Recruitment and Marketing (academic program information, campus tours, international students)
For Canadian Students
Hometown: Bedford, Nova Scotia
Program: BA in Political Science ‘17
First-Year Advice: Your first year of school can be very stressful, taking care of your health, both mental and physical is one of the best things to prioritize in conjunction with your academics.
Hometown: St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Program: BA Political Science and Economics '21
Best Advice For New Students: Explore the campus, make new friends, attend campus events, and have fun! You are not just here to learn but you are here for the best experience of your life.
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Program: BComm major in Marketing ‘18
One piece of advice: Introduce yourself and make connections with your professors. Your professors are a great resource for you to be successful academically and professionally while you are in university and even after you graduate. The close-knit community experience and the wonderful opportunities that Saint Mary’s provides for students to get engaged and make a positive impact both locally and globally is amazing.
For International Students
Hometown: Bedford, NS
Program: BA major in Psychology ‘10; Advanced Diploma in Public Relations ‘21
Best advice: Variety is the spice of life and there is no shortage of variety on the SMU campus. Immerse yourself in all that our coastal university experience has to offer. The diverse city of Halifax pairs perfectly with the community spirit at Saint Mary’s University. Try everything and enjoy the experience.