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International Student Ambassadors (ISA) Program

International Student Ambassadors 2018/2019

 

We are currently recruiting new ambassadors for the International Student Ambassador (ISA) Program 2019/2020! 

Do you enjoy learning about different cultures, meeting new people and helping others? We’re looking for outgoing, enthusiastic and committed students with different skill sets to join the International Student Ambassador (ISA) Program at our Akerley, IT, Ivany, Aviation Institute, Truro and Kingstec Campuses for the 2019/2020 academic year!

This is an exceptional program that was created with international and immigrant students in mind, to act as their lighthouse as they become familiar with their school and surroundings. Our aim is to help our students feel welcome and included in our community as they navigate this new journey by offering opportunities to come together, grow, and have fun. Are you ready to lead the way? Fill out the application form by September 8th, 2019 and discover your true leadership potential!

The program is currently available to students at the following campuses:

Metro Area

  • Akerley
  • IT
  • Ivany
  • Aviation Institute

Provincial

  • Kingstec
  • Truro

LEAD THE WAY!

In joining the ISA Program you will receive:

  • Training
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Work experience
  • $250 Honorarium (8 hours/month commitment, totaling 32 hours per term)

Roles of an International Student Ambassadors

  • Help connect new international and immigrant students to their campus and community.
  • Engage with and welcome international & immigrant students and help them become more familiar with school and surroundings.
  • Plan, organize, promote and participate in events/activities/meetings/workshops on and off campus in an effort to promote student engagement and inclusion and bridge the cultural gap.
  • Learn about NSCC International’s resources for international & immigrant students.
  • Learn about resources and support offered by NSCC (i.e. Student Services, Academic School, Campus Libraries).

We have a lot of things planned this academic year for our international and immigrant students, and we’d love for you to be part of it as an ambassador!

The application deadline is September 8th, 2019 at 11:59 PM AST.

There will also be a mandatory meeting on September 14th, 2019 at 9:00 AM. 

Our International Student Ambassadors celebrating success at the “Growing Our Communities” graduation event on June 1st, 2019.
Our Ambassadors, Thiago Pereira, María Medrano and Daniel Lee, at Scotiabank Centre distributing Halifax Mooseheads tickets, one of the many activities organized by the ISA Program.
Part of our international students at last year’s off-campus Orientation event in Halifax. Join us on August 30th, 2019 for The Great Halifax Rite of Passage!
Many of our events are family friendly! Your kids will get the chance to meet Hal, the Halifax Mooseheads’ beloved mascot.
Two of our students learning and building connections at the BEST Conference, held at Saint Mary’s University in March 2019.
Some of our international students at Trapped Halifax during Study Week.

Work, play and help. We offer many volunteering opportunities for you to give back to the community while building your resume.
Students from different NSCC campuses at the BEST Conference in March 2019.
A group of awesome students from the Philippines helping sort food at Feed Nova Scotia.