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Take Our Kids to Work Day

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Columbia International College is welcoming Grade 9 students to its campus today as it participates in Canada’s Take Our Kids to Work™ program. The national program allows students in Grade 9 to visit the workplaces of their parents, relatives and friends to gain a better understanding of the working world and encourages them to thing about their future. It further supports career…
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Noteworthy November

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November is a busy month at Columbia with events and activities scheduled for every area of student interest. Students are encouraged to participate in all activities to develop their skills, meet new friends, and maintain a balanced education. (more…)
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Columbia welcomes Western U

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Be extraordinary. Columbia students explored their post-secondary options at one of the world’s top ranked universities yesterday as they attended an information session given by Western University. Known for its commitment to academic excellence, its renowned research facilities, and unique program combinations, Western attracts top students eager to become global leaders and global citizens. (more…)
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CIC voted Hamilton’s best Private School

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The results for the 2014 Hamilton Spectator Readers’ Choice Awards were announced today and Columbia International College is thrilled to report that we were voted number one in the category of Best Private School. Out of 10 local schools nominated, we were awarded the title of Platinum winner. The Readers’ Choice award recognizes local businesses in the Greater Hamilton Area and winners are…
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Career information sessions

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Columbia students were encouraged to attend a variety of Career Information Sessions this week as they begin to think about and plan for their future. Held in the Maple building auditorium, the sessions were designed to give students a better look at careers in their fields of interest: • Engineering and Science • Social Science and Humanities • Business and Math (more…)
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ESL top achievers: August & September

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August and September’s ESL awards were handed out yesterday, recognizing the top achievers in each of the five ESL programs. Certificates of Merit and medals of distinction were presented to nine students by ESL Department Head, Mr. Jeremy Galea, Principal, Mr. Ron Rambarran, and Executive Director, Mr. Clement Chan, in a ceremony held at the Living Wall Lounge. (more…)
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Columbia girls climb CN Tower

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On Saturday, October 18 Columbia students were challenged to show their “altitude” by participating in the 2014 Enbridge CN Tower Climb for United Way. Nine girls from Pine Hall residence participated in the climb, each hoping to not only conquer all 1,776 stairs, but to raise funds to support United Way and its vital role in the community. All girls completed the climb, most…
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Celebrating Character

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“Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. – D. Prager” Columbia is celebrating Character Week! Students at Columbia will be celebrating good character all week long as promote the school’s Character keys during Character Week. Different Character keys will be highlighted…
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