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Students learning computing skills

New: Certificate in Computing in Arts and Social Sciences

Designed for students in the arts, social sciences, and humanities, the new certificate program teaches students fundamentals of computing like web page creation, familiarity with software applications, and basic programming concepts.


Tigers basketball student Ashley Cain leading a warm-up at St. Mary's Elementary School run club

Leaders on and off the court

In her spare time, student-athlete Ashley Cain coaches an elementary school run club—just one of the many ways she volunteers in our community. On Wednesday evening, Ashley joined former and future Dal student-athletes at the annual Women in Leadership Spotlight Dinner.


Student participating in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Taking action and raising awareness

Groups from across the Dal community have joined together for the second year in a row to organize a campaign for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.


Maike van Niekerk, Dal's 90th Rhodes Scholar

Maike van Niekerk becomes our 90th Rhodes Scholar

Maike, a fourth-year Nursing student, has an impressive list of awards and achievements—from receiving the NL Red Cross Young Humanitarian of the Year award to raising over $110,000 for a charity she founded in memory of her mother. Now, she’s the recipient of one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world.


Exam schedule
Flu Shot Clinics

The exam period begins Dec. 8 and ends Dec. 18. Find the date, time and location of your exams. Residences close at noon Dec. 19.

Season's Greetings
Cosy fireplace

Spread the festive spirit by sharing our holiday video with friends, family and colleagues.

Fall Noon Hour Recitals
Noon Hour Recitals

Enjoy live music on your lunch hour. Talented students perform in free recitals at the Dalhousie Arts Centre Nov. 14-Dec. 6.   

Night Owls
Night Owls

Study late at the Killam Library Nov. 13-Dec 15. The library will be open until 3 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.