In preparation for your time at HDC, we suggest taking the time to fully research and understand Canadian Student Loans.  Student loans are eligible to full time students and are often the first large sum of money that a young adult must manage for themselves. We’re here to help and thought our quick list of student loan do’s and don’ts might be helpful as you begin this new journey.

We are here to help…

Post-secondary education can be a nerve wracking journey, but we’re confident you’ll love your time at HDC. Whether you’re applying for our hair, esthetics or make-up programs, we’re here to help with any questions you may have. We have listed some useful links for you to begin your research into student loans below or feel free to contact our admissions office at 902.422.8941 or

Useful links:
NS Student Assistance
NS Financing your Education
Canadian Gov – Student Financial Assistance
NS Student Finance 101 (Course)
NS Student Assistance – Keeping your debt low (scroll down past the menu)
Web series for parents, guidance and youth counsellors

References: – Advice for Millennials
The 6 Worst Student Loan Mistakes You Can Make
Don’t use student loans to pay for living expenses
6 Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
As student debt climbs to an average past $25K, schools invest in battling the mental-health issues it causes
Stats Canada – overview of student debt
Wikipedia overview of student loans in Canada

Feel free to contact our admissions office at 902.422.8941 or


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