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Laura Castillo

Total Care Living® at CIC

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Columbia International College (CIC) is delighted to introduce an additional supporting structure to our Total Care Education System®. Total Care Living® at Columbia is designed to assist students in developing life skills that they can use during their time at CIC, and also for years to follow. The goal is to ensure students thrive while at CIC, as well as…

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CIC wins Readers’ Choice for Best Private School

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The results for the 2019 Hamilton Spectator Readers’ Choice Awards were announced and Columbia International College (CIC) has won first place in the category of Best Private School.  CIC was awarded with the title of Diamond Winner.   The Readers’ Choice Award recognizes local businesses in the Greater Hamilton Area and winners are determined by votes of local residents.  CIC…

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Special Groups Visit CIC

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Over the last couple of months, Columbia International College (CIC) had special groups come and visit for academic and cultural immersion.  These groups joined regular CIC students in their classes in which they could see first hand Canadian classroom settings and culture. The special groups were: Jean Piaget from Mexico Debisirin College from Thailand Saint Gabriel from Thailand Many of…

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Model United Nations Conference at CIC

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This past weekend from November 1st to November 3rd, CIC hosted the third annual Columbia International College Model United Nations Conference.  The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) co-organized this conference for the Columbia International College and TEC students.  This conference was an great opportunity for the Model United Nations Team to experience hands on learning and to further develop their…

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Renewed Partnership with Ontario Tech University

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Columbia International College (CIC) is proud to announce a renewed partnership agreement with Ontario Tech University.  Ontario Tech University has consistently equipped their students and graduates to make a positive impact in the tech-focused world. “We are very excited about our partnership with Ontario Tech University.  This is an opportunity for CIC students to be provided with guaranteed admissions, scholarships,…

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NEW Technology Design Course

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Columbia International College is excited to announce a new Technology Design course for students in grade 11 (TDJ3M) and grade 12 (TDJ4M).  Successful students will be able to use the credit as a University/College Prep level course. The new program will offer students a chance to investigate user needs, estimate labour and material costs, analyze material characteristics and illustrate design solutions…

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Students participate in the Terry Fox School Run

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On September 26th, 2019 Columbia International College (CIC) students raised $13,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation.  CIC students participated in the Terry Fox Run at Bayfront Park in Hamilton. Terry Fox (July 28, 1958 – June 28, 1981) was a Canadian athlete, humanitarian and a cancer research activist.   Today, the Terry Fox Foundation continues to raise awareness and funds to…

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The Seeds of Growth

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It starts with a seed.  Seeds like ideas, can grow into opportunities and become something incredible.  For 19 years, Cathy Cheeranjie has nurtured and pioneered the growth of the Student Development Department at Columbia International College.  As the Head of Student Development, Cathy has been able to see programs grow and provide students with an enriching experience outside of the…

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