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: admissions@stu.ca

Schedule of 2022-2023 Virtual Events

Info Sessions by Language

Info Sessions by Student Life Topic

Info Session by Academic Program

Course Registration Info Sessions

Residence Info Sessions

Spring to September Timeline Info Sessions

 

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STU Info Session: Application Workshop (Winter Session)

 

Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

With the scholarship application deadline approaching on March 1st, join STU's Admissions and Student Recruitment team for an overview of the applications for both admission and scholarships/bursaries.  This will be a perfect opportunity to have your questions answered and feel confident about taking the next step into your future as a STUdent.  

 

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Info Session by Language

 

STU Info Session: en español

 

Wednesday, February 15 at 9:00 PM Atlantic

 

For over 110 years, students have come to St. Thomas University from across the world for an educational experience they cannot get anywhere else. 

 

Please join us for an informative night that will afford you the opportunity to hear from admissions counsellors, as well as current STUdents and STU graduates alike – all in Spanish!  Come ready to learn and ask any questions you have to our panelists.  We are excited to talk with you.

 

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Info Sessions by Student Life Topic

Gain Experience at STU: Athletics Panel

 

Wednesday, February 22 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

Looking to learn more about Athletics at STU?  Please join us for a virtual event that is designed to answer all of your questions about becoming a member of the STU Tommies. 

 

Talk with current STUdent athletes, staff members, and alumni to get a better sense of how STUdents can get involved in varsity athletics, while balancing their academics, career development, and personal lives.  With an interactive Q&A period at the end, this panel is the perfect opportunity for parents and supporters alike to have all of their questions answered about the enriching opportunities associated with university-level athletics. 

 

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Gain Experience at STU: Clubs and Societies Panel

 

Wednesday, March 1 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

Extracurricular involvement in campus clubs and societies enriches students’ university experiences.  In addition to broadening friend groups and adding vibrancy to the campus community, clubs and societies help STUdents hone their skills, build their resumes, and deepen their connections.   

 

This virtual event is designed to give future STUdents and their supporters alike a chance to learn more about STU’s clubs and societies directly from the experts: current STUdents!  Staff members and a recent graduate will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have. 

 

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Gain Experience at STU: Internships and Campus Jobs Panel

 

Wednesday, March 8 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

At St. Thomas University, what you learn in the classroom is complemented by experiential learning.  Through paid internships, credit-based internships, on-campus job opportunities, and volunteer experiences, STUdents are able to cultivate and refine skills, while also expanding their networks and learning about themselves. 

 

This virtual event is aimed at giving future STUdents and their supporters a sense of the experiential learning opportunities available to them at St. Thomas University, as well as the supports in place that will help them select and reflect on their professional development experiences.  Current STUdents, staff members, and a recent graduate will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have. 

 

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Gain Experience at STU: Social Responsibility Panel

 

Wednesday, March 15 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

With an academic focus on social responsibility, St. Thomas University’s campus community is constantly working towards improving the lived experiences of others.  This quest for social justice extends to all facets of campus inside and outside of the classroom, and it affords students the opportunity to implement what they have learned in the classroom in their everyday lives.  

 

This virtual event is aimed at giving future STUdents and their supporters a sense of what exactly social justice looks like on St. Thomas University’s campus and beyond.  Current STUdents, staff members, and a recent graduate will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have.  

 

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Info Sessions by Academic Programs

STU Course Registration Webinar: Social Sciences Faculty Panel

 

Wednesday, March 22 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

STU is known for its accessible professors and specialization in the social sciences and humanities – so why not talk with faculty and graduates from our various social sciences departments to learn more about what you can study during your time here? 

 

Please join us for an information session, complete with interactive Q&A, about departments and programs in the social sciences at STU.  This event is the perfect opportunity to clarify what interests you and to pose questions to experts in their fields before first-year course registration opens in April. 

 

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STU Course Registration Webinar: Humanities Faculty Panel

 

Wednesday March 29 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

STU is known for its accessible professors and specialization in the social sciences and humanities – so why not talk with faculty and graduates from our various humanities departments to learn more about what you can study during your time here? 

 

Please join us for an information session, complete with interactive Q&A, about departments and programs in the humanities at STU.  This event is the perfect opportunity to clarify what interests you and to pose questions to experts in their fields before first-year course registration opens in April.

 

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Course Registration Info Sessions

STU Course Registration Webinar: Mastering the Basics

 

Wednesday, April 12 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

University course registration is one of the most fun and empowering processes you have to look forward to leading up to your post-secondary career.  With no required first-year courses, first-year course registration at St. Thomas University allows you the flexibility to explore subjects about which you are passionate and interested. 

 

Attend this session to learn more about the art of choosing your courses without feeling overwhelmed by your newfound course selection freedom.  This session will also provide an overview of the online application you will use to register in your own courses once course registration opens later this month. 

 

Be sure to come with questions, as our academic advisors and admissions counsellors who assist with the course registration process will be on stand-by ready to answer anything and everything about which you are wondering!

 

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STU Course Registration Webinar: Q+A

 

Wednesday, April 19 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

You've reviewed course registration information, but you still have questions - or maybe you're just seeking some advice on the best way to approach things.  No matter where you are at or what you are wondering about, we are here to support you through the course registration process!

 

Join us for a Q+A session during which you can drop in and submit typed questions - and receive immediate replies from our team.  Even if you don't have questions, you're sure to learn by attending this session.

 

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STU Course Registration Webinar: STUdent Panel

 

Wednesday, April 26 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

Looking to fill your course schedule or wondering about your future friends' experiences in courses and programs you're hoping to take?  This session is the perfect opportunity for you to hear from STUdents and learn more about the academic opportunities that will be afforded to you at STU.

 

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Residence Info Sessions

STU Res Web Series: Applying to Live in Residence

 

Wednesday, April 5 at 8:00 PM Atlantic

 

This session will cover our different residence options and show you how to apply for residence prior to the April 15th recommended deadline. We will be able to field your questions about the amenities in each building, in addition to being able to answer any questions about the application process itself. Whether you applied for residence back in October or you’re considering applying prior to this week’s deadline, this webinar will be helpful in ensuring you understand the options available to you, the ways living in residence can affect your university experience, and the processes and timeline associated with residence assignments.  We cannot wait to tell you about your options and our experiences! 

 

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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!  

 

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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.

 

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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!

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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. 

 

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

 

Wednesday, August 9 at 9:00 AM Atlantic

 

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

 

Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 PM Atlantic

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

 

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