Nunavut Arctic College

Coordinates: 63°43′39.41″N 68°26′40.42″W / 63.7276139°N 68.4445611°W / 63.7276139; -68.4445611
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Nunavut Arctic College
TypeCommunity college
EstablishedJanuary 1, 1995; 29 years ago (1995-01-01)
PresidentRebecca Mearns (acting)[1][2]
Location, ,

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.
AffiliationsCCAA, ACCC, AUCC, IAU, CIS, UArctic, ACU

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]


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.


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.


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]


  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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