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Nova Scotia Community College meets 2017 enrolment goal

October 3, 2017 – Media Release

Halifax, NS – Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) welcomed 10,837 students into certificate, diploma and advanced diploma programs as of September 30, 2017 the annual date for NSCC’s official, milestone enrolment count.

"This milestone is much more than a number," says Vice President, Academic, Anna Burke. "It represents an opportunity for thousands of learners to access programming that will set them on a course for success in their careers and in life."

Over the course of the full academic year, it is anticipated that NSCC will welcome 20,000 students through the College's full suite of 2017-18 offerings, including apprenticeship, continuing education, continuous intake and customized training.

Burke adds that NSCC's programming is built in collaboration with partners in industry and government to realize the full, economic potential of Nova Scotia's emerging sectors and flourishing cultures.

"NSCC is well-positioned to spur local growth and unlock the economic and social potential of Nova Scotia's communities. With campuses in communities across the province, a 95% graduate satisfaction rate and a commitment to infuse leading-edge technology across all learning opportunities and business lines, NSCC is focused on ensuring that our grads are equipped to transform the province."

About NSCC

NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation. Serving the province through a network of 13 campuses, the College offers 120+ programs in five academic schools — Access, Business, IT & Creative Industries, Health & Human Services, and Trades & Technology — reflecting labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. In an annual survey of its graduates, the College has found 87% are employed, most in their field of choice, with 92% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia.

For More Information

Niki Toomey
NSCC Communications Advisor


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