Virtual Events for Future STUdents

For more than 110 years, students have come to St. Thomas University from all around the globe for a unique experience that encourages academic exploration, fosters personal and professional growth, and provides a close-knit community for four years and well beyond. 

Our admissions team has put together a robust virtual events calendar that will provide you with all the guidance and information you need throughout your journey to STU from today until your first day on campus! 

Keep up with STU by attending these events, following us on social media, and reaching out with any questions or concerns along the way:

Schedule of 2023 Virtual Events

Residence Info Sessions

Spring to September Timeline Info Sessions


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Residence Info Sessions


STU Res Web Series: Choosing Your Room and Roommate


Wednesday, May 3 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


In May, STUdents who applied to live in residence prior to the April 15th deadline receive their building placement and room type. This session will cover what to do next - how to pay your deposit and gain access to our residence app, which will allow you to select your room and roommate! We'll have helpful tips and tricks to keep in mind when selecting a roommate, and we will be available to answer any questions you have. 





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Spring to September Timeline Info Sessions 

STU Academic Excellence: Virtual Scholarship Reception


Wednesday, May 10 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Our generous scholarship program has attracted students from around the globe who are passionate about social justice issues and attract to our unique liberal arts approach.  During this virtual event, we would like to welcome our incoming scholarship recipients from around the world and provide them with the opportunity to hear from scholarship recipients currently studying at St. Thomas University, as well as from those who recently graduated from St. Thomas. 


Feel free to bring any questions you have for our panel of current and past scholarship recipients, as well as any questions you have pertaining to academics for our faculty panelists and any questions you have about the logistics of scholarship distribution and payment for our staff members.  We look forward to seeing you there!  





International STUdent Event: Next Steps Webinar


Wednesday, May 17 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Now that you have accepted your offer from STU, it is time to ensure you are taking the next steps to ensure you are able to join us on campus this fall.  Please attend this event for information on what you should be doing next and to receive answers to your questions in real time.





Starting the Post-Secondary Search: Virtual Event


Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00 PM Atlantic


Considering various educational and professional options, or looking to prepare for your post-secondary experience in the fall?  You are invited to learn more about post-secondary options, outcomes, and more – from the comfort of your own home – at our virtual event.


At this dynamic event, which will include a variety of presentations, panel discussions, and workshops, you will be able to learn more about:

  • Post-secondary language and terminology
  • Current university students' experiences and insights
  • University faculty members and topics of discussion
  • University graduates' outcomes and career trajectories
  • Considerations to keep in mind throughout the decision-making process
  • Application and decision-making timelines

All event attendees will also receive STU swag.


We hope you will join us, whether you are a current high school student in grade 11 - or even grades 9 or 10; someone who has been out of school for quite some time; or the parent or supporter of someone authoring their future plans!





T-Talk: May Q+A Session


Wednesday, May 31 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Grab a cup of tea and join admissions counsellors for a chat to answer any questions that you may have about joining the STU community in the fall. 





STU Res Web Series: Prepare for Your Home Away from Home


Wednesday, June 7 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


This event is all about helping you pack and prepare for your residence experience. Wondering what you should or shouldn't bring? Not sure what size our residence beds are? Thinking about buying a mini fridge? Wondering if you should bring change to do the laundry in residence? You'll want to tune into this info session prior to getting too far into the planning, purchasing, and packing process, as you will leave the event with a better sense of how to plan for your time living in residence. 





T-Talk: June Q+A Session


Wednesday, June 28 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Grab a cup of tea and join admissions counsellors for a chat to answer any questions that you may have about joining the STU community in the fall. 





STU Res Web Series: Meet Your Housemates


Wednesday, July 5 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


STUdents love the sense of community that each residence fosters - so we invite you to become part of your house community prior to Welcome Week! This event will enable you to meet other incoming STUdents who will be living in your residence.  We simply want to help you get to know the people with whom you will be sharing your home away from home.





International STUdent Event: Preparing for August


Wednesday, July 19 at 9:00 AM Atlantic


This webinar will focus on topics that are most integral for incoming international students and their supporters to be aware of prior to August. Flight information, important dates and deadlines, required documentation, and more will be discussed, with ample time for Q&A to ensure anything you're wondering about is answered before the webinar's conclusion.





T-Talk: July Q+A Session


Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Grab a cup of tea and join admissions counsellors for a chat to answer any questions that you may have about joining the STU community in the fall. 





International STUdent Event: Pre-departure Webinar (Morning Session)


Wednesday, August 9 at 9:00 AM Atlantic




International Student Event: Pre-departure Webinar (Evening Session)


Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 PM Atlantic




As you prepare to embark on your journey at St. Thomas University and in Canada, we are here to support you and ensure you have everything you need for a smooth transition.  Please join us for a pre-departure webinar that is aimed at providing you with the information you need to have a successful, stress-free trip to campus.  In addition to having a brief presentation, this session will afford attendees the opportunity to pose any questions they have to current staff members and international STUdents.  



Prepare for STUdent Life: Getting Excited and Ready for Welcome Week


Wednesday, August 16 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Welcome Week is an exciting time to forge new relationships, experience new things, and learn about yourself.  With all of the opportunities that come with Welcome Week, what is meant to be a fun week can become nerve-wracking and overwhelming – especially for STUdents who simply do not know what to expect.  This session will help incoming STUdents learn what options will be available to them, what advice current STUdents have for them, and what they may wish to consider as they navigate this new, exciting chapter in their lives. 





Prepare for STUdent Life: Aiming for Academic Success at University


Wednesday, August 23 at 8:00 PM


St. Thomas University is known across the country for its unique approach to education and emphasis on the liberal arts.  While embarking on post-secondary studies is exciting, we oftentimes hear incoming STUdents’ concerns about the workload and rigor associated with university-level coursework.  This session is aimed to answer your questions about university-level academics at STU, while also giving you advice and direction to ensure you make the most of your post-secondary studies here from day one.  Current STUdents, faculty, and staff members will be on-hand to impart their wisdom and address any concerns you have before the start of the academic year. 





T-Talk: August Q+A Session


Wednesday, August 30 at 8:00 PM Atlantic


Grab a cup of tea and join admissions counsellors for a chat to answer any questions that you may have about joining the STU community in the fall.