St. Francis Xavier University
Founded in 1853, St. Francis Xavier has a long and proud tradition as one of Canada’s oldest universities. For almost 165 years, the university has cultivated the strong and resilient spirit, dedication to intellectual rigour, and commitment to engaging students who aspire to be community minded citizens of the world. It’s motto , Whatsoever Things are True ,perfectly captures it’s values of integrity, dignity, truth, and respect for all.
Today’s St. Francis Xavier is one of Canada’s very best universities, known for the exceptional academic programs, focus on leadership development and commitment to social justice and community development. It is the first university in Canada to have a formal Service Learning program, values community development, social justice and global awareness. The university is home to the internationally recognized Coady International Institute, and students find leadership development opportunities that they can apply in all aspects of lives. Students who are committed to and embody all values thrive at the university .
The close-knit residence environment is at the heart of the university experience. Students live and learn together in a thriving academic environment. The students have a wide variety of fascinating programs to choose from in the faculties of Arts, Science and Education, and within the Gerald Schwartz School of Business.
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