Effective September 1, NSAC will become the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University.


Dal students shine in Parade of Lights

As has become a yearly tradition, the School of Architecture’s entry in the Parade of Lights intrigued and enchanted more than 100,000-plus spectators this November. But the dazzling didn’t stop there: equally as impressed were the parade’s judges, awarding the School of Architecture first place for the float’s creativity, use of lights and overall effect. ...

NSAC enrolment grows again

Nova Scotia Agricultural College has reached its highest enrollment in its 106 year history with 994 students, surpassing an all-time high of 961 students last year. This represents a three per cent increase over 2010. “We’re pleased to be able to welcome the biggest-ever class this year,” said NSAC Co-President and Vice President Academic Leslie ...

Dal named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

There are more than 5,500 employees at Dalhousie. They come from different places, different backgrounds and bring different perspectives to help support teaching, research and operations at the university. And they’re the biggest reason that Dalhousie was just named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers – the first ever Atlantic Canadian university to make the ...

NSAC builds a TREEhouse

One of the unique features of NSAC’s educational programming is the opportunity for students to learn ‘hands-on’ from active researchers. Recently, NSAC engineering students had the chance to build a TREEHouse on campus. TREEhouse (Technology for the Responsible use of Energy and the Environment) is an on-campus project to convert an older style split-level dwelling ...

Camps on campus

Dalhousie’s faculty and students may spend much of their time in the lab and the classroom, but many of them also make time to open those spaces to school kids from Halifax and beyond. The university has a number of outreach programs that invite grade school students to campus to take part in hands-on, engaging ...