Most popular schools and colleges in Halifax
Halifax is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Halifax is approximately 10% of the total land area of Nova Scotia but is a major economic center in Atlantic Canada, with a large concentration of government services and private sector companies.The Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB) is responsible for administering 136 public schools providing instruction from primary to grade 12 The First public school in Canada was founded in the capital of Nova Scotia. Halifax Regional Municipality also is known as HRM, has a humid continental climate, bordering on an oceanic climate, with warm summers and relatively mild winters, which is due to Gulf Stream moderation.HRM has a high level of technology for instance it is the first all-electric city lights in North America. Halifax is also a great city for tourists the Halifax Waterfront is the most visited attraction in Nova Scotia. If you travel to HRM do not forget to visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic which is the oldest and largest Maritime Museum in Canada.Halifax is home to seven degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions. The following universities are located on the Halifax Peninsula: Dalhousie University, Saint Mary's University,University of King's College,Atlantic School of Theology,Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University,Université Sainte-Anne, Halifax Campus,This university is located in suburban Rockingham: Mount Saint Vincent University,The former Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS) was merged into Dalhousie University. The University of King's College remains an independent institution but its students have access to Dalhousie's arts and science faculties. Cape Breton University has a satellite campus in Halifax for extension courses.