Journalism professor Charles Kopun and second-year students in Niagara College’s Journalism program reveal what it takes to put together the college’s award-winning student newspaper, the Niagara News. From story pitches, to the main event – production day – see how future journalists gain real-world experience inside NC’s journalism production lab.
Students enrolled in Acting may have very different career ambitions than those in Police Foundations, but at Niagara College their passions collide. As part of a Conflict Resolution class, Police Foundation students are challenged with putting what they’ve learned in the classroom to the test, while Acting for Film and Television students play roles to […]
Programming, art and design are the name of the game when it comes to Niagara College’s three-year advanced diploma Game Development program. Meet students who are following their passion and creating their own games as part of a class project, and hear from Game Development professor Rick Goertz about how NC prepares students for the […]
Wind, solar and geothermal power: students in Niagara College’s Renewable Energies Technician program gain hands-on experience in all three, offering them a broad range of employment opportunities while supplying market with high-quality grads in this emerging environmental field. Hear from professor Bryan Mewhiney about this comprehensive two-year diploma program, and watch students work in a […]
When a group of 14 students signed up for an International Field Studies trip to the Dominican Republic for Reading Week, building foot-powered irrigation pumps to help boost the development of the greenhouse industry was not part of their original itinerary. Fuelled by a desire to help others however, the group decided that they wanted […]
In February 2014, 21 Justice Studies students from Niagara College, mostly from the Police Foundations program, travelled to Nicaragua for a Me to We volunteer travel experience. Their mission: to help build a school in an impoverished area alongside local community members. The group was so impacted by the experience that by the time they […]
Students from Niagara College’s Marketing and Business classes don’t have to wait until they graduate to gain real-world industry experience. As part of their course-based research projects, they work with industry partners to find solutions for them such as marketing strategies. Hear from students from the college’s Business – Sales and Marketing, and Bachelor of […]
At Niagara College, there’s a special place where students with aboriginal backgrounds can tune into their culture. Hear from a college counsellor about the services offered by the college’s First Nations Metis and Inuit Services centre, watch a real drum circle in action, and listen to students reveal how the experience contributes to their sense […]
Niagara College’s Photonics programs prepare students for one of today’s hottest job sectors. Watch as college instructors reveal how Photonics relates to our lives and how the college’s Photonics programs allow grads to shine in the spotlight – and they get to work with lasers too!