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Learning Support

Beginning a new academic journey can seem overwhelming at first. There are a few things you can do now to prepare yourself for success. We’re here to support you throughout your time at NSCC.

What you can do

Get familiar with Brightspace 

Brightspace is our online learning platform. It's where you access course materials, assignments, learning tools, tests and grades. It's also a place to connect with your instructors and classmates. Explore how to use the platform before you start

Know important dates

Get a snapshot of deadlines, term start dates and more. View important academic dates

Discover your strengths and how you learn

Find out what kind of learner you are and how you can prepare for college. What strengths do you have that will help you succeed? What strategies can you learn and practice?

College supports to help you succeed


NSCC pairs every student with a Student Services Advisor to help set goals, solve problems and evaluate skills. They're ready to help you navigate your NSCC experience. Have questions? Contact an Advisor

Accessibility Services

If you've self-identified with a disability on your application, we're here to accommodate your learning needs and will be in touch to set up an appointment with you. Learn how to prepare for your meeting with Accessibility Services


You may want help preparing for tests or understanding course content. A tutor can help. Contact Student Services at your campus for more information. 

Writing support

We have lots of online resources to help you improve your writing confidence and skills.