Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Mitchell Allen working in co-op position

Experiential Learning

Learning Through Experience

Learning at StFX is never confined to the classroom. You will learn by doing, using real-world examples and projects to bring your learning to life.

StFX is proud to offer a number of experiential learning opportunities so you can take your studies to a higher level. Explore these options to discover which is right for you.


Co-Op Education

Combine your classroom learning with on-the-job experience! As a co-op student, you’ll gain 12-16 months of paid, professional work experience in your field of study. Your co-op placement counts as 3 credits towards your degree. Get real-world working experience before you even graduate!

Learn more about the Co-Op Education Program


Global Exchange Opportunities

Students in the Gerald Schwartz School of Business can opt to study at a partner university in one of 23 countries. Study options include either a semester or full-year abroad. Discover a new corner of the world while you learn!


Service Learning

Pioneered in Canada at StFX, service learning is experiential learning unleashed. For over two decades, StFX students have partnered with local organizations here in Antigonish, and completed work in countries around the globe. Service Learning gives you the opportunity to apply your unique skills and abilities to solve a real-life challenge or opportunity for a worthy community or international organization.

Learn more about the Service Learning Program


For More Info:

Gerald Schwartz School of Business

Phone: (902) 867-2167

Fax: (902) 867-5385

St. Francis Xavier University

3090 Martha Drive

Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

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