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. [Read more…]
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.
The 33rd Annual Rick Russell Woodsmen Competition is happening this Saturday, Feb. 10, 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 are 5 hacks to make the most of the day. [Read more…]
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…]
For those of you who have been out of town over the summer, welcome back! Four months may not seem like a lot of time, but a lot has changed since you were last on campus! From building renovations to new faces, here are a few changes that have happened at Dal AC for 2017–18. Did we miss anything? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. [Read more…]
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.
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…]
Every February, Dal’s Agricultural Campus in Truro hosts the final Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjacking Association competition. More than 20 teams from throughout Canada and the northeastern United States compete for one of the most prestigious titles in Canadian University Lumberjacking: the CILA Championship. [Read more…]
For those of you who have been out of town over the summer, welcome back! Four months may not seem like a lot of time, but a lot has changed since you were last on campus! From building renovations to new partnerships and new faces, here are a few changes that have happened at Dal AC for 2016–17. Did we miss anything? Send us an email at email@example.com. [Read more…]
You’d expect plenty of animals and plants at the Agricultural Campus, but did you know we have a couple of turtles who roam freely in one of our buildings? Or that we have a university-wide holiday dedicated to a New York publisher? You’ll discover a ton of things about this place once you arrive on campus, but here are a few (not-so-secret) secrets to get you started. [Read more…]