Congratulations from Roy Huang, CEO and President of NOIC Academy! We are proud to be part of this vibrant community nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship. Dedicated to providing quality secondary education to international students in Canada, China and other parts of the world, NOIC Academy continues to grow via our online teaching platforms during these challenging times. Thank you, Mayor Frank Scarpitti. With your support, we’re able to take a lead in delivering online education, and our school at 50 Featherstone Avenue in Markham remains vital to our operations.
Joint scholarship launched by NOIC Academy and the Faculty of Science of York University
We are happy to announce that NOIC Academy and the Faculty of Science, York University has formally reached a partnership. NOIC Academy has become an official partner high school of the Faculty of Science, York University. It is agreed that the Faculty of Science International Student Entrance Scholarship will be awarded to NOIC Academy students entering York University Faculty of Science undergraduate programs with an average of 85% or higher. $2,500 per NOIC student and a total of 20 students per year. This award can be held in conjunction with all other entrance scholarships, such as Faculty of Science Entrance Scholarship and York University Automatic Entrance Scholarship – International.
The Faculty of Science at York University has five major departments: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, and Science & Technology Studies. It has opened up to 31 science programs, providing a wide range of choices for NOIC students who are interested in science.
NOIC’s high-quality education is fully recognized by the Faculty of Science of York University. Excellent NOIC students are favored and encouraged by this prestigious higher education institution. With the further deepening of cooperation between the two sides, NOIC students will surely obtain more world-class educational resources and opportunities.
2021 York Science Transition Program for NOIC students
The Faculty of Science at York University is also happy to announce the offering for NOIC students of its Science Summer Module Courses for International Students to help build confidence and readiness of international students for their first-year university science courses.
Program highlights include:
• No language requirements to apply
• All Module courses taught by full-time York University instructors. Click
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• Opportunity to discuss university course material and chat with future university classmates as well as gain a feel for the North American university class experience.
• Acquainted with academic English used in science classrooms that is critical for students’ future success in North American Universities.
• No visa requirements for international students
• Receive certificate of Certificate of Completion after completing one of the individual module
• A series of five summer module courses (SMC) delivered online. Each of these SMC will be delivered for at least three hours of live, online, discussion each week and students will also receive practice assignments and quizzes.
The five-week SMC being offered this year are:
◦The University Experience course
Each module will accommodate 250 Canadian domestic students and limited number (50) of international students so that students can gain academic and culture experience to study with Canadian domestic students in the same module(s).
The SMC are non-credit university readiness courses. Students will not need to worry about their
marks because they will not be kept as a university record. We want students to focus on learning and understanding of the course material. We will issue the students “Certificate of Completion” after the completion of the module(s).
For more information, please visit the program official website: https://www.yorku.ca/science/preparation-program-for-success-in-university-level-sciences-2/
Biology, Chemistry, Math and Physics classes run from July 19th to August 20th, 2021.
The University Experience classes run from August 2nd to September 3rd, 2021.
Students can enroll in an individual module or as a comprehensive group of modules that work together. They are scheduled so that no live sessions will overlap, allowing you to attend all sessions or just the few that you have chosen.
Who should apply:
• NOIC graduates who will enter university in Sept 2021 or thereafter
• Current NOIC students who are interested in science and/or getting prepared for future university studies
• NOIC students who are registering as a degree student in York University in Sept 2021 may able to enroll at a substantially reduced fee
The fee for each module is CDN$305.20.
20% discount for all NOIC students who register before June 18, 2021.
NOIC Students who completed two or more modules may be eligible for the $3,000 SSTP Award. Registration and inquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org
On the eve of Lunar New Year, students at NOIC joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Federal Ministers and Members of Parliament for a virtual celebration to welcome the Year of the Ox.
Throwback on 2018 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Chinese Lunar New Year Reception
On the Lunar New Year’s Eve in 2018, hundreds of NOIC student volunteers were invited to participate in the Lunar New Year reception invited by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Students at NOIC volunteered in the preparations for the Lunar New Year’s reception, greeting guests, maintaining order on site, getting a rare opportunity to communicate face-to-face with the Canadian Prime Minister, Federal Ministers and Members of Parliament!
Students at NOIC sent their Chinese New Year wishes to their family and friends by making creative videos and shared how they celebrated the Year of the Ox.
Making Chinese crispy meat by Scarlett
Scarlett shares how she made Chinese traditional food – crispy meat- a delicious dish for the New Year’s Eve dinner.
The Year of the Ox steamed buns by Lina
These soft and fluffy steamed buns shaped like an ox are hand made by our student Lina! It’s perfect for the New Year celebration!
Chinese New Year Elements by Jarod
Jarod shares ways of putting up Lunar New Year decorations, setting off firecrackers and dressing up his lovely pets in Chinese style! At the end of the video, Jarod wishes everyone a bright and cheerful new year!
Experience Chinese New Year in Xi’an by Phil
The lantern exhibition in City Wall is definitely a highlight that should not be missed during Chinese Spring Festival! Phil wishes everyone peace and joy, happiness and health, academic success, and a smooth career!
Special night view in Beijing by Jennifer
When it’s getting dark, Jennifer takes us out to enjoy some special night view in Beijing during Chinese New Year. Jennifer wishes everyone Happy Chinese New Year!
Heartfelt and best wishes by Leo May the joy and happiness surround you today and always. Wish you good health and much success in 2021! Have a safe and fun Chinese New Year!
The week before winter break, students, teachers and mentors at NOIC had brought Christmas online. A multitude of online festive activities had added colours and excitement to this year’s holiday season.
Apart from having a good time of online classroom fun, students from the Art Club had also made 200 Christmas cards for 192 senior residents at Mon Sheong Care Center bringing warmth to the community.
On Dec. 15th, 2020, teachers at NOIC were invited to attend the virtual seminar on “Enhancing Student Engagement” held by RCOSSE (Research Center for Online Secondary School Education) with NOIC as the event sponsor. The seminar had brought together educators, educational leaders and teachers in the field of online education from China, Canada, Argentina and around the world. It also provided exceptional opportunities and values for exchanging and sharing of recent innovations and best practices in improving student engagement in online learning and teaching.
CEO of NOIC Academy Roy Huang expressed that NOIC will continue to support RCOSSE to provide leadership in the evolution and advancement of online education for international schools.
NOIC Academy is very pleased to receive a Letter of Acknowledgement from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto for our tremendous contributions to ensure students’ overall wellness and safety. It is a great honor for NOIC to receive this special recognition! It is also a commendation and recognition for NOIC’s work in providing a safe and healthy learning environment for international students. NOIC will continue to strive to provide students with the highest level of safety standards, comprehensive management regulations and high-quality services.