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Health & Wellness Services

Take care of your body and mind

Your health is important to us. The Dalhousie Health Services Centre is open to all students, 364 days a year. At the centre, you’ll find both male and female nurses and doctors. And no need to worry about urgent health needs – same-day and walk-in visits are available.

Quality services keep you in good health

Dalhousie Health Services offers extensive health services, including:

  • immigration physicals for Canadian visas
  • routine medical exams and consultations
  • obstetric care
  • psychiatric care
  • sports medicine
  • minor surgery
  • travel clinic for immunizations
  • first aid

Health support in 150 languages

Student Health Services offers a free and confidential interpreter service to students. You can feel confident communicating with your health provider in your first language.

Talk to someone who understands

With so many new, exciting experiences, it’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed, sometimes. At Dal, there’s lots of support. We offer personal counselling, learning disability services, career counselling and spiritual counselling. Not quite ready to talk about it? Access our free Self-Help Program.

Affordable, quality healthcare

As an international student, you’ll benefit from mandatory health and dental insurance, giving you affordable access to high-quality health and wellness treatment and consultation. Get more information about insurance.