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First-Year Interest Groups

Starting your first year in Arts and Social Sciences? Are you undeclared but love things like pop culture, history, international politics, literature or the performing arts? Register for a FIG (First-Year Interest Group) and you'll really get to delve into what interests you.


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The MacEachen Institute of Public Policy and Governance holds grand opening

The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, former Prime Minister of Canada and the Honourable Bob Rae led the conversation at the grand opening of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance.


The Faces of FASS (video series)

Meet some of our arts and social sciences students


About FASS

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students

Dalhousie's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a world of choices: thousands of courses, two hundred professors, thirty-five academic programs. Learn more about the Faculty.

Research & Researchers

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences student researching

How can the study of humanities and social sciences inform policy, improve health and restore the environment?  Find out how FASS research and researchers are changing the world.  


  • New home, new hope
    A cross-Canada coalition — led by Dal and linked with the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Network — is partnering with German researchers to study the experiences of young Syrian refugees as they face the challenges of settling in a new country.
  • A journey through Black Canadian history and beyond
    Launching this fall, Dal's new minor in Black and African Diaspora Studies will allow students to analyze and celebrate the history, culture and sociology of Black people in Canada and the global African diaspora.
  • All in the family: A sibling surprise at convocation
    Kaylyn Fraser (BA’09), co-chair of Dal’s London alumni chapter, wasn’t about to miss her brother Cameron’s own graduation from Dal this week — so she made a surprise visit from across the pond to Halifax to officially welcome him into the Dal Alumni family.
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