Northlands College

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Northlands College
Motto We Build Futures
Established 1970 (La Ronge Community College) (years).
Type Regional College
Religious affiliation non-denominational
Admin. staff 150
Students 600
Location La Ronge; Creighton; Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan, Canada
Campus Urban
Colours blue & white
Affiliations ACCC, AUCC, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, SIAST, UArctic
Website trainnorth.ca

Northlands College is a post-secondary educational institution in La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Programs[edit]

Northlands College offers adult basic education; business and industry; career and support services; computer training; general interest; online training; SIAST & Institute programs. Select university programs are offered at the undergraduate and graduate level in partnership with University of Saskatchewan and University of Regina.

Many programs offered by Northlands are designed to meet the unique needs of northern Saskatchewan. For example, the Radiation/Environment Technician program is the only year-long radiation monitoring training course available in Canada. Other programs, such as the Office Education program, are comparable in length and quality to similar training programs offered at other institutions.

Campus[edit]

The institute has campuses in La Ronge; Creighton; Buffalo Narrows. Administration of the college is run out of the Administration building in Air Ronge. Programs are also offered in communities throughout northern Saskatchewan, and at a number of northern minesites.

Governance[edit]

Northlands College was formed by the amalgamation of the La Ronge Region Community College, Westside Community College, and North East Community College in 1986. Originally known as Northlands Career College, its name was shortened in 199x to Northlands College. The college is governed by a 10-member board, representing people from across northern Saskatchewan.

Partnerships[edit]

Northlands College offers accredited educational, vocational and skills training opportunities for the province's students in partnership with the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan, the SIAST, and the province's various regional colleges. The college hosts the SRnet presence in the region.

Northlands College maintains reciprocal arrangements with educational partners, including:

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References[edit]

All facts, unless otherwise stated, are from Northlands College's web site

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