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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Canada.

St Mary's has a lively and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries outside the UK representing approximately 10% of its 6,000 students.

Below you will find lots of useful information for Canadian applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Entry requirements

Undergraduate academic requirements

The Canadian High School Diploma meets the general entry requirements for St Mary's University, but the specific requirements vary depending on your province. Most provinces will require 65-75% in five grade 12 courses or five B grades except for:

  • Ontario: 65-75% in six grade 12 University Preparation courses
  • Quebec: Diplôme d'Etudes Collègiales (DEC) with 65-75%

Postgraduate academic requirements

Four year Bachelor degree (Honours).

English EquivalentCanadian Degree: Grade Point Average (4.0)Canadian Degree: ScoreCanadian Degree: Letter Score
2:1 3.0 70 B
2:2 2.7 66 B-

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be required to evidence your English language ability required for academic study. Please see our English Language Requirements page for our standard entry requirements.

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For more information on how to apply as an international student please visit our section on  International Application Information.

Undergraduate applicants   Postgraduate applicants


Canadian students who are offered a place to study at St Mary’s will automatically be considered for one of St Mary's International Student Scholarships – these are available to new, full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree students in any subject area.

For undergraduate applicants, the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the cost of your first year tuition fee. For postgraduate applicants the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the total cost of your tuition fee.

Country representatives

St Mary's has a North America office in Chicago, Illinois that offers face-to-face counselling and can help you with your application

North America Office

53 West Jackson Blvd
Suite 1115 
Chicago, IL 60604 

In addition to our North America office, St Mary's has appointed agents in Canada who can also work with you on your application. Please contact them in case our North America office is unavailable to assist with your enquiry.


iae Edu Net

#602-2323, Yonge Street,
Toronto, ON, M4P 2C9
Tel: 1 416 322 9882    


545 King Street West
Ontario M5V 1M1



#951-409, Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1V5
Tel: 1 604 727 6692    

Meet us in Canada

St Mary's staff visit Canada to attend fairs, visit schools and meet potential students. Please see our travel calendar for when we will next be visiting a city near you.

Meanwhile, if you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email

The local community

The Students' Union

You are welcomed as a member of our thriving Students' Union as soon as you arrive at St Mary's and there are lots of opportunities to get involved.

There is a wide range of societies clubs and societies for you to join and a full list can be found within the Students' Union section.

In the Local Area

There are many organisations in and around London that bring together the members of the local Canadian community through social events, sports and cultural activities, including the London-Canadian Expat Meet up Group who meet at least twice a month and the Canadian Women's Club which was started in 1932! The Maple Leaf Trust is a charity that enables Canadians who have made the United Kingdom their home to maintain a connection with their homeland.

You can find a wide range of restaurants, bars and shops with cuisine from all over the globe locally and in central London, including a Canadian bar, the Maple Leaf in Covent Garden for anyone who fancies catching an ice hockey match with a Canadian beer and some poutine!

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