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Record number of NSCC Students and Employees Participate in International Learning Programs!

In the Spring/Summer of 2017 NSCC will send over 100 students and 15 employees abroad on a variety of different projects/programs in various locations around the world! Both students and employees have been working hard since January to prepare in advance of their international program overseas.

We are very excited that all five NSCC Schools have students participating, including the School of Access for the very first time (three from the Adult Learning Program)! Also, nine NSCC campuses are represented (Marconi, Strait Area, Pictou, Cumberland, Truro, Annapolis Valley Campus, Kingstec, Akerley and Waterfront) from the following programs:

  • Adult Learning Program
  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Engineering Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Music Arts
  • Music Business
  • Practical Nursing
  • Radio and Television Journalism
  • Recording Arts
  • Screen Arts
  • Social Services
  • Tourism Management

Students will gain valuable employability skills through their participation in an International Learning Program including cross-cultural communications, problem-solving, teamwork and adaptability. The following is the list of programs and locations for 2017!

  • Doing Business in Europe Summer Program – the Netherlands
  • Global Health & Quantified Self Summer Program – the Netherlands
  • Entrepreneurship Summer Program – Scotland
  • IT Internships – Austria
  • Culinary Exchange Program – France
  • The Art of Music – Cuba
  • The Art of Business – Cuba
  • Cultural Entrepreneurship & Documentation Program – Grenada
  • Weather Station Project – Grenada
  • Hedge Fund Course – the Cayman Islands
  • Spanish & Service Learning Program – Ecuador
  • Women in Entrepreneurship – Peru
  • International Tourism Program – Belize
  • Mikumi Solar Water Project – Tanzania
  • Oral History & Interpretation Program – Tanzania
  • Social Entrepreneurship Program – Vietnam

All students and employees are required to write blogs about the impact of their experience as part of their program, you can find these posted on the NSCC International website (http://international.nscc.ca/media-centre/blog/‚Äč).

As always stay connected with all international activities at NSCC on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube!

Check out the 2017 life-changing and innovative International Learning Programs! Click here!

Join us on Friday March 31st at the NSCC IT Campus for a celebration of the accomplishments of these students and faculty during the third annual NSCC International Pre-Departure Conference! For more information check out the Conference Agenda!

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