Future Student Webinars

We’re hosting webinars on a variety of different topics so you can get to know King’s better. It’s a great opportunity to have your questions answered on the spot, by the experts. Sign up for one, or many, and get to know all that King’s has to offer. See you online!

Can’t make it to the live session? After each webinar, we’ll share a video recording of the session on the King’s YouTube channel, so you can watch the sessions you want, at a time that works for you.

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For Parents Q & A Panel

Incoming students aren’t the only people excited for the first day of classes! Parents, guardians, and supporters also have a lot to look forward to in September. While the panel is entitled ‘For Parents Panel,’ all supporters of students are welcome to join. This webinar will feature panelists who work in key areas—the Registrar’s Office, Residence and Student Accounts—whose colleagues supporters are likely to interact with while their student is at King’s. This will be an open forum for supporters to pose any questions they may have to key figures in the King’s community.

This webinar occurred on Sunday, July 11.

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Coming to King’s

Before incoming students begin their classes, King’s would like to give them an early welcome to the community. King’s will be hosting a webinar featuring President William Lahey and Katie Merwin, Dean of Students, who will speak about all facets of the King’s community—academics, residence, and student life. This is a great opportunity to learn more about some of the people you’ll see around campus, as well as ask questions about the King’s community, residence as well as our evolving response to the pandemic.

This webinar occurred on Sunday, June 27.

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Residence Webinar

As we prepare to welcome students to campus in the fall, the King’s residence team will be hosting a webinar for incoming students and their families. In this webinar, students and their parents/guardians will learn about move-in day, residence, meal plans, and King’s facilities. This is also an opportunity to learn and ask questions about residence life during the pandemic, as well as the measures being taken to ensure the health and safety of all members of the King’s community.

This webinar occurred on Sunday, June 20.

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How to Register

Excited for university? Wondering how to register for your classes? Learn how by attending King’s How to Register Webinar. Registration for new students opens on June 12, 2021. A peer advisor will guide you through the registration process and will be available to answer your questions.

This webinar occurred on Saturday, June 5.

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FYP Journalism 101 Webinar

The King’s Foundation Year Program (FYP) is a unique approach to first year of a journalism degree. Find out what makes it different by meeting Dr. Daniel Brandes, the Director of the Foundation Year Program and David Swick, Assistant Professor in our School of Journalism. You will learn more about how FYP Journalism is structured, how FYP and Journalism fit together and the resources available to you in both programs. This is a great way to learn all about the custom options available to King’s students through the special partnership between FYP and our School of Journalism.

This webinar occurred on Tuesday, May 25.

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FYP Science 101 Webinar

The King’s Foundation Year Program (FYP) is a unique approach to first year of a science degree.  Learn what makes it different and how it pairs with courses at Dalhousie by meeting Dr. Daniel Brandes, the Director of the Foundation Year Program, and Patricia Laws, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs in the Faculty of Science. You will learn more about how the FYP Science is structured, different course offerings and the resources available to you at both King’s and Dalhousie. This is a great way to learn all about the custom options available to King’s students through our partnership with Dalhousie.

This webinar occurred on Tuesday, May 18.

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FYP Arts 101 Webinar

The King’s Foundation Year Program (FYP) is a unique approach to first year of an arts or music degree. Find out what makes it different and how it pairs with courses at Dalhousie by meeting Dr. Daniel Brandes, the Director of the Foundation Year Program and Dr. Roberta Barker, Associate Professor. You will learn more about how FYP is structured, different course offerings in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the resources available to you at both King’s and Dalhousie. This is a great way to learn all about the custom options available to King’s students through our partnership with Dalhousie.

This webinar occurred on Tuesday, May 11.

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Residence Life

If you’re thinking of living in King’s residence, don’t miss this webinar! Learn about the places and people that make our residences your home away from home. You can learn about meal plans, residence activities, Dons and Junior Dons, what to expect when you move in, and much more.

This webinar occurred on Wednesday, March 24.

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Be a Blue Devil

The King’s Athletics department is home to the Blue Devils. If you’re an athlete who wants to play for any of our varsity teams (men’s and women’s soccer, basketball, and rugby; women’s volleyball; or co-ed badminton), check out this webinar to hear from student-athletes and coaches. You can learn about our scholarship opportunities for student-athletes, ask questions about tryouts, practices, and games, and find out more about the Atlantic Collegiate Athletics Association (ACAA).

This webinar occurred on Wednesday, March 10.

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All about FYP

The King’s Foundation Year Program (FYP) is a different approach to first year. Find out what makes it special by getting to know FYP faculty and students in this session. You can learn more about the texts our FYP students read, how the program is structured, and what to expect from our classes.

This webinar was held on February 16. King’s also hosted a webinar about FYP on December 16.

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Financial Aid

Questions about applying for bursaries? Want to learn more about how to get a loan or make a tuition payment? We’re here to help! In this webinar, you can hear from our Student Accounts Officer – Sharlene Salter. You will receive practical advice to help develop your financial literacy and make a plan for financing your education.

This webinar occurred on Thursday, February 4.

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Scholarships

King’s offers both general entrance awards and major awards. In this webinar, you’ll learn about scholarship eligibility, the scholarship application process, important deadlines, and tips to help you write a great scholarship essay.

This webinar occurred on Wednesday, February 3.

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A King’s guide to Dalhousie

King’s College has a one-of-a-kind association with Dalhousie University. With campuses located side by side, you’ll get the best of both schools. In this session, you will learn about how students benefit from access to shared faculties, supports and resources, and study abroad programs.

This webinar occurred on Thursday, December 17.

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King’s Science

Through King’s association with Dalhousie University, students can access a wide range of programs, research opportunities, and co-op experiences within the Faculty of Science. You can explore majors, minors, or certificate programs in subjects like:

Marine Biology
Chemistry
Economics
Psychology
Statistics
Environmental Science
Ocean Sciences
Microbiology and Immunology
Neuroscience … and many more!

This webinar occurred on Thursday, December 10.

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King’s Journalism

Learn about the Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) program and the minor program in Journalism Studies. King’s has a practical and hands-on approach to teaching journalism. Our students gain real-world experience to prepare them for careers in journalism and related fields – like communications, marketing, public relations, and government. Find out why we’re known as one of Canada’s top journalism schools.

This webinar occurred on Wednesday, December 9.

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King’s Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Learn about programs within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the many ways that an arts degree can prepare you for your career. FASS includes many options for majors, minors, and certificates in subjects that include:

Political Science
Music
Theatre
Environment, Sustainability and Society
English
Law, Justice and Society
History
International Development Studies
Classics
History of Science and Technology
Philosophy … and many more!

This webinar occurred Monday, December 7.

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