NEC News

April 15, 2014

NEC’s Continuing Education offers an exciting array of courses and is open to both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners – and many of them FREE!  Find out more here.

March 07, 2014

The 2014 NEC Viewbook is now online! The Viewbook is an complete overview of NEC Native Education College. It contains details on programs, courses, and campus life.

February 28, 2014

Please join us in our annual Elder's Day Gathering at our NEC Longhouse. Lunch will be served. There will be gifts, prizes, bingo games and entertainment! 

Please RVSP to: Lillian Prince at (604) 873-3772 ext. 332 OR by email at

February 28, 2014

The 2014 NEC Awards Gala will be taking place on May 31st at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, located at 1180 W Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. This is your opportunity to nominate an outstanding NEC Alumni for an award. There will also be a silent and live auction raising money for the NEC that will showcase some of the best in Aboriginal art and craftsmanship today, alongside a variety of other donated items. The silent and live auction is an important part of the awards gala, and any donations are appreciated.

Click here to...

February 14, 2014

Take a look inside!

The NEC Vancouver is proud to be able to offer a virtual tour of our Longhouse! Click below to "walk" through the building! 


December 12, 2013
Open House - Save The Date!

​Don’t miss the exciting NEC Open House! Save the date! February 6, 2014
This is a great opportunity to learn all about NEC programs and services as well as meet our staff and students. We promise to feed, inspire and entertain you!

November 14, 2013
NEC Admissions has moved!

You will now find the admissions team located on the first floor of the newly renovated Tsimilano building at 235 East 5th Ave - next door to the longhouse.  Apply now for Applied Business Technology starting in December or Adult Basic Education...

November 07, 2013

Interested in Media Arts? Take a look below to find out more ab out the FREE weekend workshops available!

Nov 16 & 17: Intro to Editing with Premiere CS6

Premiere is fast, easy to use, and powerful.  This class introduces the Adobe edit system to new editors.  Learn how to ingest footage into the system, cut your video, add soundtrack, titles and effects, and output to various formats.  Most importantly, you'll learn how to solve problems and find help easily. This...

October 24, 2013
The Trial of Louis Riel

Métis play comes to BC for the first time!  Come and see the re-enactment of Canada’s most famous trial:  The Trial of Louis Riel!

October 03, 2013
FREE programming for Elders

Fabulous FREE programming for Elders at NEC! Starting September 26. 
Click here to download the program poster as a PDF.