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Study sustainability

Dal offers many opportunities for students to learn about humanity’s impact on the environment and apply this knowledge to the work of reversing climate change.

College of Sustainability

Dalhousie’s College of Sustainability has offered community-engaged undergraduate education delivered by innovative leaders in sustainability for over a decade.

Its Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS) curriculum is unique in Canada, and the program offers Sustainability co-op and work experience options. If you're an employer, check out this short video to learn more about Dalhousie's Sustainability Co-op program.

ESS Lecture Series

The College of Sustainability hosts a series of Thursday night lectures, films, and panel discussions, free of charge and open to the public. Speakers include local and international scholars, journalists, social activists, artists, public intellectuals, and elders who share their wisdom and experience on wide-ranging topics related to environmental sustainability, social justice, Indigenous perspectives, and the impacts of climate crisis.