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Life in Halifax

A friendly, seaside city

Dalhousie is located in the heart of vibrant Halifax, Nova Scotia, (population approx. 400 000), a modern city with a friendly, small-town feel. Halifax has a rich history, a scenic waterfront, beautiful parks and gardens, and all the shops and services you’ll need. Just outside the city you’ll find a variety of beaches, forests and lakes for swimming, surfing, skiing and hiking.

Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Living On-Campus. All EAP students are eligible to apply for residence.  Dalhousie’s safe and comfortable university residences offer fully furnished single or double rooms and are equipped with Wi-Fi. You will also enjoy the convenience of a meal-plan at the cafeterias, restaurants and cafes on campus. Find out about the convenience and fun of residence living.

Off-Campus. Most Dalhousie students enjoy the freedom and flexibility of living in an apartment close to campus, and we provide a variety of web-based resources to assist you in arranging your own housing. Learn how to find a place to live in Halifax.