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Sustainable Development Goals at NSCC: Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

About Goal 3

Icon of a heart rhythm Good health and well-being

Goal 3, Good Health and Well-Being, aims to ensure healthy lives and well-being for all ages. This goal strives to make health care services available to everyone, and to reduce the number of preventable deaths. Goal 3 includes addressing substance abuse conditions and creating universal access to reproductive healthcare and education.  

Learn more about Goal 3

United Nations Academic Impact. (2021, March 29). SDG 3: Good health and well-being [Video]. YouTube.

NSCC and Goal 3

Examples of NSCC initiatives that are helping to advance Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.

Wellness Week

Each year NSCC hosts Wellness Week across our College as a reminder to take care of ourselves and those in our community. Each year Wellness Week feature a different theme. The 2023 theme was You Belong, You are Valued.

Fitness Rooms Movement can be a key part of maintaining good health. Nearly all NSCC campuses have a fitness room or wellness Centre. Truro Campus boasts a 30,000 square-foot Sport and Wellness Centre with fitness and recreation programs.
Student Support and Counselling NSCC offers in-person counselling and online wellness resources and student advising to help students make the most of their experience. There are also tailored supports for students with disabilities and culturally-specific support for students of African and indigenous descent.

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