St. Mary’s University Board Chair Gary Strother shares a message of congratulations to the St. Mary’s Class of 2020.
Bishop William McGrattan, Chancellor of St. Mary’s University shares a special message to the St. Mary’s Graduating Class of 2020.
Though the 2020 St. Mary’s University Convocation celebration had to be delayed, it did not diminish the desire to celebrate the amazing Class of 2020 and all of their tremendous accomplishments. Being able to finish their academic journeys in the midst of a pandemic, while transitioning to online learning was truly inspiring. The dedication, resilience [...]
A Stand Against Racism St. Mary’s University shares in the sorrow and anger that has erupted in the wake of the death of George Floyd in the US, and the worldwide protests that have followed. This senseless killing is part of a legacy of violence against people of colour and other marginalized citizens. While this [...]
Scratching the surface of cat psychology by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University I have been plagued by cats almost my entire adult life. (OK, maybe I like them just a little.) Dogs, I feel I understand. They’re reasonably straightforward. You know when they’re happy, when they’re guilty of chewing your favourite shoe and [...]
The following represents a summary of policy and procedure updates provided by IRCC related to the COVID-19 pandemic. These updates were collected by way of a coordinated effort from Colleges and Institutes Canada, Universities Canada, and the Canadian Bureau for International Education. We encourage you to also monitor the Government of Canada publications regarding COVID-19,and [...]
At the beginning of March St. Mary’s University made the transition to online learning and remote working capacities to protect the health of our students, faculty, and staff as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that initial transition, we have been preparing for the upcoming Fall semester and planning to deliver high quality learning [...]
Ottawa, May 14, 2020—International education represents a significant economic benefit to Canada, with international students contributing $21.6 billion to Canada’s GDP and supporting nearly 170,000 jobs in 2018. International students are also often excellent candidates to apply to remain in Canada permanently, with nearly 54,000 former students becoming permanent residents in Canada in 2018. The [...]
This is a fight for our shared humanity by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University I had promised myself that I wouldn’t write a COVID-19 column. In the midst of what is clearly a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of us, I knew we would be besieged with news item after news item, column after [...]