Dalhousie College: Scholar Life on Campus

An insider’s information to the very best locations to remain, on-campus eating and extra

Ankit Bajaj, 24
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Why did you select Dalhousie?
I selected Dalhousie for the college’s distinctive program providing that allowed me to conduct interdisciplinary analysis research exploring the know-how, enterprise and coverage elements of e-commerce.

Describe a few of your finest experiences thus far.
There are lots of, however above all there was the chance to take part in analysis tasks with my friends.

Are you concerned in extra-curricular actions?
I’ve labored with the campus newspaper, the Dalhousie Gazette, overseeing their enterprise and promoting partnerships, and as a mentor at MitAX, a nationwide analysis group, to host and facilitate international analysis interns. Presently, I lead sponsorship and promoting programming at Dalhousie Scholar Union, and I’m accountable for creating in-kind and paid partnerships for year-round occasions and orientations that improve the coed expertise. There are many pupil societies and teams to have interaction in on campus. Dalhousie holds a Society and Volunteer Expo within the context of pupil life and the coed union each fall and winter. This can be a good spot to find out about methods to become involved on campus.

What do you consider your professors?
General, I discovered it straightforward to method professors. Their response instances might range relying on class measurement, however they’ve answered all of my questions and supplied related sources and steerage.

What do you consider faculty administration?
The administration course of is kind of clean. Dalhousie’s admissions workforce works with respective colleges and the registrar’s workplace to speak with college students, and the college’s on-line portal makes it straightforward to trace your software, pay semester charges, and register for courses. The registration course of begins a number of months earlier than the courses begin and is first come, first served. The admin employees and program coordinators are very responsive on the subject of serving to college students.

What’s off-campus life like in Halifax?
Halifax has a lot to supply. Down within the waterfront space, try the Artwork Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Discovery Middle, and the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, in addition to loads of cafes and eating places. For nightlife and theater, head to downtown Argyle Road.

profile, Dalhousie College | Halifax, NS | Based 1818

If I wrote the college motto: Our historic motto is ‘Prayer and Work’ (‘Ora et Labor’); An extension can be ‘Pray, work and benefit from the course of!’
Finest place to reside: north finish halifax
Finest place to check: The Halifax Central Library on Spring Backyard Street and the Killam Memorial Library at Dalhousie’s Studley Campus
Finest Campus Occasions: Collectively @ dal and lentils after darkish
Finest Campus Meals: the greywood
Least expensive Lunch: Denims Chinese language Restaurant
Finest Pizza: La Piazza Resto Cafe
Finest place for fancy dinner: cycle thief
finest low-cost: The college has a winter clothes giveaway every year, and Loaded Ladle gives accessible, sustainable, regionally sourced free meals on campus all through the week.
Finest bars to hang around: The college has a winter clothes giveaway every year, and Loaded Ladle gives accessible, sustainable, regionally sourced free meals on campus all through the week.
Finest Reside Music Venues: Halifax Alehouse
Finest hangover breakfast: Ardmore Tea Room on Quinpool Street
Finest place to take a nap: Killam Memorial Library
Finest Weekend Exercise: Go to Garh Hill at Night time
The factor that stunned me essentially the most concerning the faculty: These faculty campuses are unfold throughout town of Halifax.

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