Visit and Explore
NSCAD University is based in the beautiful coastal city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. A port city that feels simultaneously like an urban centre and a friendly small town, Halifax is home to a lively creative community.
With diverse neighbourhoods, great nightlife, and a seriously impressive art scene—Halifax will charm you, surprise you, and fuel your art-making for years to come.
NSCAD University has three campuses in the heart of Halifax—each with its own unique architecture and atmosphere. The historic Fountain Campus, made up of 19 interconnected former merchant shops, the Academy Campus, set in a charming 19th-century building at the foot of Citadel Hill and the Port Campus, a sleek converted warehouse overlooking the Halifax waterfront.
Nestled on the Atlantic Ocean, K’jipuktuk / Halifax is a cosmopolitan city surrounded by incredible natural beauty. Full of diverse neighbourhoods, great nightlife and a seriously impressive art scene—all wrapped up in a quirky Maritime package—the city will charm you, surprise you and fuel your art-making for years to come.