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NorQuest College



NorQuest College provides learning opportunities for all. With the strength of a NorQuest College education, our learners have the skills and confidence to further their studies, begin new careers, provide better lives for their families, and make valuable contributions to society. At NorQuest, we have a unique ability to provide students with the skills Alberta needs in a supportive and inclusive environment. And with input from industry, business, and the public sector, we make learning relevant and rewarding. We understand that our learners come with varying levels of education and we assist them at the times and places that meet their needs, whether that is in the classroom, via distance learning or continuing education. We help identify their strengths, work on their areas of need, and move them towards exciting learning paths and life-changing careers.

Areas of Expertise

Our goal is to help you find the right program or course for you – what you want, where you want it, when you want it, and in the format you want. We’ve made it easy to browse our programs and courses by credential, location, length, delivery method, and keywords so you can quickly find the right program for you. Programs include Health Studies, Community Studies, Business, Employment Programs, English Language Training, Academic Upgrading, and Professional Development.

On Campus Housing

NorQuest College does not have an on-campus residence; however there are a number of housing and accommodation options and registries to assist students in finding housing accessible to the College.

Off Campus Housing

While NorQuest College does not have a student residence, the MacEwan University student residence is within walking distance of our main campus. The residence at MacEwan's City Centre Campus offers space to students of other post secondary institutions in Alberta. The website provides the rates for bachelor, two-bedroom, and four-bedroom suites available at the MacEwan Residence.

Incoming Students

NorQuest College helps learners from a wide variety of educational backgrounds further and complete their education across a range of foundational and workforce-relevant programs. Our flexible delivery options allow you to attend college full-time, part-time, or learn in your own community or home. You have lots of options to help you choose the best program for you. ​Choose by: - Subject interest - Delivery method and time flexibility - Length of program and outcome or credential - Skills and abilities - Further educational opportunities

Career Planning

Student Employment and Career Services can help with such matters as developing a professional resume and covering letter, practicing interview skills and mock interviews, finding temporary, summer, or full-time employment, setting up job shadows, information interviews and volunteer placements, and access to career, education, and employment resources in print or on the Internet. Additionally, Counselling Services offer professional and confidential counselling at no cost to all students and staff. Students can take interest and personality tests, and discuss their career choices.


As a service to students, passes for the Grant MacEwan University Sport and Wellness Centre can be purchased at MacEwan at a student discounted rate.

Information Technology

NorQuest College offers a range of computer services to students, staff and faculty through Educational & Information Technologies. Computer Commons: NorQuest College’s Computer Commons provides students with computer and printer access and computer support. Computers are available in room 2-111 of the Singhmar Centre for Learning. Wireless Internet Access: NorQuest offers two types of wireless access for students, faculty and staff, available at all NorQuest locations. Access to the Internet and all the applications plus access to your network files and folders and instructor resources.


NorQuest College has a rich and culturally diverse student and staff population. The College has worked with individuals from over 35 different cultural groups.

Special Services

NorQuest College offers some of the best and most comprehensive student services and supports in the post-secondary market in Alberta. From student advising to financial aid to a wide range of learning supports, we ensure our students have the tools to succeed in an inclusive and culturally-sensitive environment. Staying Healthy and Safe: - Health and Dental Insurance - Health and Wellness Services - Security Services - Child Care Centre Getting Advice and Help: - Computer Commons - Indigenous Services - International Services - Services for Students with Disabilities - Student Advisors - Student Careers and Employment - Student Judicial Affairs - Tutorial Services - Writing Centre

International Involvement

NorQuest College has offered instruction around the world, delivering programs and services in Singapore, Brunei, Australia, Japan, China, Ukraine, Russia and the Philippines.

Campus Tour

Campus tours are available upon request by calling (780) 644-6000.


Counselling services in career development, personal management, financial assistance, health and legal issues provide integrated support to enable students to maximize their potential.

Modified on April 10, 2018