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Ontario Has Lowest COVID-19 Numbers since September 2020

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Ontario reports lowest COVID-19 new case numbers in more than eight months as the Lockdown ends and Canada reaches the 2nd position in the world amongst all countries in percentage of population vaccinated.  Ontario health officials reported 525 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, June 7th. It is the lowest since September 2020 and the eighth straight day with fewer than 1,000 new cases.  The province’s “Roadmap to Reopen” Step One will begin…

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CIC Alumni Meet Current Students to Offer Advice and Share Experiences

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Three of CIC’s top graduates from previous years joined a group of current students to answer questions, share first-hand experience and offer the best advice for successful post-secondary application and University life experience.  Our weekly High Achievers meeting had three very special guest speakers this week:  Julia Zhu, CIC ’20 studying Engineering and Science at the University of Toronto St. George.  Maria Fernanda Almeida CIC ’19 studying Political…

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Canada Ranks #3 in the G-20 for Vaccinations

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 “We now rank number three in the G-20 in doses administered per capita,” said the Prime Minister on Tuesday, May 25, 2021  Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau indicated that “almost 50 percent of eligible adults have received at least one shot.”  He confirmed that “by the summer, we’ll have enough vaccines so that every eligible Canadian will have gotten their first dose.” …

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High Achievers Get Support Weekly

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CIC runs weekly meetings where a group of High Achievers can take part in specialized activities based on their interests and university goals. The point is to explore a variety of experiences and learn new skills while building foundations for success in university and future careers.  High Achievers are Grade 11 and 12 students who consistently earns top grades in their classes. A High Achiever…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Available to CIC Students 18+

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CIC students who are 18 or older will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the comfort of their Student Residence. The vaccine will be administrated by CIC’s Registered Nurses and will be free of charge.  Parental consent is required before vaccination.  In taking serious steps to protect our students, CIC has been authorized by Hamilton Public Health to administer vaccines to our own students and staff.  The vaccine is the Moderna mRNA-1273 which requires two doses, 16…

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Study Permit to Be Processed in Time for Fall 2021 Semester

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All complete study permit applications submitted to Canadian Immigration (IRCC) by May 15 will be processed by August 6, in time to attend CIC’s Fall 2021 Semester in-person.   This is exciting news to those in the process of getting their study permit now!  To read more about this announcement by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, please access their website – https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/reference-include/study-permit-fall-2021-eng.html  Here is an extract of the announcement:  “Submit your…

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Our Graduates Have Received Over 2.6M in Scholarships So Far

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Our 2021 graduates have collectively received over 1,114 university offers so far! 158 offers are for the University of Toronto, the #1 university in Canada, including Rotman Commerce programs.  More offers are expected to come.   Some of the highlights of the offers received so far include:  University College London  Imperial College  Kings College London  University of California (Los Angeles)  University of Sidney    University of Queensland  In Ontario our graduates continue to get into the…

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CIC Junior Middle School Held Year-End Awards Celebration

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Congratulations, you did it! Today, our Junior Middle School had a memorable Year-End Awards Celebration, recognizing the amazing achievements of the youngest members of the CIC community. The past semester has been very unique. Every one of you has overcome obstacles and demonstrated courage in the face of adversities. You’ve all grown into better learners, decision-makers, and problem solvers! We’re…

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2020 Summer Semester Information

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COVID-19 #12                                                                                                   Saturday March 28, 2020 Columbia International College has enhanced its teaching and learning practice using Google Classroom as one of the learning management systems (LMS) since 2018. With the current COVID-19 situation, the Ontario Ministry of Education has instructed all schools to close in mid-March. All our current students are well underway using Google Classroom for their remote…

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