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Université Sainte-Anne

Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia, offers university and college-level courses as well as a French immersion program and customized training in French as a second language. Recognized for its excellent programs as well as its unique and exceptional living environment, Sainte-Anne offers experiential learning opportunities that promote student engagement and success, and an atmosphere which encourages a culture of excellence in research and development. Solidly established in its community, Université Sainte-Anne is a partner of choice for all those who wish to strengthen the vitality of the regions surrounding its 5 campuses as well as all of Acadie throughout Nova Scotia.

Fast Facts

  • Sainte-Anne professors care about student’s academic success. Class size allows for high-quality and personalized instruction. Students find it extremely easy to talk to professors and to participate in classroom discussions.
  • Sainte-Anne offers guaranteed job placements in certain programs (ex: Bachelor in Education, Elementary Education : French as a second language, B.B.A. – Co-op option)
  • Learning French at Sainte-Anne can provide you with lifelong opportunities otherwise unavailable to unilingual people. You never know where life leads you – it’s best to keep your options open.
  • Nature abounds at Saint-Anne’s Church Point campus. Situated next to the ocean, this campus boasts coniferous forests, coastal marsh, a pebble and stone shoreline, high tides and abundant wildlife.
  • Sainte-Anne is a place you can call your own, where a culture of openness and individual development is encouraged!




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Contribute to our Community

Université Sainte-Anne is an important contributor to local economic growth and is engaged in projects with a focus on sustainable community economic development. The university is a focal point for the province’s francophone communities and contributes to Nova Scotia’s cultural and linguistic diversity.   In 2017, $1 million will be spent upgrading recreational facilities at Université Sainte-Anne. This project will improve the quality of the university’s recreational amenities, enhancing them for events and community recreational use.   Students, staff and members of the community will benefit from this project, which is is yet another service focused on well-being that Sainte-Anne offers to help boost the vitality of remote areas and minority communities.

Foster Student Success

Anne-Marie Roy

« Ce que j’ai beaucoup apprécié à l’Université Sainte-Anne c’est qu’il est très facile d’y laisser sa marque. J’ai pu faire avancer les dossiers étudiants et travailler sur des projets personnels tout en m’amusant au sein de la vie étudiante. Je me suis impliquée sans aucun problème. Je voulais poursuivre une carrière en médecine et je savais qu’à Sainte-Anne je serais bien positionnée pour atteindre cet objectif. » Learn More

Ashley Hanks

« Le programme Adjoint administratif bilingue est exactement ce que je cherchais. L’encadrement et la qualité de l’enseignement m’ont permis d’apprendre tout ce dont j’avais besoin pour rentrer directement sur le marché du travail après mon stage. Aujourd’hui, je compte ma décision de m’inscrire dans ce programme parmi les meilleures de ma vie car j’ai pu rester dans la région où je voulais habiter en ayant un emploi que j’adore » Learn More

Andrew Hines

“To set myself apart, I enrolled in the French Immersion Program at Université Sainte-Anne. Not more than a month after my last class, I had a permanent contract in my home province.” Learn More

Date modified: 2017-02-17