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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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Model United Nations Conference at CIC

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This past weekend from November 1st to November 3rd, CIC hosted the third annual Columbia International College Model United Nations Conference.  The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) co-organized this conference for the Columbia International College and TEC students.  This conference was an great opportunity for the Model United Nations Team to experience hands on learning and to further develop their…

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NEW Technology Design Course

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Columbia International College is excited to announce a new Technology Design course for students in grade 11 (TDJ3M) and grade 12 (TDJ4M).  Successful students will be able to use the credit as a University/College Prep level course. The new program will offer students a chance to investigate user needs, estimate labour and material costs, analyze material characteristics and illustrate design solutions…

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Students participate in the Terry Fox School Run

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On September 26th, 2019 Columbia International College (CIC) students raised $13,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation.  CIC students participated in the Terry Fox Run at Bayfront Park in Hamilton. Terry Fox (July 28, 1958 – June 28, 1981) was a Canadian athlete, humanitarian and a cancer research activist.   Today, the Terry Fox Foundation continues to raise awareness and funds to…

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CIC introduces Student Wellness Kits

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As a new school semester starts at Columbia International College, Principal Bill Ironside, Vice Principal Diana Reid and the Medical and Wellness Department have spearheaded an initiative to aid students with their wellness.  Today, every student received a Student Wellness Kit that was put together by CIC staff to help students manage stress and learn how to stay calm. The…

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A Top Graduate Building a Community of Inclusivity at CIC

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All the way from China, Jackie Zhan came to Columbia International College in 2018 and made great efforts to be involved in the CIC community.  He involved himself in bringing students together by motivating his peers, engaging quieter students and creating an inclusive environment with his positive attitude.  During his extensive participation in extra-curricular activities, Jackie also excelled academically.  With…

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