Warm welcome for new students at NC’s Winter Orientation Jan. 12

Niagara College will welcome over 1,700 students as Winter Orientation kicks off the Winter semester this Friday, Jan. 12.

Introducing January-start students to college life, Orientation will kick off at the at the College’s Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake Campuses at 9 a.m.

Campus tours will be available at the Infodesk of both campuses from 9:30 – 10 a.m., and 11:30 – noon.

Students can also visit the Student Services Fair at the Welland Campus (Learning Commons) and the NOTL Campus (Student Commons) from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m to learn more about the many services offered to students on and off-campus.

Program information sessions offer students opportunities to find out more about their academic programs, get a head-start on the curriculum, and meet faculty and their peers. They will be held both campuses from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Co-op information sessions will take place from 11:30 a.m. – noon, and Blackboard tutorials – to learn how to navigate the college’s portal for grades, fees, admissions and timetables – will be available at both campuses from 1-1:30 p.m. Visit orientation.niagaracollege.ca/schedule for times, locations and more details.

Students can also enjoy live music and free lunch at both campuses from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Additional activities will be held following Orientation Day, including pub nights, karaoke and more, organized by Niagara College’s Student Administrative Council.

The College’s International Division will present additional activities as part of International Student Orientation from January 11-13 including, information sessions, fairs and a visit and tour of Niagara Falls.

For a complete list of events, times and locations visit: http://orientation.niagaracollege.ca/

Niagara College offers more than 130 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs; as well as more than 600 credit, vocational and general interest Part-Time Studies courses. Areas of specialization include food and wine sciences, advanced technology, media, applied health and community safety, supported by unique learning enterprises in food, wine, beer, horticulture and esthetics. For more information visit niagaracollege.ca.


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