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Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS)

Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
Location

50 Elliott Road
Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia B0S 1M0
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The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), one of two locations that make up our Annapolis Valley Campus, is Canada's largest geomatics-focused learning environment. COGS programs prepare you to start or continue your career in the global geomatics sector.

At COGS, you'll meet students from around the world learning about surveying and mapping land and the ocean floor. You can also enjoy the convenience of campus housing at COGS.

Why study at COGS?

World-class instruction

  • COGS has an international reputation for offering top-notch education in the fields of surveying, geographic information systems (GIS), land-use planning, remote sensing and mapping.
  • COGS is an Esri Canada GIS Centre of Excellence, helping to foster education, collaboration and innovation among GIS researchers across the country.
  • Our instructors have strong industry connections.
  • Small class sizes provide you with lots of one-on-one interaction and hands-on field experience.

Cutting-edge technology and work experience

  • You learn the theory and practical aspects of your program through state-of-the-art equipment, labs and fieldwork.
  • Most programs include work experience or the option to complete a co-op (at least 12 weeks of paid employment) as part of your course credit.

View careers in geomatics with COGS.

COGS students also have access to the main Annapolis Valley Campus in Middleton.

Amenities

  • Campus housing
  • On-site academic, career and personal counselling supports
  • Library services and computer labs
  • Full-service cafeteria
  • Intramural sports and recreation
  • Bookstore
  • Solar Farm
  • Innovation Centre
  • Student Association events and activities

Contact us

Switchboard: 902-825-3491
Student Services: 902-825-2930

avc.info@nscc.ca

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