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Acadia University

Acadia University

Primarily Undergraduate Ranking 5 by MACLEANS CANADA
Founded in 1838, Acadia University is one of the oldest and most respected liberal arts universities in Canada. Located in tiny Wolfville, just a one-hour drive from Halifax, with a population just slightly higher than the number of students. Acadia students spend less time commuting but more time community-building and study. Acadia focuses on an undergraduate liberal arts education with small class size that professors and students easily connect.
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Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (NSCAD)


Founded in 1887 and located in downtown Halifax, NSCAD University provides a studio-model of education, allowing students to learn in an environment that is immersive, hands-on, and intellectually rigorous. Undergraduate programs include: fine arts, media arts, craft, interdisciplinary design, art history and contemporary culture.
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Mount St. Vincent University

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Primarily Undergraduate Ranking 16 by MACLEANS CANADA
Founded in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent takes a personalized approach to education and encourages socially responsible citizens. Class sizes are small and professors really know everyone by their first names.
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St. Francis Xavier University

St Francis Xavier University

Primarily Undergraduate Ranking 6 by MACLEANS CANADA
Founded in 1853, St. Francis Xavier caters mainly to undergraduates in arts, science and business. The university has high academic standards but also promotes the personal development of its students. At StFX, small class sizes challenge students to think critically and contribute to class discussions. A well-known tradition at StFX is handing out X-rings (a rectangular gold ring with a large black X in the middle) to graduating students.
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Public Schools

Nova Scotia International Student Program (NSISP)

NSISP offers public school education to students around the world from a single semester and/or full year programs are available in over 90 junior and senior high schools in the province. We are committed to providing an excellent education and homestay environment to all international students, and the students are given the opportunity to choose from a variety of subjects focusing on arts, sciences, languages, and computers. The subjects are taught under the careful supervision of certified teachers. All schools follow curriculum set by the provincial government. Students can also choose from a variety of extracurricular activities such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, curling, skiing, and creative art to name a few.
Students are closely matched with a host family who lives in the area they will attend school. Education in Nova Scotia – It is a place to grow.
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Private Schools

Halifax Grammar School

Halifax Grammar School

Grade: Junior Primary – 12

Established in 1958, the Halifax Grammar School is the leading independent, co-educational day school in Atlantic Canada.
At Grammar, we believe all students should discover their passions and develop their potential. Every day, we prepare students for university and for life by developing confidence and independence through a balanced curriculum in academics, athletics, altruism and the arts – because when young people truly recognize their reason and purpose in life, they always make the world a better place.
Today’s Grammar School enrolls 500 students, encompasses two campuses, and extends from Junior Primary to graduation year.
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King's Edgehill School


Grade: 6 – 12
Founded in 1788, King’s-Edgehill is Canada’s first independent School. An International Baccalaureate School since 1979, King’s-Edgehill equips its students for university life around the globe, not only by developing academic rigour, but also by inspiring athletic and artistic excellence, strength of character and community leadership in a manner by which students know they are participating in “Personal” and not just “Private” education.
School Mission Statement – “KES inspires academic, athletic and artistic excellence with a commitment to the traditional community ideals of gentleness and learning, dignity and re-spect, so that students may discover and cultivate their unique potential, prepare for post-secondary education and develop a life-long enthusiasm for the spiritual and intellectual growth necessary to flourish in the contemporary world.”
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Newbridge Academy

Newbridge Academy

Grade: Junior Primary – 12
In 2016, New Bridge Academy became the first Gatorade G Academy in Atlantic Canada and Hockey Canada School.
New Bridge Academy is a private school committed to providing interactive, engaging and innovative academic and athletic programs.
Students at New Bridge Academy participate in an active and constructive approach to learning. Each day is filled with professionally instructed sport activities; curriculum delivery focused around modern students and implemented by engaging teachers licensed by Nova Scotia Department of Education. Students benefit from small class sizes, interactive learning, with an emphasis on creativity, activity and critical thinking.
New Bridge Academy is located in the Sackville Sports Stadium in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia. The impressive facilities offered by the Sackville Sports Stadium give students the opportunity to participate in professional programming for sports and education.
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Language Schools

East Coast School Of languages (ECSL)


ECSL is an ESL school for adults and an official IELTS centre and caters to motivated students who want to work hard to achieve academic excellence and personal success. Founded in 1998, ECSL is located in downtown Halifax and has capacity for 200 students in 19 class-rooms. Class sizes are small – usually between 8 and 10 students, with slightly larger classes for higher academic levels.
ECSL offers six main programs of study: English for Communication, University College Path-way (with bridging level), IELTS Preparation, Masters Preparation, Business English for the Workplace, and Teaching English to Young Learners.
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EUROCENTRES Atlantic Canada


School is located in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Canada’s most historic and beautiful places. We are the third schools branded by the famous European language school EUROCENTRES in Canada (Other two are located in Vancouver and Toronto), and are nationally accredited by Languages Canada and provincially designated by the Department of Labor and Advanced Education (DLI #:O19210345642).
EUROCENTRES Atlantic Canada’s team of qualified teachers is dedicated to improving your English language proficiency for academic, general, or professional purposes. We are pleased to have educators and staff with diverse experiences and commitment to fostering a successful school atmosphere. All of our EAL teachers hold a Bachelor of Education and/or are TESL certified (or equivalent). We care, and it shows in and out of the classroom.
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