Located in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People, Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) is strongly committed to fostering equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility across all facets of the university, within its local community, and in society at large. Founded in 1873, MSVU has been nationally recognized for its legacy in the advancement of women, its leadership in online and experiential learning, and its personalized approach to education focused on nurturing socially responsible global citizens.
MSVU is made up of more than 4,000 students (representing close to 70 countries), 600 faculty and staff, and more than 36,000 alumni. Its research centres provide unique learning opportunities for students while facilitating critical advancements in food security, healthy aging, Alzheimer’s disease, literacy, early childhood development, women in STEM, community engagement in military affairs, and more. Faculty members and departments across Arts, Science, Education and Professional Studies offer early access to hands-on research opportunities enabling graduate and undergraduate students to enhance their education by working alongside forward-thinking researchers.