Services for International Students Studying at Saint Mary's
We are operating on an appointment only basis.To request an appointment please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students will be required to bring student ID,any relevant documents as well as a functioning laptop.
- The International Centre
At the International Centre, you’ll find a wealth of services designed to help you adapt to university life. We can help you with students visas and work permits, tax preparation and much more. We’re your first contact for many of your personal needs.
- Information for New International Students
Services to help students arrive safely, make friends and settle in when they come to Saint Mary's. We also organize orientation sessions in September, January, May and July.
- International Centre Events
We organize an array of events to promote cultural awareness and diversity, and to encourage interaction among Canadian and international students.
- SAGA VolunteersA group of international and Canadian students who come together to create events and activities on and off-campus to promote awareness of the different cultures represented at Saint Mary's University.
- Life at Saint Mary's
Learn more about living in Halifax and fitting in at Saint Mary's.
- Weekly News by Email
Find out what’s going on throughout the year by subscribing to our monthly online newsletter, Fusion. The newsletter provides information on everything from community events to recipes. (See the archives.)
- Social Media
The International Center posts news and photographs on Facebook and Twitter.
- Income Tax Help Sessions The International Centre provides help for all international students in filing their taxes for the current tax year.
- Visa Information
The Government of Canada site has a wealth of information about visa requirements for students.
- Recommended Links
Various government and embassy sites that can help you with your arrangements.
- Ask A SMUdent
We have Saint Mary's students ready to answer your questions by email.
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Training
The Language Centre offers many ESL programs including English for Academic Purposes (EAP), the University Bridging Program (UBP) and the one-month ELS Immersion (IMM).
- A Day in the Life of a SMU student
Watch our video about life at Saint Mary's.
- Learn about life in residence or off-campus housing
- International Societies
We have a number of societies that celebrate different cultures at Saint Mary's.
- Saint Mary’s University Service Centre
The Service Centre houses Student Accounts, the Registrar’s Office and Financial Aid & Awards.
- The Writing Centre
The centre provides free, academic support for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
The very active Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association (SMUSA) is the official representative organization of the students of Saint Mary’s University.
- ESL Support Services
Improve your English as a second language at our TESL Centre, one of the leading English language centres in Canada.
Need help settling in? Looking for some advice? We’re here to help.
Want to make an appointment? email : email@example.com
Saint Mary's University
Room 300, Student Centre
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3