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Global Education and Training

Established in 1967, Niagara College (NC) has grown to become a leading global college and one of Canada’s most enterprising postsecondary institutions. With a mission to provide outstanding applied education and training for a changing world, and through strategic areas of focus, the College is dedicated to offering a wholistic student experience, academic excellence, global reach, alumni and partner engagement, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and organizational excellence.

In Niagara and around the world

  • More than 10,500 full-time students.
  • Over 130 diploma, certificate, and bachelor degree programs.
  • Enrolments representing 140+ nationalities over the past 10 years. 
  • Two specialized campuses in Niagara Region, Ontario (Niagara-on-the-Lake and Welland).
  • Programming also delivered in Toronto and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Nationally and globally recognized

  • Silver Award of Excellence in Global Engagement from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan), 2022.
  • Bronze in Global Citizenship from the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP), 2022.
  • Ranked in the top 10 Canadian Research Colleges for nine years in a row, including #1 for 2022, #2 for 2021 and #3 for 2020, by Research Infosource.

Work-ready and world-ready graduates

  • 100,000+ NC graduates are succeeding and leading around the world.
  • 86.8% of recent NC graduates are employed within six months of graduation, 2021-2022 provincial Key Performance Indicator (KPI) results.
  • 87.5% employers are satisfied with NC graduates they employ, 2019-2020 KPI results.
  • 90% international student graduation rate.
  • NC’s signature Be World Ready program offers the NC community experiences to enhance global competencies. It is designed to prepare students for global success through education, exchange, and international experiences, including study/work abroad opportunities for all students. The program also offers personal and professional development opportunities to NC faculty and staff.

Niagara College’s Global Education and Training

  • NC brings together the expertise of its highly skilled team members with leading partner organizations worldwide to provide educational solutions designed to inspire sustainable global change.
  • Over the past 20 years, NC has successfully completed more than 100 capacity building and training projects in 25+ countries.
  • Through these projects, NC supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 4 (Quality Education).

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Stay tuned for the upcoming summer 2024 launch of the Niagara College Institute for Global Education and Training!