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NorQuest College

About Norquest College

Comprised of approximately 8,500 students, Norquest College is Alberta’s largest community college. Since first opening in 1965, Norquest collaborates with provincial businesses, industry and communities to ensure the education it provides is workforce necessary and relevant. Norquest is proud of its positive contribution to Alberta’s economy.

Widely recognized for its opportunities in adult literacy, academic upgrading, English as a Second Language and employment readiness programs, Norquest has several learning sites and campuses across Edmonton which helps enhance student access to quality education. Currently, Norquest offers certificate, diploma and applied degree accreditations.

Norquest provides students with flexible alternatives including part-time studies, non-credit programs, transfer credits and career laddering. The College also works in partnership with eCampus Alberta to help provide quality education that meet the needs of current economic realities and simultaneously strengthen communities.

Why Study at Norquest?

As an inclusive, post-secondary institution, Norquest aims to be a catalyst for change through learning.  Students and faculty are encouraged to create transformative changes in their lives through available resources and effective education.

More than half of Norquest students are born beyond Canadian borders, with over 80 countries and 100 languages represented throughout the campuses. Because of this, Norquest is sensitive to diverse cultural experiences and it is also a leader in working with students with disabilities.

Norquest faculty are an exemplary bunch. Not only are they innovative but all faculty are up-to-date and engaged in the discipline, on top of current technologies and have respect for students in their learning endeavours.

The college provides a variety of study options to accommodate most students. There are nine campuses included in the Norquest family as well as online and distant learning options.

At the end of your learning experience at Norquest, students will not only have gained real world experience but will be equipped with appropriate skills to attain career and community success.

At the core of Norquest is its promise to maximize opportunities that others may not see.

Student and Campus Life

Norquest is proud to call itself a student-centered college. This means that all students get free access to professional counselling that is fully confidential as well as access to the school’s Health Services team.

The Students’ Association at Norquest College is a dynamic organization that facilitates opportunities for students to get involved and have a memorable college experience. Some of the events hosted by the Association include:
    -    Holiday Parties
    -    Canada Day Celebrations
    -    Movie Nights
    -    Social barbecue, lunch and breakfast events
    -    Week of Welcome

Norquest also has an international student office dedicated to providing helpful services to international students. Some of the services offered include:

    - Program advice
    - Immigration support
    - Cross-cultural counselling
    - International student orientation program

Norquest also offers financial aid assistance in the form of scholarships, awards and bursaries. Several options are available and the College encourages students to take advantage of the financial aid options available to them.

School Address

10215-108 Street NW,
T5J 1L6

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    Edmonton, Alberta

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