Book a Tour

A campus tour is a great way to experience life at King’s.

We have three tour options to accommodate your needs.

1. The Complete First-Year Experience Tour

Between September and April the campus will be buzzing with excitement!

Monday, Wednesday, or Friday
8:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Tours during King’s Reading Week

Between February 17th and 21st morning tours will begin at 10 a.m. and will not include a Foundation Year Program lecture as it’s reading week.

2. Express Campus Tour

Only have time for a brief visit? You’ll still be able to see what makes King’s so special.

Monday, Wednesday, or Friday
2 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Get a guided tour of the campus from a current student
  • An admissions expert will be on hand to answer your questions

3. Summer Tour

The campus is beautiful in the summer (and a little quieter than usual.) Visiting King’s can be a great part of your Nova Scotian vacation!

All weekdays throughout the summer
10-11:30 a.m. or 2-3:30 p.m.

Get a guided tour of the campus from a current student An admissions expert will be on hand to answer your questions

Before you book a flight, please let us know at least one week ahead so we can be ready. If you have questions, try our FAQ.

Also interested in touring our partner and neighbour, Dalhousie University? Check out their tour schedule.

Sit in on a Foundation Year lecture

If you take our Complete First-Year Experience Tour, you can sit in on a Foundation Year Program lecture.

2019/20 lecture schedule


Mon, Sept. 9 – N. Robertson Greek Epic I: Homer’s Odyssey
Wed, Sept. 11 – N. Robertson Greek Epic II: Homer’s Odyssey
Thurs, Sept. 12 – E. Diamond Sappho and Greek Lyric Poetry
Fri, Sept. 13 – N. Robertson Greek Epic III: Homer’s Odyssey
Mon, Sept. 16 – T. Curran Greek Tragedy: Aeschylus
Wed, Sept. 18 – E. Diamond Plato I: Socrates
Thurs, Sept. 19 – M. Wilband Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War
Fri, Sept. 20 – E. Diamond Plato II: City-Soul Analogy
Mon, Sept. 23 – E. Diamond Plato III: Three Waves − Sun, Line, Cave
Wed, Sept. 25 – R. Majithia Sanskrit Epic
Thurs, Sept. 26 – S. Kow Ancient China and Classical Confucianism
Fri, Sept. 27 – E. Diamond Plato IV: Decline of Constitutions; Myth of Er
Mon, Sept. 30 – P. O’Brien Ancient Rome I: Vergil’s Aeneid


Wed, Oct. 2 – P. O’Brien Ancient Rome II: Vergil’s Aeneid
Thurs, Oct. 3 – M. Bennett Latin Epicureanism
Fri, Oct. 4 – K. Fraser Late Pagan Spirituality and the Quest for Salvation
Mon, Oct. 7 – S. Dodd Christian Beginnings in the Ancient World
Wed, Oct. 9 – N. Robertson Becoming Christian: From Thagaste to Carthage
Thurs, Oct. 10 – D. Brandes Medieval Judaism and Philosophy
Fri, Oct. 11 – N. Robertson Becoming Christian: To Milan and Rome
Wed, Oct. 16 – N. Robertson Becoming Christian: From Rome to Hippo and Beyond
Thurs, Oct. 17 – I. Stewart Faith Seeking Understanding:
Fri, Oct. 18 – V. Goddard The Divine Comedy: Inferno
Mon, Oct. 21 – V. Goddard The Divine Comedy: Inferno Fraud
Wed, Oct. 23 – S. Dodd The Divine Comedy: Purgatory Conversion and Virtue
Thurs, Oct. 24 – V. Wilmhoff Monasticism and Mysticism
Fri, Oct. 25 – S. Ullah The Art of Islamic Love
Mon, Oct. 28 – S. Dodd Paradise: Vows and Reciprocity
Wed, Oct. 30 – S. Dodd Paradise:From Misery to Bliss in this Life
Thurs, Oct. 31 – T. Curran In Defence of The Virtue of Women


Fri, Nov. 1 – E. Edwards Romance from the Court of King Arthur: the High Middle Ages
Wed, Nov. 6 – S. Kow Islamic Philosophy of History on the Eve of the Renaissance
Thurs, Nov. 7 – S. Kow Renaissance History & Politics
Fri, Nov. 8 – J. Vusich Renaissance Art
Mon, Nov. 18 – C. Snook The Protestant Reformation: Luther
Wed, Nov. 20 – R. Barker The Catholic Reformation: Teresa of Ávila
Thurs, Nov. 21 – S. Kow The Jesuits in China
Fri, Nov. 22 – A. Jeffers Colonialism in the Americas: Encounters & Impact
Mon, Nov. 25 – K. Fraser The Fortunes of Faustus: Magic, Heresy, and Renaissance Ambition
Wed, Nov. 27 – Y. Wassersug English Renaissance Politics: Elizabeth I
Fri, Nov. 29 – L. Penny The Renaissance Self


Mon, Dec. 2 – I. Stewart A New Method: Francis Bacon
Tuesday, Dec. 3 – S. Kow Piracy, Empire, & International Law


Mon, Jan. 6 – K. Morris Descartes: Self
Wed, Jan. 8 – K. Morris Descartes: God
Thurs, Jan. 9 – C. Elson The Early Modern Novel
Fri, Jan. 10 – K. Morris Descartes: World
Mon, Jan. 13 – S. Boos Hobbes: The Modern State
Wed, Jan. 15 – K. Morris New Worlds
Thurs, Jan. 16 – K Morris The Newtonian Cosmos
Fri, Jan. 17 – J. Vusich Baroque Art
Mon, Jan. 20 – W. Lahey Property and Empire
Wed, Jan. 22 – L. Penny The Age of Satire
Thurs, Jan. 23 – N. Robertson The French Enlightenment
Fri, Jan. 24 – S. Dodd Rousseau: Society and Inequality
Mon, Jan. 27 – T. Curran Storm and Stress
Wed, Jan. 29 – C. Jeffers The Debate over Slavery
Thurs, Jan. 30 – D. Brandes Practical Reason: The Moral Law
Fri, Jan. 31 – R. Barker The Marriage of Figaro: Drama and Opera


Mon, Feb. 3 – L. Penny The French Revolution 1789
Wed, Feb. 5 – S. Dodd The Rights of Women
Thurs, Feb. 6 – J. Frodyma Romanticism: History,Imagination, and the Sublime
Mon, Feb. 10 – C. Snook Frankenstein: The Dream of Progress
Wed, Feb. 12 – C. Jeffers Liberalism
Thurs, Feb. 13 – S. Kow India & Empire
Mon, Feb. 24 – C. Snook Frankenstein: Romanticism and its discontents
Wed, Feb. 26 – G. McOuat Workers of the World Unite: Marxism
Thurs, Feb. 27 – M. Bennett Charles Darwin: Theories of Evolution
Fri, Feb. 28 – J. Vusich Baudelaire, Modernity, and the Visual Arts


Mon, Mar. 2 – R. Ingalls Nietzsche I
Wed, Mar. 4 – R. Ingalls Nietzsche II
Thurs, Mar. 5 – J. Bird Performance, Writing and the Critique of Colonialism
Fri, Mar. 6 – C. Jeffers W.E.B. DuBois
Mon, Mar. 9 – C. Snook Modernism and the Fragments of Tradition
Wed, Mar. 11 – S. Clift The Rise of Psychoanalysis
Thurs, Mar. 12 – D. Brandes Dwelling and Being
Fri, Mar. 13 – S. Clift Modernity’s (Dis)connections: Time, Memory, Communication
Mon, Mar. 16 – S. Clift Modernity’s (Dis)connections: Time, Memory, Communication
Wed, Mar. 18 – D. Brandes “The Right to Have Rights”: Arendt on the Refugee Crisis of the Interwar Period
Thurs, Mar. 19 – L. Penny New Media and New Political Landscapes
Fri, Mar. 20 – D. Glowacka The Holocaust: The Assault on the Human
Mon, Mar. 23 – L. Penny Feminist Existentialism: The Second Wave
Wed, Mar. 25 – S. Boos The Call of the Wild: Environmentalism and its Ideals
Thurs, Mar. 26 – M. Bennett Power, Knowledge, and Sexuality
Fri, Mar. 27 – G. McOuat The False Paths of 20th-Century Science
Mon, Mar. 30 – A. Jeffers Post-Colonial Experiences


Wed, Apr. 1 April – S. Clift Twenty-First Century Flâneurie: Place, Memory, and Belonging
Thurs, Apr. 2 – E. Jones Intersectional Voices
Fri, Apr. 3 April – S. Clift Last Things or, The Sense of an Ending