Colleges Guide 2016

College of the North Atlantic CNA Wave Energy Research Centre

How College of the North Atlantic converts waves into power to grow fish on land

Faced with the challenge of powering land-based fish farms, CNA researchers turn to renewable resources.
Grande Prairie Regional College Bee Diagnostic Centre

Grande Prairie Regional College students tackle honey bee decline

A bee diagnostic centre is looking to save our most useful insects.
Cambrian College Skills Canada

Cambrian College, a small school in north Ontario, dominates at Skills Canada

Over the last six years, the Sudbury community college’s performance in Skills Canada competitions has been nothing short of amazing.
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology offers degree shortcut for tradespeople

NAIT gives tradespeople a chance to add business degrees to their resumés by giving credit for experience
SAIT Park Explorer

SAIT students design electric wheelchair–mountain bike

Students working on real-world projects help people with limited mobility scale mountains.
Holland College Test Kitchen

Holland College creating cutting-edge food products in ‘Canada’s Smartest Kitchen’

Holland College chefs, food scientists, and culinary students innovate for local and international food companies.
College Researchers Playing With Food Sobia Khan

Researchers are playing with food in remarkable ways—and making it healthier

From Vitamin-D enriched cheese to diabetic-friendly ethnic food, traditional favourites are getting a serious makeover.
Nursing in the North Nurse on Phone

Being a nurse in the North is challenging, but ‘there are salary perks’—big ones

For example, salaries of RNs in Ontario range between $21 and $40 per hour, while in the hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, RN jobs can pay in the range of $70 per hour.
Northwest Community College Simulated Work Camp

Northwest Community College built a mock work camp to prepare students

Students get a feel for a work camp by living in refurbished ‘cars’ that mimic real job sites.
Fanshawe College Game Design

Fanshawe College’s winning strategy for its game design program

In Canada’s largest game tech hub outside major cities, Fanshawe students learn career-focused game design from industry pros.