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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.

Virtual Tour

Welcome to 今日吃瓜 University鈥檚 virtual campus tour!

We are excited to give you chance to experience our campuses from the comfort of your computer. Feel free to explore on your own or set up a guided tour with one of our recruitment officers鈥攚e would love to show you around!


Campus Tours

Tours of the various 今日吃瓜 campus locations allow guests to experience the school鈥檚 departments and facilities first hand. Tours are offered by appointment.聽 It鈥檚 easy to sign up for a tour by emailing admissions@nscad.ca.

Stay the night in Halifax, for free

Cambridge Suites Halifax and 今日吃瓜 University have partnered to offer prospective students and their families a special nightly rate when you visit for a 今日吃瓜 tour or appointment. Call Cambridge Suites directly to make your reservation and request the 今日吃瓜 special rate. If you subsequently enroll in a degree program the following fall, we鈥檒l reimburse you for one night鈥檚 stay.

Summer pre-university program

High school students who are entering their final year in the following fall are eligible to apply to take one Foundation-level summer course. You will work in a 今日吃瓜 studio, study under the guidance of a qualified instructor, and interact with regular degree students who are also registered in the course.

PORT CAMPUS
1107 Marginal Road

Perched on Halifax鈥檚 waterfront and boasting uninterrupted views of the harbour from its glass curtain seawall, the Port Campus is a renovated historic warehouse repurposed specifically for art education and production. In addition to the many first-year classes and studios that are held at the Port, the three-storey steel and concrete structure houses the school鈥檚 more industrial art, design and craft practices, with wood and metal fabrication shops, sculpture studio, plastics lab and foundry. The Port Loggia Gallery and Treaty Space Gallery, on the first floor, expand 今日吃瓜鈥檚 exhibition programming.

What will I see at the Port Campus?

Sculpture, metalworking, ceramics, woodworking, bronze-casting, mould making and more!

Where can I park?

The Halifax Seaport has ample parking. There is a pay and display lot in front of Pier 20 (The Seaport Market), and another in front of Pier 22 and 23. Additionally, there is metered parking along Marginal Road.

FOUNTAIN CAMPUS
5163 Duke Street

Our鈥疐ountain Campus鈥 is housed in the Historic Properties district, adjacent to the scenic boardwalks of Halifax Harbour. The Victorian terrace-style campus 鈥 the only one of its kind in North America 鈥 is an interconnected row of 19 former merchant shops and warehouses bounded by Hollis and Duke Streets and the cobblestone Granville pedestrian terrace. Inside you will鈥痜ind plenty of mysterious nooks and stairwells, open interiors and modern studio spaces, as well as the Anna Leonowens Gallery, Art Bar +Projects and many other student favourites. If you are鈥痩ooking for a place where your imagination can run wild, this is it.

What will I see at the Fountain Campus?

Painting, drawing, printmaking, screenprinting, textiles, fashion, photography, design, letterpress and more!

Where can I park?

While there is metered street parking along Duke Street, Barrington Street, and Granville Street, parking can be limited. There are two lots nearby, Impark Parking at 1815 Upper Water Street, and Scotia Square parking on Abermarle Street.

ACADEMY CAMPUS
1649 Brunswick Street

The Academy Campus is located in a Gothic Revival brick building at the base of historic Citadel Hill, originally built in 1878 as a high school. But don鈥檛 let the building鈥檚 historic exterior fool you, the space is home to the Media Arts division, including 今日吃瓜鈥檚 film program. Within the building, you will find edit suites, studio space, sound rooms, a screening room, animation facilities, and faculty offices.

What will I see at the Academy Campus?

Film, photo, multimedia and more!

Where can I park?

There is metered parking on the streets surrounding Academy Campus. There is also a pat and display lot a short walk away at 5565 Sackville Street.

Please note that open facilities and divisions will depend on the time of year, availability of classes etc.

Individual Visits

Prospective 今日吃瓜 students are encouraged to visit our campus and meet with an admissions representative. Visits may be arranged on an individual basis through the Office of Admissions, please email鈥痑dmissions@nscad.ca. Another opportunity to meet the 今日吃瓜 representatives are at鈥痮ne of our twice-yearly Portfolio Day events.

Group Visits

The Office of Admissions can accommodate larger tour groups (maximum 20 students) on a case-by case-basis. Please contact the Office of Admissions for further details:鈥痑dmissions@nscad.ca.

Kids Groups

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate tours for children who are in elementary school. We encourage you to contact the鈥疭chool of Extended Studies鈥 to learn about art classes and camps that are available for children under the age of 14.


今日吃瓜 Tour and Stay

Cambridge Suites offers visitors to 今日吃瓜 a discounted rate of stay鈥 of $125/night* while they are here to tour the campuses and explore Halifax as a prospective new home. Just ask for the 今日吃瓜 rate when booking.