When: Tuesday, August 19
Where: Campbell River, Comox Valley, Port Alberni
Course Code: UST 101
Starting college or university this fall? University 101 is for you!
This popular course aims to get you the grades you want, with far less effort. Open to students in all programs, both new and returning, this course will help you learn and practice the critical skills that instructors have identified as essential for success. Discover how to manage stress and balance work, school, fun and family.
You'll also learn how to recognize your learning style to use your time more effectively. Make sure your papers are on time, take better notes before you get to university, and ensure you have the study time you need to get the best grades possible this year.
All courses run from August 19 to August 21 at the times listed below:
Port Alberni Campus
Time: 9 am to Noon
Comox Valley Campus
Time: 9 am to Noon
Campbell River Campus
Time: 1 pm to 4 pm
Registration and fees are due before the start of the first class. For more information, call 1-800-715-0914 or register at Student Services on any NIC campus.
When: Friday, August 29
Where: Comox Valley campus
Cost: tuition-free for eligible applicants
Course Code: BUS 248
Gain skills and techniques for effective management of non-profit organizations with BUS 248 Intro to Non-Profit Management, offered at the Comox Valley campus this fall.
Developed by the BC Centre for Non-Profit Development, this program explores board governance, marketing and public relations, resource fundraising, volunteer management, and much more. Classes will take place on eight days spread over four months, with Friday classes running from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm, and Saturday classes from 9 am to 4 pm. Class dates are Sept. 26 and 27; Oct. 24 and 25; Nov. 14 and 15; and Dec. 5 and 6.
Note: The BC Centre for Non-Profit Development has allocated funding to cover tuition expense for eligible volunteers, board members or staff members of non-profit organizations. To apply for sponsorship:
- Print and complete a Continuing Education application form,
- Attach a letter outlining why you are interested in taking this program,
- Submit your resume which outlines your volunteer experience,
- Provide 2 letters of reference supporting your application for training sponsorship, and
- Submit your application and supporting documentation to:
North Island College, Comox Valley campus
2300 Ryan Road
Courtenay, BC V9N 8N9
Attention: Karen McComber
Application deadline is Aug. 29. For more information about the course or registration, please contact Continuing Education or call 1-800-715-0914.