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NSCC to host virtual annual Open House November 17-26

Nov. 16, 2020 – Media Release

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is holding a virtual Open House from Tuesday, November 17 to Thursday, November 26, 2020.

While NSCC usually welcomes visitors in-person during this annual event, this year, the community is hosting a week-long series of online information sessions. Those interested in learning more about what the College has to offer can pick the day and session(s) that works for them.

Visitors can explore programs and learn more about what it’s like to study at NSCC, all from the comfort of their home or classroom. NSCC will waive the application fee for those who attend a virtual Open House information session and each applicant will have their name entered to win one of fourteen $1,000 tuition credits.

A complete list of interactive events is online. You can find the schedule and register at Most sessions are 60 minutes in length and offer general information as well as information for high school students, international students and parents and supporters.

NSCC’s Virtual Open House will use GoTo Meetings software. An email will be sent to those who register, with a link to access the session(s) selected. Participants who require an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter can contact  for support.

"We just celebrated over 4,500 graduates from the Class of 2020 through a unique virtual convocation ceremony. Those grads have now joined tens of thousands of NSCC alumni who are making a difference in their communities, in Nova Scotia, nationally and around the world,” says NSCC President Don Bureaux. “This is the league of learners you will join if you choose to study at any of our 14 campuses and sites."

For any questions on NSCC’s 2020 Virtual Open House, contact

About NSCC 

NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation, transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time. NSCC offers more than 130 career-oriented programs throughout the province at our 14 campuses, including our online eCampus. Programs are offered through five academic schools – Access, Education and Language; Business and Creative Industries; Health and Human Services, Technology and Environment; Trades and Transportation – and reflect the labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. An annual survey of College graduates shows that 91% are employed one year after graduation, most in their field of study, with 90% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia. 

For more information

Niki Toomey, NSCC Communications Advisor

Danielle MacDougall, NSCC Communications Advisor

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