After graduating from Screen Arts, Jason had the skills to make movies but still needed to find himself as a filmmaker. So he did what he now advises others to do: he grabbed hold of the things that inspired him and let them shape his art.
Many years of working on projects with his father in their garage have made Dexter Reeves a process-minded problem-solver. Figuring out how things work and how they could work better – it's what he's all about.
Scott is musical, plays a lot of sports and counts physics, math and biology among his favourite high school courses. But his real passion is the great outdoors. He likes to explore and wants to travel.
Seth loves the 'beautiful game'. In soccer and in life he knows success requires team work, focus, practice, and having a game plan.
Stacy tried culinary arts at another college, but decided it wasn't her thing. Unsure of what she wanted to do, she enrolled in Academic & Career Connections. She learned a lot – especially about herself.
Travis practices Parkour – challenging his abilities to navigate any environment in the most efficient way possible. He's also keen on taking things apart to see how they work. Curiosity and practicality are part of what makes Travis, Travis.
Jacqui loves cake and her passions for all things sweet started early. "I first started liking desserts because my grandmother and my mother were always making them," she says. At 15, she knew her dream was to open a pastry shop.
Alex loves music. After visiting a recording studio when he was young, he got to see all the awesome things a recording engineer can do with music and he was hooked.
Deadline – Grade 12 students enrolled in Options and Opportunities (O2) submit in-progress transcripts & supporting documents
Deadline – Grade 12 students (who applied when they were in Grade 11) submit in-progress transcripts & supporting documents
November 1, 2012
NSCC begins making offers of admission for Fall 2013 programs
Get Started Welcome Events – Students admitted to 2013-14 programs invited to campus events to help prepare for their start at NSCC
May 1, 2013
Deadline – Designated seats and Special Admissions applications due
May 15, 2013
Application Deadline – Entrance awards application due
June 30, 2013
Application deadline for O2 students applying for 2014-15 programs
August 2, 2013
First term tuition and fees payment due for programs starting in Fall 2013
September 3-6, 2013
Student Orientation Events
Top 10 reasons to go to NSCC
High employment rates
87% of grads are employed, most in their field of study, one year after graduating. (Source: NSCC Graduate Follow-up Survey, 2010)
Locations throughout Nova Scotia
There's likely a campus near you. You could save on travel and accommodation costs.
A solid investment
In 2012-13, the average tuition for certificate and diploma programs is $2,865; and most programs run 2 years or less.
Hands-on learning and work terms
Apply class and lab lessons to real projects and valuable, on-the-job experiences.
Small class sizes
You'll get to know your instructors and classmates and be very involved in your day-to-day learning.
Specialized programsPrograms provide the specialized skills that employers are looking for so you're ready to start your career success.
The portfolio edge
It's not just about the technical skills you learn, it's about your development as a person and a professional. At NSCC, you'll build a portfolio that defines your strengths, skills and goals. It also helps you capture what you learn and experience, so you can confidently demonstrate your knowledge to others and develop your expertise.
Instructors with real-world experience
They're experts in their fields, direct from industry and eager to share their knowledge.
Well-equipped facilities and technology
You'll learn in modern facilities and use the latest technologies and equipment.
So many ways to learn
Our programs offer loads of practical learning options like: part-time study, work terms, co-op education, apprenticeships and even some international work terms. Bonus: For many of our programs, we have formal agreements with universities that will recognize and provide credit to NSCC students who want to continue their studies elsewhere.
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