Founded in 1818, Dalhousie university is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,500 students from around the world. It is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities . The university blends world class academic programs with leading edge research. As Atlantic Canada’s leading Research University, Dalhousie attracts 135 million in research grants and awards each year. Dalhousie currently welcomes nearly 3,000 international students from more than 115 countries. It’s global connections enhance the quality and impact of education and research at local, national and international levels. The university’s international strategy is built on cooperation and partnerships to support learning and research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, global in reach, and oriented toward solving problems that extend across national borders.
With 4,000 courses in over 180 degree programs, Dalhousie offers a wealth of choice, attracting students from around the globe. The International Centres is committed to providing services and supports to strengthen international experiences for students. It’s focus on academic innovation means the university is committed to the continuous development of it’s programs and courses, how they are designed, and how they are delivered. The intimate learning environment allows students an opportunity to engage with Dalhousie's award winning professors.
The university’s campus is located just outside the Town of Truro, in the village of Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. It is one hour from Halifax by car and only 40 minutes from the Halifax International Airport.
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