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OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

NURTURING CHAMPIONS

Columbia's unique ASEP-Total Care Education System® maximizes students' potential and fulfills their dreams.

Columbia's extensive support system - found at school, in the residences and during extracurricular activities -encourages well-rounded development, nurturing our students into engaged leaders and responsible citizens who are capable of achieving success.

GUARANTEED ADMISSION

McMaster University, one of Columbia's University Partners®, offers our graduates guaranteed admission. As one of Canada’s top universities, admission to McMaster is highly competitive and there are always more applicants than admission spots.

Our exclusive partnership ensures that Columbia students who meet minimum admission requirements receive priority admission into McMaster faculties. Guaranteed Admission allows our students to enter the program of their choice at one of the top universities in Canada.

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

PARTNERING FOR SUCCESS

Columbia is committed to maximizing students' potential and equipping them so they can achieve their dreams of entering top universities. As part of our commitment to helping students leap higher, we have formed partnerships with 11 universities in Canada, Australia, the U.S.A and the U.K.

Our University Partners® offer students a host of benefits including waived or reduced TOEFL requirements, guaranteed admission and exclusive designated scholarships.

These university partnerships are part of the commitment to helping our students leap to top universities worldwide.

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

OUR PROMISE, YOUR SUCCESS

Year after year, Columbia graduates receive close to $2 million in scholarships and gain admission to some of the world's top universities.

Since 1979, through our ASEP-Total Care Education System®, students have been nurtured to become strong leaders, trained to develop their potential and they have ultimately leaped higher than they thought possible.

Our commitment to our students' academic and personal achievement is evident:

Students strive for success; Columbia maximizes their potential to achieve it!

GLOBAL REACH. WORLDWIDE SUCCESS.

With over 1,600 students from more than 60 countries, Columbia International College's academic excellence reaches all four corners of the globe.

While at Columbia, students are encouraged to share their diverse cultural perspectives in class, at the residences and during extracurricular activities, making for engaging discussions and enhancing their total learning experience.

As our graduates move on to universities worldwide, they take with them the global perspective and out-of-the-box thinking nurtured at Columbia. This sets them apart from their peers and earns them recognition with their professors as leading and innovative thinkers.

Welcome to CIC Total Care Education System®
 
COLUMBIA NEWS
ESL Transition Day

ESL Transition Day

Earlier this week, Columbia welcomed its newest ESL students to our school and to Hamilton by holding information sessions during Transition Day. Held at our new Cedar building, the daylong event presented students with important information of student life as well as familiarizing them with the school’s many resources.

Students heard from members of the Medical Clinic, the Liaison Department, Student Development and teachers. They were also introduced to our Campus Safety staff who spoke to them about safety practices within the school and the city.

University visit schedule

University visit schedule

Over the next few months, Columbia will welcome university representatives from post-secondary institutions across Canada to its campus as the fall university visit program begins.

From September to December, university representatives will hold information sessions and will be available to speak with students one-on-one. The information sessions, organized by the University Placement Office (UPO), are the best way for students to explore prospective post-secondary options and learn more about academic programs of interest as well as residence life.

Leadership retreat at Bark Lake

Leadership retreat at Bark Lake

Columbia’s leadership teams are preparing to visit our Outdoor Leadership Education Centre, Bark Lake. Later today, students from our four school Prefect leadership teams – Service Prefects, Athletic Prefects, Residence Activity Prefects, and Student Council – will depart for a four day leadership retreat. .

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Fall dates from the Guidance Department

Fall dates from the Guidance Department

The Guidance Department is reminding students of important upcoming dates in September and October:

September
15 - Progress Report /Mid Term Reports / Final Reports

New ESL building opens

New ESL building opens

Last month, Columbia International College opened a new academic facility for ESL students. The new building, named Cedar campus, will be home to our comprehensive ESL program for Canadian and international students with various ESL proficiency levels.

With state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms and language labs, students will have access to a number of resources designed to foster their academic and personal success.

September events

Spirited September

September offers students many opportunities to participate in fun and rewarding activities. Sports, leadership trips and community service outings are a few of the things that await students this month.

September events
4: Video game tournament in residence
5: Canada’s Wonderland trip, Hamilton Victory Gardens (Community Service event)
7: Labour Day Holiday
9: Short Period Day
11: Bowling trip
11-14: Bark Lake Leadership Retreat

University education is the best path to success

University education is best path to success

“The best path to career success for Ontario students is still a university degree.” — 2014 Graduate Survey

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US and UK information sessions

US and UK information sessions

Columbia’s University Placement Office (UPO) is dedicated to assisting students with their university applications and career planning.

Throughout the year, the department holds a number of workshops and information sessions to assist students in completing their university applications both domestically and internationally. These presentations discuss every topic from university admission procedures to writing a personal statement. This week, UPO is holding workshops for those interested in attending university in the US and in the UK:

Welcoming our JMS students

Welcoming our JMS students

Today Columbia International College is welcoming its youngest students and their parents to campus as they host the Junior Middle School’s (JMS) registration and orientation day.

Students and parents will meet members of Columbia’s executive staff as well as teachers and support staff in both the Maple and Ainsliewood building. This is a great opportunity to learn about the services available in school and in residence and to ask any questions they may have from everything to school programming to the City of Hamilton.

Over 70 clubs featured at Club Fair

Club Fair 2015

With students now settled into their classroom schedules they can add a little fun into their daily routines as they begin to participate in their favourite clubs and extracurricular activities.

Yesterday, the Student Development department held a Club Information session in the Ainsliewood gym to introduce students to the clubs and activities offered at Columbia. Students browsed the booths of over 70 clubs featured and met activity advisors and fellow classmates with similar interests.

TOP ACHIEVERS
George Agadah (Nigeria)

George Agadah (Nigeria)

Student: George Agadah (Nigeria)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Handiya Mwiinga (Zambia)

Handiya Mwiinga

Student: Handiya Mwiinga (Zambia)

Graduated from Columbia: June 2012

Osamundiamen Osawaye (Nigeria)

Osamundiamen Osawaye

Student: Osamundiamen Osawaye (Nigeria)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2012

Wei Tan Ding (China)

Wei Tan Ding (China)

Student: Wei Tian Ding (China)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Pui Sze Lau (Hong Kong)

Pui Sze Lau (Hong Kong) 2012-10-1181

Student: Pui Sze Lau (Hong Kong)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Ekaterina Bliznyuk (Russia)

Ekaterina Bliznyuk (Russia)

Student: Ekaterina Bliznyuk (Russia)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Jia Han Duan (China)

 Jia Han Duan (China)

Student: Jia Han Duan (China)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Irene Xia Zhou (Spain)

Irene Xia Zhou

Student: Irene Xia Zhou (Spain)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2012

Linda Ruth Yue (China)

Linda Ruth Yue (China)

Student: Linda Ruth Yue (China)

Graduated from Columbia: May 2013

Tsz Kit Soong (China)

Tsz Kit Soong (China)

Student: Tsz Kit Soong (China)

Graduated from Columbia: Dec. 2012


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UPCOMING EVENTS

March, 13th 2017
วันหยุดกลางภาคฤดูหนาว

March, 17th 2017
นักเรียนใหม่รายงานตัวเข้าหอพักระหว่างเวลา 9.00-16.00 น.

March, 20th 2017
นักเรียนใหม่ลงทะเบียนและปฐมนิเทศ

March, 31st 2017
วันสุดท้ายที่นักเรียนซึ่งจบการศึกษาในเดือนพฤษภาคมจะสามารถยื่นแสดงจำนวนชั่วโมงที่ตนเข้าร่วมพัฒนาชุมชนได้

April, 14th 2017
หยุดวันศุกร์ก่อนวันอีสเตอร์

April, 17th 2017
หยุดวันจันทร์อีสเตอร์

April, 20th 2017
นักเรียนที่จบการศึกษาในเดือนพฤษภาคมซึ่งจะกลับมาลงทะเบียนเรียนในช่วงฤดูร้อนชำระค่าใช้จ่ายทั้งหมด
วันสุดท้ายที่นักเรียนจะสามารถยื่นคำร้องขอลาพักในช่วงฤดูร้อนได้

May, 09th 2017
สอบปลายภาค

May, 16th 2017
พิธีจบการศึกษาที่โคลัมเบีย

PEOPLE OF COLUMBIA
Tim Putt

Tim Putt
Head of Senior School
OCT, B.A. Hons., B.Ed., M.Ed.

In 2013, Columbia welcomed Mr. Putt as the Head of Senior School. Recognized as a leader in private school education and administration, Mr. Putt is passionate about teaching and finds “working directly with students and listening to their suggestions and ideas” very rewarding.

Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Putt was the Principal and Vice-President of Academics at Blyth Academy. In his 11 years at Ashbury College, he served as Director of Educational Technology, Head of Summer School, Assistant Headmaster, and Head of Senior School. In addition to holding undergraduate degrees in Law and Education, Mr. Putt holds a Masters Degree of Education, with a focus on Learning and Teaching.

Mr. Putt's experience and dedication to education is helping Columbia students Go Higher® in their pursuit of academic excellence and character development.


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