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As one of Ontario’s premier post-secondary institutions, Niagara College provides outstanding higher education for more than 8,000 full-time students on our campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Well integrated into the Niagara Region’s economy, our focus is on jobs, innovation and economic development. Our students gain skills and knowledge in more than 130 two-year diploma, three-year advanced diploma, certificate, graduate certificates, and four-year degree programs.

Our generous donors make a real difference in the lives of our students by funding scholarships, bursaries, instructional equipment and learning resources, and Be World Ready travel bursaries, all of which help our students achieve their academic goals and dreams.


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News & Updates

Niagara College’s President Emeritus Dan Patterson receives Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Dan Patterson PhD, Niagara College’s president emeritus, was recognized with the Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award at College Ontario’s 2021 Higher Education Summit in Toronto on November 29. Patterson, who led Niagara College from 1995 to 2020, accepted the prestigious award in front of world-renowned leaders in education, as well as family and friends. “All of

Esthetician students prepare for post-pandemic spa industry through digital media promotion project with TheraGenesis

A makeover is underway at Niagara College’s Teaching Spa, supporting Esthetician students with a new toolkit to help them succeed after the shutdowns and shake-ups of the global pandemic. The College’s Esthetician program recently received $43,000 in new funding, which is helping students brush up their social and digital media skills to prepare for a

Niagara College renames heart of Daniel J. Patterson Campus in honour of Rankin family

The Student Commons at Niagara College’s Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake has a new name to honour the generosity of a local family whose philanthropic spirit is far-reaching across Niagara. On November 19, the vibrant student-gathering hub of the campus was renamed the ‘Rankin Family Student Commons’ to recognize the Rankin family for their
On December 6th, flags will be lowered at Niagara College campuses to recognize Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Violence Against Women and to honour the memory of the 14 young women who lost their lives in the mass shooting at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal.If you or someone you know has been impacted by gender-based violence, and are in need of support contact [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less
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