Special Groups Visit CIC

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Over the last couple of months, Columbia International College (CIC) had special groups come and visit for academic and cultural immersion.  These groups joined regular CIC students in their classes in which they could see first hand Canadian classroom settings and culture. The special groups were: Jean Piaget from Mexico Debisirin College from Thailand Saint Gabriel from Thailand Many of…

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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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Renewed Partnership with Ontario Tech University

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Columbia International College (CIC) is proud to announce a renewed partnership agreement with Ontario Tech University.  Ontario Tech University has consistently equipped their students and graduates to make a positive impact in the tech-focused world. “We are very excited about our partnership with Ontario Tech University.  This is an opportunity for CIC students to be provided with guaranteed admissions, scholarships,…

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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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The Seeds of Growth

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It starts with a seed.  Seeds like ideas, can grow into opportunities and become something incredible.  For 19 years, Cathy Cheeranjie has nurtured and pioneered the growth of the Student Development Department at Columbia International College.  As the Head of Student Development, Cathy has been able to see programs grow and provide students with an enriching experience outside of the…

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Ronald McDonald House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Today at the ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario (RMHCSCO), Columbia International College (CIC) became a proud sponsor for RMHCSCO’s Great Room and will be providing funding for the next three years. CIC’s Executive Director Clement Chan smiled alongside CIC’s General Manager Pat Hurley and Principal Bill Ironside during the ribbon cutting.  “Community engagement has…

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Inspiration From Education

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For 15 years, Heather Tremble worked in the business community when she decided to embark on a new journey towards the educational world.  Heather has found great joy teaching in the classroom as the Business Teacher at Columbia International College (CIC). Heather succeeded in obtaining a university degree and several other degrees including her MBA and her Master’s degree in…

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