Academic Quality

NSCC is committed to serving the province’s changing labour market needs by providing innovative, relevant and accessible programming to Nova Scotia’s diverse communities. We do this by:

Strengthening academic processes and systems

We work to ensure that our programs are innovative, high quality and continuously aligned with the province's employment, economic and community needs. 

Enhancing access to education

We offer a welcoming environment and multiple learning pathways to ensure all Nova Scotians have equitable access to the post-secondary education that prepares them for the workforce. 

Ensuring program quality

We deliver the highest quality learning experiences to help students transition to the workplace quickly and successfully, meeting the needs of our communities and economy. 

Ensuring teaching and learning excellence

Our commitment to continuous improvement, and our exceptional relationships between students and educators, ensure that NSCC maintains the highest standard of graduates – those who will help create a brighter future for Nova Scotia.

sm-academic-quality.jpgStory: IT students among best in NA

NSCC’s high-quality learning is producing results. Two, first-year IT students placed in the top 1 per cent at the 2016 Master the Mainframe contest. Learn more

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