News - Programs

  • The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia applauds Université Sainte-Anne's new interpretation course

    Halifax, NS, June 1, 2021 - A successful collaboration among four major language-related organizations in Nova Scotia is ready for its second edition.

    Foundations in Dialogue Interpreting, a 10-week online interpretation course which came as a result of a collaboration initiated by the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia (ATINS) with Université Sainte-Anne, Access Language Services, and Alliance française Halifax is ending this month, reaching full enrolment in a matter of days. A summer session is starting June 14, 2021.

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  • Université Sainte-Anne Begins Micro-Credential Program with Course for Interpreters

    Church Point (NS),January 26, 2021 -Interpreters can enhance their skills while earning micro-credentials thanks to a collaboration between Université Sainte-Anne, the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia (ATINS), and Access Language Services, the leading provider of interpretation services in Nova Scotia.

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  • There will be no Spring and Summer Immersion Sessions in 2021

    Church Point (NS),January 13, 2021-Université Sainte-Anne is announcing that because of the ongoing pandemic, there will be no spring and summer immersion sessions in 2021. Students, teachers, and staff will have to wait at least another year to attend this much-anticipated program.

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  • Student Twinning Project Between Université Sainte-Anne and the University of Veracruz

    Church Point (N.S.), February18 2020 – Students enrolled in Université Sainte-Anne's «   Integrated French Immersion Option   » are preparing to experience a full year of cultural exploration as part of an exchange with the University of Veracruz in Mexico. They will participate in a twinning project that will enable them to have meaningful and authentic experiences with students from Mexico, all while perfecting their French.

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  • Kelsey Monsen Receives the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Scholarships for Study in a Second Language

    Church Point (NS), July 12, 2019-A native of Prince George, British Columbia, student Kelsey Monsen is passionate about languages. The facts speak for themselves as she speaks three languages: English, French and German. She has already completed two immersion sessions in Germany and three sessions of the Explore Canada program. 

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  • Employment Guarantee for Bachelor of Education Graduates

    Church Point (N.S.), November 14, 2017 – Université Sainte-Anne is pleased to announce that the job placement rate for graduates of its Bachelor of Education program is nearly 100%. Year after year, school boards across Canada actively seek out our graduates and we are convinced that they will continue their recruitment efforts.

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  • Université Sainte-Anne offers an additional option to NSCC graduates

    Church Point (NS), April 18, 2017 - An agreement signed by Université Sainte-Anne and Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will offer a new option to students who wish to pursue a career in business. This agreement allows graduates of the Business Administration Diploma at NSCC to apply for admission to the Baccalauréat en administration des affaires at Université Sainte-Anne.

    Université Sainte-Anne will grant up to a maximum of 63 credits to students who have completed the Business Administration Diploma program in the concentrations of Accounting, Financial Services, Management, Marketing, Open or Software & Information Management, which represents 50 per cent of degree requirement towards the Baccalauréat en administration des affaires at Université Sainte-Anne. These students will then only have to complete two more years to obtain a bachelor's degree.

    “We are pleased to welcome graduates of the Business Diploma Program at NSCC. We hope that this agreement will encourage a larger number of students from NSCC to pursue studies in French at Université Sainte-Anne as this combination demonstrates advanced linguistic capabilities in Canada's two official languages. Being bilingual gives graduates a considerable advantage on the job market and offers additional job opportunities,” explains Allister Surette, President and Vice-chancellor at Université Sainte-Anne.

    “This agreement with Université Sainte-Anne is about helping students pursue education and find meaningful employment,” says NSCC President Don Bureaux. “Providing our students with more options, including those looking to have a bilingual education and career, means they'll have even greater opportunity to achieve their goals.”

    Future students who are looking for more information concerning this agreement or the Baccalauréat en administration des affaires may contact Dany Sheehy, directeur du programme des sciences administratives ( or 902.769.2114 extension 7339).

    About Université Sainte-Anne

    Université Sainte-Anne

    Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia, offers university and college-level courses as well as a French immersion program and customized training in French as a second language. Recognized for its excellent programs as well as its unique and exceptional living environment, Sainte-Anne offers experiential learning opportunities that promote student engagement and success, and an atmosphere which encourages a culture of excellence in research and development. Solidly established in its community, Université Sainte-Anne is a partner of choice for all those who wish to strengthen the vitality of the regions surrounding its 5 campuses as well as all of Acadie throughout Nova Scotia.

    About NSCC

    Nova Scotia Community College

    NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation. Serving the province through a network of 13 campuses, the College offers 120+ programs in five academic schools — Access, Business, IT & Creative Industries, Health & Human Services, and Trades & Technology — reflecting labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. In an annual survey of its graduates, the College has found 88% are employed, most in their field of choice, with 90% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia.

    For more information

    Rachelle LeBlanc, Director of Communications and Marketing
    Université Sainte-Anne
    Tel. : 902-769-2114 Extension 7222
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    William Comeau, Communications Advisor
    Tel. : 902-430-7972
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