Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cultural Diversity

The students, faculty and staff of our department originate from a multitude of countries from across the globe, have diverse backgrounds, and life experiences. 

Arriving to MUN from outside Canada? Visit the Internationalization Office.


Memorial University has a vibrant LGBTQ community, which is part of a larger LGBTQ community in St. John's. There are extensive resources available to support students, including  trans and gender diverse students.

There is a growing community of LGBTQ physicists within Canada and internationally.  

Indigenous Students

Resources to support our aboriginal students are available through the Aboriginal Resource Office.

Anti-harassment and Discrimination Policies

Memorial has comprehensive policies in place to protect students from harassment. A workplace accommodation policy is in place for students with medical issues and disabilities.

Student Parents

Students who are the parents to children have access to a range of supports from the university, student union and government.