Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Preparing you for a world of discovery

If you have an inquisitive mind and see yourself engaged in the pursuit of knowledge as a researcher and scientist, StFX offers a rigorous undergraduate science program suited to your interests.

We are known for the strength of our academic programs, and also our unparalleled opportunities for hands-on research at the undergraduate level. You'll work with accomplished scientists in a collaborative environment. You'l have the chance to assist in faculty research of the highest calibre. 

Our program provides students with a solid foundation to go on to award-winning research, further study and rewarding scientific careers. While here, our undergraduate science students are winning significant research grants and awards, getting published in academic journals and presenting their work at national and international conferences.


From the Dean

"Our faculty is comprised of accomplished scientists, providing students with a solid foundation to go on to award-winning research, further study and tremendous scientific careers.

One of the greatest advantages we provide our students is the opportunity to work side-by-side with professors. It’s an experience rare in the large research labs of urban universities where the major emphasis is on graduate programs."

Dr. Petra Hauf

Dean of Science, St. Francis Xavier University


Science Programs

Aquatic Resources



Computer Science

Earth Sciences


Human Nutrition

Math & Statistics



Human Kinetics



Contact Us

Office of the Dean of Science:

Phone: 1.902.867.3903

Fax: 1.902.867.2793


Mailing Address:

2329 Notre Dame Avenue

2nd Floor Nicholson, Rm 220

Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

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