Nunavut Arctic College

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Nunavut Arctic College
TypePublic university and Community College
PresidentPauloosie Suvega[1]
Location, ,
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

Nunavut Arctic College (Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᕗᒻᒥᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᒃ, French: Collège de l’Arctique du Nunavut, Inuinnaqtun: Nunavunmi Inirnirit Iliharviat)[2] is a Crown corporation[3] that is funded by the Government of Nunavut and has several campuses and centres spread out throughout Nunavut, Canada.


The college was founded in 1995. [4] Its origins date to 1968 when the Government of the Northwest Territories established the Adult Vocational Training Centre.


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 the Nunatta, Kivalliq, and Kitikmeot Campuses.


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

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "NUNAVUT ARCTIC COLLEGE" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-04-24.
  3. ^ Auditor General of Canada's 2002 Annual Report to Nunavut Legislative Assembly — Comments on our work related to 2000–2001 Financial Statements
  4. ^ "Nunavut Arctic College". UArctic. Retrieved 15 February 2019.

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