Summer Writing Workshop, Aug. 13 & 14, 2019 > Registration now open

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Writing at a university level is demanding, whether it is for Business, Arts, or Science. The Summer Writing Workshop provides you with an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required.

You'll work in small groups with trained instructors from our Writing Centre who will give you personal attention and immediate feedback on the types of writing you'll encounter during your university career. The workshop will provide you with the edge needed to succeed in your first university year and beyond.

Save the date & CFP | Academic Writing and English Language Learners (AWELL)

November 1 & 2, 2019 | Saint Mary’s University, Halifax

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The conference for Academic Writing and English Language Learners (AWELL) is a two-day conference designed for faculty, language instructors, composition instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches in a workshop format that may be used directly in classrooms and tutoring sessions.

We want to provide an open forum to all those interested in any area of additional language studies and academic writing, including digital writing pedagogies, multiliteracies, plurilingualism, and intercultural writing supports. Questions for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pedagogy and practice for multilingual classrooms

  • ELL pedagogy relating to globalized students

  • Learning community writing practice

  • Technology in writing practice relating to ELLs

  • Multimodal and digital approaches to ELL writing instruction and practice

  • Considerations of general teaching and learning practice to ELLs 

Day One registration only ($75.00).
Day Two registration only ($75.00).
Two-day registration ($150.00).
Saint Mary's University faculty or staff ($100.00).
Student or writing tutor ($75.00).

Registration fee includes lunches and break refreshments.
Post-conference dinner is self-funded.

[Tour] Renovated classrooms

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Whether students are leading a class or faculty are facilitating discussion, an active learning classroom provides a dynamic teaching environment with movable tables and chairs, whiteboard tablets, and a variety of collaborative technologies to enrich the learning experience.

Explore two newly renovated active learning classrooms MM 028 and ME 104 to discover the classroom technology available to support discussion, collaboration, and student-led classes.

The tour will start in MM 028 then move to ME 104.

RSVP to studio@smu.ca

Study Abroad Photo Contest

Do you have any great pictures from your study abroad experiences? Submit your entries to Global Learning & Intercultural Support’s 12th annual study abroad photo contest.

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Celebrate International Education with The Studio: Oct 29 - Nov 2

International Education Week showcases the significant contribution that international education makes in the global world, and supports our efforts to engage internationally.

Saint Mary’s a Top Intercultural Destination for "Aspiring Citizens of the World"

We are delighted that for the seventh year in a row, international students from Beijing Normal University Zhuhai have enrolled in our Summer Institute, Cross-Cultural Communication – North American Studies, as their choice for a summer study abroad program.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

The Global Learning and Intercultural Support Office presents the 11th Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest.

All entries are collected from former and current participants in all forms of international learning activities, and a selection of fourteen photos will be featured in our 2018 Study Abroad Photo Calendar.

We hope you will enjoy seeing all the places Saint Mary’s students have travelled around the world.