Black Student Advising Centre

A welcoming & supportive community for Dal & Kings Students

To contact the Black Student Advising Centre, email BSAC@Dal.Ca 

You can also follow us on our social media channels - Twitter (dalbsac)Facebook (dalbsac)​Instragram (dalbsac) - for updates.


Guyleigh Johnson


Black Student Advisor

Matthew Thomas


Black Student Advisor

Guyleigh Johnson is a published Author, Spoken Word Artist, Community Advocate, Arts Facilitator, and Film Maker from North End Dartmouth. As a proud African Nova Scotian woman, she has a passion for community engagement, diversity, mental wellness and healing. With her creative background and knowledge, she hopes to implement culturally relevant resources and supports within the centre to further encourage students of Black/African descent with a goal of helping them connect, create safe spaces, build community, and push through challenges. Contact

Matthew is a dedicated community leader, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion for empowering young people and building community. Hailing from the vibrant African Nova Scotian community of East Preston, he learned the value of service and community from an early age. Matthew holds a BA in Criminology from St. Mary's University and a Master of Divinity from Acadia University. With years of experience connecting with students and young professionals, Matthew hopes to bring, restorative, creative, and fun approaches to advising, helping students navigate challenges and achieve their goals. He is known for his commitment to building authentic relationships and serving as a resource for those he works with. When he's not advising, Matthew can be found on the baseball and football field coaching his son's team, taking long walks with his dog Quincy, or exploring new restaurants around the city. Contact or phone (902) 494-2210.


Black Student Advising Centre
1321 Edward Street
Phone: 902-494-6648
Fax: 902-494-8013

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.