NSCC Strait Area Campus

Posted at 8:54 am on November 15, 2017

The NSCC Strait Campus will be on the receiving end of an almost $850,000 contribution to the nautical institute. The ACOA funding will be put toward new digital software that simulates ice conditions and arctic navigation.
School principal Tom Gunn says that the Port Hawkesbury campus is well known for their nautical program, which will give students state of the art technology:
The simulator at the campus provides an immersive experience for students that will facilitate work with industry in the Northwest Passage.

Posted at 6:21 am on October 5, 2017

September enrollment numbers came out from NSCC , with a majority of schools staying close to their numbers from the previous year. At the NSCC Strait Campus, numbers are down 8.8%, showing an enrollment number of 613 full time students.
Principal Tom Gunn says that this enrolment number is only a peak into how many students attend the school, including part and full time students:
Between all the NSCC campuses, enrollment is expected to reach 20,000 students at the 13 schools

Posted at 6:15 am on October 5, 2017

The NSCC campus in Port Hawkesbury is located on a major roadway, and that is cause for concern with the school principal. Tom Gunn is principal of the school, and says that he and the school have had conversations with municipal and provincial officials regarding lack of sidewalks leading to the school.
Gunn says that the conversations he has had with officals so far has been positive:
The road where students walk has a speed limit of 70, and students walk on the shoulder of the road next to speeding vehicles. Gunn says that projects planned in the town plan to tackle this issue.