Nunavut Arctic College

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Nunavut Arctic College
NAC-title.jpg
TypePublic university and Community College
Established1995
PresidentSheila Kolola[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
Websitehttps://www.arcticcollege.ca/

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.

History[edit]

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.

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

Residence[edit]

On campus housing is available to full-time students at the Nunatta, Kivalliq, and Kitikmeot Campuses.

Partnerships[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ News, Nunatsiaq (12 December 2017). "Nunavut premier reaches beyond GN to fill vacant management jobs". Nunatsiaq News.
  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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