Open House

Every February, more than 1,000 high school students from across the North Island discover and explore unique opportunities at our annual NIC Open House events in the Comox Valley and Port Alberni. You’ll discover our programs through interactive classroom experiences, lab and studio tours, meet faculty and ask questions.

2022 Open House

In-person events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic — but please stay tuned for upcoming details on our virtual programming!

What to Expect

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You’ll spend a full day discovering and exploring opportunities at NIC and beyond as you:

  • Explore university arts & sciences, business, fine arts & design, health & human services, technology, trades, tourism & hospitality
  • Discover our programs through interactive classroom experience, where you’ll have a chance to meet the instructors, ask questions, and engage in unique presentations
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