries Council, the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce, and Innovation Island Technology Association.

View the event agenda or RSVP online.

For more information, contact the Innovation Island office at 250-753-8324 or via email at info@innovationisland.ca

 

 

When: Thursday, May 7 or Tuesday, June 2 from 6:30-9:30 pm
Where: Metal Jewellery Design Studio, Campbell River Campus

Get the technical skills you need to work within the jewellery industry, or run your own studio or business.

Attend one of two free information sessions Thursday, May 7 or Tuesday, June 2 to learn about NIC's Metal Jewellery Design certificate program and part-time courses. Meet instructors, ask questions, and discover the field of jewellery making and design.

Both sessions run from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Admission is free, but registration is required using the course code GENI 1212.

For more information, contact Julia Peters at 250-923-9724 or email julia.peters@nic.bc.ca

When: Friday, May 08 at 7:00 PM
Where: Shadbolt Studios, Comox Valley Campus

Opening Reception: May 8 from 7-9 pm
Exhibition: May 8-29, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm

Join NIC staff and students in celebrating NIC's talented Fine Art & Design diploma graduates of 2015.

Meet the artists and enjoy a remarkable selection of works displaying the best works this year.

The opening reception takes place in the Shadbolt Studios of NIC's Comox Valley Campus on May 8 from 7 to 9 pm. The exhibition runs May 8 to May 29, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. Don't miss it!

When: Wednesday, May 13 from Noon to May 13 1:30 PM
Where: Student Lounge, Tyee Hall, Comox Valley Campus

Help shape the future at NIC!

Please join NIC President John Bowman at Community Town Hall in the Comox Valley to discuss the draft college Strategic Priorities and Goals for 2016 to 2020.

Your opinions, ideas and suggestions are important.

The North Island College Plan 2020 will guide our operations and development and we’d like you to be a part of it.

Make your thoughts known, meet John Bowman, and bring your questions to the Stan Hagen Theatre at the  Comox Valley campus, on Wednesday, May 13, starting at noon.

For more information, to view the draft plan and the documents that helped inform it, visit www.nic.bc.ca/NICPlan2020.

When: Thursday, May 14 from Noon to May 14 1:30 AM
Where: Campbell River Campus, Room CWG 228

Help shape the future at NIC!

Please join NIC President John Bowman at Community Town Hall in Campbell River to discuss the draft college Strategic Priorities and Goals for 2016 to 2020.

Your opinions, ideas and suggestions are important.

The North Island College Plan 2020 will guide our operations and development and we’d like you to be a part of it.

Make your thoughts known, meet John Bowman, and bring your questions about NIC's new building, programs and more to the Campbell River campus, room CWG 228 on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

For more information, to view the draft plan and the documents that helped inform it, visit www.nic.bc.ca/NICPlan2020.

When: Tuesday, May 19 to May 28
Where: Campbell River Campus
Cost: $750, including textbooks
Course Code: WFT - PT

Prepare now for summer employment as a wildland firefighter during the Wildfire Crew Member Training program, this May at the Campbell River campus.

Develop key skills knowledge to fight wildfires in BC and Alberta, including crew training, fire suppression, and wildfire entrapment avoidance.

Additional training is available after the course as needed, including:

  • Occupational OFA Level 1 (OFA 101), May 30, $90
  • Transportation Endorsement (OFA 015), May 31, $105
  • Radio Communications-Aeronautical (ROC-010), June 1, $150
  • Helicopter Safety, (WFO 018), June 2, (morning), $55
  • Incident Command (WFO 019), June 2, (afternoon), $55
  • Power Saw Certification Enform (WFO 023), June 3-5,  $770
  • Standard First Aid with Level C CPR (FAC 021), June 6-7, $155

Limited space available, apply early to secure your seat. Program runs May 19 to 28, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the Campbell River campus.

For more information or to register, contact Wendy Samaroden at 250-923-9728.

June

Congratulations to NIC's 2015 Graduates!

Celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of NIC students at the 2015 graduation ceremonies.

Each ceremony provides a memorable occasion for proud family members and friends and allows graduates to celebrate their achievements with faculty and classmates.

Learn more about how to participate in graduation.

Or save, the date and plan to attend one of the following four ceremonies:

  • Mount Waddington Graduation Ceremony & Reception
    June 10, 6:30 pm start with reception to follow at the Mount Waddington regional campus (9300 Trustee Road) in Port Hardy. For more information, contact: Sarah Deagle at 250-923-9709.
     
  • Port Alberni Graduation Ceremony & Reception
    June 16, 1 pm start at the Alberni Athletic Hall (3727 Roger Street) with reception to follow at the Gathering Place at the Port Alberni campus. For more information, contact: Nancy Twynam at 250-724-8704.
     
  • Comox Valley Graduation Ceremony & Reception
    June 18, 1 pm start at the Comox Valley Sports Centre (3001 Vanier Drive) with reception to follow at the Comox Valley campus. For more information, contact: Darin Bellham at 250-334-5038.
     
  • Campbell River Graduation Ceremony & Reception
    June 23, 2 pm start at the Tidemark Theatre (1220 Shoppers Row) with reception to follow in the theatre lobby. For more information, contact: Sarah Deagle at 250-923-9709.