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Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

  • Founded in 1818 and located in the beautiful Atlantic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University is one of Canada's smallest big universities.   
  • Dalhousie's 12 faculties, comprising approximately 4,000 faculty and staff and 18,000+ students, offer the most comprehensive array of post-secondary education and research opportunities in the Atlantic region. Over 180 programs are based here. 

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  • Education, government and corporate partners also benefit from Dalhousie's innovative research programs. Its research capacity attracts more than $140 million in external funding annually.
  • Recognized strengths in health and ocean studies are growing to include advanced technical education and research, information management, health law, materials science, neuroscience, genomics, agriculture and foreign policy. Dalhousie is also affiliated with the largest teaching hospital in Nova Scotia and is a partner with federal and provincial research laboratories across Canada and around the world.
  • The nearly two centuries long tradition of excellence provides a solid foundation for exciting new learning opportunities in the 21st century.

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