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…]
Wondering what classes are like at Dal? Well, it depends on what you’re taking. Obviously Animal Science courses are going to be different than Political Science, and Nuclear Medicine ones won’t bear too much resemblance to Costume Studies. But there are some things that are pretty much the same, no matter what you’re taking. Here are 10 common questions that new Dal students ask about their classes. [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. 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…]
We live in a world where more and more of our lives are lived online. University is no exception. As a new student at Dal, you may feel overwhelmed by all of the different online portals you’re asked to navigate. You may find yourself asking, “What’s a brightspace? Where’s my myDal?” Don’t worry, we can help break it down for you. All three work together in harmony to keep you connected while you’re at Dal. [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…]
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…]