North West College













North West College is one of seven regional colleges in Saskatchewan that, through a provincial government act, are responsible for delivering adult educational opportunities within a rural catchment area. As such, North West has on average 24 rural programming sites supported by two main campuses located in Meadow Lake and North Battleford. North West’s catchment area is 44,000 km2 in northwestern Saskatchewan which includes almost 1/3 of Saskatchewan’s First Nations. The College is invited to deliver programming at 10-12 First Nations each year. Programs offered by North West include Master’s and Bachelor’s programs, skills training, industry training, Adult Basic Education Level 3 and Level 4, literacy, English as an Additional Language and safety tickets. The College serves about 2600 students each year and boasts an Indigenous Participation Rate of 50-60%. North West College strives to ensure all students have the opportunity to engage with the workforce before graduation either through a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) project or formal work placement.

Fast Facts

  • North West offers programming in 24 communities spread over an area of 44,000 km2. That is approximately the same area as Switzerland!
  • In 2019/20 North West launched the Forest to Fork Program – a land-based food sovereignty program which draws on accrediting courses and local Indigenous traditions.
  • In 2014-15 North West has 87 Adult 12 graduates.

Contact Information

10702 Diefenbaker Dr
North Battleford, Saskatchewan
S9A 4A8

Telephone: 306-937-5100