Student Emergency Bursary Fund

This new fund will provide emergency support for students impacted by the current crisis.


St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in the Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education.

Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, our students are inspired to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief. St. Mary’s has 875 full and part-time students, 80 full and part-time faculty, and an average class size of 25.

St. Mary’s University is accredited to offer four three-year Bachelor of Arts degrees with concentrations in General Studies, English, History, or Psychology. As well as six four-year degrees: a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Liberal Studies , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in History, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Social Justice & Catholic Studies as well as a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology. And see our after-degree Bachelor of Education (Elementary) Program.

Our Vision
St. Mary’s University will be a leader in post-secondary education, open to all, and focused on developing the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Founded on the Catholic intellectual tradition, St. Mary’s will prepare its students to live with integrity, compassion and confidence.

St. Mary’s University News

1208, 2020
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Convocation 2020

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, Events, News, News and Events|

I am writing today to inform you that the Convocation Committee has made the very difficult decision to postpone the tentatively scheduled November convocation ceremony for the 2020 Graduating Class. The ongoing situation with COVID-19 [...]

1108, 2020

In Memory of Ted Valentine

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: In Memoriam, Uncategorized|

It is with great sadness that St. Mary’s University mourns the loss of one of the cornerstones of our community and most dedicated and influential supporters – Ted Valentine. Ted passed away on August 9, [...]

2707, 2020
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Lightning Athletics Return to Campus

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Men's Basketball, News, News and Events, Women’s Basketball|

Over the past couple of weeks activity on campus has slowly begun to increase as the Lightning basketball teams have returned to campus starting some off-season dryland training. Since the middle of march the Lightning [...]

1607, 2020
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Changes to Fall Term Fees

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

With the current pandemic forcing changes to regular activities, programs, and access to campus our Board of Governors at St. Mary’s has approved not charging students selected fees for the Fall term as recommended by [...]

607, 2020
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May It Be – St. Mary’s University Choir – Virtual Performance

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: News, News and Events|

As a result of COVID-19, St. Mary's University Choir cancelled their Spring Concert. As a tribute to all those who have lost loved ones during the pandemic and in the spirit of hope and comfort, [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Live-online SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0

August 13 @ 7:00 am - August 14 @ 4:00 pm

Live-online SAFe Scrum Master 5.0

August 13 @ 7:00 am - August 14 @ 4:00 pm

FREE Intro to JavaScript Virtual Workshop

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Live-online Agile Fundamentals (ICP)

August 20 @ 7:00 am - August 21 @ 4:00 pm

YYC- Coding 101 Virtual Workshop

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Certified Agile Full Stack Software Developer Bootcamp

September 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

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Information regarding COVID-19

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