Study at NSCC Stories
New campus promotes sustainability while supporting local From floor to ceiling, Sydney Waterfront Campus is being built with sustainability top of mind and will include a unique and sustainable product that is locally owned.
Microcredential grad turns carpentry passion into a career Following a free eight-week Housing Construction Fundamentals microcredential program, April works as a Carpenter Apprentice at Wagmatcook First Nation's Housing and Public Works, where she loves helping her community.
Microcredentials 101: Short courses, long-term career benefits NSCC introduces an innovative approach to continuing education with microcredentials, offering a fast-track to skill enhancement. Explore the advantages of this accelerated training.
NSCC Women Unlimited grad finds success as a Red Seal Welder Krista Langille wanted a hands-on, physical job. After completing NSCC’s Women Unlimited program, she discovered her passion for welding. She now works as a Red Seal Welder with Irving Shipbuilding.
Career comeback through free microcredentials Jodi takes advantage of free microcredentials, quick courses, offered at NSCC to upgrade her skillset as she prepares to re-enter the workforce after being laid off during the pandemic.
NSCC trades grad grows skills and confidence through Women Unlimited program Sam wanted to change careers but wasn't sure what steps to take. Thanks in part to Women Unlimited - a free program for diverse women to explore trades - she now works in refrigeration and air conditioning.
Sydney Waterfront Campus will welcome first cohort of students, September 2024 Set to open in September 2024, Sydney Waterfront Campus will relocate Marconi Campus to downtown Sydney. Read about the new features and spaces.
Pursuing her passion for creativity Anisa Francoeur knew college was the right choice for her. Now she’s taking what she learned and keeping things creative with a career in graphic design. Learn more about her journey and tattoo-inspired art.
Financial awards for Black and African Nova Scotian students When you submit a general application to our student awards portal, you have the opportunity to self-identify and be matched with dedicated awards for Black and African Nova Scotian students.
Behind the scenes After studying at NSCC, two time grad Keandre Johnson entered an industry where less than 19% of people identify as Black, Indigenous or people of colour. The TV and film production newcomer has since lent his skills to award-winning programs including Diggstown and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
Getting down to business Genevieve Allen-Hearn is passionate about Kentville. The business owner, publisher and community-builder is strengthening the town's business sector, celebrating its cultural infrastructure and flipping the script on rural communities.
Building a future When Jerry Lewis applied to carpentry at NSCC, his reasoning was simple: proximity. He never dreamed the decision would lead to owning and renovating multiple event venues popular with brides, Instagram influencers and musicians alike.
Leading the charge When Kohltech Windows and Entrance Systems wanted to determine if their residential windows could function as solar panels, they contacted NSCC’s Applied Energy Research Lab and researcher Cole Gregory for help.
Celebrating a milestone For more than two years, the pandemic disrupted NSCC's in-person convocation ceremonies. However, this June, more than 4,000 students from 14 campuses graduated during 20 individual ceremonies held in communities across the province and live-streamed around the world.
A concrete foundation for a new career With online classes and a focus on practical skills, NSCC’s Professional Sales program gave Christina Blair the flexibility and confidence she needed to pursue a career in sales.
A day in the life of an ASL Studies student Ever wondered what a typical day looks like for an NSCC student? Hadley Brooks-Joiner, an NSCC American Sign Language (ASL) Studies grad, shares her daily routine at Ivany Campus.
Early educators are in demand Marconi Campus is now offering our popular Early Childhood Education program to help people like you achieve your dream of becoming an educator. Marconi Campus is now offering our popular Early Childhood Education program to help people like you achieve your dream of becoming an educator.
Flexible ways to study Business Administration Ivany Campus offers a number of flexible learning options to fit your needs and preferences, including daytime, face-to-face, online and evening classes.
Managing wellness in turbulent times Taking steps to feel our best is an important part of tending to our mental health and overall wellness. Try these practices from our Manager, Employee Health and Wellbeing.
Looking back. Thinking forward. While the Nova Scotia Community College we know today was officially created in 1996, our history can be traced back well beyond 25 years to 1872, when Nova Scotia’s first technical and vocational school opened.
Work-integrated learning at NSCC Learning on the job as part of your NSCC program is called ‘work-integrated learning’. March is National Co-op and Work-Integrated Learning Month - learn more about what work-integrated learning is all about.
Compassion for learning With support from generous donors, Rebecca Lombardo and nearly 500 other students were loaned laptops to support their continued learning and connect them to virtual support services at the College during the coronavirus pandemic.
3 ways to help someone choose the right career Choosing a career path can be daunting. Job-seekers can often focus on getting “a job” as opposed to “the job.” You can help them make the best decision.
5 top jobs and the college programs that can get you there There’s a lot to think about when choosing a career. While it’s most important to choose a path that matches your interests and skills, knowing the employment opportunities is important. Here are some of Nova Scotia’s most in-demand jobs and the college programs that can get you there.
10 things you won't believe our alumni are doing today There are thousands of NSCC grads making an impact across the province, country and world. Meet 10 alumni who are making a name for themselves near and far. Their accomplishments are sure to impress.