News

  • October 01, 2019

    Whitecourt and Drayton Valley campuses closed on October 4

    NorQuest College's Whitecourt and Drayton Valley campuses will be closed on Friday, October 4, 2019.

  • September 24, 2019

    Adding value to the community: Meet Michelle Beck

    On September 3, Michelle Beck joined NorQuest College as Vice President Corporate Services and Finance. Before NorQuest, she was the Vice President, People and Culture for ATB Financial. In previous jobs, Michelle has been an executive responsible for diverse functions such as corporate performance management, strategy, human resources, IT, and finance. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant/Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.

  • September 23, 2019

    Alberta Licenced Producer Helps Train Workers as Potential Labour Shortage Looms Over Cannabis Industry

    Freedom Cannabis, an Alberta-based licensed cannabis producer, is set to open its growing facilities to students taking the Cannabis Trimming & Production course at Edmonton’s NorQuest College. The move into education is part of Freedom’s commitment to fostering a highly-skilled workforce that is needed to scale Alberta’s thriving cannabis industry.

  • September 05, 2019

    NorQuest College president leaving position

    EDMONTON – Carla Madra, Acting Chair of the Board of Governors for NorQuest College, announced today that Dr. Jodi Abbott will be leaving her position as president and CEO effective January 3, 2020.

  • August 26, 2019

    Campus is buzzing!

    We're so excited to see the energy on campus going up a notch with our many new international students attending orientation this week.

  • August 23, 2019

    Our deepest condolences

    We are saddened to learn of a very sad and tragic event where a NorQuest student drowned on Wednesday. Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family of Palwinder Singh.Student safety on and off campus is of the utmost importance to NorQuest. Students, faculty, and staff in need of support can access this through the college’s Centre for Growth and Harmony.

  • August 19, 2019

    Settle in and make yourself at home

    NorQuest's new Settlement Studies program trains professions to help newcomers achieve their best

  • August 02, 2019

    New diploma program helps with the cultural, social, and economic adjustment of newcomers

    This is a polarizing time in the world we live. Dangerous and irresponsible rhetoric and disappointing sentiment towards newcomers is getting louder and louder. At NorQuest, it is our goal to #InvestInInclusion and provide contrasting information that shows the value of newcomers and reminds us all that our nation was built on welcoming people from every corner of the world. 

  • July 17, 2019

    Award-winning virtual reality learning comes to Edmonton

    Training of tomorrow is here today for NorQuest nursing students  

  • July 12, 2019

    Supporting Albertans plan for mid-life career changes

    NorQuest College is offering free programming that will support mid-career workers from the oil and gas industry as they transition to new employment and career options.  

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