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Teaching and Learning


The School of Physiotherapy's programs educate physiotherapists and scientists who excel in their profession through advanced education and research training in the rehabilitation sciences.

Student Accessibility Services 

Students with disabilities are encouraged to register as quickly as possible at the Advising Access Service Centre (AASC) if they wish to receive academic accommodations. To do so please phone 494-2836, email access@dal.ca, drop in at the new Mark A. Hill Accessibility Centre or visit the Student Accessibility website. Students are also reminded that, for convenience, all forms are now available on that website.



Physiotherapy is a diverse and interesting discipline involving the study of physical function of the human body in health and disease. Our faculty are known for their leading research in a diverse range of health advancements.


Canadian Physiotherapy Association Indigenous Student Award

The Indigenous Student Award is a $10,000 educational grant open to all Canadian Indigenous students (First Nations status or non-status, Inuit, or Métis) enrolled in an accredited Canadian post-secondary physiotherapy program.

Donating to the School of Physiotherapy

As the costs of education and research continue to rise, the School of Physiotherapy needs your support in a variety of ways.

There are many options for giving back whether it be a contribution to an existing fund, a one-time gift or a bequest.. Consider making a donation online, or discuss alternative options, by contacting Joanne Tortola at (902) 494-2629 or joanne.tortola@dal.ca.