Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada, offering more than 100 degree programs to a student population of almost 19,000.

The largest of four campuses is located in Newfoundland and Labrador’s capital city, St. John’s. On the St. John’s campus you’ll find state-of-the-art facilities and first-rate services. The Works offers you the provinces most comprehensive recreation package at a decent price; while at the Queen Elizabeth II Library you’ll find the best library holdings in Atlantic Canada.

If you plan on living on-campus you’ll find that our residence facilities provide a safe environment that promotes academic success and provides an abundance of social, recreational, and educational learning opportunities.

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This summer 56 students from high schools across Canada converged on Memorial’s St. John’s campus to take part in the annual SHAD program.

SHAD is a renowned enrichment program which attracts exceptional, highly creative students from across the country and empowers them to recognize their own capabilities and envision their tremendous potential as tomorrow’s leaders and change makers.

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Nursing student takes national student-athlete award

Nursing student Jessie Noseworthy has become the second Memorial Sea-Hawk to win the national Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Student-Athlete Community Service award.

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