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NorQuest College is a public funded community college located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The college offers many full-time or part time courses, certifications and diplomas in various fields. Within Canada, the college offers one 90of the largest and highly rated practical nursing programs.
|Type of College||Public Funded|
|Number of Bachelors courses offered||508|
|Number of Masters courses offered||31|
|Number of Postgraduate programs of specialization||786|
|Number of Full time/ Part time credit students||10,689|
|Number of Non Credit students||6903|
The college has six campuses namely- Drayton Valley campus, Westmount Campus, Edmonton Downtown campus, Wetaskiwin Campus, Whitecourt campus and Correctional campuses.
Edmonton Downtown Campus: offers various courses separately across 5 buildings in its campus.
At Whitecourt campus of NorQuest college, only certificate and diploma programs are offered in several range of subjects including-
Students at Whitecourt Campus are provided with various services such as student advising, financial advising, online tutorial services, etc.
NorQuest College does not provide on-campus housing facilities for its students. However, there are many options for off-campus housing and residential accommodations via NorQuest College’s official website. This is to assist students find a suitable residence for themselves.
A multitude of academic programs are offered through all the campuses of NorQuest College, Edmonton.
NorQuest College is flexible in teaching the adult learners. The various schedules that it offers to its students are:
|Days||Offered on the weekdays (Monday to Friday) with day time meeting schedules|
|Evenings||Offered on the weekdays (Monday to Friday) with evening time meeting schedules.|
|Weekends||Offered with evening time meeting schedules|
|Evening/ Weekends||Offered in a combination of evening and weekend meeting schedules|
|Real Time||A specific real time schedule is prepared and the students are required to log in at that time in online class meetings or video conferencing.|
|Anytime||Students are not required to log in at a particular time and attend the classes. However, there will be a proper start and end time of the classes. These classes are self directed.|
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To apply for a credit program at NorQuest College, you can choose online mode of application and can even apply via mail or an e-mail. The international students need to use NorQuest College’s Designated Learning Institution number 018795996622 on their applications.
|Fall||June 30, 2018|
|Winter||October 15, 2018|
|Spring||February 28, 2019|
The tuition fee is charged based on the number of courses a person has opted for and the delivery method of one’s course.
The following table gives a detailed idea of the fee for Academic Upgrading Program per semester:
|FEE||ACADEMIC UPGRADING||FOUNDATIONS FOR LEARNING|
|CDN FEE||INT’L FEE||CDN FEE||INT’L FEE|
|PROGRAMS AND SUPPLY FEE||180||180||varies||varies|
|STUDENT’S ASSOCIATION FEE||62.50||62.50||39.50||39.50|
|REGISTRARIAL SERVICES FEE||25.00||25.00||25.00||25.00|
|HEALTH & DENTAL FEE||386||386||--||--|
|BOOK RENTAL (INCLUDING GST)||304.29||304.29||--||--|
|NON TUITION FEE||1127.79||1127.79||varies||varies|
The following table gives a detailed idea of the fee for Employment Certificate Program per semester:
|FEE||APPRENTICESHIP PREP||DAY HOME PROVIDER||TRANSIT TO EMPLOYMENT|
|PROGRAM & SUPPLY FEE||488||488||732||732||1,001||1,001|
|STUDENT ASSOC. FEE||102||102||187||187||164.50||164.50|
|REGISTRARS SERVICE FEE||50||50||75||75||75||75|
|HEALTH & DENTAL FEE||386||386||386||386||386||386|
The college also offers scholarships and bursaries to the star students to fund their education at NorQuest College. Some of the scholarships and bursaries are described in the table below:
|Scholarship/ Award/ Bursaries||Parameters||Value|
|BILL THOMPSON MEMORIAL h||Nomination by two instructors/ counselors||$500|
|ALL WEATHER WINDOWS ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AWARD||Enrolment in English as a second language course||$1000|
|CHINESE FREEMASONS ENTRANCE BURSARY||Enrolment in English as a second language course||$1000|
|COMPASS CONSULTING BURSARY||Statement of marks showing academic standing of 75%/B/3.0 or higher||$500|
|JEFF KLAUS AWARD||Full-time enrolment in ESL and having completed one full term in college||$1000|
|JIM CARTER INGENIOUS STUDENT AWARD||Awarded to the ingenious students seeking financial help||$750|
|LAURIE HINES MEMORIAL AWARD||Full-time enrolment in ESL or LINC and seeking financial aid||$500|
Other scholarships include:
1. Laughing Dog Photography English as a Second Language Bursary
2. Lesley Hirsch Memorial Award
3. NorQuest College Students with Disabilities Award
4. Northlands – Outstanding Student Award
5. Rachel’s Hope Bursary CEASE - Centre to End All Sexual Exploitation
At NorQuest college, both current students and alumni can avail employment and career related services. The services include-
NorQuest College has a rich and vast alumni network spread across the globe. Some of its many prominent alumni include:
1. Doreen Thunder- Contributing member of Engineering Services Department.
2. Kristen Davis- She is working at Peggy Yelland & Associates Inc.
3. Michelle Woite- Operating room nurse at University of Alberta hospital
4. Rdina Chehayeb- Financial Educator with World Financial Group
5. Victoria Knight- Full time employee at Edmonton’s Cross Cancer Institute.
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