Swag Winner

A huge congratulations to Shelby Miller for winning our first StFX Swag draw prize!! Shelby is a transfer student from Dalhousie going into her second year of a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology! She’s now decked out with a brand new StFX Hoodie, repping her new school! See you in September Shelby!

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Getting Involved

I would consider StFX a very “student-driven” university with numerous opportunities to get involved. Whether you were involved with your previous school or not, there are different ways to get involved here that vary in levels. It can be anything from joining your residence House Council, being a member of a society, all the way up to being on the Students’ Union or a Hall Director within Residence Life. Only some of these opportunities come with monetary compensation ($$), however, ALL opportunities look great on your resume, allow you to meet new friends, and help prepare you for when you leave this amazing place. The levels of participation and responsibilities can vary, which allows for all types of students to be able to be involved. Below are some of the more known opportunities available and what they consist of:

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Welcome to the ‘Nish

Big welcome to our first guest blogger, Mikayla MacDonald! Check out what she has to say about Antigonish and all it has to offer:

When you come to StFX you are not only joining the university community but the community of Antigonish as well. I am sure you have heard that the town’s population actually doubles when the school year starts, and that the town is only two streets and you’re thinking you may go crazy in such a small town. Well to avoid some serious “cabin fever” here is list of fun activities you can check out to stay active in both communities!

  1. The Landing is a short trail located at the end of Main St. by the train tracks. It takes about 30 minutes to walk this quaint trail along the shores of the Antigonish Harbor.pic
  2. StFX is lucky to be surrounded by beautiful bodies of water; did you know we even own a beach? Located just a 15 minute drive, StFX is close to multiple beaches.

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This is 2020

The Orientation Week theme has been released! The Students’ Union is embracing the newest class at StFX— the class of 2020! This theme focuses on the new age of technology to have you focused on your future! Whether that involves moving to a new university after two years of engineering, spending four whole years here, or maybe even more, your future is bright with possibilities!

Check out the The U (StFX Students’ Union) Facebook page to join the StFX Frosh Week 2016 event and get updates on the schedule, concerts, special events, and more! See you in 75 days!

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Of Course

Does the thought of registering for courses make you want to curl up in a ball and take a nap? Or does it make you want to jump for joy with anticipation of the various nuggets of information you will collect this coming year? Either way, the process can be a little daunting at first.

Whether you’re just starting university, just starting at X, or just starting a new degree, there’s some vital information you should know before you set out to register.

  1. Know your registration date and time.
  2. Pick out your classes ahead of time.
  3. Have back up options.

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