About us

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.

Vision

Université Sainte-Anne is a flagship institution in francophone Canada, recognized for its excellent programs, its unique and exceptional living environment, and the successes of its graduates.

Mission

Anchored in Nova Scotia's Acadian community*, focused on community development, and open to the world, Université Sainte-Anne provides an individualized approach to post-secondary education and a unique opportunity for learning, discovering, and thriving in French.

*The Acadian community of Nova Scotia includes all individuals, organizations, and institutions working to encourage and develop the French language, the Francophone culture, and the Acadian and francophone communities in Nova Scotia (including Acadians, other francophones, anglophones, and allophones).

Values

  • Students at the heart of our mission and actions
  • French language, Acadian culture, and Francophonie
  • Academic excellence (teaching, research and development)
  • Quality of life
  • Culture of success
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Environmentalism and sustainable development
  • Leadership
  • Open to both official-language communities in Canada
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Strategic partnerships

Read more from our Strategic Plan (2013-2018)