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The University of King’s College, Canada’s oldest chartered university, is a tightly-knit and extraordinarily lively academic community located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is known nationally and internationally for its interdisciplinary programmes in the humanities and journalism. More V

Presidential Search

Presidential Search

Announcing the search for the college's 25th President and Vice-Chancellor

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A King's Foundation Year Programme Student reads on the quad.

Foundation Year Programme

Application Deadline August 15, 2015

Apply to the One year bachelor of Journalism program by August 15

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Bachelor of Journalism (one year) - Application deadline August 15, 2015

Summer Open House

RSVP now for the open house on August 7th!

King's class of 2015, pictured on the steps of the Library

Congratulations Class of 2015!

Encaenia video and photo galleries are now available

CSP, EMSP and HOST course listings for 2015-2016

Course Listings 2015-2016

Browse the Courses for the Contemporary Studies, Early Modern Studies, and History of Science and Technology Programmes!








Latest News


The Foundation Year Programme (FYP) logo.
King's has released its schedule for the 2015-2016  Extra-FYP lectures. This lecture series is free and open for anyone to attend, and serves to
The King's College Library will be closed to the public from Tuesday, 21st July through Friday, 24th July for extensive floor cleaning and
Kate Cayley (BAH ‘01) is the winner of the 2015 Trillium Book Award. Her first collection of short stories, entitled How You Were Born, beat out works
The University of King's College Board of Governors has established a Presidential Search Committee to find a replacement for outgoing President
Professor Sarah Clift has provided the translation for German scholar Aleida Assmann's new work Shadows of Trauma. Assmann, Professor of English and
Steve Smith won silver at the New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programs com
Steve Smith (BJ ‘97) has won a silver medal in the History category of the 2015 New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programs competition

Upcoming Events


August 6, 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
August 7, 2015 - 9:45am - 1:30pm
August 18, 2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
September 6, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
September 16, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
September 17, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm




If you enjoy writing and talking to people and you're really curious about the world around you, then the journalism program may be the right fit for you.”

—Shannon Hines, BJH '05