Summer, summer, summer, summer. While the spring in Nova Scotia has been a bit up and down this year, we promise a beautiful full-blown summer is right around the corner! And if you’re lucky enough to be here for the next few months, you should put together a bucket list and start checking it off right away. Here are some ideas to get you started! [Read more…]
Dal has so many exchange and study abroad opportunities that allow you to see some amazing places around the world. While travelling is an amazing experience on its own, studying abroad and immersing yourself into another culture for an extended period of time can’t be beaten. My abroad experience affected my future dreams and ambitions and changed how I view the world. My recommendation to you? Hurry up and apply before the Jan. 31 deadline (Jan. 27 for Dal AC students)! [Read more…]
If you know someone who has studied abroad or gone on exchange during university, chances are they’ve tried to convince you to do the same thing. They’ll talk about how it was a life-changing experience and have the same crazy stories to tell. Well, I am one of those annoying post-exchange students who continually try to convince my friends that going abroad is possible—and well worth it. [Read more…]
A semester or year abroad is a foreign concept to a lot of Dal students (pardon the pun), but it doesn’t have to be! Take it from me, it’s possible to go abroad, graduate in four years, and have the time of your life—without breaking the bank. [Read more…]
One of the best things about being at Dalhousie is being able to hit the coast whenever you want to do pretty much whatever you want. Surfing, parasailing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, whale watching, deep-sea fishing—the list goes on. Whatever kind of adventure you’re up for, Nova Scotia has it. And the fact that New Brunswick and P.E.I. are so nearby means you have even more opportunities in the amazing Maritimes. [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.
For this international student spotlight, I had the opportunity to chat with Amber, a Dal student from the Netherlands. Amber Bonsee is a third-year International Food Business Major at Dalhousie’s Agricultural campus in Truro. Her home university is Aeres University in Dronten. Amber is 20 years old and currently on a food safety internship in Kamloops, British Columbia. She told me about her move, making friends, and advice she has for students considering studying abroad. [Read more…]
If you’re planning on spending your summer in Halifax, the time ahead can seem a little daunting. Taking advantage of Halifax’s summer activities, dealing with your living situation, and taking summer courses will all be new experiences!
Meet Ashley Oates, a third-year student at Dal’s Agricultural Campus. Ashley is doing a major in Animal Science and Minor in Aquaculture and is currently studying at the University of Hull in England! We caught up with Ashley to see how her exchange is going so far. [Read more…]