Dalhousie at UCL 2023 (1)

You will be a Dalhousie student from the beginning!

Dalhousie University joins Universal College Lanka (UCL) to launch Sri Lanka's first Canadian 2+2 program. 

AT UCL, you can spend the first two years of your Bachelor of Applied Computer Science or Bachelor of Computer Science degree program learning from Dalhousie Faculty of Computer Science courses and curriculum right at home in Sri Lanka. After two years, you'll join the rest of your classmates to complete your program right here in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Here you will learn from top experts in their field who are winning awards for their teaching and making the world a better place. You will put learning into place with integrated workplace experiences that ensure you are job ready at graduation. At Dalhousie, you will feel welcome and valued for who you are and who you aspire to be. 

TOP 15

University in Canada


from QS World University Rankings

Ready to join us?


For tech diversity and wage growth

About Universal College Lanka (UCL)

Universal College Lanka (UCL) is fully owned by Eduko Lanka, a private education services company serving high performing students and professionals. It delivers quality assurance and practical programs by working only with excellent global institutions who bring-help the best in our students. UCL is pleased to be the exclusive partner of Dalhousie University, Canada, and be the only Canadian higher education provider currently in Sri Lanka. 

Learn more about UCL

About Dalhousie University

Founded in 1818, Dalhousie is one of Canada's oldest and most established universities. Dalhousie University has a national and international reputation for academic excellence, innovative research and rich student experience.

Located in Canada's East Coast province of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University has three campuses in Halifax and an Agricultural campus in Truro. Halifax is one of Canada's fastest-growing cities, with some of the most affordable living costs in the country.

Dalhousie has a diverse student population. Our 19,000+ students come from 115+ different countries. International students make up over 24% of our student population, while 62% are from other Canadian provinces. 

Dalhousie is a member of the U15 group of top research-intensive universities, and has over $181 million in annual funded research projects. We are also home to 60 Canada Research Chairs, more than any other university in Atlantic Canada.

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About the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS)

Founded in 1997, Dalhousie University's Faculty of Computer Science is the premier research institution in Information Technology in Eastern Canada.

Our mission is to develop in our students the deep technical, problem-solving and leadership skills needed to create - or leverage - new computing technologies to empower people, organizations and society.

We are committed to promoting excellence in teaching in every stage of academics. We have flexible and multi-disciplinary computer science undergraduate and graduate program options that allow students to combine their studies in unique ways that meet their academic and personal interests, as well as future career goals.

Our award-winning professors work in five major areas of research, cutting across many industries and encompassing nearly all human endeavors.
We are also home to two high-profile initiatives - Institute for Big Data Analytics and DeepSense - as well as our own innovation playground, ShiftKey Labs.

From oceans to healthcare, information communications technology to aerospace, our students, professors and alumni are using their skills to make an impact.

Learn more about the Faculty of Computer Science.

Living in Halifax, Nova Scotia

At the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Halifax is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities with some of the most affordable living costs in the country. Nova Scotia provides students with a friendly and picturesque home away from home that is cultured, cozy, safe and sophisticated.

Halifax is one of Canada’s fastest-growing cities and features innovative tech and entrepreneurial communities, as well as thriving financial and ocean sectors. As the capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax is the most multicultural city in the province and home to more than 425,000 people. Known for distinctly East Coast food, entertainment, history and culture, Halifax has everything you’d expect from an urban centre within a safe and close-knit community.

Learn more about living in Nova Scotia.

Support from our International Centre

The International Centre is here to support you and your family on your transition to living in Canada.

Learn more about the International Centre.