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NIC Student Recruiter-Advisors Danielle Hoogland and Renae Roles will work with you to help you navigate the world of post-secondary and find the right program fit for you. Whether you’re interested in academic programs, upgrading or trades training, or if you’re still deciding what your journey will entail, they can help you chart your path and meet your goals.

Spend an hour with either Danielle or Renae discussing program options, navigating the post-secondary system, how to apply and our admissions process.

Danielle and Renae can also arrange classroom or workshop tours and a meeting with a current student and instructor. Click the button below and select "Program Exploration/Apply to NIC".

Campbell River Campus

Renae is dedicated to helping students achieve their educational and career goals while supporting them as they navigate the world of post-secondary. Holding a Master of Education degree from the University of British Columbia, Renae specialized in Higher Education focusing her studies on student support services and engagement. Based out of NIC’s Campbell River campus, Renae supports students from Campbell River, Gold River and the North Island. During her free time, Renae loves hiking with her dog Scout, camping, surfing, exploring the island's many beaches and, at the end of the day, visiting with friends and family over delicious food!

Comox Valley Campus

Danielle is passionate about learning. Prior to becoming a recruiter for North Island College, Danielle worked as a community based literacy practitioner and coordinator, an intercultural international youth program supervisor and an international active travel guide. Danielle spends much of her free time with her husband and two daughters, Maya and Avery, in the woods, on the ski hill and on the soccer field. Danielle also loves to read and is learning to play the guitar. Danielle has a Masters of Adult Education and Community Studies and a Bachelor of Science. One of her favorite quotes is from Dr. Seuss: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

If you are an Indigenous student and would like to connect with one of our Indigenous Education Navigators, please book an appointment with our Indigenous Education Navigators by choosing “Future Indigenous NIC Student”.

If you are an international student, please contact our Office of Global Engagement.

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