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 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. 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

1010, 2020
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Some Tips for Stress Friday Student Message #8

By |October 10th, 2020|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Caring for You – Some Tips for Stress COVID protocols while on campus As the numbers of COVID start to climb across the province, we want to keep each other safe. Please remember to wear [...]

310, 2020
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Fr. McGivney left extraordinary legacy

By |October 3rd, 2020|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Fr. McGivney left extraordinary legacy by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Dictionaries offer two definitions for the word beatify. The first is “to make supremely happy.” The second is “a declaration of blessedness” [...]

110, 2020
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St. Mary’s University hosts Orange Shirt Day Discussion

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

What is the history of Orange Shirt Day? In 1891, St. Joseph Mission Residential School became operational in Williams Lake, BC. Hundreds of children spent many years of their young lives residing within the walls [...]

2809, 2020
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StMU Rapid Response Plan

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

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2509, 2020
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Friday #7 Update- We are here for you!

By |September 25th, 2020|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News and Events|

Message from the Director of Student Affairs on behalf of Vice-President Academic Hello! Dr. Hyland-Russell, VP academic, is taking a week of holidays after the intense months of preparation to get the university ready for [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm

Application Documents 101

November 4 @ 1:30 pm

YYC- CodeBound Virtual Info Session

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

YYC- Coding 101 Virtual Workshop

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Calgary Catholic Education Telethon 2020

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Remote Agile Fundamentals (ICP)

November 19 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 4:00 pm

Remote Leading SAFe 5.0

November 19 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 4:00 pm

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Information regarding COVID-19

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