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KGIC Halifax Campus info and general info about Halifax and Colleges and Universities in Nova Scotia.

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KGIC Halifax

  1. 1. Welcome to Halifax Welcome to KGIC www.kgic.ca
  2. 3. KGIC HALIFAX HALLWAY KGIC HALIFAX Lounge
  3. 4. <ul><li>Convenient proximity to leading post-secondary institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Small international community </li></ul><ul><li>Massive percentage of native English speakers (compared to Toronto or Vancouver) </li></ul><ul><li>Close to Montreal, New York, and Boston </li></ul>Why Halifax?
  4. 5. Post-Secondary Education <ul><li>Dalhousie University </li></ul><ul><li>About 6 minutes by bus and 30 minutes walk from the KGIC Halifax campus. </li></ul><ul><li>Dalhousie University specializes in Science, Engineering and Medicine. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 6. Post-Secondary Education <ul><li>Saint Mary's University </li></ul><ul><li>About 5 minutes by bus and 30 minutes walk from KGIC. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for its business undergraduate and graduate programs. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>SMU and DAL are within top 15 universities in Canada
  6. 7. Post-Secondary Education <ul><li>Mount Saint Vincent University </li></ul><ul><li>About 35 minutes by bus. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for Bachelor of Public Relations and Bachelor of Education programs. </li></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul>
  7. 8. Post-Secondary Education <ul><li>NSCAD University </li></ul><ul><li>About 4 minutes walk from KGIC. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a prestigious art school specializing in Graphic Design and Filmmaking. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Post-Secondary Education <ul><li>Nova Scotia Community College </li></ul><ul><li>About 25 minutes by bus. </li></ul><ul><li>NSCC has 13 campuses in the province offering variety of programs. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Haligonians <ul><li>Halifax is a small city with a population of 350, 000 people. </li></ul><ul><li>Of this population, over 91% speak only English </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 95% of the people list their ancestry from either England, Scotland, Ireland or France. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Living In Halifax <ul><li>Living expenses in Halifax are cheaper than Vancouver or Toronto. </li></ul><ul><li>ALL major bus routes have a stop outside the front doors of KGIC. Major routes within the downtown area are very convenient, running between every 10 to 20 minutes during rush hour. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Living In Halifax Citadel Hill: 10 minute walk from the front door of KGIC! Spring Garden Road: 10 minute walk from KGIC. Shopping , trendy outdoor restaurants and coffee shops
  12. 13. Living In Halifax The best local pubs, live music, hockey and concert venues are all within a 15 minute walk from KGIC!    
  13. 14. Living In Halifax Public Gardens: 15 minute walk from KGIC. A 140 year old Victorian garden.   Point pleasant Park: 12 minutes from KGIC by bus.   
  14. 15. Living In Halifax Peggy’s Cove 40 minute drive from Halifax. A must-see of Nova Scotia.  
  15. 16. Living In Halifax Prince Edward Island (Home of Anne of Green Gables) is 3 1/2 hour drive from Halifax.  
  16. 17. Living In Halifax <ul><li>Other destinations: </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax to New York: 2 hours, 10 min by plane </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax to London: 6 hours by plane </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax to Toronto: 2 hours by plane </li></ul><ul><li>Halifax to Montreal: 1 hour, 30 min by plane </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU IN HALIFAX </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR KGIC TEAM </li></ul><ul><li>www.kgic.ca </li></ul><ul><li>www.kgibc.ca </li></ul><ul><li>www.canadatesolcentre.ca </li></ul><ul><li>www.kgic.us </li></ul>

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