About Nunavut Arctic College
Nunavut Arctic College has a strong commitment to provide high quality educational opportunities to all residents of Nunavut. The College has five campuses:
- Kitikmeot Campus located in Cambridge Bay;
- Kivalliq Campus, Sanatuliqsarvik (Nunavut Trades Training Centre), and Kivalliq Hall are located Rankin Inlet;
- Nunatta Campus located in Iqaluit;
- Nunavut Innovation & Research Institutes are located in Iqaluit, Arviat, Cambridge Bay, Rankin Inlet, and Igloolik;
- Piqqusilirivvik Inuit Cultural Learning Centre is located in Clyde River with satellite locations in Baker Lake and Igloolik.
Community Learning Centres located all 25 communities of Nunavut bring our programs home to people throughout the territory. These Centres are a doorway to a wider world of learning opportunities. Each Community Learning Centre is staffed by an Adult Educator who can provide information and guidance to anyone seeking further education.
Adult Educators are able to conduct academic assessments and assist people in making vocational and educational choices. They can also help individuals to find information on career programs through Nunavut Arctic College or other community colleges and universities. College courses are designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the people of Nunavut.
"Nunavut Arctic College serves the largest post-secondary service region in Canada and one of the largest in the world. As an institution we aspire (strive) to deliver lifelong learning opportunities that empower learners and communities while celebrating Inuit Language and Culture. "
— Sheila Kolola, President
Lifelong Learning… in the Arctic… for the Arctic
Nunavut Arctic College serves the largest post-secondary service region in Canada and one of the largest in the world. As an institution we aspire (strive) to deliver lifelong learning opportunities that empower learners and communities while celebrating Inuit Language and Culture.
In 2018, the college celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Environmental Technology Diploma Program. As we reflect on this program we are reminded of the importance of the land and the environment and that our climate in the Arctic is changing. To understand these changes Nunavut Arctic College strives to create opportunities for learners to engage in research opportunities in the North, by the North, for the North.
In the 2018/2019 Academic Year, the college will be rolling out it first Academic and Research plan that will highlight our commitment to ICE-STEM (Inuktitut, Culture, Entrepreneurship – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and will launch a Centre for Teaching and Learning. In addition to programming the college will be celebrating the opening of its Nunatta Campus expansion in Iqaluit and the opening of a new Community Learning Centre in Grise Fiord.
As we undertake this work, learners from across the territory will be engaging in programs such as Social Work, Education, Interpreter Translator, Trades and Apprentice, University Studies and Adult Education.
We welcome you to celebrate their learning journeys!
Sheila Kolola, President NAC
Board of Governors
Nunavut Arctic College is responsible through the Board of Governors to the Minister responsible for Nunavut Arctic College. The Board of Governors determines policies respecting the administration of the College, including the Nunavut Research Institute.
The Board recommends priorities to the Minister for courses and programs that may be established by the Minister, ensures that for each fiscal year an estimate of the revenues and expenditures of the College is prepared, and presents budgets to the Minister in accordance with Part IX of the Financial Administration Act.
The Board of Governors has the following standing committees: Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Policy and Programs Committee.
Current Members of the Board of Governors:
- Sue Ball (chair)
- Agnes Olowokere
- Susie Evyagotailak
- Elizabeth Aglukark
- Rhoda Ungalaq