NEC News

December 18, 2014

Native Education College will be closed from December 19, 2014 at 11:00am to January 2, 2015.

Classes start on January 5.

Happy Holidays from us to you

December 11, 2014

Honour Yourself with Education

Join us at Native Education College for our Open House on February 5, 2015 from 9am to 6pm.

We will discuss the following topics throughout the day.

  • The Story of First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada
  • What is Indigneous Education?
  • NEC Alumni Testimonies
  • Employer and Industry Partners
  • Honouring Women Ceremony
  • Credit Transfer Partnerships and Pathways
  • NEC Program Information Sessions
  • College and University Information
  • The NEC Student Experience
  • ...
December 02, 2014

Native Education College, First Nations Employment Society and the Government of Canada are joining together to offer a program called "E.I. Passport to the Trades. This programs activities include:

  • Intro to the trades
  • Trade tools and equipment
  • Trades math
  • Construction safety training tickets;
    • Level One First Aid
    • TCP
    • WHIMIS
    • Confined Space

The qualifcations are:

  • Aboriginal 
  • Must be on EI in the last 3 years
  • Commitment to be on time and attend
  • ...
November 10, 2014
Support Student Success - Winter Coat and Boot Drive

Support Student Success

Many of the more than 200 students attending the NEC Native Education College have the financial challenges of being a student. The NEC student council would like to provide the neediest of the students with warm clothing for the winter season. This will help out students who may be living on a fixed income while taking classes leading to their Adult Grade 12 Graduation Diploma. Students in post-secondary programs may have financial challenges of raising a family while studying to become a social worker, early childhood...

November 10, 2014
Funding your future information sessions

Information Sessions

NEC hosts an information session on the first Friday of the month at 1 pm. To register please call Admissions at 604-873-3772. 

Funding your post-secondary education can be a challenge. It can also be an investment in your future. Should you go into debt? How will you adjust to being a student? What future income can you expect? Come to the information session to learn about funding opportunities and learn how others manage to pay for their education. You will meet the NEC’s...

November 05, 2014

First Nations Relations - Community Information Session

November 13, 2014

10 am – 12 noon

NEC is a friendly place to reconnect with your educational journey.
Come out and listen to stories of NEC students, alumni and staff from the three host nations: Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh. Drop in and share your stories to inspire another generation of members to take this step to create a better future for themselves, their families and our communities.


August 13, 2014

NEC invites board members, staff, alumni, partners and community members to discuss a range of potential futures for our Aboriginal-controlled college. Join us at our longhouse campus on Sept 9th and 16th for a light dinner while we collaborate on envisioning NEC future priorities.

July 11, 2014
The SFU Simon Fraser University & NEC All Nations Basketball Classic Tournament is happening on October 10-12, 2014 at SFU Simon Fraser University! Tournament is open to Women’s Senior Division, Men’s Senior Division, and Men’s Master Division.
July 09, 2014

The start date for the FREE Aboriginal Tourism Operations program has been extended to July 28! Interested in applying for the FREE Aboriginal Tourism Operations Program and missed the application deadline? You're in luck! The deadline has been extended to July 28th!  Click here to apply! 

June 30, 2014


Calling all 2013-14 NEC students! ...