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Take the opportunity: Learn and teach online

Dr. Donna Hardy Cox

Dr. Donna Hardy Cox, dean of Memorial's School of Social Work, is a big supporter of online learning and the opportunities it provides to both students and professors. (Watch video testimonial.)

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Welcome to the School of Social Work

We've Moved!

As part of the university’s infrastructure plan, work has been tendered to renovate and update the School of Social Work at St. John’s College. The School of Social Work has moved to facilitate this renovation, primarily to Coughlan College, and also to Tiffany Court.

All contact information for faculty and staff, i.e. phone numbers and email addresses, will remain the same


Applications to the BSW Program

The 2016-2017 BSW Application Package is now available. The deadline date for all application forms is March 1, 2016. 

Please direct Bachelor of Social Work admissions inquiries to A member of the admissions team will respond to your question(s) as soon as possible.

If you would like to attend a BSW Information Session regarding the admissions criteria for the Bachelor of Social Work First and Second Degree programs, the following is a list of upcoming sessions:

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 - 12 pm - 1 pm - CL-2012, Coughlan College

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - CL-2012, Coughlan College

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 - 1 pm - 2 pm - CL-2012, Coughlan College


Applications to the MSW Program

All application forms and accompanying documents for admission to the MSW program, which begins in Sept. each year, must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline of January 15 in any year.

Applications to the PhD Program

The next deadline for new applicants for the 2017 intake is Sept. 15, 2016.

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Journal Welcomes Submissions, Reviewers






The school’s peer reviewed online journal welcomes submissions from representatives from professional associations, administrators, social work practitioners, and the community members they serve. To learn more about submissions or becoming a reviewer, and to register, visit

Online Field Instructor Course

The Field Education Team at the School of Social Work is pleased to announce that the new field instructor course was made available online as of February 2013. The course is free of charge to any social worker who wants to learn more about field instruction and becoming a field instructor. Read more

Social Work at Tiffany Court

As part of the growth at Memorial and at the School of Social Work, in the fall of 2012 we joined Nursing, Pharmacy, and Psychology at Memorial’s Tiffany Court location in the east end of St. John’s.

Our classrooms at Tiffany Court welcomed the first students in Sept. 2012 and will now be welcoming even more of our students while renovations are taking place at St. John's College.

Our Field Education Team is now located at Tiffany Court. There are also some faculty offices there, as well as Wi-Fi, a photocopier, and free parking.

The address is:
75 Tiffany Court
St. John’s, NL

Directions and Bus Route 

 Tiffany Court

Face Forward: President's Report 2015

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