NIC FEST Campbell River 

Explore your options, check out career pathways and discover the NIC Campbell River campus! 

Ǧəlakasla NIC respectfully acknowledges we operate within the unceded traditional territory of the Wei Wai Kum, We Wai Kai and Kwiakah First Nations.

NIC FEST Campbell River is March 15, and this is your opportunity to discover the possibilities for you at North Island College.

Welcome Booth 

Connect with our campus hosts, pick up your event information package and gear up with some NIC swag.

Plus…enter to win a laptop, Apple Airpods and a $1000 tuition award presented by the NIC Foundation!

Campus Tours

Guided Tours

Join a group tour led by an NIC ambassador!

We’ll show you around campus, explore classrooms, shops and studios and campus amenities & more. Tours start at the welcome booth every 30-minutes. Space is limited, first come first served.

Four reasons to choose a guided tour

  1. First-hand experience from our NIC ambassadors 
  2. The tours are convenient, there's no getting lost with us 
  3. Meet faculty and ask questions about their programs 
  4. See parts of NIC not usually open to the public 

Self-guided Tours

Prefer to explore on your own?

Pick-up a campus map from the welcome booth and check out points of interest along a self-guided route.

And if you do have a question, an NIC ambassador will be close by.

CareerCentral Live

Come and chat with representatives from select industry associations and local employers who are ready to answer your career-related questions to help you define your professional goals and to learn more about opportunities in different fields such as healthcare, trades, business, banking, accounting as well as tourism and hospitality.

Light refreshments will be served

Explore CareerCentral Live

Faculty Sessions & Demos 

Meet faculty from a variety of academic areas, attend a program information session or interactive demo, explore Study Abroad opportunities, and experience the learning environment first-hand.

  • OGE/Business: Double Degree in France
  • Island Pre-Health Science: Exploring Health Sciences 
  • Biology & Sciences: Demo 
  • Aircraft Structures: Riveting Sheet Metal to Make Model Jet Fighter 
  • Automotive: Shop Tour
  • Welding & Fabrication: Shop Tour
  • Math & Sciences: Exploring Wave Optics and Momentum
  • Culinary: State-of-the-Art Kitchen Tour
  • Practical Nursing & Health Care Assistant: Staying Alive Demo 

Information Fair 

We know that post-secondary is a big step.

That’s why we’re here to help you along your educational journey. Drop by the information fair to learn about

  • Trades/Forestry
  • North Island Student's Union 
  • NIC Foundation 
  • Advising/Financial Aid
  • Business/Marketing 
  • Math & Sciences 
  • Department of Accessible Learning Services
  • Office Administration 
  • Continuing Education: Hospital Unit Clerk 
  • Student Services
  • Career Services

and much more! 

Youth Academy Robotics Pop-Up 

Drop by the Youth Academy booth and learn to build a Lego robot! 

NIC Youth Academy offers fun educational camp experiences for youth ages 9-13!