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27 07, 2022

Welcoming our International Partners from Da Yeh University

July 27th, 2022|Academics, Community, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events|

On Wednesday, July 20, St. Mary’s University was pleased to welcome Professor Chih-Hui Chang, Dean of International Affairs from Da Yeh University in Taiwan to campus to meet with St. Mary’s President Dr. Sinda Vanderpool, Dr. Paolina Seitz, interim Dean of Education, and Dr. Pablo Ortiz, Director of Student Affairs to reactive a collaboration agreement that [...]

6 05, 2022

Celebrating future educators: 140 students graduate from our Bachelor of Education program

May 6th, 2022|Academics, Experiential Learning, Featured Articles, News, News and Events, Student Success|

Last week, we recognized the 140 students who completed their practicum experience and graduated from our Bachelor of Education program. After two years of hard work, these graduates have earned their BEd and are now certified to teach with private and public school boards – in both Catholic and non-Catholic settings. From this graduating class, [...]

13 04, 2022

Digging Deep at Deep Bay

April 13th, 2022|Academics, Experiential Learning, News, News and Events, Science|

St. Mary’s BIO-317 students get hands on experience at Deep Bay Marine Field Station as part of field study trip Taking educational lessons out of the classroom and into the field with experiential learning is a cornerstone of the St. Mary’s University Biology Program. This year students in [...]

1 10, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 1 October 2021 – Losing Roads, New Campus Access Protocols, Spring Travel Study to Rome & Thanks

October 1st, 2021|Academics, COVID-19, Experiential Learning, News, News and Events|

Look, let me be specific, I have been losing roads and tracks and air and rivers and little thoughts and smells and incidents and a sense of myself and fights I used to be passionate about and don’t remember. - Dionne Brand, Land to Light On Losing Roads, Finding Roads The above lines from Dionne [...]

8 06, 2020
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COVID-19 Update from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

June 8th, 2020|COVID-19, Experiential Learning|

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 [...]

29 05, 2020
  • Online Education

The Fall 2020 semester will be primarily virtual!

May 29th, 2020|Academics, COVID-19, Experiential Learning, Leadership, News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

19 05, 2020
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New flexibility in Post-Graduation Work Permit rules to help international students

May 19th, 2020|Academics, COVID-19, Experiential Learning, News, News and Events|

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 [...]

30 01, 2020
  • Aaron Sumague

An International Adventure – Eight Weeks Practicum in Taiwan Aaron L. Sumague

January 30th, 2020|Academics, Experiential Learning, News, News and Events|

On behalf of all ten of us doing international practicums, I would like to share with you our experiences. All of us doing international practicums were in Taiwan, but we were spread as follows: three in Taipei City (St. Francis High School), five in New Taipei City (Tsz Shiou High School), and two in Taichung [...]

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