Advisory: As Halifax Water is currently undertaking work at the Fountain campus, we ask our community to not drink the water at the Fountain campus. We will update you as soon as the work has been completed.


NSCAD Applicants: We are accepting applications for winter 2022! Click “request info” below to find out more.

— Paula Fairfield (BFA 1984, DFA 2021) is an Emmy Award winner for outstanding sound design on the series Game of Thrones and an eight-time nominee for her work on shows like Lost.



NSCAD University is a tight-knit community and a wonderful place for new high school graduates to build on their creativity and prepare themselves for a successful career in the creative industry.



Coming to study in another country is a great way to enrich your education. NSCAD University is a place for international students to grow roots and wings in Canada. Learn more about what you can expect by moving to beautiful Atlantic Canada and what you need to know to make the transition as smooth as possible. We can’t wait to welcome you to NSCAD University!



Many mature students have found NSCAD University to be a great place to start fresh, build on their current skills, or try something new. If you’re thinking about a change, NSCAD welcomes students from all walks of life. This is a great place to start!



Becoming an exchange student is a great way to build on and share your knowledge. Broaden your experiences and your skills by becoming an exchange student.

Scholarships and Bursaries

NSCAD has plenty of financial options to help. We can provide you with the information and support you need.


Learn more about tuition, fees and refunds here.