You’ll enjoy venturing into downtown Antigonish. But you won’t have to.  

At StFX, our residence experience is exceptional. You not only join a thriving academic community on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, you also have access to everything you need without ever leaving the comfort of home. It’s one more way StFX supports you on your journey to success. 

At your service 

Below are listed just a few of the campus amenities and services you’ll want to take advantage of during your studies.

  • A pharmacy 
  • A convenience store 
  • Two gymnasiums 
  • Pool facilities 
  • A full-service fitness centre 
  • A dance studio 
  • Two ice surfaces 
  • Live theatre 
  • Cafes 
  • Two libraries 
  • Special dining options 
  • The Student Success Centre for academic skill development and tutoring 
  • The Campus Store (for books and StFX gear) 
  • A licensed child-care facility 
  • A shuttle service (provided by local merchants and the StFX Students' Union) 
  • The Student Career Centre 
  • A bus depot 
  • A full-service Health and Wellness Centre (includes counselling services) 
  • An indoor and outdoor running track 
  • Three athletic fields (one turf) 
of our students are employed by StFX

Student employment 

All these amenities and services means that there is plenty of opportunity for student employment on campus. As a matter of fact, about 30% of our students are employed by StFX. 

If you are looking for part time work while you study, the Student Career Services Office is a great resource to help you search for jobs and plan your career. They offer access to career coaching, job search strategies, resume advice, and more.