Cumberland College


Main Office : 503 – 2nd Street East, Nipawin, SK



Cumberland College provides free English classes for immigrants age 18 years and older. Classes are provided for people assessed at English Levels 1-8 according to the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) levels.  Eligible learners will participate in a blended learning model that includes both face-to-face and online classes. Language Instruction will assist with speaking, reading, listening and writing skills in English. Each student will receive their own Language Companion binder to collect items for their portfolio and to set their own language learning goals.


  • 400 Burns Avenue East – Cumberland College
  • Monday (face-to-face) and Wednesday (on-line)
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Phone: 1-306-752-2786
  • Instructor:  Grace Thomson


Conversation Circles

Practice your English skills for free while meeting other newcomers and making new friendships in one of our Conversation Circles offered in Hudson Bay, Nipawin or Tisdale. Conversation Circles provide learners with many opportunities to practice English speaking and listening skills and to learn about Canadian culture.  Learners may take this program in combination with Online English or LINC Home Study.


Hudson Bay

  • 230 Main Street United Church
  • Wednesday, 1 – 3:00 pm followed by online learning OR
  • Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 pm followed by online learning
  • Facilitator Sherilyn Coates



  • 503 2nd St. E. Nipawin Cumberland College Campus
  • Wednesday
  • 6:30 – 8:30pm followed by one hour of online learning
  • Facilitator: Kate McCorriston



  • 615-100A Street.  College classroom in the LeStrat building across from the Dairy Queen
  • Monday
  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm followed by one hour of online learning
  • Facilitator: Lynda McPhee


Language Tutor

  • Newcomers who are living any where in the Cumberland College region and who do not have access to our LINC Classes or Conversation Circles or do not have the language skills to participate in LINC Home Study or Online English, may be eligible to receive language training from our English Language tutor. This service will be provided online during the time of social distancing and then face-to-face as health and safety guidelines permit.
  • For more information on any of the classes, please contact Lynda McPhee at (306) 873-3841 or lmcphee@cumberlandcollege.sk.ca.