Nunavut Arctic College

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Nunavut Arctic College
NAC-title.jpg
TypeCommunity college
EstablishedJanuary 1, 1995; 26 years ago (1995-01-01)
PresidentRebecca Mearns (acting)[1][2]
Location, ,
Canada

63°43′39.41″N 68°26′40.42″W / 63.7276139°N 68.4445611°W / 63.7276139; -68.4445611Coordinates: 63°43′39.41″N 68°26′40.42″W / 63.7276139°N 68.4445611°W / 63.7276139; -68.4445611
CampusUrban/Suburban/Remote. Nunatta Campus, Kitikmeot Campus, Kivalliq Campus and 24 Community Learning Centres.
Coloursblue   & white  ;
AffiliationsCCAA, ACCC, AUCC, IAU, CIS, UArctic, ACU
Websitehttps://www.arcticcollege.ca/

Nunavut Arctic College (Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᒃ, French: Collège de l’Arctique du Nunavut, Inuinnaqtun: Nunavunmi Inirnirit Iliharviat)[3] is a public community college in the territory of Nunavut, Canada. The college has several campuses throughout the territory and operates as a public agency (Crown corporation) funded by the territorial government.[4]

History[edit]

The college was founded in 1995.[5] Its origins date to 1968 when the Government of the Northwest Territories established the Adult Vocational Training Centre.

Campus[edit]

One of the Arctic College buildings in Cambridge Bay

Nunavut Arctic College has three campuses (Nunatta Campus, Kitikmeot Campus, Kivalliq Campus) and 24 Community Learning Centres.

  • Nunavut Arctic College's Headquarters Arviat
  • Kitikmeot Campus (Kangok Road) in Cambridge Bay
  • Kivalliq Campus: Sanatuliqsarvik (Nunavut Trades Training Centre), and Kivalliq Hall are in Rankin Inlet
  • Nunatta Campus is in Iqaluit
  • Nunavut Research Institute – Iqaluit, Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Rankin Inlet and Igloolik
  • Piqqusilirivvik Inuit Cultural Learning Centre – Clyde River with satellite locations in Baker Lake and Igloolik

On campus housing is available to full-time students at all three campuses.

Partnerships[edit]

The college hosts lecturers for Akitsiraq Law School, and participates in the University of the Arctic.[5] Other partnerships include (Education, Nursing, Law):

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rebecca Mearns steps in as acting president of Nunavut Arctic College". 21 October 2020.
  2. ^ "President's Message". Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  3. ^ "Logo Toolkit" (PDF). Nunavut Arctic College. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 24, 2017.
  4. ^ "2002 Annual Report to Nunavut Legislative Assembly — Comments on our work related to 2000-2001 Financial Statements (Chapter 4)". Auditor General of Canada's 2002 Annual Report to Nunavut Legislative Assembly. Archived from the original on March 10, 2005.
  5. ^ a b "Nunavut Arctic College". University of the Arctic. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Nunavut Arctic College and Memorial University sign official 10-year partnership MOU, with approval by the Board of Governors and Cabinet
  7. ^ Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Arctic Nursing)

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