November 23


NWC signs articulation agreement with the U of R

North Battleford, SK - North West College is pleased to announce the signing of a transfer credit agreement with the University of Regina that enables students in either the Business Certificate or Business Management programs, both brokered through Saskatchewan Polytechnic, to transfer into the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program at the U of R. This agreement is in effect for all business students at the college who began their studies in the 2022-23 academic year or thereafter.

“We are extremely happy to be able to offer these opportunities for our students to continue their educational journey by laddering into a business degree program at the University of Regina,” said Dr. Eli Ahlquist, North West College’s President and CEO. “In addition to validating the high quality of education provided it also affords students the option to begin their university studies at home, which is a significant benefit during challenging economic times.”

“Collaborating with other post-secondary institutions across the province allows us to create new pathways for students looking to advance their educational and career paths,” said Dr. Gina Grandy, Dean of the Hill and Levene Schools of Business at the University of Regina. “The Hill School has an exceptional record of job placement post degree and undoubtedly this agreement will mean greater success for North West College graduates coming to us. We look forward to facilitating this expanded access to our Business Administration degree program.”

North West College has continually offered business education programming for a quarter of a century. In addition to being one the most popular programs at the college, programming options have been expanded to include a two year management diploma as well as opening studies to international enrolment. This diploma program will be available annually starting in September 2023.

The college is currently accepting admissions for 2023-24 Business programs, for more information contact the Battlefords Campus at 306-937-5100 or visit our website at




About North West College: Responding to the needs of students and local industry, for more than four decades, North West College (NWC) delivers training and services to facilitate the growth of the communities it serves. The college offers programs in trades, health and community services, academic upgrading and university transfer. It has campuses in North Battleford and Meadow Lake and provides programming for 30 communities, including 20 First Nations communities, spread over 44,000 sq. km.

About the University of Regina: The University of Regina—with campuses located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota and Nakoda nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. Today, more than 16,000 students study within the University's 10 faculties, 25 academic departments/schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges (Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College). The University of Regina has an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs that lead to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.


For Media Inquiries, please contact:

Bryon Zanyk
Manager, External Development and Corporate Services
North West College
Direct 306-937-5132 

Show more