“developing a whole new group of friends and connections that I otherwise would have never met. Like most Dal alumni, Dalhousie University, was a...”Brenan F.
Dalhousie’s story is a series of chapters created by the students, alumni, faculty and staff who’ve walked our halls and shaped our community. Thank you for sharing your favourite memories with us — your story is our story.
“I met my lifelong friends at Dalhousie, which I cherish more than anything ”Joe S.
“On the first day of Econometrics class in grad school, a classmate stayed back at the end of class to chat and ask me...”Chayanika A.
“My daughter just finished her first year at Dal and loved it. I won't lie: Its an excuse to get back twice a year...”Paul K.
“Found love at the dome.”Steven Q.
“I dropped everything and moved across the country... and I can’t imagine doing it any differently! I have made friends for life at Dal...”Jordynn A.
“Discovering that one of my classmates and I coached the same athletes in different sports, at the same time, in Edmonton! (And that we...”Rebecca T.
“Discovering what true friendship is. It's not that I hadn't had friends prior to coming to Dalhousie, it's that I was never placed in...”Kyle M.
“My parents met at Dalhousie during a summer Shakespeare course. They constantly talk about celebrating my mom's 21st birthday in that class with cake...”Emily F.
“A friend from Shirreff Hall set me up with one of her classmates. We're now married and we'll have been together for 10 years...”Catherine H.
“This is the first time living away from familiy and friends. But coming to Dal has brought me to a new family, new friends...”Sai Kishore E.
“I met some of my absolute best friends at Dal. Even though we are all spread out across the country, we keep in touch...”Beverly B.
“In 1953 our family moved to Dartmouth. I had just completed Grade XI at Saint John High School, but one day my mother announced...”Peter F.
“I met two of my closest friends the first day of Frosh Week. Our lives have all changed over the years, but we're still...”April M.
“Finding the people who matter the most in your life at Dal! ”Jordan W.
“I met my wife at Dalhousie, while playing Dungeons & Dragons at a campus club. ”Matt O.
“The people I meet there while living in residence have remained lifelong friends. ”Jim S.
“Dal is where my profession and my greatest friendships were born. I met two women while I was taking BA. I might never have...”Christine M.
“Your friendships will span decades! Met one of my BFFs in Summer O, July 2001... and another in a first class in September 2001...”Jen F.
“It was a very enjoyable time. We used to go into the restaurants and for 25 cents, you got a meal. 25 cents! I'll...”Max G.
“I took a summer course in the English Department and I remember attending a Shakespeare class taught by Carolyn Greenberg in 1979. There was...”Gail F.
“My favourite memories are those that arose from late-night studio hours. At midnight, we would often congregate on the winding stair to the studios...”Jennifer C.
“I have many fond memories of my time at Dal but my fondest memories predate my time as a student and go back to...”Sheila B.