Unity Through Diversity: Our Unwavering Commitment to Inclusivity and Student Support

Young diverse students taking a group shot

Niagara College – Toronto (NCT) is unwavering in its commitment to fostering an inclusive and welcoming learning environment, demonstrating one of our five core values of “Community”. NCT’s prioritization of inclusivity is a part of the fabric of our institution and manifests in the activities, events, and services available in person and virtually. It can also be seen in the faces of our staff, faculty, and indeed our students, who together make up the Niagara College – Toronto community.

In this blog, we will explore the many student services available that support and celebrate our diverse community at Niagara College – Toronto.

Diversity and Inclusion

NCT Events

Head over to our Events calendar to see all the activities and events held by departments such as Student Services, Academic, Health, Wellness and Community Services (HWCS), and more. Events can range from webinars on plagiarism or career-building to cultural celebrations like Mexican Independence or Pride, which is a significant event promoting 2SLGBTQIA+ rights and inclusion.

NCT Clubs

NCT Clubs are a crucial aspect of student life at Niagara College – Toronto. We offer a variety of clubs through which students can connect with each other and get involved in the NCT community. From the We Belong Network (WEB) Club and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Club, to the India Club and Interfaith Club – there are plenty to choose from. NCT Clubs allow all students to explore various perspectives, exchange ideas, and advocate for what they believe in.

Diverse Student Body

NCT is home to many students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Alongside our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment, we firmly believe that diversity is a source of strength and innovation. Our approach to admissions ensures that our student body reflects a broad range of backgrounds, qualities and experiences and offers a welcoming environment for all.

Accessibility Services

Our Accessibility team is here to help meet your learning needs and find appropriate academic accommodations so that you can unlock your full potential. We provide assessment of and support for students with disabilities. This may result in an accessibility plan, entitling eligible students to academic accommodations. If you would like to get in touch about academic accommodations, reach out to hwcs@niagaracollegetoronto.ca.

Diverse Faculty and Staff

NCT also has a diverse team of faculty and staff ready to help students flourish throughout their academic journeys. Our faculty and staff, with their broad spectrum of professional experiences and cultural backgrounds, are uniquely equipped to guide students and help them build the crucial skills and experiences they need for the professional world and to become global citizens.

Unibuddy Community

This innovative platform provides a space to share your experiences, ask questions and get valuable insights into campus life in real-time. In joining the Unibuddy Community, you can connect with your peers, Student Ambassadors, and staff members in five community groups: Student Services, Health, Wellness and Community Services, Engagement, Student Clubs, and Housing and Travel Support. All enrolled NCT students will receive an invitation to join the Unibuddy Community via their student email. Simply download and install the Unibuddy Community application on your Android or iPhone and start connecting today.

Mental Health and Wellness Support Services


All Niagara College – Toronto enrolled students are covered by guard.me insurance.

You can find more information on this website: https://guard.me/niagaracollege.


The keep.meSAFE Mental Wellness Student Support program is a support service available to all NCT students. The program can support you with a variety of mental health and wellness-related concerns.

  • Contact keep.meSAFE 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (24/7) to speak with an experienced and professional counsellor.
  • If you need access to medical help, there are multiple walk-in clinics close to our locations.
    • Call 1-844-451-9700
    • Connect via the TELUS Health Student Support application (app)

keep.meSAFE counsellors:

  • Are available 24/7 and at no cost to you
  • Keep your information confidential
  • Understand your culture
  • Speak your language

Download the TELUS Health Student Support app from either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.


Good2Talk is a free and confidential support service, funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

Counsellors at Good2Talk are qualified mental health professionals and are trained in crisis response.

Book Appointments

To book an appointment on the NCToronto Student Portal:

  1. Click on the Contact NCToronto link under your name and student number.
  2. Select the type of appointment you wish.
  3. Choose a time that is convenient for your schedule.
  4. You will receive a confirmation email that will include a Microsoft Teams link for the appointment, as well as an email reminder an hour before the scheduled meeting time.

Zero-Tolerance Policy

NCT has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of hate and harassment. If you hear something, say something. We strongly encourage you to reach out to studentservices@niagaracollegetoronto.ca to report any acts of hate or harassment. NCT will treat all incidents seriously and will promptly investigate all allegations.

General Enquiries

Give us a call at our Main Campus Line at +1 647-799-4830. We are available 24 hours a day from Monday to Friday and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST on Saturdays. For more information, head over to https://www.niagaracollegetoronto.ca/contact-us.

Remember, NCT is here for you. If you have any questions or need assistance, please feel free to get in touch with us at studentservices@niagaracollegetoronto.ca or visit the Team Directory via https://www.niagaracollegetoronto.ca/about/our-team. Your enquiries are always welcome!

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