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Mission, Vision & Values


Building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation.


Transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time.


Accessibility – We commit to opening pathways and providing equitable opportunities for students to engage fully in our programs and services.

Diversity– We are intentional in our efforts to build diversity as a core strength. We recognize diversity of knowledge, worldview and experience as an asset and a key driver of success in advancing innovation, creativity and excellence.

Employee Success – We believe that engaged people make the difference in our environment of continuous learning. Teamwork and creativity are encouraged and innovation is expected to ensure the success of our students and our organization.

Inclusion – We are committed to creating a culture of genuine inclusion that is free from discrimination and harassment and where our students, employees and the communities we serve are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

Innovation – We believe there is always a better way. We find it by inspiring curiosity, openness and creativity in the pursuit of excellence.

Public Accountability – We work with integrity in every area of the College and believe we must be fundamentally accountable for the public's trust in all that we do.

Safety – NSCC is dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our students and employees. We are committed to working collaboratively to foster a culture of safety, and to improving safety practices, across the organization.

Student Success – We empower students with applied learning, services and supports to propel them on their way to career success and fulfilment.

Sustainability – We commit to the continuous development of the social, economic, cultural and environmental sustainability of the College and our communities.

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