Mission, Vision, and Values

Northern Lights College Strategic Plan-2023-28 cover, link to report

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Enriching lives, communities, and industry in northern British Columbia and the world through accessible, applied, and academic learning.


NLC is the college of choice for energy and technology training, and academic and lifelong learning—in or beyond the classroom.


Heart – We value the emotional connections we have to each other and to those we serve.

Respect – We have mutual appreciation and trust for one another, no matter our differences.

Integrity – We take responsibility for everything we do, no matter the outcome.

Innovation – We encourage initiatives that create opportunities for constructive change.

Excellence – We strive to produce quality work that is both accurate and insightful.

For further information please see the College and Institute Act.