The 34th Annual Rick Russell Woodsmen Competition is happening Saturday, Feb. 9, and as our lumberjacks sharpen their axes to get ready, it’s time for us to prepare to cheer them on. For those of you who are new to campus, this is a HUGE day in the Dal AC calendar. So here are five hacks to make the most of the day. [Read more…]
College Royal is just around the corner and we are hyped! This Friday, October 12, come out to our livestock show where gorgeous cows, sheep, and poultry will be presented by Dal AC students. If this is your first time experiencing College Royal, here’s a quick survival guide so you know what to expect. [Read more…]
You’ve likely taken care of the big to-dos by now (registered for classes, found a place to live, figured out your health & dental plan situation, etc.), so here are some smaller ones that you can tackle! While they may not make-or-break your university experience, they’ll certainly help.
While you may think four years is a long time (or two, or three or five), it’ll pass by really quickly. There are some things that you should be doing each year to move you closer to your goals. So what’s the best way to reach your potential? Take advantage of every opportunity and service you have access to.
The Dal Agricultural Campus is very excited to be welcoming a diverse new “crop” of Aggies. Dal AC prides itself on providing all students with a diverse and inclusive environment to help you “grow” in your own way. As part of this, the campus has a variety of different communities that will add to your Dal AC experience.
The transition from high school to university is a big one, an important one, and sometimes even a scary one. You’re spreading your wings, finding some new independence, and discovering new abilities and talents. And that will become apparent when you first step foot into a Dal classroom or lecture hall. It’s going to be different from what you’re used to, so here’s the lowdown. [Read more…]
Do you know what the secret is to having an amazing university experience? Do stuff. Broaden your horizons. Make it about more than your courses and GPA. Yes, those are incredibly important, but they’re nothing if you don’t experience life outside the classroom as well. Besides, getting involved will likely help that GPA. [Read more…]
You’ve made one of the biggest decisions so far in your life: to go to university. You’ve also made one of the best decisions by choosing Dal and the Faculty of Agriculture. I’m sure you’ve done your research into the awesome campus, classes, and profs, so let me tell you why you’ll fall in love with the Truro and Bible Hill area. And I guarantee you will.
If you’re starting in Agriculture at Dal, you’re probably wondering what to expect when you arrive on campus. One of the great things about being at Dal AC is that you get the services and resources of Dal in an intimate, tight-knit setting. And where else are you going to find cows and lumberjacks on campus? You’ll discover a lot of great things when you arrive, but these 15 tips will help get you started.
October means coloured leaves, pumpkins, and Dal Homecoming. Running from October 11–15, it’s an opportunity to get together with faculty and alumni and celebrate everything Dal. It may be geared towards alumni, but there’s plenty for current students to do! For the Class of 1967, this year is also their 50th reunion! (Say congrats if you see any of them.) If you’re not sure where to start, here are seven things to check out this Homecoming weekend in Halifax and Truro. [Read more…]