Aurora College

Aurora College is focused on Student Success and is committed to supporting the development of our Northern society through excellence in education, training and research that is culturally sensitive and responsive to the people we serve. Aurora College offers exciting career opportunities in the fields of Nursing, Teacher Education, Environment and Natural Resources, and Business Administration, just to name a few. We continue to work very closely with Northern industries to develop skilled professionals and we offer apprenticeship and trades training programs that will lead to employment in the fields of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and housing maintenance.

Facts and figures

Year Established 1968
Total Number of Staff 231
Number of Academic Staff 151
Number of Students 559
Focus Areas

School of Education
•Bachelor of Education (affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan)
•Aboriginal Language and Cultural Instructor Program
•Early Childhood Development
•Certificate in Adult Education

School of Health and Human Services
•Bachelor of Science in nursing (affiliated with the University of Victoria)
Master of Nursing - Nurse Practitioner Stream (affiliated with Dalhousie University)
•Social Work Diploma (affiliated with the University of Regina)
•Personal Support Worker

Business Programs
•Business Administration
•Office Administration

Land and Environment Programs
•Environment and Natural Resources Technology
•Environmental Monitoring

School of Trades, Apprenticeship and Industrial Training
•Underground Miner Training Program
•Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Program
•Observer/Communicator Program
•Heavy Equipment Operator
•Apprenticeship Programs
- Electrical
- Plumber / Gasfitter
- Carpenter
- Housing Maintainer

University of the Arctic

Continuing Education

Distance Education

Developmental Studies / Adult Literacy and Basic Education