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Memorial University of Newfoundland

As Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of this province. Established as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts, Memorial University draws inspiration from these sacrifices of the past as we help to build a better future for our province, our country and our world.

At Memorial University more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries come together to discover. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs across five campuses and online. A global network of almost 100,000 accomplished alumni throughout the world strengthens Memorial University’s capacity and reputation for leadership in research, teaching and public engagement.

As one of the top 20 research universities in Canada, Memorial has more than30 research centresand received more than $130 million in research funding in 2019-20. Memorial and its funding partners have long believed in investing in talented students and we’re proud to say we have more than 1,500 graduate fellowships and 854 PhD students.


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Human Kinetics and Recreation Newfoundland & Labrador
Human Kinetics and Recreation - Community recreation pathway Newfoundland & Labrador
Human Kinetics and Recreation - Health promotion pathway Newfoundland & Labrador
Human Kinetics and Recreation - Kinesiology pathway Newfoundland & Labrador
Human Kinetics and Recreation - Physical education Newfoundland & Labrador
Human Kinetics and Recreation - Therapeutic recreation pathway Newfoundland & Labrador
Recreation Newfoundland & Labrador


Across our campuses and in other locations, more than 19,000 students and 5,200 faculty and staff from more than 115 countries learn, teach, research, create and engage. Memorial University has teaching and learning facilities across Newfoundland and Labrador, and abroad, as well as 450 online courses giving you diverse choice of where to study.


When you put your head on your pillow, you can rest knowing you’re protected by 24/7 security, campus enforcement and a team of people trained in medical and mental health first aid.

Rise to the top of the class with supports like tutors, peer studying opportunities, and access toliving and learning communities. Life in residence will open up doors to group activities, sports andeventsthat will lead to life-long friendships.

Whether you're an undergraduate or graduate student there are several student residence options to choose from—includingPaton College,Macpherson CollegeandBurton’s Pond Apartments— each within quick walking distance to classes, labs, dining spaces, the library andThe Works, Memorial’s fitness complex. OurSignal Hill Campus, just a short shuttle ride away, also has 87 rooms for graduate students.


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Memorial University of Newfoundland

230 Elizabeth Ave
A1C 5S7 St. John's NL

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