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North West Regional College
Quick Facts:
Tuition: $4,400  Students: 320
Address
10702 Diefenbaker Drive
North Battleford, SK      S9A 4A8
306-937-5100

North West Regional College


North West Regional College's purpose is to help the students succeed in achieving their academic and career goals. The college boasts of "small class sizes, personal attention, accessible professors, and cost-free supports" that makes it a unique atmosphere for the students. ... continued below

About North West Regional College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

North West has two campuses: Battlefords Campus and Meadow Lake Campus. Battleford Campus borders the beautiful Centennial Park. It is North Westís head office, and it is connected to the Comprehensive High School, which is a place for university and non-credit training, technical programming, and academic upgrading in northwestern Saskatchewan. Meadow Lake Campus provides state of the art educational facility (North West Post-Secondary Centre), and it is continuously growing as one of the studentsí choice in trades training and universities. Students can also take advantage of St. Walburg Adult Education Centre and the Spiritwood Adult Education Centre, where students are guided in achieving their academic goals. It also provides televised university and SIAST courses aside from its computer courses.

Student Services and Student Life

The College offers the following services: Career Counselling, Business Services, Career Development or Planning, Career Cruising, Choices Planner, Typefocus, Next Steps, Monster, Sask Job Futures, JobBoom, Canadian Careers, Labour Market Information, Schoolfinder, Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Commission, Canada-Saskatchewan Student Loan Program, Sask Network, Scholarships Canada, Workopolis, Career Owl, and Indeed Canada. The Career Counselling Services is free to all the students of NWRC, and itís a valuable aid to the student in getting resources and assessment tools that can help them determine their career goals. This service is complimented with the latest computer technology and paper assessments for determining a studentís personality, ability, value, and interests. The Career Development process used by the College includes: Personal Exploration, Work Exploration, Career Decision-Making, Implementation, and Workplace Success.

Academic Programs

North West Regional College offers the following programs: University (University of Regina an University of Saskatchewan), Health Care or Community Service (Accredited by SIAST or Lakeland College, the programs are highly esteemed by many Canadian employers), Trades (students can enter into as an apprentice and earn money while they are doing their hands-on training), Safety and Industry (First Aid Training, Fireman's Certificate Preparation, Ground Disturbance/Safe, Trenching, Security Guard Training, Confined Space Level 1 and 2), Computers (excellent computer lab facilities and quality instruction in a comfortable environment), Business (professional development opportunities range from management skills training, to computer applications and Business Certificate Program), General Interest, Work-based Training (Job Start/Future Skills is a programs that is in conjunction with the Saskatchewan businesses and industry associations that give training and employment opportunities for unemployed Saskatchewan residents), Adult Education, and ed2go Online Training (offers hundreds of classes online).

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Student scholarships are offered by the College. Some of the available entrance scholarships that they give are: Aaron Lowe Scholarship, Battlefords Adult Education Committee Scholarship, Battlefords Business Excellence Scholardhips, Battlefords Rotary Club Scholarship, Board of Governors Scholarship, Kanaweyimik Family Services Scholarship, WPD Ambulance, Ultra Print University Entrance Scholarship, GLM Industries Welding Scholarship, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Scholarship, Meadow Lane Kinsmen Scholarship, North Battleford Elks Lodge #369 Scholarship, Adult Education Scholarship, RBC Financial Group Scholarship, SK Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association Scholarship and many others.

North Battleford Information

North Battleford is a small city in west central Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located directly across the North Saskatchewan River from the town of Battleford. Together, the two communities are known as The Battlefords.

North Battleford is surrounded by many lakes and hills, while the scenic North Saskatchewan River beautifully connects the Battlefords. Lake country is a half-hour drive from North Battleford. The Park offers something for everyone, from family picnics to boating to para-sailing & golfing. You can choose from quality campsites or the luxurious Jackfish Lodge. All of this is surrounded by the scenic beaches and lawns that make the Battlefords Provincial Park a perfect vacation spot.


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