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Watch a recorded program info session Our recorded sessions offer an overview for each program in an easy-to-follow format.
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Watch a recorded virtual info session From the comfort of your home, view a recorded webinar to learn about NSCC.
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A day in the life: Gabriel Bajao Follow along with Gabe, a Business - Tourism student at NSCC as he goes on a fam tour with his class to Nova Scotia's South Shore.
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A day in the life: Andrea Dovick Get a sneak peek into the life of a continuing care student at NSCC’s Annapolis Valley Campus and see how she balances school with family life.
Ribi, a young woman from Kenya, stands in front of the glass walls of the NSCC Student Association offices.
A day in the life: Sharon Ribi Olal Read about a day in the life of Ribi, a business administration student at NSCC Ivany, as she goes to class and participates in student life on campus.
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A day in the life: Kailey Graves Get an inside look into a day in the life of Kailey – a geomatics engineering technology student and mom of two in the Annapolis Valley.
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6 reasons you should attend NSCC Virtual Open House Read about the reasons you should attend our Virtual Open House March 28 - 31, 2023.
Mashud Zebo, an NSCC graduate, stands in front of the green wall at Institute of Technology Campus and smiles.
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.
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Teli Ktuapsimk Read about how Mi’kmaq Early Childhood Education program students spend a weekend learning to use culture, land and language to process and heal.
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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.
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6 reasons why you should attend NSCC Open House Read about 6 reasons to attend Open House on October 27, 2022.
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Combine college and university Learn how to use your NSCC diploma to get a head start on a four-year university degree.
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New programs respond to rapidly changing economy Explore NSCC’s new programs that will prepare you for the jobs of tomorrow, today.
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January 2023: Start at NSCC Find a program starting in January 2023 and apply today.
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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.
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A new career in tech Sandrico Provo’s decision to go back to school for IT Programming at NSCC helped him find a tech career in Nova Scotia that he loves.
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Upgrading courses or marks We offer a few ways to upgrade your high school courses or pick up the missing credits you need for post-secondary study.
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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.
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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.
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Attend Virtual Open House, March 29 - April 1 Learn all the reasons to attend our Virtual Open House in spring 2022.
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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.
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Video: The Future is Youth (FIY) program Learn all about the Future is Youth (FIY) program and becoming an NSCC grad.
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Video: Turn your passion for music into a career Whether you want to be in front or behind the stage, NSCC gives you the skills to get ahead in this highly competitive space.
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Why you should take Music Business Whether you’re an artist or a fan, get the practical skills and business knowledge you need to build or grow a career in the music industry.
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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.
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It's the small things The small things we do each day can have a big impact on our mental wellbeing. Explore some of the small things you can do to feel your best.
A black and white image of the Nova Scotia Land Survey Institute from AUgust 1974. From the W.K. Morrison Collection.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Study while you work to advance your career in behavioural interventions Study while you work to advance your career in behavioural interventions.
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African Nova Scotian ECEs are needed now, more than ever before Jaden Dixon is a second year student in the Africentric Early Childhood Education program offered at the Akerley Campus.
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Africentric Learning Matters The importance of Africentric learning and the positive influence it can have on students.
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Disability Supports and Services professionals are in demand Disability Supports and Services graduates are in high demand in Nova Scotia. Enter a rewarding career.
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Is a career in Disability Supports and Services right for you? If you have these strengths, it may mean you’d enjoy a career in disability supports and services.
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Nova Scotia needs early education gurus According to Nova Scotia Labour Market Information statistics, the province needs trained leaders in early childhood education.
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Caring careers for caring people Are you a caring person looking for a career in Nova Scotia? Here are three programs to consider.
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Photography grad heads to Paris through articulation agreement NSCC Photography grad heads to Paris through articulation agreement.
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Share your passion NSCC instructor Erin Moore helps her students grow and change as journalists and as people.
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Yes, Chef! Chef Gilles Godin teaches the next generation of cooks how to keep their skills and their knives sharp.
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5 ways to make your student awards application stand out NSCC offers over 700 scholarships, bursaries and awards. You can help make your application stand out by following these steps.
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6 easy habits for sustainable living Wondering how you can help the planet? Try these tips at home, school, and work.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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