Contributing to the digital economy

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For more than 200 years, Dalhousie University has delivered academic excellence on Canada’s extraordinary east coast. Today, we are a research powerhouse with a diverse and engaging community that continually contributes to a better province, country and world.

The collection of big data and the drive toward innovation is the foundation of all Dal's research. We prepare our students with in-demand skills and entrepreneurial opportunity. And by growing the local digital economy we're helping Nova Scotia take its place on the world stage.

Learn how Dal is turning momentum into transformation:

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Dal is home to 81% of Nova Scotia’s university research funding and performs 91% of all NS industry-sponsored research

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We are growing our Computer Science program enrolment to 2,500 students, with over 400 undergraduates graduating per year

The Technology and Innovation Law Clinic has worked with 100+ tech startup clients since 2020

Discover more about why Dal is a place where infinite ambition meets global impact:

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