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International Student Guidebook

Welcome to NSCC

Thank you for choosing the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)!

NSCC has 13 campuses throughout the province of Nova Scotia. Currently, over 120 different programs are offered to more than 11,000 full-time students and over 13,000 students in part-time, continuing education and customized training programs.

This guidebook will provide you with the information you need to prepare for your time at NSCC and in Nova Scotia as an international student.

If you have questions that are not answered in this guide, or if you just want to connect with us, please get in touch via email or Facebook. You can also download our app.


We look forward to welcoming you to NSCC!


Here's what our alumni have to say about their experiences at NSCC:

Video: What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to Canada & NSCC

Video: Caralana from Grenada

Video: Chae Yong from Korea

Video: Durgesh from India


New! Tuition Fees for International Students 2017 2018 (updated Nov 2017)