Medicine Hat College

Location Medicine Hat
Established 1965
Famous For Certificate Programs

Overview

Medicine Hat College was established in 1965 and is a leading educational institution in Alberta, Canada. Medicine Hat College is a public, board-governed, comprehensive college that offers a variety of certificates, diplomas, degrees, university studies and apprenticeship programs, including 25 university transfer programs under four streams: Science, Science and Health, Arts-Education-Business, and Trade and Technology.

Medicine Hat College has an intake of over 2,700 students, 2,500 at the main campus and another 200 at the Brooks campus. One of the College's key features include the academic integrity of programs and diverse culture, with over 54% of students being satisfied with the educational experience. 

Medicine Hat offers more than CAD 1 million in awards, scholarships and bursaries to its students.

Services for International Students

MHC Student Services provides support, including pre-arrival and arrival preparation, onboarding checklists, and guidance on finding accommodation and booking travel. International students are allowed to experience local sites, activities and culture through numerous cultural activities and field trips.

The Office of International Education at MHC focuses on raising awareness of MHC programs among prospective international students, coordinating programs to support international students, and facilitating international and intercultural learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

International students in credit courses are covered by mandatory insurance. In addition, extended health and dental care plans for member students with international coverage under the GuardMe plan are available at a nominal fee.

Various employment schemes, such as faculty-led study abroad, summer study abroad and semester exchange, enable students to work and study abroad for short periods and enrol at a partner institution on exchange. In addition, the in-campus EDC (Entrepreneurship Development Centre) helps interested students to start their businesses.

Accommodation

Accommodation at Medicine Hat College are comfortable, four-bedroom, fully furnished townhouse units in two complexes—Golfview and Couleeview. Each bedroom is equipped with a bed, desk, WiFi router, and closet, while each unit is furnished with a washer and dryer, living room furniture, kitchen appliances, deep freezer, vacuum cleaner and storage space.

About Location

MHC's main campus is located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, with all the amenities of a larger centre plus the advantages of living in a smaller community, like short commutes and affordable accommodations.

The Brooks campus is a vibrant, diverse community rich in culture and western hospitality with easy access to world-renowned attractions.

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