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CIC Celebrates Lunar New Year With Many Traditions and a Trip to NBA Game

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Happy Lunar New Year, CIC! We wish all students and families most joy, health and happiness in 2023. During the past few days, the CIC community was thrilled to celebrate this auspicious festival with many traditions, including colorful decorations, wishing trees, cooking sessions, a multi-dish feast and a party in residence. Food is a great way to get to know…

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CEMC Workshop Prepares CIC Students for Waterloo Math Contests

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CIC math enthusiasts had a rare chance to meet with Dr. Ian Vanderburgh (left), Director of  the University of Waterloo Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), who visited yesterday to present a workshop on math contest preparation! The students were given problems to work on and were encouraged to explore various approaches to solve the challenges. Over the...
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What is Peer Tutoring and How to Apply

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Do you want to receive peer tutoring support or become a peer tutor yourself? All students are welcome to sign up! The tutoring coordinator will match students based on multiple criteria and then connects the students and introduces them to one another. Peer tutoring provides an opportunity to learn from your classmates and peers who are familiar with the course…

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Orientation Day Helps New Students Get Settled in

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Columbia International College is excited to welcome new students to the CIC family through a series of orientation activities, introducing them to the Total Care teams and academic department heads, and offering them an overview of essential policies, procedures, resources and opportunities for a smooth transition to life in Canada. The new students are also attending school tours to know…

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December Graduation Celebration Draws Families From Around the World

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On December 14, Columbia International College hosts its third graduation ceremony of the year, proudly celebrating the milestone of December 2022 graduates! Many families and friends of graduates traveled across Canada and internationally to celebrate the special moment of their loved ones and wish them a bright future ahead. Click to view photo album. We are immensely proud of our...
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Celebration of Character – CIC Recognizes Students Who Make an Impact to the School Community

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Congratulations to all 2022 fall Semester Character Award recipients. Thank you for showing positive moral attitudes and making an impact in and outside of classroom! At CIC, we are devoted to developing students’ academic excellence through character building and character education is embedded in teaching, extra-curricular activities and social outreach projects. Each semester, we are incredibly proud to celebrate exemplary…

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Graduating Class Marks Milestone with Glamorous Dinner at Skylon Tower

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CIC's December Graduation Dinner was back on November 25. The celebration on top of Skylon Tower was sensational. Boys and girls all looked stunning in their elegant outfits. Friends, food, the vibe, the amazing views overlooking Niagara …Everything was flawless. Congratulations on overcoming challenges to thrive in and out of the classroom and getting well prepared for the new chapter...
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Alumni Share Valuable Tips on Successfully Transitioning to Life in University

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CIC Residence held a meaningful workshop where we welcomed alumni to share their CIC memories and advice on successfully transitioning to life in university. A huge shout-out to alumni who joined in person or online for an evening filled with fabulous stories, tips and tricks: Amin Mansouri (CIC 2021), University of California, Irvine (Mechanical Engineering) Edgar Du (CIC 2021), Ontario…

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