Northern College (Ontario)

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Northern College
Northern College Logo 2010.svg
Motto Your College. Your Community
Type Public College of Applied Arts and Technology
Established 1967
Budget $38.3 million/annual
President Fred Gibbons[1]
Academic staff
Students 2015 full time, 15,000 part-time and continuing education
Undergraduates Available
Postgraduates Available
Location Timmins, Ontario, Canada
48°29′17″N 81°11′52″W / 48.48806°N 81.19778°W / 48.48806; -81.19778Coordinates: 48°29′17″N 81°11′52″W / 48.48806°N 81.19778°W / 48.48806; -81.19778
Campus Timmins (Porcupine), Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, and Haileybury,Toronto (ONTARIO)
Colours brown, green, orange, blue                    
Affiliations CCAA, ACCC, AUCC

Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology, commonly known as Northern College, is a college of applied arts and technology in Northern Ontario. The College's catchment area extends across 58,000 square miles or 150,200 square kilometres. More than 65 communities within Northeastern Ontario are served by four campuses located in Timmins (Porcupine), Kirkland Lake, Moosonee, and Haileybury. Annual enrolment is approximately 1,500 full-time students. Annual part-time and continuing education enrolment exceeds 11,000 students. Northern College is also home to the Haileybury School of Mines.


Northern College was established during the formation of Ontario’s college system in 1967. Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology were established on May 21, 1965. It is an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology. The school was founded in 1967 as part of a provincial initiative to create many such institutions to provide career-oriented diploma and certificate courses, as well as continuing education programs to Ontario communities.

The first campus was built in Kirkland Lake, followed by Porcupine, Haileybury, and Moosonee. The Northern College Tartan associated with the Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology, was designed by Sylvia Martin.[2]


  • Timmins (Porcupine) Campus
  • Moosonee Campus
  • Kirkland Lake Campus
  • Haileybury Campus


  • 16: Northern College Certificate
  • 16: Ontario College Certificate
  • 36: Ontario College Diploma
  • 10: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
  • 3: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • 10: Apprenticeship
  • 1: Collaborative Degree
  • 221: Articulation Agreements


  • Anhui Communications Vocational and Technical College
  • Chongqing Industry Polytechnic
  • Guangxi International Business Vocational College
  • Henan Economy & Trade Vocational College
  • Hunan Industry Polytechnic
  • Jiangxi College of Applied Technology
  • Shanxi Engineering Vocational College
  • Taishan University
  • Taizhou University
  • Xinxiang University


  • Timmins Campus Residence
  • Haileybury Campus Residence

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "President's Message". Northern College. Retrieved 2012-01-19.
  2. ^ Northern College tartan