Welcome to Saint Mary's University

The Studio for Teaching and Learning provides academic learning services and supports to students at Saint Mary's. Services of particular interest to incoming students include:

  • Writing Centre & Academic Communications

    • Become a stronger writer. Learn to plan and structure your work for academic papers, lab reports, presentations, group assignments, and more. 
  • Software & Application Support Centre

    • Every student at SMU gets a subscription to Office 365 at no additional cost. Learn how to use it effectively, as well as other software and technology provided by the university.
  • Global Learning & Intercultural Support

    • Explore international learning opportunities. Study abroad, volunteer, or participate in research activities. Learn about awards and grants, and other available support. The world is your classroom.
  • University Preparatory

    • Upgrade your high-school education with non-credit courses, to meet requirements for program admission and awards.
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SMU Open House Summer Writing Workshop Contest

During the open houses for Saint Mary's University this fall, we are collecting ballots for a draw.

The prizes are spots in the 2018 Summer Writing Workshop (a $200.00 value).

Open House Summer Writing Workshop Winners!

Hunter Stewart - November 3rd Open House winner.


Summer Writing Workshop

August 14-15, 2018

Writing at a university level demands knowledge of academic requirements and expectations. The Summer Writing Workshop provides the opportunity to develop this knowledge.

The program focuses on aspects of university-level writing tailored for Arts, Science, and Business. Attend a lecture, learn about note-taking and lecture listening skills, and learn skills to write at a university level. Meet profs and ask them questions. Make new friends before you attend SMU.

If you're interested, more info is available on our website.