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Notice of Thesis Defense - Faisal Bin Aziz - MSc in CSCI

Graduate Studies



Department of Computer Science





In Accordance with the Regulations of the University,



Faisal Bin Aziz


Will Make a Public Presentation of Material Related


to a Master’s Thesis



Understanding the Views of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners,
Registered Nurses, and Medical Students on Activity Monitors in Healthcare


Co-Supervisors: Dr. James Hughes and Dr. Ryan Reid
Committee members: Dr. Brittany Benoit, STFX
External Examiner:  Dr. Steve Corns, Missouri University of Science and Technology



The presentation will take place:
Time: Sep 28, 2023 12:30 PM Halifax (ADT)
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The presentation will be made to all interested faculty and students.



Following the presentation, there will be an in-camera examination of the thesis.  This examination is restricted to the supervisory committee and members of the University Committee on Graduate Studies.


Iker Gondra, Chair, Department of Computer Science



St. Ninian's Place Parking (P18c) unavailable September 25th-29th, 2023
Map of StFX parking zone including St. Ninian's Cathedral

To All members of the StFX Campus Community; FACULTY, STAFF and STUDENTS:

As a reminder to all, StFX formed a partnership with St. Ninian's Parish that permits parking at St. Ninian Cathedral (Parking Areas P18b and P18c - see attached image) for StFX community members DAILY between 6:00 AM and 1:00 AM unless reserved for funerals, scheduled services, or parish events.  St. Ninian's Parish will post signs on days that parking is not permitted. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THESE AREAS WHEN THE SIGNS ARE POSTED.

Please be advised that St. Ninian's Place parking area, P18c (see attached image), will be unavailable for parking from Monday, September 25th, to Friday, September 29th, 2023, due to events scheduled by St. Ninian's Parish. Signs will be posted, during these dates, indicating that parking is NOT PERMITTED in parking area P18c.

As ALWAYS, the parking area closest to Gilmora Hall, Parking area P18a on the campus map (see attached image), is NOT AVAILABLE for parking at any time. Vehicles will be ticketed.  

Thank you for your attention and cooperation with this matter.

StFX Safety & Security Services
Security Operations Centre
St. Francis Xavier University
Building 5005, Chapel Square

Limited Bursary Program – Fall Term Applications Open

Applications for the Limited Bursary program (Fall Term) are open! The deadline is October 2, 2023 at 10 PM Atlantic time. 

Limited bursaries are available in the fall and winter terms to students in good academic standing in an academic program who require financial assistance and meet the criteria of the program. Students complete one application per term for that term's awards. 

This is a needs-based bursary program; applicants who do not demonstrate reasonable student related need will not be considered for funding. 

Click here to apply for a limited bursary.

Mental Health First Aid Course for Faculty/Staff October 18+25

Dear colleagues,

The Health and Counselling Centre is very pleased to sponsor another “Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) – Adults Who Interact with Youth” course on Wednesdays, October 18 and 25. This course focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth aged 14 to 25, and is open to all StFX staff and faculty members. This is a 14-hour in-person course which will be offered from 8:30 am  – 4:30 pm on both dates, in Bloomfield Council Chambers (4th Floor Bloomfield Centre). MHFA Canada requires full attendance on both days. Additional information on the course may be found here:

To register for “Mental Health First Aid- Adults Who Interact with Youth,” please email Margie McKinnon (Director of Health, Counselling and Accessible Learning) at Registration is limited, and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no fees attached to this course, and we encourage you to take advantage of this great opportunity for personal and professional development! 

I’d also like to remind you of our new Flourish@X Health and Wellness Resource Portal, which contains a wealth of information about resources and services available to support student mental health and wellness at StFX. Please take a moment to check it out, and then bookmark the portal for quick access when you’re seeking information at a later time.


Margaret McKinnon, M.A., R.Psych. (she/her)
Director of Health, Counselling and Accessible Learning

Bachelor of Education Application Deadline Change

The deadline to apply to the Bachelor of Education program has recently been changed. Completed applications must now be submitted by December 1st.

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