You feel it immediately when you arrive on campus - that sense of belonging; a shared camaraderie. That’s the legendary StFX spirit, created in part by our beautiful and modern campus facilities — a perfect home away from home for students.
10 Great Reasons to Choose STFX:
- An academic education of the highest quality, StFX focuses on intellectual and spiritual development, global awareness, and a commitment to social justice.
- StFX recently ranked #1 in Canada in teaching students to think critically, helping students gain experience for employment and #1 where professors know you by name.
- You’ll find hands-on research opportunities that rival (and often surpass) those found in larger schools.
- Our small classrooms foster lively debate and discussion where professors inspire you to achieve.
- You’ll join a thriving academic environment where community involvement is expected and encouraged.
- Employers looking to recruit top talent look for StFX credentials. In fact, StFX has one of the best university reputations when it comes to Canadian employers.
- We offer a residential community experience where students live and learn together, and the friendships formed can last a lifetime.
- We’ve invested over a quarter of a billion dollars in residential and academic infrastructure over the past two decades -- and we are not done! This has created a unique campus that blends New England-style architecture with world-class learning spaces, labs and facilities.
- There are opportunities to study abroad at over 40 universities worldwide, or for international students to study here and experience Nova Scotia and StFX for a semester or a year.
- Students experience the excitement of receiving the iconic X-Ring upon graduation - a renowned symbol of scholarship and connection to a wider, worldwide community (Canada's strongest Alumni network)