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Established in 2016, the Nova Scotia Council on Admission and Transfer (NSCAT) was created to develop and manage collaborative systems that support student enrolment, mobility and success. We do this through:

  • – connecting students to institution profiles, institutions’ online application form, and other supporting information;
  • MyTransferCredits – consolidating transfer credit equivalencies in a searchable database and listing block transfer agreements;
  • MySpring&SummerCourses – consolidating in-person and online course offerings for the spring and summer terms in a searchable database; and
  • MyTranscripts – facilitating the delivery of electronic transcripts to universities and colleges in Nova Scotia.


All publicly-funded universities and colleges in Nova Scotia participate in the activities of NSCAT and the Council of Members.


NSCAT operates as a division of Interunviersity Services Inc., and is governed by a Council of Members which receives support from a Management Committee, an Operations Committee, and the Operations Manager.

The Council of Members serves as the main policy-making, strategy, and objective setting body. The Council is made up of the Vice-President Academic level (or designate) for each of the eleven publicly-funded universities and colleges in Nova Scotia.

The Management Committee is comprised of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Council of Members, the Chair and two members of the Operations Committee, and ex officio members who provide specialized input. This Committee provides direction for day-to-day activities of NSCAT.

The Operations Committee is composed of the Registrar level (or designate) from the eleven participating universities and colleges. The Operations Committee works closely with, and is supported by, the Operations Manager in executing the projects and day-to-day activities of NSCAT. Working groups are formed as needed for specific projects and activities.


Collaboration is at the core of what we do at NSCAT.  In addition to working with our eleven member-institutions, we collaborate with, and support the work of a variety of post-secondary education stakeholders across Canada and around the world, including: