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Nipissing University

North Bay, Canada


Arts and Humanities, Business & Management, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences, and Medicine

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Nipissing University was established as a degree-granting higher education college in their region with the community's trust with the authorities. The community's efforts succeeded in 1967 when the institution got affiliated with Laurentian University as a Collegiate establishment with Laurentian providing the degree to the students. In 1992, the funding issue of the university was resolved and the institution was granted university status. The institution has affiliations with institutions with Algonquin College, Centennial College, Lambton College, and St. Clair College. In the case of academic affiliations, the institution is affiliated with AUCC. IAU, COU, CVU, Fields Institute, CBIE, and CUP.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Nipissing University has its main campus situated in North Bay and a satellite campus in Brantford, Ontario. Humbled by its own struggles, the helping hand of the institution towards educational institutions was never hesitant, as a result, Canadore College has its building on the main campus. The infrastructure of the institution broadens over a wide range of activities, academic buildings, faculty building, library, bookstore, sports facilities, and research laboratories. The institution provides its students with twelve bachelor's programs, eight master’s and professional courses, nineteen certificate programs, and four joint courses (with Canadore College). The institution has the Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) and which enhances the club activities of its students. The research laboratories are involved in various aspects such as Robotics, Nuclear, Biomechanics, geomatics, and others. 

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The university is dedicated to assisting as much as possible with its funding opportunities program, where the university accepts applications and guides the applicants in securing funding for their goals. The institution is involved with the Canada Research Chairs program and assists in creating a strategic program of research process implementation. The ethics that a research team requires to follow are also explained in order to ensure that the subtle aspects do not marry the quantitative reaches. The notable alumni of the institution are Colin Simpson, George Chiang, Judi Longfield, Natalia Kusendova, Garry Denniss, and Sean Kelly.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Nipissing University's basic roots are in the community and therefore it comes as no surprise that it maintains close ties with the indigenous communities of the region. It even has courses like Aboriginal Advantage Program and Peer 2 Peer Aboriginal Mentorship Initiatives in order to ensure the growth and enhancement of the neighbouring communities. The University has about 4% of the international students on the campus. The male to female ratio is 31:69 at the institute.

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