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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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Intelligence, Hard Work and Luck

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Laura Arias Fernandez smiles brightly when asked if she’s decided where she’s going after Columbia International College.  With her love for computer science and physics she says, “I’m going to the University of Minnesota for Computer Engineering.” Laura came from Spain three years ago to pursue her education abroad in Canada.  She looked into schools and found that CIC had…

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40th Anniversary Essay Scholarship Winner

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  In celebration of CIC’s 40th Anniversary milestone, students were invited to submit an essay on how CIC will impact their future selves at 40 years old.  The first prize winner would receive $10,000 with 50% donated to their charity of choice.  The scholarship was given by the Columbia International Scholarship Endowment Fund.  The foundation is a registered charity that…

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A Family’s Accomplishment

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Incredible achievements are constantly happening at Columbia International College, whether big or small.  For Mariano Garcia Duenas Carrion, he notably received the Best Delegate Award and the Delegates Award at New York’s Model UN Conference in 2019.  The Model UN team had been training for this conference twice a week since August of 2018.  These awards were given to him…

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