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Mount Waddington Regional Campus

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NIC Turns 40

As one of NIC's first students in 1978 and a 35-year employee of NIC in Port Alberni, Lorna Crowshaw has helped hundreds of students flow through the college's doors. Over the years, Crowshaw has seen wrestling students and coaches travel to the Beijing Olympics, Alberni Valley Bulldogs players move from NIC to ivy league universities, high school students create a symbolic "Pathway to Success" from Alberni District Secondary School to NIC and countless alumni attain fulfilling careers... 


Education Degrees and High School Diplomas

Patricia Dawson-Hunt spent the last four years on her education degree, when the most unexpected thing happened.

She and eight other classmates realized they also earned their high school diplomas. Read Patricia's story.


The Courage
to Keep Learning

Port Hardy student Joye Walkus opens doors to education, one course at a time. Read Joye's story.

University Just Got Closer

Who says you can’t start your degree in Port Hardy? Choose from university studies courses available online, in person, and via high-definition interactive television in Port Hardy. Start your degree at NIC and access top universities across Canada, including the University of Victoria and distance courses at University of Manitoba. Courses include:

  • ANT-250 Ethnology of North America
  • ENG-126 Composition & Indigenous Literature II
  • GEO-112 Introduction to Human Geography II
  • And many more!

Not all courses transfer to all institutions. Check with an advisor to create a study plan that works for you!

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NIC 2016/17 Distance Education Guide

Your complete guide to North Island College’s professional, personal and academic development available by Distance Education from anywhere in BC. See what courses and programs are available online and register today!

Fun and Flexible

Need to upgrade your math, English, or sciences to train for a new career? All NIC upgrading courses are  designed with the support and flexibility to help you succeed. Find out more with our Upgrading Video.

Foodsafe Level 1 (TFS-010)

Prepare to work in the food service industry. Learn microbiology, types of foodborne illness, receiving and storing food safely, preparing and serving food, personal hygiene, ware washing, and cleaning. Runs Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 in Port Hardy.

Upcoming Courses

Get the industry-recognized certifications you need for your career. Upcoming courses in Port Hardy this winter include:

Interested in taking a course, but don't see it scheduled? Call the campus at 250-949-7912 to get your name added to an interest list. Or, search online for additional courses in your area. Find out more.

Programs at Mount Waddington Regional Campus

Visit the Programs & Courses page for a complete list of programs available in Port Hardy.

Campus Directory

Visit the employee directory to search staff and department contact details.

Mount Waddington Regional Campus

Box 901
9300 Trustee Road
Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0

Student Services and Registration

Tel: 250-949-7912
Fax: 250-949-2617

Aboriginal Education Advisor

Debra Edzerza
250-949-7912 ext 2860