Recruitment & Admissions advisors

Meet the team

Wondering about the admissions and enrollment process for undergraduate programs at Dalhousie? Our advisors specialize in helping students from specific geographic areas. Check the list of advisors below to see who can best serve you. To make an appointment with an advisor, call 1-902-494-2450.

Please note: if you are a prospective graduate student, please contact

Undergraduate Recruitment Advisors

Katherine Cross: Bahamas, Bermuda & Jamaica students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Special Events

Katherine Cross, Recruitment Advisor


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

Lucas Mancini: NS, NB, PE, NL, MB and SK students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Lucas Mancini

Supporting students from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. 


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: Campus tours

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment & Campus Tours

Justin McKiel, Recruitment Advisor


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

Kamryn Findlay: Prospective agriculture students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment, Campus Visits & Special Events

Kamryn Findlay


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

Jaxon Spencer: Ontario students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Jaxon Spencer

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

Chris Vickers: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions

Chris Vickers, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor


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

Kaitlyn Zajdlik: United States, Quebec, Territories & Western Province students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment

Kaitlyn Zajdlik

Supporting students from the United States, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.


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

Laura Belgiorgio: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions



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

Kim Bonin: Transfer credits

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Kim Bonin, Admissions Advisor


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

Bethany Draper: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Bethany Draper, Recruitment Advisor


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: International students

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

Kristen Fraser, Recruitment and Admissions Advisor


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


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


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

Heather Nowlan: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Heather Nowlan, Admissions Advisor


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

Katelyn Roy: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

Katelyn Roy

Dalhousie Agricultural Campus


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

Tracey Roy: Canadian students

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

Tracey Roy, Admissions Advisor


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 for questions regarding graduate program admissions, graduate scholarships and bursaries.