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…]
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. Not only is it an amazing university, with fantastic campuses, classes, and profs, but it’s also in one of the best cities in the country. [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. Make sure you get involved and experience life outside the classroom as well (it will likely help that GPA, anyway). [Read more…]
Before you arrive at Dalhousie for the first time, you’ll find yourself packing for your trip. If you have a large distance to travel before you reach Canada, it’s a good idea to put some thought into the things you’ll be bringing with you when you begin your new adventure! Here are a few things to consider while you’re zipping up your suitcase.
Finding an environment to feel safe and spiritually connected can be difficult in the hustle and bustle of student life. You may find that the shape your worship takes can shift along with your routines and customs. If you’re worried about finding ways to practice your faith on campus, don’t fear! Here are a few tips on how to maintain your spiritual beliefs as you enjoy your university experience.
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. [Read more…]
While you’re waiting to get to campus, online is a great place to get to know the university, your classmates, and campus culture. But it’s easy to lose track of the fact that social media is exactly that: social. And in the cloud to live forever…and ever. Here are a few etiquette tips, unwritten rules, and recommendations to keep yourself safe online. [Read more…]
You’ll be finding out a lot about Dal but there are always a few secrets that students discover when they get here. OK, so they’re not exactly secrets, but these 23 tips will help make your life a bit easier when you arrive on campus. [Read more…]
If you’ve been accepted to residence you would have been given a room number in your offer letter. It might look something like “Risley, 1318” or “Howe Hall, Cameron House, 125,” but at this point you may not have a clue what that actually means—and little idea what your new home is going to look like. Don’t fret: we have the insider’s guide on all major residence buildings at Dal. [Read more…]
I’ve lived in Residence Life Learning Communities (RLLCs) at Dalhousie for two years—one as a student, and one as a Residence Assistant. RLLCs integrate specific topics into the residence experience. They bring together like-minded students to foster a strong sense of personal development and community. [Read more…]