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Game design program opens doors

Game design program opens doors

When Ryan Trudeau registered with Laurentian University he was in the mechanical engineering program. But that didn’t last long. His roommate was a computer science student and often showed Trudeau the projects from his programming courses.
Timmins in talks to establish forestry training centre

Timmins in talks to establish forestry training centre

The City of Timmins and industry partners are investigating the feasibility of establishing a forestry innovation and training centre in Timmins.
North Bay industrial lab goes 3D heavy metal

North Bay industrial lab goes 3D heavy metal

Canadore College sees a bright future for local industry in shaping metal through 3D printing.
FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart wants to get more new and young farmers into the North, and a pilot project is using training, peer mentorship and marketing to get them here.
Sudbury lakes centre developing educational video

Sudbury lakes centre developing educational video

The story of Sudbury’s regreening, following decades of mining, has long been a shining example of environmental recovery.
Laurentian University updates look

Laurentian University updates look

Renovating buildings constructed 50 years ago always presents some surprises, but nothing during the last 12 months of Laurentian University’s campus modernization project has caused a major wrench in the plans.
Canadore poised to reach new heights with aviation tech campus expansion

Canadore poised to reach new heights with aviation tech campus expansion

The sky’s the limit for Canadore College aviation students with the September grand opening of the Advanced Composites Fabrication, Repair and Test Centre (ART-TC) in North Bay.
Sault, Chinese universities sign education decree

Sault, Chinese universities sign education decree

Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Qujing Normal University of China to provide for cross-cultural learning.
Sudbury, African universities forge mining education agreement

Sudbury, African universities forge mining education agreement

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. , the University of Limpopo in South Africa, and Laurentian University in Sudbury signed an agreement launching an educational collaboration between the two universities.
Carpentry training centre to expand

Carpentry training centre to expand

The Carpenters Training Centre is constructing a 3,500-square-foot addition to its training centre located in Azilda (a suburb of Sudbury). The new space, being funded with $388,500 from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.