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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Revised Message for Parents and Students

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January 30, 2020 Dear Students, The Coronavirus that was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019 continues to make headlines.  The number of reported cases are growing daily with several hundred reported cases in several countries, including our neighbour to the south, the United States.  It is also confirmed that the virus can be transmitted from person to person. With…

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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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Google Launch!

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Columbia International College has fully implement Google Education/Google Suite in the classrooms. All CIC teachers will be using Google Classroom to communicate, collaborate, organize and engage with their students! Across the globe, the Google Suite program provides support for teachers, learners, researchers and organizations. It provides productivity apps that include: Google Docs, Classroom, G-Mail and more! Google Suite provides educators with…

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The Final Graduation of 2019!

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This past week CIC held the December Graduation – the final graduation of 2019.  It was a spectacular event filled with parents who were excited to see their child walk across the stage to receive their diploma. Keynote Speaker Dr. Lori Livingston (Provost and V.P Academic) from Ontario Tech spoke a remarkable speech for the graduates.  Dr. Lori Livingston is…

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CIC Endowment Fund Donates To The Community

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There are so many amazing organizations that really support the students at Columbia International College. Many organizations allow our students to volunteer at so many amazing events. The Columbia International College Scholarship Endowment Fund has selected to donate to these wonderful organization to thank them for all of the opportunities they offer to the community. The organizations are: Hamilton Victory…

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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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