About Niagara College
About Niagara College
Niagara College was established in 1967 and has provided quality education to thousands of graduates. It is located in a friendly, warm community in the hub of the world famous tourist destination of Niagara Falls. The one and the only Community College with access to over 300 beds off campus housing shared accommodation for $250 a month in Niagara Falls.
Niagara College Canada has been voted “Number One in Student Satisfaction for eight years – a 3rd party rating by all students. Study January, May or September Post Graduate Programs: International Business Management, Hospitality & Tourism. Or, in January & September: Environmental Management, Human Resources Management. Other programs include September offering of Public Relations, Wine Business Management & Geographic Information System.
Student will get to know the professors on a first name basis, in part because the classroom sizes are small, but also because the College is committed to hands on instruction.
There are three NC campuses: Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake and in Welland. All campuses offer easy access to a wide range of shopping and entertainment, amateur and professional sport, sightseeing, cycling and hiking routes, and several festivals that occur throughout the year.
Niagara College Canada is the perfect place for you to discover your place in the world. Regardless of which campus you study, students are able to live in the beautiful tourist world class destination of Niagara Falls, where regular bus routes are available to travel to either of the campuses.
Niagara College earns top 10 spot among research colleges in Canada
Niagara College has earned the honour of being in the top 10 colleges in the country for research funding, according to a new national study released today.
In its report “Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges,”Research Infosource Inc. has announced the rank of 10 for Niagara College, based on total research funding numbers for 2014. This represents two moves up from last year’s report, when Niagara College placed 12th, and three moves up since the inaugural report in 2013, which placed the college at 13. For the second year in a row, Niagara College improved its placing by being ranked third among Ontario’s five leading colleges.
What’s more, using data from the past two years, Niagara College’s research funding increased by more than 32% between 2013 and 2014, up to $5.34 million in 2014 from $4.036 million in 2013.
“The College’s ranking among the top 10 colleges in Canada for research funding is a great endorsement of the wide-ranging work being done by our innovation centres, especially in the food and beverage sector, advanced manufacturing, and precision agriculture,” said Marc Nantel, associate vice-president of Research& Innovation at Niagara College. “We are encouraged by our division’s progress, and expect to see that ranking climb even higher as we add specialized equipment and infrastructure, and attract new project funding in the coming year.”
Niagara College has also made a jump in terms of partnerships and projects, climbing from No. 8 to No. 5 among large colleges for the number of formal partnerships held, and from No. 5 to No. 4 in terms of successfully completed projects — thanks to a 26% increase in that area.
Niagara College’s Research & Innovation conducts research projects with industry partners through its Agriculture & Environment Innovation Centre, Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre, and Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. The division also offers support in the areas of digital media and web solutions and business and commercialization solutions.