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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!

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:47

Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier 

First Day of Classes

Wed, 2019-04-24 10:34

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

Contextualizing Stonewall: 50 Years Later in Nova Scotia

Tue, 2019-01-08 15:58

The Department of History, in conjunction with the Gender and Sexual Diverity Student Advisor, and X-Pride, proudly present "Contextualizing Stonewall: 50 Years Later in Nova Scotia. This panel will address the impact of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City, an event that led to the contemporary movement Pride movement and the struggle for LGBTQ2SIA rights. 

The date and location is Thursday, January 10, 7-9 pm, in Schwartz 156. 

Panelists include: 

Les Songes - Baroque quartet

Sat, 2018-09-08 17:32

Antigonish Performing Arts is pleased to present a Debut Atlantic concert by Les Songes - baroque cello, harpsichord, recorder, and soprano.

International Banquet

Mon, 2018-03-19 12:34

The end of year International Banquet will be held at The Inn, Saturday,  March 24th - 6-9 pm.  All members of the StFX community are welcome!   There will be a buffet dinner and cash bar, music and a chance to share a pleasant evening with friends, old and new.

Tickets are $15/  On sale through the Office of Internationalization (Bloomfield 424) until March 21st.  Please note - there will be NO ticket sales at the door.

For further information

Faculty of Arts Meeting

Tue, 2018-02-27 10:09

Schwartz 330

Spring Convocation

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:44

 Spring Convocation will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Charles V. Keating Centre and you are cordially invited to participate in the many events associated with this memorable weekend! If you can't be here in person, join us online for the celebration as it will be broadcast online starting at 9:00 am ADT (morning ceremony) and 3:00 pm ADT (afternoon ceremony). 

For more information please visit


Antigonish Performing Arts presents Cello Duo VC2

Tue, 2018-02-06 19:11

On Friday February 16th 2018 at 8pm in Immaculata Auditorium, Antigonish Performing Arts and Debut Atlantic will present a concert by the reknowned cello duo VC2.


Contextualizing White Supremacy

Mon, 2018-02-05 13:07

The Department of History will be presenting the latest in our "Contextualizing" series on Tuesday 27 February in Schwartz 205. Entitled "Contextualizing White Supremacy", it will feature a panel discussion including Dr. Afua Cooper (James R. Johnson Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University), Ms. Kelsey Jones (Coordinator of African Descent Affairs. St. FX), Dr. Donna Trembinski (Department of History), and Dr. Robert Zecker (Department of History). Students, staff, faculty, and the general public are all welcome.

Study Abroad Student Xperiences

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:23

The Modern Languages Department would like to invite you to a session with five of our students who had the experience of a Study Abroad Student Xperience on Thursday, November 16th in Immaculata 202 at 6 p.m.  Erica Harper and Sandra Petrovic attended the Universidad de Granada, Spain; Matthew Trnkus was at UNAM, Mexico City; Jack Bowness and Beatriz Guzman Barrera at Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico.   Please come join us to hear about their Xperiences.



Gallery StFX : Fencelines open Friday Nov. 10 @ 5:30

Fri, 2017-11-10 12:18


ART INSTALLATION OPENS IN BLOOMFIELD CENTRE ART GALLERY Join us for the Opening Celebration of Fencelines by Riben Irons, Fenn Martin and Raina McDSonald Friday Nov. 10 @ 5:30. This installation is on dsiplay through to December 15. Gallery Hours. Open Tues-Friday 12 - noon to 6 pm. Saturday and Sun 1- 4 pm,. CLOSED  REMEMBERANCE DAY November 11 and Mondays.

Our Energy Future - November 8th- Dr. Jeff Dahn - Tesla Canada Chair

Thu, 2017-10-12 16:05

Dr. Jeff Dahn, Tesla Canada Chair and Herzberg Gold Medal winner will be giving a public address entitled " Our Energy Future" at 7 pm on November 8th in the Schwartz auditorium.

All students, faculty and staff on campus are encouraged to attend. The wider community is also most welcome.


CASAE--Adult Education Conference at StFX

Thu, 2017-10-12 12:35

The Department of Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University is hosting a regional conference on October 27-28, 2017. There will be 100 attendees from the Atlantic region, with more than 40 presentations from graduate students and professors.  The conference is held in conjunction with the Antigonish International Film Festival. For more information, contact or call Carole Roy at tel 902 867-5567.   Registration is still open.

CETA the Canadian European Trade Agreement

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:06

CETA the Canadian European Trade Agreement came into effect September 21, 2017 - a historic moment. 

On October 25, 2017 we will have the pleasure to welcome Karsten Mecklenburg, First Counsellor, Head of Trade and Economic Section - Delegation of the European Union to Canada for a talk in the Auditorium at the Schwartz School of Business at 7pm, hosted by the German Society,

the Frank McKenna Center for Leadership and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Public Governance.

Juno Award winning guitarist Mike Rud, in concert

Wed, 2017-09-20 09:58

Join us for a concert with Juno award-winning jazz guitarist, composer and songwriter Mike Rud.  As an instrumentalist, Mike has played alongside some of the greatest musicians of the era like Peter Bernstein, Kenny Wheeler, Herb Ellis, Joey DeFrancesco, and Randy Brecker.  As a composer, Mike won the 2014 Juno Award for his album Notes on Montreal, a critically acclaimed tour-de-force, featuring his lyrics, and compositions.  Mike has a master’s degree from McGill, and studied privately in New York City with one of the fathers of jazz guitar, Jim Hall.

The Dead Sea Scrolls After Seventy Years: What Have We Learned? - Lecture 1

Fri, 2017-09-08 23:16

Sr Eileen Schuller, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, will give this year's Christian Culture lectures. As one of the leading scholars in Biblical Studies in Canada today, for over 30 years, she has been involved in the edition and publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

As we mark the seventieth anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, this is a time for evaluation and re-evaluation. This first lecture will explore how this discovery has shaped our understanding of Judaism and the beginnings of Christianity.  


“Climate Change as a Digital Controversy” A public lecture by Dr. Michael Christensen

Wed, 2017-09-06 12:24

Dr. Michael Christensen, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at St. Mary's University, will give a public lecture as part of the Department of Sociology Speakers Series. All are welcome to attend.