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Varsity Council


To promote our varsity athletics, healthy living, and social engagement throughout the Dalhousie campus and HRM community.


We strive to enhance the experience for everyone who visits Dalhousie University by developing a culture of community and pride surrounding varsity athletics. Dalhousie Varsity Council is committed to promoting our varsity programs as well as the outstanding achievements of varsity athletes as they contribute to school, sport and society.

Core Values:

Athletic and Academic Excellence
Community Involvement
Campus Engagement
Healthy Lifestyles
Teamwork and Fair Play

- For more information on the Dalhousie varsity council email us!

Current Executive (2022-23)

Position Name Sport
Vice President - Finance    
Vice-President - Varsity Relations    
Vice President - Community Outreach    
Vice President - Marketing    
Special Tigers    
Ronald McDonald House    



The Special Tigers Sports Program
The Special Tigers Sports program runs fun events where youth with intellectual disabilities partner with varsity athletes from Dalhousie University to share their love for sport. Created in 2012 by psychology student Rebecca Haworth, the program is run by the Dalhousie Varsity Council with support from the Dalhousie athletic department and Special Olympics Nova Scotia.

2022-23 events
 Sunday, January 15 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1:00pm
 Sunday, February 12 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1:00pm
 Sunday, March 19 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1:00pm
 Sunday, April 2 Dalplex Fieldhouse 1:00pm
 The Special Tigers Sports Program has been featured by a number of media outlets

The Dalhousie Gazette
The Dal News
CTV's Live at Five
The Weekly News

For more information please contact us. And be sure to check us out on Facebook!