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Innovative Programming

Supporting student learning

Innovative programming provides students with opportunities outside of the classroom, ranging from hands-on work experience, career readiness and entrepreneurship to urgent support like emergency housing.


The Sponsor-a-Student program combines financial support and relevant on-the-job training for students with participating organizations.

Student Works

The RBC Student Works program provides paid, on-campus work experience for students that aligns with classroom learning and the learning outcomes of the student’s program.

NSCC Emergency Housing Program

When triaging students in need of emergency housing, the program brings together various options for NSCC student advisors and counsellors to access to support students.

College Readiness

The College Readiness Fund helps students access the essential items required for their program that isn't covered by tuition.


Scotiabank's Entrepreneur-in-the-Making Program offers funding up to $3,000, mentorship and guidance to entrepreneurial NSCC students and recent alumni looking to start or expand their business.