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.
The Nunavut Research Institute Science Campus in Iqaluit welcomed the Inukshuk High School Green Club and Environmental Science Students on April 26, 2013.
Twelve students from John Arnalukjuak High School competed in the eighth territorial skills competitions, held from April 24-26 at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit. Each came home with a medal from their respective categories! Congratulations students!
Jewellery and Metalwork students get hands-on with education
Students with the Nunavut Arctic College Jewellery and Metalwork program took part in a Printmaking course delivered by respected Nunavut Inuit printmaker and artist, Looty Pijamini from April 2-12, 2013.
Eleven residents of Repulse Bay recently completed the two week course ‘Working in Research: A Community Guide to Understanding and Participating in Research Programs’. This Nunavut Arctic College course delivery was funded by through a contribution from a research project grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and was supported by the Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment, Fisheries Division with in-kind support from Arctic College.