RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS ADVISORS


Meet the team

Wondering about the admissions and enrollment process at Dalhousie? Our team can help you along every step of the way. Our advisors specialize in helping students from specific geographic areas. Check the list of advisors below to see who can best serve you:

Recruitment Advisors

Laura Belgiorgio: Ontario students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

LauraBelgiorgio

laura.belgiorgio@dal.ca

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: Bahamas, Bermuda & Jamaica students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Special Events

Katherine Cross, Recruitment Advisor

902.494.2587
katherine.cross@dal.ca

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: US students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Bethany Draper, Recruitment Advisor

902.494.6291
bethany.draper@dal.ca

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

Kristen Fraser: Nova Scotia students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Kristen Fraser, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

902.494.4512
kristen.fraser@dal.ca

Hometown: Hubbards, NS
Best advice for students: Take a campus tour. You wouldn’t buy a house without walking through it first! Touring campus is the best way to find out if Dal could feel like home.
Pronouns: she/her/her

Justin McKiel: Campus tours

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment & Campus Tours

Justin McKiel, Recruitment Advisor

902.494.3753
justin.mckiel@dal.ca

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

Michelle Patrick: Indigenous and African Canadian students

Associate Director, Recruitment (Acting)

Michelle Patrick, Associate Director, Recruitment (Acting)

902.494.3968
michelle.patrick@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Call home (at least once). Your family misses you!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kamryn Findlay: Prospective agriculture students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment, Campus Visits & Special Events

Kamryn Findlay

902.893.6304
kamryn.findlay@dal.ca

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

Katelyn Roy: NB, PE & NL students

Student Recruitment Coordinator

Katelyn Roy

Dalhousie Agricultural Campus

902.893.8224
katelyn.roy@dal.ca

Hometown: Truro, NS
Best advice for new students: Step outside of your comfort zone. Get involved in your university community, but remember to take care of yourself!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chris Vickers: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions

Chris Vickers, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

902.494.1454
chris.vickers@dal.ca

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

Kaitlyn Zajdlik: Quebec, Territories & Western Province students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Kaitlyn Zajdlik

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

kaitlyn.zajdlik@dal.ca

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


Admissions Advisors

Kim Bonin: Transfer credits

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Kim Bonin, Admissions Advisor

902.494.2450
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

Curtis Clarke: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

Curtis Clarke, Admissions Advisor

902.494.1987
curtis.clarke@dal.ca

Hometown: Greenwood, NS
Best advice for new students: Your time at Dalhousie will be filled with lots of classes, but be sure to save some time for clubs and exploration of your new home.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Peggy Griffin: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Peggy Griffin, Admissions Advisor

902.494.3748
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

Elizabeth Johnson: Canadian students

Student Enrolment

Elizabeth Johnson, Admissions Advisor

902.893.8212
elizabeth.johnson@dal.ca

Hometown: Truro, NS  (but grew up in Kensington, PEI)
Best advice for new students: Practice resilience – there are many routes towards any destination.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Heather Nowlan: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Heather Nowlan, Admissions Advisor

902.494.3549
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

902.494.1062
tracey.roy@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
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

Nate Shafik: International students

Administrative Assistant, Recruitment and Admissions


Graduate Student Advisors

If you are a prospective graduate student, please contact grad.recruitment@dal.ca.