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Fun-filled Summer Camps Available to CIC Students Living in Residence

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Starting this week, CIC students living on campus can join fun and educational summer camps where they can learn new skills like Golf, advance in specific areas like Leadership and Debate, make friends, and keep active.   CIC summer camp returns to Northcliffe Campus with a variety of fun-packed programs students can join. From sports and International Kitchen to trips and gardening, we are excited to see students enjoying their favourite activities. Our Student Leadership Development team has carefully developed a program that offers…

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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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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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Helping the Children in Ecuador

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In December 2019, 14 students from Columbia International College went to Gulag, Ecuador. Their purpose on that trip was to help build a new classroom and washroom facility for the primary school. Our students got the chance to connect with the local students and simultaneously learned about the historical context that caused indigenous communities in the region to struggle economically….

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Healthy Foods for Ultimate Health

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Today Liz Pearson came to Columbia International College (CIC) to speak to students about the relationship of food with mental health, explaining how eating a balanced meal can provide optimal happiness and well-being. For over 25 years, Liz Pearson has been researching, speaking and writing about nutrition and providing insightful lessons about eating healthy.  As a registered dietitian, Pearson offers…

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Early Offers From Universities in Canada, UK and USA

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Early offers from universities in Canada, UK and the USA are pouring in! From December 2019 to the present, Columbia International College (CIC) has received good news that many of the 2020 graduates have been accepted by the university of their choice! Early admissions from universities include: Canada: University of Alberta McMaster University Queen’s University Laurier University Ontario Tech University…

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Healthy Living Starts at CIC

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In partnership with world renowned Chartwells Food Service, we provide students with delicious and nutritious meals that helps students to maintain a balanced diet. We help to educate students on learning about having a balanced diet and the benefits of healthy living that can help them to perform their best. We are always finding new ways to enhance sustainable and healthy…

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Winter Ready at CIC

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With the winter in full swing in Hamilton, it is important that students learn about the common colds and ways to prevent cold and flu.  Winter is generally in the months of December, January and February although winter can start in November and last through late March and early April. In most of Canada, winter is marked by: snow, ice,…

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CIC Participates in the Ancaster Rotary Spelling Bee

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Congratulations to Columbia International College’s Junior Middle School Spelling Bee Team who participated in the Ancaster Rotary Spelling Bee on November 23rd at Mohawk College. The CIC team competed against students from both public and private schools in the Hamilton area in two divisions: Grades 4-6 : Mohamed Adamou Grades 7-8: Pascaline Adom, Sohna Jarju, Melissa Bozovali, Danielle Pryce and Leslie…

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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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