Information for International Students

**Please Note that Northern College will be closed from December 22nd, 2018 to January 2nd, 2019. **

Spaces are still available in our Business General Programs.

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International students with an existing study permit who are already in Canada can still apply through the Ontario Colleges (OCAS) website until Thursday January 3, 2019.  All official transcripts (must be accompanied with certified English translation if the originals are not in English) and documents must be submitted to OCAS under your application number. Admission Requirements: Proof of English proficiency: Valid IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of 6- no individual band lower than a 6.0 plus proof of a grade 12 mathematics course with a min. of 50% passing grade.

• Over 75 full-time, part-time, certificate, diploma, and apprenticeship programs.
• The Centre of Excellence for Trades and Technology at the Timmins Campus offers cutting-edge programming in trades and engineering technology.
• The School of Welding Engineering Technology at the Kirkland Lake Campus keeps building on its international reputation as a leader in the field of welding education and training.
• We host annual events that celebrate our multicultural student population and build a sense of community centered on respect and diversity.

Important News and Information
As of August 1, International students can submit applications through the Ontariocolleges.ca International Application Service

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The BYOD initiative allows you to have access to tools and resources. Review BYOD information prior to the start of your program to ensure you have a system that meets requirements.

Links and Resources
Online Housing
Northern College Facebook Page
International Facebook Group

IT Resources and Services
Northern College requires all full time students to have their own laptop computer. Course materials are posted online and many courses use online tests, or require students to submit assignments online through the College’s Learning Management System.

The College’s “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) program is mandatory for all first and second year students. BYOD is about flexible learning in the classroom that provides access to the tools and resources previously unavailable to all students. Whether engaging in virtual e-classroom sessions, or doing on-the-fly research in a lecture. For more information, please refer to IT Resources and Services.

Areas of Study

Travel Information

By plane from Toronto to:
Haileybury and Kirkland Lake have no airport.

Flights are scheduled to the Timmins Airport and transportation to Kirkland Lake would be 1.5 hours and 2 hours to Haileybury.

Timmins is 1 hour 20 minutes [Google Map]

By car from Toronto to:
Haileybury is 5 hours 44 minutes [Google Map]
Kirkland Lake is 6 hours and 15 minutes [Google Map]
Timmins is 7 hours 32 minutes [Google Map]