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Student Emergency Bursary Fund

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

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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

2708, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 27 August 2021 – 11 Days to Term! Tuition Lottery, Masks and other COVID Protocols, National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

It’s only 11 days to first day of classes!!! We’re hanging out waiting for you all to arrive on campus! Faculty Orientation this week kicked off our pre-term prep as we get ready for your [...]

2408, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Filling raised garden boxes with soil, planting forbs & grasses

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Science|

Now that we have planted the hedges, built the raised beds & filled them with soil we were delighted to start our favourite part of the project, planting forbs & grasses in the raised [...]

2308, 2021
  • Kyrie Bouscal

From Literature to Litigation – Former Valedictorian bids farewell to StMU to pursue Law Degree

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events, Student Success|

She’s been a part of the St. Mary’s University community for 5 years and is still not ready to say goodbye! Kyrie Bouscal began her journey at StMU in 2016, enrolling in a 3-year general [...]

2008, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday message 20 August 2021 – Packing for the Future: Fall Term COVID Protocol Update, Food Services Official Opening, and Healthy Campus Resources

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

The StMU tipi was up on campus for last week for Indigenous Studies 301. Part of our responsibility to carry the tipi is to acknowledge it as a lodge and ensure someone sleeps [...]

2008, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Plants you can find in our Medicine Garden

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Community, FNMI, News, News and Events, Science|

To help our readers learn something about native plants & their uses, we will present a featured plant every week. Today we will introduce our first plant: Giant Hyssop as it is commonly [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

October 2021 Open House

October 2021 Open House

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

October 16 @ 8:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm

February 2022 Open House

February 2022 Open House

February 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

May 2022 Open House

May 2022 Open House

May 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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