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. 

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

Undergraduate Recruitment Advisors

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

 

Katherine Cross: Bermuda and The Caribbean

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

Christine Di Rosa: ON

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

902.499.0623
Christine.DiRosa@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Christine!

Hometown: Pickering, ON
Best advice for new students: Get involved in extra-curriculars if you can, it’s a great way be a part of your community and meet new people!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kristen Fraser: Transfer students, Mexico and Central America, Sub-Saharan Africa

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and 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

Guyleigh Johnson: NS, NB

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

902.223.0816

Email guyleighjohnson@dal.ca to book an appointment!

Hometown: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Best advice for new students: Connect early - build a community of supports and peers you can learn from and grow with. Be present in the experience, attend events and ask for help when you need it. Seeking guidance is a form of strength. 
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Randy Kelly: AB, NB, PE, SK, MB, NL, Agricultural Students and Oceania, S. America

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

902.478.8196
randy.kelly@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Randy!

Hometown: Chipman, NB
Best advice for new students: Make the most of your university experience. Get involved in campus activities and meet lots of new people. Don't forget to take advantage of our student supports, work hard, and have some fun.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Lucas Mancini: NS, Europe

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

Alyson Murray: US, SE Asia

Associate Director, Recruitment

AlysonMurray

902.229.0135
alyson.murray@dal.ca

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

Irem Otluoglu: QC, YT, NT, NU

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Campus Visit

902.478.7915
Irem.Otluoglu@dal.ca!

Book a virtual appointment with Irem!

Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Best advice: Take advantage of all the resources that are available to you at Dalhousie. I highly recommend connecting with your advisors, volunteer in the community, join clubs and sports!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chris Vickers: South Asia, Central Asia and MENA

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions

Chris Vickers, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor

902.483.5270
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

Fenggang (Elvis) Zhou: BC, East Asia

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Fenggang (Elvis) Zhou, Recruitment

902.233.5187
elvis.zhou@dal.ca

Book a virtual appointment with Elvis!

Hometown: Xi’an, China
Best advice for new students: Don’t follow where the path may lead, go instead, where there is no path and leave a trail! Try your best to jump out of your comfort zone and seek discomfort, that’s where the flowers will bloom.
Pronouns: he/him/his


Undergraduate Admissions Advisors


To make an appointment with an admissions advisor, please call 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

Curtis Clarke: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

Curtis Clarke, Admissions Advisor

Curtis.Clarke@Dal.Ca

Hometown: Bedford, NS
Best advice for new students: Allow yourself the academic freedom to take courses that are of interest to you and may not be part of you degree requirements, as you may find a new area of passion or potential career path.
Pronouns: He/Him/His

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: Administrative Assistant, Admissions

Administrative Assistant, Admissions

international.admissions@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
Best advice for new students: Embrace your university experience to the fullest extent. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and take advantage of all of the supports available to you.
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


Graduate Student Advisors

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