Engagement with China
Saint Mary's University, founded in 1802, is one of Canada's oldest universities. We have grown into Canada's most internationalized campus with students from over 110 countries and a top ranking in international research collaborations. Our relationship with China dates back to the early 1980s, and continues to develop today.
Beijing Normal University — Zhuhai
Saint Mary's has had a partnership with BNUZ since 2002, encompassing a number of study-abroad programs, transfer credit agreements, and a Saint Mary's satellite campus at BNUZ.
SMUdents & China
We facilitate study abroad experiences in China for many students each year. Saint Mary's is unique in Atlantic Canada in offering a comprehensive, degree-granting interdisciplinary program in Asian Studies; honours, majors and minors in Chinese Studies are included, as well as a certificate program.
Current Partnerships & Collaborations
Saint Mary's currently has six student exchange agreements, credit transfer agreements with 14 Chinese institutions, and several active research collaborations.
An Extended Relationship
Nearly four decades of communication and collaboration have transformed our connections with universities and business sector partners in China into valued and enduring relationships.