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NBICC is located in the beautiful, thriving city of Fredericton, New Brunswick on the east coast of Canada. Fredericton is the capital of the Province of New Brunswick. The city is situated in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River which flows west to east as it bisects the city. The river is the dominant natural feature of the area. Travel is made easy through the Fredericton YFC International Airport. For further information, please refer to www.fredericton.ca and www.immigrationfredericton.ca.
As an international student, New Brunswick Indigenous Career College’s staff and faculty are invested in the time you spend with us—from the day you arrive at our Career College until the day you cross the stage at convocation. We understand that travelling abroad to study in another city and country is a big transition. We are here to work with you and help make your transition as smooth as possible.
We would love to have you as part of our learning community!
What you can expect at New Brunswick Indigenous Career College (NBICC)
International Academic Programs
International students have a variety of program options at NBICC, including some specifically tailored to students new to Canada.
If you are interested in studying in Canada, we would love for you to check out the International Academic Programs below, or you can also apply to any full-time program that interests you!
New Brunswick Indigenous Career College offers a variety of diploma programs including these which are uniquely tailored for international students:
Admission Requirements for International Students
International applicants are required to have completed a preparatory program that leads to university entrance in their own country and generally an academic language arts course.
Secondary school applicants need to have achieved in their final year of schooling an average of 70% (5 best scoring academic subjects).
New Brunswick Indigenous Career College international applicants are assessed on an individual basis. Please see below for requirements or contact us at Contact by Email so we can best advise you.
Applying to New Brunswick Indigenous Career College
You must demonstrate your understanding of the English Language and meet New Brunswick Indigenous Career College’s language requirements.
Please complete the following steps to ensure your application is processed in a timely manner:
Must include photograph, name, country of origin, expiry date.
This may be paid through Peace Hills Trust Company c/o New Brunswick Indigenous Career College.
International Student Enrollment Checklist
The transition to campus life can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially when the training institute you are attending is in a different country.
There is a lot to remember, so to help you get off on the right foot, we have compiled a few checklists as you are going through the enrollment process with us, and we have arranged it all by time frame, so you know when you need to accomplish each step!
To do 6-9 months out: Apply for Admission
You can submit an application to New Brunswick Indigenous Career College through a partner agent or independently. A partner agent will walk you through the application process. If you wish to submit an independent application, please complete the following steps:
To do 6 months out:
To do 3 months out:
To do 1 month out:
Before you arrive:
To do when you arrive:
For more information, please connect with the International Admissions Office at Contact by Email.
Diploma Programs $ 8,968.00
Description Per Year
Textbook Fee (Non-refundable) $1,546.00
Student Trust Fund Fee ($500 Refundable $1,000.00
if you withdraw before end of 1st semester)
Student Service Fee (Non-refundable) $ 550.00
Registration Fee (Non-refundable) $ 500.00
Application Fee (Non-refundable) $ 100.00
Graduation Fee (Non-refundable) $ 150.00
Technology Fee (Non-refundable) $ 150.00
All prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD). Health Insurance is also required for full-time international students. International students can pay through Peace Hills Trust Company c/o New Brunswick Indigenous Career College. For more information on international payments, see payment policies for international students below.
First Year – Payment Schedule
Second Year – Payment Schedule
Diploma Completion Tuition & Fees
Early Childhood Education (2-year program)
Personal Support Worker (2-year program)
Addictions Services Counsellor (2-year program)
Human Services Counsellor (2-year program)
Hospitality & Tourism Management (2-year program)
Description Per Year
Grad Fee $ 150.00
Payment Policies for Tuition & Fees from International Students Diploma
Diploma students who have received a letter of offer from New Brunswick Indigenous Career College for the September intake must:
Please note: In the above noted cases, New Brunswick Indigenous Career College does not assume any financial responsibility on any fees charged by intermediary banks during the refund process. Additionally, New Brunswick Indigenous Career College refunds the funds in Canadian dollars and does not assume responsibility for any loss on exchange incurred when fees are converted to local currency.
All payments from International Students are required to be paid through Peace Hills Trust Company c/o New Brunswick Indigenous Career College. Any refunds will be returned through Peace Hills Trust Company c/o New Brunswick Indigenous Career College or by transfer to another post-secondary institution in Canada.
There will be no exceptions to the above stated financial policies.
In light of the current global pandemic, we have modified our deferral policies for international applicants.
Please email Contact by Email for final instructions on submitting your application package.
Confirming your enrollment
Upon successful acceptance to New Brunswick Indigenous Career College, you will be required to accept your offer of admission by paying a tuition deposit to reserve your space. This deposit goes towards your tuition costs and ensures your enrollment at New Brunswick Indigenous Career College.
Once your enrollment has been confirmed, we require the following additional items:
VALID CANADA STUDY PERMIT
After acceptance, we require a COPY OF A VALID CANADA STUDY PERMIT for proof of accepted entry to Canada.
Please note: International Students studying full-time in a New Brunswick training institute are now eligible to receive New Brunswick Medicare https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/health/MedicarePrescriptionDrugPlan/content/medicare/ApplyingforaCard.html#3for themselves and their immediate dependants while studying and living in New Brunswick.If your program includes a Co-op, Internship, or other work placement, you will be required to apply for and obtain a valid Co-op or Intern Work Permit https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/work-canada/permit.html before taking part. For further details, visit Canada Immigration and Citizenship https://www.canada.ca/en/services/immigration-citizenship.html.
For many international students, studying in Canada is just one part of a larger dream – to study, work, and stay in Canada. Whether your desire is to find part-time work during your studies or to gain full-time work experience in Canada after you graduate, there are some options to explore that you may be eligible for.
See below for links to resources and information on programs that are available from the Government of Canada www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/work.html.and the Province of New Brunswick www.welcomenb.ca/content/wel-bien/en/international_students.html.
It is quite common for students to find part-time work while pursuing their studies, and the same is true for international students.
If your study permit allows, you may be eligible to work up to 20 hours per week while studying and up to 40 hours per week during regular breaks. Learn more about working while studying at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/work.html.
Many students make choices in their education based on the desire to find work in their chosen field after they’ve earned their degree, and that consideration may include staying in the country where you’ve chosen to study. Studying in Canada is a popular choice for students who wish to study, work, and stay.
If you wish to stay in Canada after graduation, there are programs for which you may be eligible. Learn more at https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/work/after-graduation.html.
For more on programs specific to New Brunswick, visit https://www.welcomenb.ca/content/wel-bien/en/LivingSettling.html.
The Multicultural Association of Fredericton www.mcaf.nb.ca is also a great resource for newcomers to Canada.
Immigration Fredericton www.immigrationfredericton.com provides a wealth of information specific to life in the Greater Fredericton area.
Can I receive NB Medicare?
International Students studying full-time in a New Brunswick training institute are now eligible to receive New Brunswick Medicare for themselves and their immediate dependants while studying and living in New Brunswick. Please refer to: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/health/MedicarePrescriptionDrugPlan/content/medicare/ApplyingforaCard.html#3.
I have many more questions – who can I speak with?
Please reach out to our Admissions team at Contact by Email and we would be more than happy to answer any questions we can.