Rugged landscape. Prehistoric land formations. A beautiful backdrop, perfect for studying and research. Located along the Atlantic Ocean, in the northeast corner of North America, is Newfoundland and Labrador.

Every spring, thousand year-old icebergs drift south from Greenland, while whales migrate north. Combined, they provide sights and sounds not seen in many places around the world.

As the most easterly city in North America, St. John’s is the first to see the sun rise every morning and the first to ring-in a new year. Steep hills, colourful houses, and local entertainment help make us a world-renowned city. Plus, with a variety of parks, gardens, hiking trails and walking trails you never have far to go to explore something new. 

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.

Celebrating culture, sharing dark history

Faculty, staff and students gathered in the University Centre on Memorial’s St. John’s campus on Friday, June 19, to mark National Aboriginal Day, a special day to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. 

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