Recruitment & Admissions advisors


Meet the team

Wondering about the admissions and enrollment process for undergraduate programs at Dalhousie? There are a number of ways you can reach us! Start by selecting an advisor who supports students in your area, then email, phone or book a virtual appointment for advising with them.

Don't see a time in their schedule that works for you?
Try selecting one of our extended office hour bookings. A member of our team will gladly assist you. 

Please note: if you are a prospective graduate student, please contact grad.recruitment@dal.ca.

Undergraduate Recruitment Advisors

Please choose only one of the advisors below to help with your query:

 

Laura Belgiorgio: South East Asia, East Asia and Oceania (students from South & Central Asia, including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are supported by Chris Vickers)

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

LauraBelgiorgio

902.233.5187
laura.belgiorgio@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Laura! 

Hometown: Pickering, ON
Best advice for new students: Reach out! Whether you want to get involved on campus or you are looking for support, there are a lot of great resources available for students.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Katherine Cross: Bermuda, Caribbean, Central America and Mexico

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Special Events

Katherine Cross, Recruitment Advisor

902.237.5170
katherine.cross@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Katherine!

Hometown: Fredericton, NB
Best advice for new students: Sit in the first few rows of classes, connect with your professors and take advantage of opportunities in research and hands-on learning.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Bethany Draper: United States and Transfer Applicants

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Bethany Draper, Recruitment Advisor

902.717.1731
bethany.draper@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Bethany! 

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Think about the whole university experience that you want to have. Academics and future plans are important but don't forget about extra-curricular activities and the city where you plan to study. These elements will all help shape your experience.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kamryn Findlay: PE, NL, QC, MB, SK and prospective Agricultural students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment, Campus Visits & Special Events

Kamryn Findlay

Supporting students from Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. 

902.890.7299
kamryn.findlay@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Kamryn! 

Hometown: Springhill, NS
Best advice for new students: Try out for a sports team or join a club. Balance is key for academic success.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lucas Mancini: NS, NB

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Lucas Mancini

902.399.8009
lucas.mancini@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Lucas! 

Hometown: Dartmouth, NS
Best advice for new students: Really throw yourself into the university experience and all it has to offer. Join clubs, go to events, volunteer. If your schedule allows it, then do it! Also if you have the opportunity to study abroad be sure to take it.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Justin McKiel: South America

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment & Campus Tours

Justin McKiel, Recruitment Advisor

902.478.7915
justin.mckiel@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Justin!

Hometown: Saint John, NB
Best advice for new students: Involve yourself in academics and extra-curriculars that are meaningful to you. Extend and challenge yourself by trying something new and unfamiliar. Most importantly, have fun!
Pronouns: he/him/his

Alyson Murray: Middle East, North Africa, Europe

Associate Director, Recruitment

AlysonMurray

902.229.0135
alyson.murray@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Alyson!

Hometown: Bridgewater, NS
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jaxon Spencer: ON

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Jaxon Spencer

902.478.6424
jaxon@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment wth Jaxon! 

Hometown: Margaretsville, NS
Best advice for new students: Follow your passions and become familiar with your academic advisor!
Pronouns: he/him/his

Chris Vickers: Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions

Chris Vickers, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

chris.vickers@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Chris! 

Hometown: Atholville, NB
Best advice for new students: Explore our beautiful communities by being open to new adventures.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Kaitlyn Zajdlik: AB, BC, NT, NU, YK

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Kaitlyn Zajdlik

Supporting students from Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

902.478.8196
kaitlyn.zajdlik@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Kaitlyn! 

Hometown: London, ON
Best advice for new students: As cliché as it sounds, follow your passions! If a program, place, or society catches your attention, see what you need to do to make it happen. Reach out and connect with all the people and resources who can help you along the way.
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Undergraduate Admissions Advisors


To make an appointment with an admissions advisor, please call 1.902.494.2450.

Please choose only one of the advisors below to help with your query: 

Kim Bonin: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Kim Bonin, Admissions Advisor

902.706.7322
kim.bonin@dal.ca

Hometown: Timberlea, NS
Best advice for new students: Join one of our many clubs/societies. It’s a great way to meet new people who you have common interests with.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kristen Fraser: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

Kristen Fraser, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

kristen.fraser@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Kristen! 

Hometown: Hubbards, NS
Best advice for students: When you arrive at Dalhousie, take the time to connect with your advisors! There are a lot of great support services on campus to help you navigate your time at Dalhousie and beyond.
Pronouns: she/her/her

Peggy Griffin: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Peggy Griffin, Admissions Advisor

902.706.7340
peggy.griffin@dal.ca

Hometown: Grand Falls-Windsor, NL
Best advice for new students: Stay connected with your academic advisor, they are here to help and provide you with the best possible advice.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Ann MacDonald: Canadian and international students

Associate Director, Admissions

Ann MacDonald: Associate Direction, Admissions

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Venture outside your comfort zone. Join clubs and societies and take advantage of all the support services we have to offer. Connect with fellow students and build a network of friendships that will support you during your time at Dalhousie.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Scott MacDonald: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

Scott MacDonald

scottmacdonald@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Scott! 

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: I encourage you to take advantage of the services and supports offered by Dalhousie to develop personally, academically and professionally. You can really make your university experience what you want it to be!
Pronouns: he/him/his

Jan Nason: International students

Administrative Secretary, Admissions

international.admissions@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Welcome to Dalhousie! Ask questions, complete your readings, and proof read your assignments. Most importantly, have fun! 
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Heather Nowlan: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Heather Nowlan, Admissions Advisor

902.707.0463

heather.nowlan@dal.ca

Hometown: Antigonish, NS
Best advice for new students: Take advantage of all the resources available to make your university experience the best ever. Get involved on and off campus.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Tracey Roy: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Tracey Roy, Admissions Advisor

902.706.7335
tracey.roy@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Go beyond the classroom with your education. Try a club or society, get involved with a charity and explore what Halifax has to offer. Make connections, develop confidence and skills like critical thinking, decision making, empathy and resilience. 
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Monica Sani: Prospective agriculture students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

MonicaSani

902.706.7283
m.sani@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Ask questions, know and use campus services, find your space and settle in. Enjoy every moment.
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Graduate Student Advisors

Contact grad.recruitment@dal.ca for questions regarding graduate program admissions, graduate scholarships and bursaries.