Connect with an advisor


Answers to many common questions can be found on the Dalhousie website. Before contacting an advisor please review the programsadmissions and scholarship pages. 

If you are a prospective graduate student please contact grad.recruitment@dal.ca If you are looking for information related to professional programs please contact the program directly. 

Michelle Patrick

MichellePatrick2018crop

Associate Director, Recruitment (Acting)
Supporting Indigenous students and African Canadian students
902.494.3968
michelle.patrick@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
What I love about my job: Meeting prospective students and helping them to choose the best path for their post-secondary journey.
Best advice for new students: Call home (at least once). Your family misses you!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Laura Belgiorgio

LauraBelgiorgio

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from Ontario
902.233.5187
laura.belgiorgio@dal.ca

Hometown:  Pickering, ON
What I love about my job: Connecting with prospective students and their families.
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

KatherineCross

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Special Events
Supporting students from Bermuda and first generation students
902.494.2587
katherine.cross@dal.ca

Hometown: Fredericton, NB
What I love about my job: Connecting with students through their entire journey to Dal. As a first-generation university student, support from recruitment staff was incredibly important to me, and it’s rewarding to pay it forward. I love helping students find degree and program options as unique as they are, and then seeing it come full circle once they arrive on campus.
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

BethanyDraper

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from the United States
902.494.6291
bethany.draper@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
What I love about my job: Seeing students feel like they've found their home here at Dal.
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

Kamryn Findlay

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Supporting prospective Agriculture students
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
902.893.6304
kamryn.findlay@dal.ca

Hometown: Springhill, NS
What I love about my job: Engaging with students!
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

Kristen Fraser

Kristen Fraser Recruiter

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

902.494.4512

kristen.fraser@dal.ca

Supporting students from Nova Scotia

Katelyn Roy

Katelyn Roy

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Supporting students from New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
902.478.6871
katelyn.roy@dal.ca

Hometown: Truro, NS
What I love about my job: Meeting with students excited to start their post-secondary journey!
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

ChrisVickers

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting international students
902.494.1454
chris.vickers@dal.ca

Hometown: Atholville, NB
What I love about my job: Travelling and meeting new people.
Best advice for new students: Explore our beautiful communities by being open to new adventures.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Christine Wilson

ChristineWilson

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from Quebec and transfer students
902.494.4281
christine.wilson@dal.ca

Hometown: Ottawa, ON
What I love about my job: Working with students from across Canada and around the world. I enjoy learning about their motivations for furthering their education and their desires to challenge themselves.
Best advice for new students: Take time to consider what is important to you. Consider the size of institution, the student body, being urban or rurally located, opportunities to travel abroad, access to co-op terms, internships, or research projects and professors.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kaitlyn Zajdlik

Kaitlyn Z

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
902.494.3758
kaitlyn.zajdlik@dal.ca

Hometown: London, ON
What I love about my job: Interacting with so many new people in different places.
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

Alyson Murray

AlysonMurray

Associate Registrar, Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Acting) 

902.494.8350

alyson.murray@dal.ca

 

Kim Bonin

Assistant Registrar, Admissions & Transfer Credits

902.494.2450

kim.bonin@dal.ca

Curtis Clarke

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

902.494.1987

curtis.clarke@dal.ca

Terry Gallivan

Associate Director, International Admissions

902.494.2291

terry.gallivan@dal.ca

Peggy Griffin

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.3748

peggy.griffin@dal.ca

Elizabeth Johnson

Student Enrolment

902.893.3212

elizabeth.johnson@dal.ca

Heather Nowlan

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.3549

heather.nowlan@dal.ca

Tracey Roy

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.1062

tracey.roy@dal.ca

Nate Shafik

Administrative Assistant, Recruitment and Admissions

International.admissions@dal.ca

Justin McKiel

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment & Campus Tours

902.494.3753

justin.mckiel@dal.ca

Recruitment

Michelle Patrick

MichellePatrick2018crop

Associate Director, Recruitment (Acting)
Supporting Indigenous students and African Canadian students
902.494.3968
michelle.patrick@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
What I love about my job: Meeting prospective students and helping them to choose the best path for their post-secondary journey.
Best advice for new students: Call home (at least once). Your family misses you!
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Laura Belgiorgio

LauraBelgiorgio

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from Ontario
902.233.5187
laura.belgiorgio@dal.ca

Hometown:  Pickering, ON
What I love about my job: Connecting with prospective students and their families.
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

KatherineCross

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Special Events
Supporting students from Bermuda and first generation students
902.494.2587
katherine.cross@dal.ca

Hometown: Fredericton, NB
What I love about my job: Connecting with students through their entire journey to Dal. As a first-generation university student, support from recruitment staff was incredibly important to me, and it’s rewarding to pay it forward. I love helping students find degree and program options as unique as they are, and then seeing it come full circle once they arrive on campus.
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

BethanyDraper

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from the United States
902.494.6291
bethany.draper@dal.ca

Hometown: Halifax, NS
What I love about my job: Seeing students feel like they've found their home here at Dal.
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

Kamryn Findlay

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Supporting prospective Agriculture students
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
902.893.6304
kamryn.findlay@dal.ca

Hometown: Springhill, NS
What I love about my job: Engaging with students!
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

Kristen Fraser

Kristen Fraser Recruiter

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions

902.494.4512

kristen.fraser@dal.ca

Supporting students from Nova Scotia

Katelyn Roy

Katelyn Roy

Student Recruitment Coordinator
Supporting students from New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus
902.478.6871
katelyn.roy@dal.ca

Hometown: Truro, NS
What I love about my job: Meeting with students excited to start their post-secondary journey!
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

ChrisVickers

Assistant Registrar, International Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting international students
902.494.1454
chris.vickers@dal.ca

Hometown: Atholville, NB
What I love about my job: Travelling and meeting new people.
Best advice for new students: Explore our beautiful communities by being open to new adventures.
Pronouns: he/him/his

Christine Wilson

ChristineWilson

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from Quebec and transfer students
902.494.4281
christine.wilson@dal.ca

Hometown: Ottawa, ON
What I love about my job: Working with students from across Canada and around the world. I enjoy learning about their motivations for furthering their education and their desires to challenge themselves.
Best advice for new students: Take time to consider what is important to you. Consider the size of institution, the student body, being urban or rurally located, opportunities to travel abroad, access to co-op terms, internships, or research projects and professors.
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Kaitlyn Zajdlik

Kaitlyn Z

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions
Supporting students from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
902.494.3758
kaitlyn.zajdlik@dal.ca

Hometown: London, ON
What I love about my job: Interacting with so many new people in different places.
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

Alyson Murray

AlysonMurray

Associate Registrar, Director of Recruitment and Admissions (Acting) 

902.494.8350

alyson.murray@dal.ca

 

Admissions

Kim Bonin

Assistant Registrar, Admissions & Transfer Credits

902.494.2450

kim.bonin@dal.ca

Curtis Clarke

Assistant Registrar, International Admissions

902.494.1987

curtis.clarke@dal.ca

Terry Gallivan

Associate Director, International Admissions

902.494.2291

terry.gallivan@dal.ca

Peggy Griffin

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.3748

peggy.griffin@dal.ca

Elizabeth Johnson

Student Enrolment

902.893.3212

elizabeth.johnson@dal.ca

Heather Nowlan

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.3549

heather.nowlan@dal.ca

Tracey Roy

Assistant Registrar, Admissions

902.494.1062

tracey.roy@dal.ca

Nate Shafik

Administrative Assistant, Recruitment and Admissions

International.admissions@dal.ca

Campus Tours

Justin McKiel

Assistant Registrar, Recruitment & Campus Tours

902.494.3753

justin.mckiel@dal.ca