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Hadih! In celebration of Literacy Week, Northwest Community College (NWCC) partnered with Smithers Community Services Association (SCSA) and Bulkley Valley Learning Center (BVLC), to host a Literacy Luncheon aimed at promoting literacy through...

Posted: Feb 12, 2016
Adventure awaits you.

February 5, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to live on a glacier?

The Juneau Icefield Research Program is accepting applications for its eight-week educational expedition. The opportunity...

Posted: Feb 05, 2016
Deepak Chana

January 22, 2016


British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education 

Terrace, BC

Deepak Chana was working as a construction labourer in his hometown of Prince Rupert when he realized that...

Posted: Jan 22, 2016
Donors make a difference.

January 18, 2016

Terrace, BC – Northwest Community College (NWCC) hosted a four-course dinner on January 14 to celebrate private and corporate donors that have contributed to NWCC and connect them with the students that they have invested...

Posted: Jan 18, 2016
Science kits in schools.

December 2, 2015 - Prince Rupert, BC – This event is part of a larger, multi-year collaboration between University of Victoria’s Science Venture and NWCC to develop and support science programming in Prince Rupert. Science Venture is a non-profit...

Posted: Dec 03, 2015

To date, nine Heavy Equipment Operator students have gained valuable hands-on experience and seat time toward their apprenticeship while conducting earthworks at the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine’s (RDKS) Forceman Ridge Waste Management...

Posted: Nov 10, 2015

NEWS RELEASE - Ministry of Advanced Education

Nov. 5, 2015
Apprenticeships delivering results for students in northern B.C.

NORTHERN B.C. - A survey of former apprenticeship students shows that 91% of students...

Posted: Nov 05, 2015

NWCC students collaborate with Smithsonian and DFO researchers on invasive species

October 29, 2015

Prince Rupert, BC – This month, scientists from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre in California and...

Posted: Oct 29, 2015

Northwest Community College has received its third consecutive donation of $100,000.00 from Seabridge Gold Inc. . The donation will support the Intro to Trades 10 program delivered by NWCC in conjunction with school districts in Smithers,...

Posted: Oct 19, 2015

October 7, 2015

Terrace, BC – Northwest Community College students participated in a unique learning experience, rafting on the Skeena River last Saturday. Launching from Guxts'eliksit, a Lax Skiik (Eagle Clan) fishing...

Posted: Oct 07, 2015