Memorial University – St. John’s, Canada

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At Memorial University more than 18,000 students from over 100 countries come together to discover. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs across four campuses and online. A global network of more than 90,000 accomplished alumni throughout the world strengthens Memorial University’s capacity and reputation for leadership in research, teaching and public engagement.

Programmes of study

Memorial University offers a range of programmes of study that include Business Administration, Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, Applied Sciences, Arts and so on. Full details of the majors on offer can be found on the Memorial University website.  Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at Memorial University.

Campus activities and events

Memorial is a fantastic place to be a student and they encourage students to make the most of everything they have to offer. Student Life provides a range of programs, resources and supports to maximize opportunities for students to thrive at Memorial. Memorial University has different events that students can attend on campus, such as concerts, celebrating pride and cultural events. In addition, they have a number of activities for students  to participate in on campus.


It is recommended that you purchase your flights to St. John’s once you have your Letter of Acceptance and the required documents to enter Canada such as: passport; Visa; Study Permit; eTA. When you arrive at St. John’s International airport it is recommended to take a taxi or bus to Memorial University as the service is easy to use, readily available, and there is always someone there to assist you. Costs for a taxi from the St. John’s International Airport to Memorial University’s St. John’s Campus costs approximately $20.00 – $25.00 by taxi or you can take bus number 14 with Metrobus from the airport to campus for approximately $2.50. You can also request for Memorial University free Airport pick up service which we highly recommend for you to take advantage of. More information can be found on the Memorial University website.

For Transportation around the campus or city, please see the Memorial University website. You can either choose to make use of Memorial University Shuttle Service, Public Transportation or cycle and so on.


It is recommend that all exchange students should live on campus because you will be able to build social networks and integrate into the Memorial University student community. You should only apply to live in Residence as an exchange student after you receive your Letter of Acceptance. For more information, please check out the Memorial University Residence webpage.

Contact details

Visa information

To take part in this exchange you are responsible for ensuring that meet Canadian immigration requirements. Further visa information will be provided to all accepted students.

Insurance information

DMU insurance is not sufficient for studying on exchange in Canada, and students are required to purchase medical insurance while attending Memorial University.

Fees and costs

Whilst studying at Memorial University, you do not need to pay any tuition fees. You will be required to pay for the following: accommodation, meal plan, health insurance and books.

Key Information

  • Departure date: September 2020
  • Return date: June 2021
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £800 (50% of the bursary will be paid after completion of the 1st term)
  • Deadline for application: Monday 20 January 2020 9am