Dalhousie University is proudly located in Halifax, Nova Scotia which is ranked one of the friendliest cities in the world. Founded in 1818, it is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 19,000 students from around the world. Dalhousie makes a lasting impact by blending transformative academic programs with pioneering research on Canada’s East Coast.
Dalhousie is home to 13 Faculties with 200+ degree programs that are supported by continual innovation in the classroom and a focus on interactive learning. And as Atlantic Canada’s leading Research University, Dalhousie excels in collaboration with industry and opportunity for discovery. 90% of students take part in work-integrated learning which gives students the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals, gain skills necessary in their field of interest as well as gain practical knowledge from experts.
Dalhousie welcomes a diverse mix of students from right in Nova Scotia, across Canada and around the world, with over 115 countries represented.The five main research topics that the university focuses on are Sustainable Ocean, Healthy People, Healthy Communities and Healthy Population, CleanTech, Energy and Environment, Culture, Society and Community Development as well as Food Security. The university has 5 libraries and Killiam Memorial Library is one of them which is the largest library in Atlantic Canada featuring more than 1 million books and over 40,000 journals.A famous American philanthropist and publisher, George Munro donated money to the university all his life and in honor of George Munro, the university celebrates 'George Munro Day' on February 1.
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- Dalhousie University provides campus accommodation to its students in Halifax and at the Agricultural Campus in Truro and all first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in residence
- Students have the option to choose from traditional dormitory-style residences or non-traditional residence apartments and Live on their own in a single room or with a roommate in a double room.