Truro Start Program
Where small classes meet big impact.
Starting your first year in Truro gives you the opportunity to join a small cohort with dedicated resources and support to build a strong foundation in your chosen field before transitioning into your second and final years in Halifax.
Why start here?
You'll benefit from the reputation of a degree at Dalhousie, plus there are many reasons to spend your first year in Truro:
- Guaranteed a room in residence
- One-on-one advising to build strategies for success
- Live in a small, active town with cafes, restaurants, hiking and more
- Bachelor of Science students (BSc) can join a first-year interest group (FIG) to meet other members of your cohort
- Smaller class sizes in first-year courses like Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, Statistics, English, Computer Science, Programming, Computer Systems, Psychology, and Sociology.
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Computer Science
- Bachelor of Applied Computer Science
- Bachelor of Arts
How to apply
Interested students can follow these steps to apply:
- Apply for the program of interest, as noted above
- Select the Truro campus on your application
- After acceptance into your program, complete applicant information form
- The Coordinator will contact you with next steps
For more information on the program and support with your application, contact Ashley Coffin, Program Coordinator.
Download the Truro Start brochure [PDF - 337kb]