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Open House 2019

Tue, 2019-06-18 22:20

We want you to discover all that StFX has to offer, from incredible faculty and academic programs, unmatched opportunities for student leadership, fantastic recreation and intramural sport opportunities, and a feeling of community you just won’t find anywhere else. StFX is the way university is meant to be.

But don’t just take our word for it. See for yourselves.

Join us on Saturday, October 19th for an open house!

OceanPath Fellowship: Community Learning presentations

Tue, 2019-05-14 10:04

Please join us for a presentation by the 2018-2019 OceanPath fellows.

During their yearlong fellowship, each fellow designed and implemented an initiative in a chosen community. Now, they will present on their experience, learning, and impact.


A few examples of fellows’ work and impact:


Gaelic Poetry Prize Event

Thu, 2019-05-02 14:15

Gaelic Poetry Prize Event

The Department of Celtic Studies at St Francis Xavier University is pleased to announce the winner of the first annual Sister Margaret MacDonell Prize in Gaelic Poetry at an event on Friday 10th May 2019 at 3:30pm in the Community Room of the Antigonish Town and County Library. Tea will be served!

All are welcome!

May is Gaelic Month in Nova Scotia, and "Brìgh na Bàrdachd" / "The Power of Our Songs" is the theme for 2019.

Last Day Of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:51

Last day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:47

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier 

Fall Study Break

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:37

Fall Study Break begins on Oct. 15, classes resume on Oct. 21, 2019. 

First Day of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:34

First day of classes for the 2019-20 academic year. 

First Friday Film Festival - Gift

Tue, 2019-04-02 18:44

Gift is a poetic examination of gift-based cultures around the world and challenges the logic of global
capitalism. Canadian filmmaker Robin McKenna was inspired by Lewis Hyde’s 2007 classic bestseller,
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World and she embarked on a journey to realize his
vision in film. Four storylines are explored: creativity, generosity, resistance and defiance. We meet a
young Kwakwaka’wakw artist and chief in Alert Bay on northern Vancouver Island, BC, as he organizes

Contextualizing Christchurch

Mon, 2019-03-25 15:20


Foreign Film Night: Juste la fin du Monde (Xavier Dolan, 2016)

Fri, 2019-03-15 20:13

The Department of Modern Languages invites you to attend a Foreign Film Night on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 PM in SCHW330.

We will present Juste la fin du monde (Grand Prix, Festival de Cannes 2016), by Canadian director Xavier Dolan, in French with English subtitles.

Casting: Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux.

From Homelessness to Home: The Transformation of Early Christian Discourse - by Dr. Ronald Charles

Thu, 2019-03-14 16:07

Dr. Charles will talk about how the theological discourse of the early Christians moved from the standpoint of considering themselves to be homeless, transient, and strangers in this world to one of accepting to being at home in this world. This research is interested in teasing out 1) How this happened, and 2) what the social and political implications were for the early Christians.

Exploring the Practice of Public History

Wed, 2019-03-06 14:16



Panel: Religion, Violence, Peace

Fri, 2019-03-01 14:54

Immersion Service Learning Presentation Night

Fri, 2019-03-01 12:29

Immersion Service Learning participants who traveled to Peru, Germany, Poland, and Ecuador over the 2019 reading week, will talk about their experiences. All are welcome.

Immersion Service Learning offers an opportunity to travel  to diverse communities in Canada or abroad, and learn about and reflect upon important global issues like social justice,  education, health, community development, fair trade, women’s issues, international development, history,  politics, human rights, and food sustainability.


Guest Speaker: Steve Matier, President, Maritime Launch Services

Thu, 2019-02-28 09:48

The Gerald Schwartx School of Business is proud to present a talk by Steve Matier, President, Maritime Launch Services. The company is seeking to build a rocket launch facility in Canso, Nova Scotia that would assemble rockets and launch satellites into orbit. This would be a significant development in Nova Scotia's aerospace industry. Join us for a talk with a question and answer session to follow.