Services for International Students Studying at Saint Mary's

International Students, Students


We are operating on an appointment only basis. To request an appointment please email

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  • At the International Centre, you’ll find a wealth of services designed to help you adapt to university life. We can help you with students visas and work permits, tax preparation and much more. We’re your first contact for many of your personal needs.

  • Services to help students arrive safely, make friends and settle in when they come to Saint Mary's. We also organize orientation sessions in September, January, May and July.
  • International Centre Events
    We organize an array of events to promote cultural awareness and diversity, and to encourage interaction among Canadian and international students.
  • SAGA Volunteers A group of international and Canadian students who come together to create events and activities on and off-campus to promote awareness of the different cultures represented at Saint Mary's University.
  • Life at Saint Mary's
    Learn more about living in Halifax and fitting in at Saint Mary's.
  • Weekly News by Email
    Find out what’s going on throughout the year by subscribing to our monthly online newsletter, Fusion. The newsletter provides information on everything from community events to recipes. (See the archives.)
  • Social Media
    The International Center posts news and photographs on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Income Tax Help Sessions                                                                                                                                                                         The International Centre provides help for all international students in filing their taxes for the current tax year.

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Contact Us

Need help settling in? Looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

Want to make an appointment? email :

Saint Mary's University
Room 300, Student Centre
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

Phone: 902-420-5525
Fax: 902-420-5288