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CIC Students Raise Over CAD 5,000 for World Vision 30-Hour Famine

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Empty stomachs, full hearts! On April 5 and 6, 160 students at Columbia International College joined forces for the World Vision 30-Hour Famine, raising over CAD 5,000 and the awareness to combat poverty and world hunger. During the famine event, the students fasted for 30 hours and engaged in shelter building, games and various activities to ward off the hunger. The...
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Gabriella Xie – A Rising Star of The Slopes

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Congratulations to Grade 9 student Gabriella Xie, a rising star of the slopes! At age 14, she’s already achieved her Level 2 Ski Instructor Certification with the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) ! Before joining CIC, Gabriella dedicated herself to intensive training in China and Switzerland, where she also won medals in various competitions. Now, with her CSIA Level 2...
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Alen Borangali, CIC ’24, Accepted to Top Canadian Universities with CAD 217,000 in Scholarships

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Alen Borangali, CIC Class of 2024, shares thoughts about his inspiring journey at CIC since 2021. Alen has been accepted to top Canadian universities, including University of Toronto Computer Science—ranked top 10 in the world by 2020 ARWU. University of Toronto, St. George (Computer Science) University of Toronto, Mississauga (Computer Science) York University (Computer Science (BA)) University of Ottawa (Computer…

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CIC 2024 Graduates Secure Offers from Top Business Schools in Canada

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With outstanding academics, rich extracurriculars, and exceptional supplementary applications, many of Columbia International College's Class of 2024 graduates have secured spots at York University's Schulich Business School and the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Business—two of Canada's finest!  Congratulations to these bright minds on their incredible achievements! University of Toronto, Rotman Commerce (Commerce) University of Toronto, Mississauga (Management &...
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Balancing School and Passion: Ian Lee’s Path to Top Computer Science Programs

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Ian Lee, an avid digital artist, coding enthusiast, and passionate member of the CIC Robotics team, shares his winning strategy of balancing schoolwork with his creative hobbies, which played a key role in his acceptance to top computer science programs across Canada. University of Toronto, St. George (Computer Science) Brock University (Computer Science) York University (Computer Science) Western University (Computer…

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CIC Students Connect with Tech Leaders at TechTO

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CIC’s Business Club, along with EPP and DECA students, had the amazing opportunity to attend TechTO, a networking and entrepreneurship conference to bring the growing tech community together across Canada. TechTO's aims to provide access to the innovation economy, develop the technology ecosystem’s unique culture, and give technology leaders shortcuts to success. It hosts technology events monthly, where participants get...
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CIC Class of 2024 Excels with Six Offers from Schulich School of Business

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Huge congratulations to six remarkable graduates from the CIC Class of 2024 for their acceptance offers from York Schulich School of Business‘s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program! Ranked as Canada’s #1 business school by prestigious publications like The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, and QS, Schulich stands as a beacon of excellence in business education. Their dedication, hard work, and…

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EPP Expedition: Exploring Historic Landmarks & Diverse Cultures of Québec

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As part of CIC's University of Toronto Elite Pathway Program (EPP) curriculum, a group of EPP students set out on a thrilling expedition through the historic landmarks and diverse cultures of Québec during the March break. With a focus on linguistic and cultural preservation, these students explored Canadian history and uncovered its rich tapestry layer by layer, akin to archaeologists...
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Joy, Confidence, Drama, and Social Involvement: Insights from Sabrina Xuan

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Congratulations to Sabrina Xuan, CIC Class of 2024, on her amazing early offers from top universities. • King’s College London, Culture, Media and Creative Industry • Newcastle University, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies • University of Leeds, Global Creative Industry • University of New South Wales, Commerce • University of Waterloo, Arts & Business • Western University, Arts and Humanities...
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