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University Studies

Northern Lakes College has strategies in place to ensure students can safely complete any practical aspects of their programs.

University is now closer than ever!

Northern Lakes College offers university-level courses with transfer agreements with many other post-secondary institutes across Alberta. Interested in university but not feeling ready? College and Career Preparation can help with pre-careers and pre-university studies courses that will lead to entrance into a variety of career programs or university studies courses. Save the value of a new car by taking university at home!

Delivery Methods


Face-to-Face: Courses where the instructor and the students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location. 

NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.

NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Courses where you do not have scheduled classes, but where you log in to a program online (Moodle) at any time and do your work. 

Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online).

Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.