Student Newsletter - June 13

Hello NIC students,

June is shaping up to be a busy month and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate. The NIC community is here to help so please contact us if you have a question or concern. Read on for your bi-weekly Student Life news…


Monday, June 20 – Campbell River Grad Ceremony
Tuesday, June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day
Wednesday, June 22 – Port Alberni Grad Ceremony
Thursday, June 23 – Pride Prom Comox Valley campus
Friday, June 24 – Comox Valley Grad Ceremony


 NIC Graduation Ceremonies

We are so excited that Graduation ceremonies are in person this year! On behalf of the Student Life team, congratulations graduates! It’s time to celebrate. We recognize your dedication and hard work and look forward to hearing your news as you take the next steps in your lives. Please do keep in touch.

If you have registered for grad, here are the dates and times for each ceremony: 

Campbell River

Date: Monday, June 20

Time: 1 pm

Location: Tidemark Theatre

Port Alberni

Date: Wednesday, June 22

Time: 1 pm

Location: Alberni Athletic Hall

Comox Valley

Date: Friday, June 24

Time: 10 am and 1 pm

Location: Sid Williams Theatre

National Indigenous People’s Day is Tuesday, June 21

To learn more about Indigenous culture in our community, watch this video from Indigenous Tourism BC.

You can also explore Indigenous Language Tools.

Pride Month

NIC’s new GSRA club is partnering with NISU to present Proud Prom!  This is an inclusive event to celebrate pride. Check out our NIC Student Life Facebook or Instagram pages for details. 


Campus Life Assistants

Would you like to work at NIC helping with projects, social media and events while gaining valuable experience to add to your resume?  NIC Student Life is looking to hire.  Please send us an email at to find out more or to apply.

Peer Mentor Volunteers Needed

The Office of Global Engagement is looking for NIC students to help welcome our new international students to the NIC community. To find out more contact,


Contact NIC’s Early Assist for personal or academic campus and community supports. 

NIC’s Library and Learning Commons has free Academic Support (see links below)

Research Support

Writing Support

Peer Tutoring

Math Support

Student Technical Services

Register in workshops


  • Has an NIC instructor or staff member made a difference in your life as a student? If you would like to recognize someone’s expertise, support, or kindness that contributed to your success, please fill out our recognition form.  We will send the nominee an anonymous thank you on your behalf including your comment(s).

Bittersweet farewell to Disha

  • Disha Salhan, after many years at NIC, is following her heart and transitioning into a new career. We wish Disha well in her new position and thank her for all that she has done for the students at NIC. As Disha will still be in the Comox Valley, we will see her around. Email and tell us where you think you will see Disha 😊.

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Kindest regards,

Lela Kulesh and Your Student Life Team