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Dalhousie University


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Key Facts


10 - 17 years


15 contact hours per week


Groups & Individuals


University Campus


Residential & Homestay


65 max beds per week


  • Excursions to Natural History Museum, downtown Halifax tour, and Atlantic Splash Adventure waterpark
  • Experience one of Canada’s most historic cities
  • Located at Dalhousie University
  • Access to some of Canada’s best national parks and historic sites

Key Information

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Average class size: 16
  • 3 full-day excursions*


*In a two-week programme



For a supplement, you can add an IELTS test to your programme here which is held at the downtown Oxford International language school. Please inform us at least six weeks in advance when making your booking.


Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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18 June


30 July

Dalhousie University


  • Indoor and outdoor spaces for interactive activities including conversation classes, international evenings, discos and more.
  • The residence building includes common areas and floor lounges equipped with kitchenettes and cable TV. Laundry facilities also located on-site


  • Homestay: Qualified and welcoming families provide students with twin rooms. Single room accommodation can be arranged upon request, subject to availability. Homestay programmes full-board by default; includes breakfast, packed lunches, and dinner.
  • Residence: Double rooms with shared washroom facilities. Limited single rooms, pending availability.


  • Airports:
    Halifax Stanfield International Airport: 30 mins
    Groups are met at the airport by a staff member who will escort you back to the campus.
  • Public Transport: Tickets are provided for all journeys.

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie university

Halifax Citadel

halifax citadel

Point Pleasant Park

point pleasant park

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Halifax Waterfront

halifax waterfront

Halifax Shopping Centre

halifax shopping centre

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsArrivals
Day 2Placement Test and IntroductionCampus Tour and IcebreakersWelcome Activity
Day 3LessonHalifax Citadel National Historic SiteOn-site Activities
Day 4LessonDowntown Halifax Walking TourWorkshops
Day 5 LessonMuseum of Natural HistoryCapture the Flag
Day 6 LessonOnsite ActivitiesTeam Challenges
Day 7Full-day excursion to Atlantic Splash AdventureFull-day excursion to Atlantic Splash AdventureOnsite Activities
Day 8Full-day excursion to Crystal Crescent Beach and NatureFull-day excursion to Crystal Crescent Beach and NatureChill Club
Day 9LessonsOnsite ActvitiesTalent Show
Day 10LessonsThe Discovery CentreOnsite Activities
Day 11LessonsDowntown Halifax Shopping and WaterfrontWorkshops
Day 12LessonsGet Air! Trampoline ParkSoccer Tournament
Day 13LessonsOnsite ActivitiesTeam Challenge
Day 14Full-day Excursion to Rainbow Haven BeachFull-day Excursion to Rainbow Haven BeachFarewell Disco
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures