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  • DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL CAMPUS VIEWBOOK 2020

    Dalhousie University is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. We are all Treaty people.

    Truro•Nova Scotia Canada

  • WE WANT TO HELP YOU CHANGE THE WORLD

    DAL.CA/AGRICULTURE

    At Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture, you’ll uncover modern-day solutions to today’s global issues like food security, climate change, access to clean water and waste management. The innovative skills and techniques you’ll learn will empower you to make a real difference in the health of the planet.

    Our whole campus is a classroom. Discovery surrounds you from our working farm and research fields to our animal care facilities and well- equipped laboratories. Here, you’ll make industry connections, test your ideas, explore new interests and graduate with career-ready skills and the confidence to use them. Get hands-on from day one as you tackle the local and global challenges that affect us all.

  • 1,000+ students 20% international students TOP 150 university for agriculture and forestry, QS World University Rankings (2018)

    4 JOBS for every agriculture graduate in Canada ONLY CAMPUS in Canada with an on-site teaching farm and the only agricultural campus in Atlantic Canada

    $10 MILLION in funded research each year $400K in donor-supported scholarships and bursaries each year

    30+ internships, exchanges and field courses in countries like Ethiopia, South Africa, Scotland and the Netherlands

    #1 friendliest community in the Maritimes (expedia.ca, 2018)

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  • NEW YORK

    MONTREAL

    OTTAWA

    TORONTO

    TRURO

    HALIFAX

    LOCATION Working together is second nature here. Our campus is a tight-knit community where your professors know you by name and want to see you succeed. Surrounded by the beautiful scenery minutes outside of Truro, the Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill is a welcoming place to live and study.

    TRURO (WE’KWAMPETITK) Only an hour from Halifax, Truro is home to a vibrant downtown with a range of activities, shops and experiences. A short walk from campus, you’ll find comfy study nooks in local cafés and a range of restaurants including sushi and wood-fired pizza. You’ll never feel far from nature with Victoria Park’s trails and waterfalls nearby.

    CHECK OUT THE WORLD’S HIGHEST TIDES IN NEARBY COBEQUID BAY.

    VISIT THE TRURO FARMERS’ MARKET ON SATURDAY MORNING FOR GREAT FOOD, PRODUCE AND LIVE MUSIC.

    DOWNTOWN TRURO HOSTS MORE THAN 50 EVENTS EACH YEAR – FROM FESTIVALS TO LIVE CONCERTS, MOVIE NIGHTS AND MORE.

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    RESIDENCE LIFE

    Safe, secure, and located in the heart of our campus, your home away from home is steps away from everywhere you need to be.

    THE BUILDINGS • New from high school students who

    apply before June 15 are guaranteed a place in residence.

    • 3 residences to choose from: Trueman, Fraser and Chapman.

    • 47% of our rooms are single occupancy.

    THE LIFESTYLE • Support and mentorship from residence

    life staff. • Dedicated high-speed Wi-Fi and streaming

    entertainment service. • Safe and secure buildings. • Lots of unique places to study, get outside

    or relax.

    THE FOOD • An unlimited meal plan is included with

    residence. • Our self-serve kitchen feature allows you

    to make your favourite comfort foods. • Our Chef’s Garden provides some of the

    food used in the meal hall. • Enjoy locally sourced, halal, vegan,

    vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free options at every meal.

    FOR VIDEO TOURS OF RESIDENCES, VISIT DAL.CA/RESIDENCE

  • PROGRAMS & MAJORS FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURE (With Aeres University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands) International Food Business

    DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (Fulfils the first two years of a degree program in Engineering)

    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURE) Agricultural Business • Agricultural Economics • Animal Science • Aquaculture • Environmental Sciences • Integrated Environmental Management • Plant Science

    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BIOVETERINARY SCIENCE)

    BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY Landscape Architecture • Small Business Management1

    PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE

    TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMAS Veterinary Technology • Managed Landscapes • Plant Science2 • Business Management (Agriculture and Dairy Farming)2

    INDIGENOUS STUDENT ACCESS PATHWAY This one-year program provides First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, who would not otherwise be eligible for admission, with the tools required for university in a culturally supportive environment. 1 Requires completion of a two-year technical diploma from a recognized

    college or university.

    2 Anticipated removal and replacement of this program in the 2020/21 academic year. Contact enrolment.services@dal.ca for more information.

    FACULTY: A unit of related academic departments.

    DEGREE PROGRAM: A defined course of study that leads to an academic qualification (e.g. Bachelor of Science).

    MAJOR: A defined topic of study or subject concentration within a degree program.

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  • Bachelor of Agriculture - International Food Business

    ✓ ✓ * +3 75%

    Bachelor of Engineering*** ✓ ✓ ** Chemistry 12 and Physics 12*** +1 70%

    BSc. Agriculture/Pre- Veterinary Medicine**** ✓ ✓ **

    +3 75%

    BSc. Bioveterinary Science****

    ✓ ✓ ** +3 75%

    Bachelor of Technology / Landscape Architecture

    ✓ ✓ * Biology 11 +3 70%

    Diploma in Business Management***** ✓ Math 11

    Biology 11 or Chemistry 11 or Agriculture 11 and Science 10

    +4 60%

    Diploma in Managed Landscapes ✓ ✓ * Biology 12 and Chemistry 11 +2 60%

    Diploma in Plant Science Technology*****

    ✓ Math 11 Chemistry 11 and Biology 10 or Science 10

    +4 60%

    Diploma in Veterinary Technology

    ✓ ✓ * Biology 12 and Chemistry 12 +1 60%

    GRADE 12 OR EQUIVALENT REQUIREMENTS

    Admission to programs is often competitive; meeting the minimum averages noted below does not guarantee admission. Visit dal.ca/highschoolrequirements for information on specific provincial and U.S. course requirements. Contact a member of the admissions team at dal.ca/connect for up-to-date information on competitive requirements by program.

    ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    * Academic Math 12.

    ** Pre-Calculus 12 or Calculus 12.

    *** The Faculty of Agriculture Engineering Diploma program constitutes the first two years of the Bachelor of Engineering Degree. Subsequent years are completed at Dalhousie’s Sexton Campus in Halifax. Applicants of the Bachelor of Engineering (Diploma) who do not have the appropriate Physics, Chemistry and/or Math classes may be admitted with the requirement that they take the relevant non-credit introductory class(es) prior to registering in the degree-level class(es).

    **** Students applying to the Bachelor of Science (Agriculture), Bachelor of Science (Bioveterinary Science) or Pre-Veterinary Medicine programs in the Faculty of Agriculture who do not have the appropriate Math class may be admitted with the requirement that they take non-credit preparatory Math prior to registering in the degree-level class.

    ***** Anticipated removal and replacement of this program in the 2020/21 academic year. Contact enrolment.services@dal.ca for more information.

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  • Fall and Winter Term CAD$

    FOR CANADIAN STUDENTS

    Tuition and incidental fees* $8,474 - $9,448

    Books and supplies $1,200

    Residence (lodging and food)** $9,830 - $11,290

    Total $19,504 - $21,938

    Fall and Winter Term CAD$

    FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

    Tuition and incidental fees* $8,474 - $9,448

    Books and supplies $1,200

    Residence (lodging and food)** $9,830 - $11,290

    Differential fee $7,246 - $7,368

    Health insurance*** $728

    Total $27,478 - $30,034

    ESTIMATED COSTS

    AWARDS & FINANCIAL INFORMATION

    Estimates for tuition and incidental fees are based on approved rates for 2019/20 as information only. Fees are subject to increase with each year of study, effective Summer Term.

    * Fees vary by program. Nova Scotia students are eligible for a $1,283 bursary from the Province of Nova Scotia. Bursary amount is based on a full course load. ** Costs will vary depending on room type and meal plan selected. *** Based on 2019/20 rate and subject to change.

    ENTRANCE AWARDS AWARDS RANGING FROM $500–$41,900

    Most entrance awards require you to submit an awards application. Faculty of Agriculture students are also eligible for specific awards such as the Dykeview Farms and the Harrison McCain Scholarships (require separate applications). For more information about the application process and the awards available to you, visit dal.ca/entranceawards.

    THE CANADA STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM

    For details specific to y