Dalhousie University is proudly located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which is ranked one of the friendliest cities in the world. Founded in 1818, it is one of Canada’s oldest universities delivering an exceptional education for 200 years, and attracting more than 19,000 students from around the world.

Dalhousie combines the prestige of a big-name university with a hands-on, collaborative education — all students have access to experiential learning opportunities in their programs and nearly 90% are taking advantage of it.

Dalhousie has received a five-star rating overall, and specifically in Teaching, Employability, learning Environment and Innovation, from QS Stars, one of the top global university ratings systems.

Many Dalhousie programs are unique in Atlantic Canada:


  •     Architecture
  •     Clinician Investigator Postgraduate Program
  •     Costume Studies
  •     Community Design
  •     Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS)
  •     Ocean Sciences

Its membership in the U15 distinguishes it as one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, attracting more than $150 million in research grants and awards each year. Many of its researchers are nationally and internationally recognized for their work, whether it’s groundbreaking, thought-provoking or solving real-world issues.

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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