Memorial University of Newfoundland, positioned on the eastern edge of North Atlantic, is the home of 21st century explorers keen to develop their innate creativity and ingenuity. On four campuses and via online education, more than 18,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff from about 90 countries learn, teach, research, create and engage.

The Memorial University experience goes beyond pure academics, it invites a discovery of self, community and place. At Memorial, we celebrate our unique identity through the stories of our people – the work of scholars and educators, the ingenuity of students, the achievements of alumni – and the impact we collectively make in the province, the country and the world. Memorial is the natural place where people and ideas become.

From the Gazette

‘Unsung heroines’

When Maysie Parsons of Harbour Grace graduated from the General Hospital School of Nursing in St. John’s in 1914, young men from her hometown were already leaving for Europe to fight in the First World War. The new nurse decided right away she would sign up to serve in the Canadian military, too. According to […]

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Dr. Richard Isnor and Dr. Aimée Surprenant

Knowledge exchange

Students completing master’s programs at St. Francis Xavier University will have the opportunity to enrol in doctoral programs at Memorial University and benefit from a model of joint supervision, thanks to a new agreement between the two universities. Students accepted into doctoral programs at Memorial under the new agreement will benefit from the expertise and […]

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