Dalhousie University

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MottoLatin: Ora et Labora
Formation1818
HeadquartersNova Scotia, Canada
TypePublic university
Other nameTigers Rams
Canadian University with 91 Rhodes Scholars

Dalhousie University (commonly known as Dal) is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in Saint John, New Brunswick. Dalhousie offers more than 4,000 courses, and 180 degree programs in twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional faculties.[1] The university is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.

Dalhousie was established as a nonsectarian college in 1818 by the eponymous Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie. The college did not hold its first class until 1838, until then operating sporadically due to financial difficulties. It reopened for a third time in 1863 following a reorganization that brought a change of name to "The Governors of Dalhousie College and University". The university formally changed its name to "Dalhousie University" in 1997 through the same provincial legislation that merged the institution with the Technical University of Nova Scotia.

There are currently two student unions that represent student interests at the university: the Dalhousie Student Union and the Dalhousie Association for Graduate Students. Dalhousie's varsity teams, the Tigers, compete in the Atlantic University Sport conference of Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture varsity teams are called the Dalhousie Rams, and compete in the ACAA and CCAA. Dalhousie is a coeducational university with more than 18,000 students and 130,000 alumni around the world. The university's notable alumni include a Nobel Prize winner, 91 Rhodes Scholars, and a range of senior government officials, academics, and business leaders.




 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornNationalitySummaryDescription
Sean Fraser1 June 1984CanadaPoliticianWEF/Young Global Leaders 2022. After being elected to parliament in 2015, he became Minister of Immigration in 2021.
Peter Herrndorf27 October 1940CanadaLawyer
Businessperson
Canadian lawyer and businessman who attended the 1999 Bilderberg.
Michael Lynk1952
Kenzie MacKinnonCanadaLawyerCanadian lawyer who was Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs when he attended the 1983 Bilderberg
Judith Maxwell1942CanadaDeep state functionaryCanadian possible deep state functionary
Séamus Woulfe1962EireLawyer
Judge
Irish Attorney General and Supreme Court Judge


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