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Study abroad opportunities

University-wide exchanges

Some of your most life-changing experiences at university can take place in another country. Dalhousie Student Exchange Services (DSES) provides students with information about programs and plenty of inspiration to encourage students to study abroad.

All Dalhousie University students can take advantage of the following exchanges and study abroad opportunities:

  • Exchange opportunities: Dalhousie has university exchange partners around the world. We can also help to arrange an exchange with a university not on our list.
  • Study abroad programs: Spend a year at Oxford University, the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, the Universities of Edinburgh or St. Andrew’s in Scotland, or the University of Dublin, Trinity College, in Ireland.

Student exchange opportunties offered through the English Department

Many students choosing to do a double major or double honours in Creative Writing often choose English as their primary subject area. If you choose English, you could take advantage of the English Department's student exchange program with the University of Newcastle in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Northen England. 

The School of English at Newcastle covers literature of all periods: British, American, and Post-Colonial, with a special strength in children's literature, linguistics, film, and creative writing. Faculty teach their own research specialties, lecture, and lead seminar groups.