Called 'the education province', Nova Scotia is home to 13 community
colleges, 11 degree granting universities and various trade schools all
focused on careers for the 21st century. Here's a list of the many educational
opportunities open to youth and the youthful.
Safety Certificate Course
What should you do when your cat goes up a power pole, or if a tree falls
on a power line? If you don't know you probably should. The Nova Scotia
Community College and NS Power have teamed up to offer two free online
courses relating to electrical safety.
In order to be the best
you must have the courage to be different!
is impossible to excell
and be like
Career Colleges in Nova Scotia
A complete directory of registered private career colleges in the province,
listed with programs offered and contact information.
Nova Scotia Education/Training Database
Highway7's growing database of educational resources and training opportunities.
Includes distance education, communications technology, multimedia, offshore
and survival training.
Canada's largest centre of ocean research brings together over 300 scientists,
engineers, and hydrographers in many specialized fields of study
Canadian Coastguard College
While not in the metro area, the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney
is one of the most modern and well equipped marine colleges in the world
With 7000 British pounds derived from the spoils of the War of l812, Lord
Dalhousie of the Royal Navy established this renowned university in central
Formerly known as the Nova Scotia Technical College, Daltech is dedicated
to professional education and research in the fields of architecture,
computer science and engineering
Where technology and creativity meet in a multimedia curriculum. Since
Mount St. Vincent
Founded by the Sisters of Charity in l873, Mount St. Vincent is 'dedicated
to the education of women'
Nova Scotia Agricultural
A short drive from Halifax in Bible Hill, NSAC provides agricultural based
Technical, Technology, Bachelor and Masters level programs
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
Established by Anna Leonowens ( the real life governess of the King of
Siam) as the Victoria School of Art and Design, NSCAD has come far since
its beginnings in l887
Nova Scotia Community College
A network of 13 campuses offers occupational trade certificates, diplomas,
and advanced diploma programs in applied arts, apprenticeable trades,
business, health, human services, technical and technology fields
This venerable university in the heart of Halifax welcomes students in
several languages and offers a selection of online study programs in addition
to its regular course offerings.
University of King's College
Located on the Dalhousie campus, King's College offers degrees programmes
in the in arts and science, and established its fine School of Journalism
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of Islands Centre
The Bay of Islands Centre for Sustainable Development.
Trails, festivals, outfitters, seminars and workshops in sustainability,
forest remediation and renewable energy.
Feb 5 2003
More Links to Education
A growing collection of links to Nova Scotia Schools, Universities, Colleges and other resources to education