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CIC Celebrates Lunar New Year With Many Traditions and a Trip to NBA Game

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Happy Lunar New Year, CIC! We wish all students and families most joy, health and happiness in 2023. During the past few days, the CIC community was thrilled to celebrate this auspicious festival with many traditions, including colorful decorations, wishing trees, cooking sessions, a multi-dish feast and a party in residence. Food is a great way to get to know…

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CEMC Workshop Prepares CIC Students for Waterloo Math Contests

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CIC math enthusiasts had a rare chance to meet with Dr. Ian Vanderburgh (left), Director of  the University of Waterloo Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), who visited yesterday to present a workshop on math contest preparation! The students were given problems to work on and were encouraged to explore various approaches to solve the challenges. Over the...
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What is Peer Tutoring and How to Apply

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Do you want to receive peer tutoring support or become a peer tutor yourself? All students are welcome to sign up! The tutoring coordinator will match students based on multiple criteria and then connects the students and introduces them to one another. Peer tutoring provides an opportunity to learn from your classmates and peers who are familiar with the course…

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Exchange Students From Mexico Gain Life-changing Experience at CIC

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Each year, Columbia International College welcomes exchanges students to the campus for a fabulous study abroad experience in Canada. Over the past four months, a group of exchange students from Mexico spent a full semester here at CIC, advancing English skills, expanding their potential in and out of classroom and getting exposed to the amazing adventure that Canada has to…

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CIC Residence kick-Starts New Semester with Fun-filled Activities

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Columbia International College residence is excited to bring all returning students back and welcome new students to the CIC community! We’re inviting everyone to open their mind to new opportunities, develop new friendships, and build life-enriching experiences through a variety of life-enriching activities. Here’s a summary of CIC January 2023 residence activities. Mark the calendar, save the dates and enjoy…

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Orientation Day Helps New Students Get Settled in

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Columbia International College is excited to welcome new students to the CIC family through a series of orientation activities, introducing them to the Total Care teams and academic department heads, and offering them an overview of essential policies, procedures, resources and opportunities for a smooth transition to life in Canada. The new students are also attending school tours to know…

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