Study abroad at Northern Lights College
Northern Lights College (NLC) is a post-secondary education institution based in British Columbia, Canada and is known as B.C.’s Energy College. NLC has campus locations in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge, along with access centers in Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope. Student housing is offered at their Dawson Creek and Fort St. John campuses.
NLC offers a range of programs in a number of areas including business management, trades and apprenticeships, clean energy technologies, oil and gas training, teacher training and practical nursing. You can earn a certificate, diploma or an associate's degree, and your education at NLC can help you proceed to further education at college or university level, or entering a specialized area of work.
NLC is developing an athletics and recreation program. In 2018, they launched a rodeo program and they are currently the only post-secondary institution in BC with a rodeo team.
Why study at NLC?
- Small class sizes
NLC offers small classes so students can get a personalized education
- Great facilities
NLC has modern, new campuses and residential buildings
Life as an international student
At Northern Lights College, international students can study English as a Second Language (ESL), university transfer classes, and vocational and trades programs.
Their campuses have relaxed atmospheres, and NLC offers small class sizes which means each student can get the personal attention they need. The international education staff arrange activities for international students including tobogganing, bowling, basketball, camping and horseback riding.
Students can get involved in community events like Relay for Life or other fundraising activities, hosting luncheons or dances. Recreational opportunities are also available in community sports leagues, and in some intramural sports, including volleyball, basketball, soccer, and floor hockey.
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Fees and funding
The information below is provided as a guide to help guide prospective International students with planning their education. Actual costs may vary at the point of registration.
Estimates do not include the program application fee of $100. All rates in Canadian dollars.
No scholarships are available for international students.
Northern Lights College
11401 8th St, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G2, Canada
Explore Canada’s wild side in the beautiful Peace Region of northeastern British Columbia. Experience life in rural Canada, where moose, bears and foxes live alongside cows and horses.
Visa requirements for Northern Lights College
Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Canada student visa requirements