The BC government will begin issuing Provincial Attestation Letters (PAL) to post-secondary institutions to allow international applicants to apply for a study permit as required by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) starting March 4, 2024. NIC's current applicants joining NIC in May 2024 intake or later will receive an email communication regarding the process of obtaining a PAL. Prospective students can find relevant information on our Applying to NIC page. 

Each year, hundreds of students from countries around the world choose to make Vancouver Island their home away from home.

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North Island College (NIC) is honoured to acknowledge the traditional territories of the combined 35 First Nations of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka’wakw and Coast Salish traditions, on whose traditional and unceded territories the College’s campuses are situated.

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