St. Thomas More College
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Tuition: $5,490.00  Students: 1,440
1437 College Drive
Saskatoon, SK      S7N 0W6

St. Thomas More College

St. Thomas More College was established in 1936 by the Basilian Fathers as response to the invitation of the University of Saskatchewan’s president to the Catholic bishop of Saskatoon. It is a Catholic, undergraduate, liberal arts college, and an affiliate of the University of Saskatchewan. Its motto is: Caput Nostrum Christus (Christ is our Head). ... continued below

About St. Thomas More College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

STM has a newly renovated auditorium --- the Fr. O’ Donnell auditorium which is home to the Keenan Lecture series, Mohyla Lecture series, Friends of Sophia lectures, the STM Gala, and other great events. The auditorium has a performing arts theatre (Newman Players Amateur Theatre Group) and an equipped classroom with available multimedia resources. The Art Gallery is located just outside of the Library, and it usually displays seven monthly art shows. The cafeteria has a food service – Choice on Campus, and they provide low cost meals to students. The cafeteria is also a great place to hold social activities. The chapel has a number of art works by William Kurelek Mural and Lionel Thomas. The Murray Room is the student lounge behind the cafeteria. It has comfortable furniture, computers and television.

Student Services and Student Life

The Student Services is responsible for the retention programs and student recruitment at the college. It also supports the Newman Centre, Development & Peace, STM Newman Choir, Pre-Law Club, Newman Players, Media Residences, Knights of Columbus College Council #10580, and the Pre-Education Club. The campus also manages student scholarships and the Ogle Hall Residence.

Academic Programs

St. Thomas More College has four departments in the Social Sciences (Economics, Political Studies, Psychology, and Sociology) and five in the Humanities (English, History, Languages & Linguistics, Philosophy, and Religion & Culture). It offers the following courses: Anthropology, Archaeology, Catholic Studies, Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Economics, English, French, Hebrew, History, Interdisciplinary Studies Courses, Philosophy, Political Studies, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, and Ukrainian. It also has a full-year course multidisciplinary study from both the social sciences and humanities. Some of the topics that the course discusses include: “the necessity for critical self-examination to be human, the way social roles define us, moral development and moral disengagement, the demands of human dignity, empathy as the basis of world citizenship, understanding different perspectives and cultures, human rights, and the case for humanitarian intervention.”

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The University offers over $150,000 in scholarships, bursaries & awards for entering and continuing students. Some of the categories include: Entering Student Scholarships, Bursaries, & Awards; Continuing Student Bursaries, Scholarships & Awards; and Aboriginal Entering and Continuing Student Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards.

Saskatoon Information

Saskatoon is located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. Saskatoon is the most populous city in the province of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon is recognized as one of the world's leading agricultural biotechnology centres. Some of this research takes place at Innovation Place Research Park and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The U of S hosts the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) that conducts infectious diseases research to develop infectious diseases controls for humans and animals.

The city has four distinct seasons. Extreme temperatures range from -50°C in winter to 41°C in summer. Saskatoon is fairly dry with the summer being the wettest season. A positive aspect of the low precipitation is that Saskatoon is one of the sunniest cities in Canada, averaging 2,381 hours of bright sunshine annually.


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