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.
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 the saying that if you do the little things right, the big things will happen? Here are the answers to some little questions you may have about your classes at Dal. Do you have others? Leave them in the comment section below!
Coming to university for the first time can be scary, even when students have siblings, parents, or other family members who have gone before them to guide them through the process. It can be a whole other story for folks who are the first in their families to take the leap. [Read more…]
Brightspace is Dalhousie’s learning management system. So what does that mean? It’s the online tool where you’ll access course resources (such as lecture notes), readings, assignments, and pretty much anything related to your courses. It’s also where you’ll often submit assignments, complete online quizzes, and receive your marks. [Read more…]
There are a few different orientations to choose from at Dal. Attending orientation can provide you with incredible memories for years, and hopefully set the right tone for your time at Dal. The entire Dal community comes together to provide you with a warm welcome, and helps make you feel comfortable in your new home. Sweet deal! [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.
Transferring to a new school can be fun but also a little intimidating. You may be torn between feeling like a first, second, or even third-year student, and wondering where you belong. We want to assure you there are a ton of ways you can get involved in the Dalhousie community, no matter your year, age, program, or anything else. Here are nine tips that we hope will make your transition a little easier as a transfer student. [Read more…]