As a member of Universities Canada, Saint Mary’s University supports the statement made by our national association.
As Canada’s International University, Saint Mary’s continues to support and encourage students and immigrants from around the globe.
Students from over 115 countries are currently studying at our university, contributing to the advancement of higher learning for all of us as aspiring citizens of the world.
Our University is known for our excellent support services for international students with over 33 percent of our students arriving from destinations beyond Canada.
Discriminating against peoples in any way, including on religion or country of origin, goes against the principles of respect, the values of our university and the Santamarian experience. Please be assured of this university’s continued commitment to fair process, diversity, principles of non-discrimination, and the transformative power of education to ensure global understanding. As Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, pointed out over the weekend, “Diversity is our Strength”.
If you are an international student from one of the countries named by the executive order and have concerns, please contact our International Centre.
If you are a faculty member or staff member who believes that your future mobility, including prospective travel to the United States, may be affected by the executive order, please contact your academic dean or immediate supervisor for advice.