Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Living in Antigonish

Living in Antigonish

StFX is approximately a two-hour drive from Halifax's Stanfield International Airport (YHZ). There are various forms of transportation from the airport to the university including buses and shuttles. For more information, StFX's Office for Internationalization is here to help:

Check out flight times from major destinations to Halifax's Stanfield International Airport (YHZ).


Located in the university town of Antigonish, StFX students have been falling in love with this scenic oasis for over 163 years.

With live theatre, terrific food and shops, close to sandy beaches, hiking trails and parks, you will quickly discover Antigonish is a cozy town with big city flavor. It’s a place where you can breathe the fresh ocean air, feel safe and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Did you know:

Antigonish was the first community in Nova Scotia to welcome people displaced by the Syrian refugee crisis? Antigonish truly is a welcoming place.

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