Memorial University is committed to internationalization, international co-operation, student mobility and cultural sensitivity. We welcome international visitors and strive to collaborate with educational institutions, business, governments, foundations, benefactors and alumni around the world in order to enrich research and teaching, and to ensure we offer outstanding programs for faculty and students.
Memorial's International Profile
- Number of international students at Memorial: 1,694 (2012)
- Proportion of international students in student population: Approximately 9% (2012)
- International student programs, exchanges and research partnership agreements: 48
- Marine Institute overseas development projects: 250
International Exchange Agreements
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International Offices at Memorial
- The International Centre manages student mobility and relationships with partner universities
- The International Student Advising Office counsels international students on all concerns including documentation, health insurance and accommodation. The ISA offers student programs including mentorship and peer assessment programs.
- The English as a Second Language Unit provides English Courses and a bridging program. ESL courses also run at Grenfell Campus.
- The Go Abroad Office advises both inbound and outbound Faculty of Arts students.
- The Office of Student Recruitment completes a wide range of recruitment and outreach activities to Canadian and international prospective undergraduate students.
- Grenfell Campus attracts international students to its unique programs
- The Faculty of Business Administration has its own International Programs Office
- Marine Institute International manages a significant number of projects internationally.
- The School of Graduate Studies administers all master's and doctoral programs at Memorial and facilitates international research collaboration, joint programs, joint supervision and short-term visits.