Join us this week as we meet some of the many youth researchers working and learning as members on the many research projects that take place all across Nunavut every summer. In our second profile, we meet biology student Shan Leung who's working in Iqaluit this summer with the Nunavut Research Institute.
ARVIAT, NUNAVUT (July 11, 2013) - Inuit youth in Arviat are participating in an innovative new community-based project that will help children, youth and their families.
For all their global appeal and familiarity, polar bears are actually few and far between, with 19 small populations spread out across a habitat the size of Europe. And they have been studied very little. The traditional method –using helicopters and tranquilizers- is invasive, expensive and difficult, so sampling occurs per group only once every 12 to 15 years.
Starting this fall, FANS will no longer pay any tuition or accommodation fees directly to Nunavut Arctic College.
The Computer Systems Technician Program celebrated its graduation in Iqaluit last week.
The following programs and courses will be starting at Nunavut Arctic College this Fall! For more information, contact the Registrar's Office at 1-866-979-7222 or
IQALUIT, Nunavut (May 28, 2013) – Innosar John Issakiark, a Grade 12 student from John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat, has been named a recipient of the 2013 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership, one of Canada’s top merit scholarships.
Tracking post-education success
As access to post-secondary education is mainly limited in Nunavut to the Nunavut Arctic College, many students must travel to southern Canada in pursuit of further studies. While studying educational trends among Inuit students, Thierry Rodon of Laval University realized that no work was being done to track the success of these students once they had completed their studies.
Sivuliuqtit Alumni will return to Rankin Inlet for their first Reunion on June 1, 2013
The Sivuliuqtit program (Nunavut Management Development Program) was delivered jointly by Nunavut Arctic College and the federal government's management development training Centre, the Canadian Centre for Management Development in Gatineau, Quebec. The program ran from 1995 to 1999, in preparation for the creation of Nunavut.
Three Nunavut Arctic College Fur Design and Production students received awards at the North American Fur and Fashion Exhibition in Montreal this April. The students and their program were congratulated by the Hon. Daniel Shewchuk, Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut last week.