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 Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education.

Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, StMU inspires students to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief. St. Mary’s has 1025 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. 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

203, 2021
  • Kate Gillis

St. Mary’s grad earns Indigenous award – Catholic Register

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events|

Mere months removed her June 2020 convocation at Calgary’s St. Mary’s University, Kate Gillis’ days are full of Zoom call collaboration and deep-dive independent research. Such is the life of an academic in 2021. The [...]

2702, 2021
  • StMU Career Opportunity

Facilities Coordinator (Full Time)

By |February 27th, 2021|Categories: StMU Career Opportunities|

The Facilities Coordinator will assist the Director of Facilities to ensure a safe, functional, comfortable and hazard free environment for faculty, staff, students and all St. Mary’s University community members. This position assists in ensuring [...]

2602, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 26 Feb 2021 – No Language is Neutral, Updated Sp/Su Delivery

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Black History Month – featuring Albertan poet Bertrand Bickersteth A few years ago, a talented instructor by the name of Bertrand Bickersteth shared his passion for poetry with the class of Humanities 101, [...]

2602, 2021

“When Principles and Politics Collide: Border Walking in a Post Trump World” An Interactive Community Conversation with Dr. Michael MacLeod.

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: News, News and Events|

“When Principles and Politics Collide: Border Walking in a Post Trump World” An Interactive Community Conversation with Dr. Michael MacLeod. The latest Border Walkers podcast episode with St. Mary's Dr. Michael MacLeod is now posted!! [...]

2302, 2021
  • Michelle Scott

St. Mary’s University programs target racism

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, Community, FNMI, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University is focused on fighting racism. It starts with transforming education at the liberal arts university, which, like all post-secondary institutions, faces the challenge of rooting out systematic racism from the legacy of [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Remote Leading SAFe 5.0

Remote Leading SAFe 5.0

March 18 @ 7:00 am - March 19 @ 4:00 pm

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

April 8 @ 8:00 am - April 9 @ 5:00 pm

Live-online SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0

Live-online SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager 5.0

April 17 @ 7:00 am - April 18 @ 4:00 pm

Remote Scrum Master 5.0

Remote Scrum Master 5.0

April 26 - April 29

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Information regarding COVID-19

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