Making STU Home

The small, close-knit campus community at St. Thomas University is built on meaningful connections with peers and professors and a unique student experience that makes a difference for graduates in their careers and lives. In this video, hear from STUdents Jazna, Reinaldo, Ty, and Jazmyne on making STU home.

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For more than 100 years, STUdents have come to St. Thomas University for an experience they cannot find anywhere else in Canada. We are the only public university in the country wholly dedicated to undergraduate liberal arts.


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You will engage in a unique style of education that caters to who you are and what you want to learn about the world.


Our liberal arts approach to a  means you will choose courses from different academic departments before narrowing your focus in upper years of study. You won’t be restricted to one field of study. This cross-disciplinary approach will provide you with a wide range of knowledge and a versatile skill including:

  • Advanced critical thinking
  • Creative problem solving
  • Research and analysis
  • The ability to adapt to new ideas and technologies



You will form meaningful connections with peers and professors.


The small size of our campus, and our sole undergraduate focus on Arts means you will get to know fellow STUdents and professors in small classes that allow for engaging dialogue and encourage collaborative learning. New faces soon become familiar through common courses and shared interests.




You will grow in ways you never imagined.


With the support of professors, you will learn to explore controversial and competing ideas with informed judgment. You will be given opportunities to apply what you’re learning through experiential learning, paid internships, and service learning. These opportunities will help you cultivate important connections and lay the foundation for your professional network. You will graduate knowing which causes matter most to you and how you want to use your degree to help others.