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Mount Pearl, Newfoundland & Labrador

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the City of Mount Pearl

Rooted in a Rich History Dating Back to 1829

Mount Pearl, NL
Mount Pearl, NL
Newfoundland and Labrador
Mount Pearl, NL

Nestled adjacent to Newfoundland and Labrador's capital, St. John's, Mount Pearl emerges as a vibrant hub blending progressiveness with a welcoming family atmosphere. Its economy thrives on innovation and community engagement, fostering a reputation for excellence. Delve into the city's pulse by exploring its diverse range of events, easily accessible through the city's event calendar.

Discover Mount Pearl's unique charm as a city enfolded within a sprawling parkland. Embark on an adventure through its 60 parks, playgrounds, and scenic trails, complemented by recreational facilities including a swimming pool, fitness center, and skating arena. Linked by 60 kilometers of enchanting forest paths, these spaces, along with attractions like the Admiralty House Communications Museum, offer an immersive experience in nature.

Conveniently located a stone's throw away from St. John's harbor and the international airport, Mount Pearl sprawls across 1,500 hectares in the picturesque Waterford Valley. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the Waterford River, meandering through the city, teeming with aquatic life and culminating in the majestic St. John's Harbor. Despite its natural allure, Mount Pearl exudes urban vitality, boasting a comprehensive array of services and amenities, and serving as a focal point for regional development.

Rooted in a rich history dating back to Sir James Pearl's land grant in 1829, Mount Pearl evolved from a modest settlement into a thriving town, achieving city status in 1988. Today, with a population exceeding 23,000, Mount Pearl stands as a beacon of growth and progress in Newfoundland and Labrador.

With its state-of-the-art recreational facilities and educational institutions, Mount Pearl attracts provincial and national events while nurturing a strong sense of community cohesion. In essence, Mount Pearl balances the allure of urban living with the warmth of a close-knit community.

School Kids

Children's Education

Within the Eastern Regional District, the educational landscape of Mount Pearl flourishes. Catering to students from Kindergarten through Grade 12, the schools in Mount Pearl form a crucial cornerstone of the community. Compulsory attendance laws bind children aged 6 to 16 to engage in formal education, culminating in the majority of students graduating from Grade 12 around the age of 17. Beyond the public education sector, Mount Pearl proudly hosts a single private school, enriching the educational options available to its residents. 

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At the university

Post-Secondary Education

Progressing into post-secondary education, whether at a college or university, typically mandates the possession of a high school diploma. Notably, tuition fees within Newfoundland and Labrador's publicly-funded post-secondary education system rank among the lowest across Canada. Aspiring individuals can pursue university degrees at institutions such as Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s or Grenfell College in Corner Brook.

Alternatively, those interested in the marine industry can embark on their journey at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University in St. John’s. For careers spanning arts and trades, initiation can occur at one of the 17 College of the North Atlantic (CNA) campuses scattered throughout the province, or at various private colleges within the region.

Memorial University 

Memorial University stands as the largest university in Atlantic Canada, catering to a diverse student body of 17,000 and boasting over 100 degree programs. With campuses in St. John’s, Corner Brook, and even as far as Harlow, England, students have ample opportunities to broaden their horizons, including specialized study at the Marine Institute.

At Memorial University, students can explore a myriad of degree options across various disciplines. For detailed information, visit

Renowned as Canada’s premier institution for fisheries and marine training, the Marine Institute, an integral part of Memorial University of Newfoundland, offers a spectrum of educational pathways. These include bachelor's and master's degrees, one-year advanced diplomas, as well as two-year and three-year diplomas and certificate programs. Organized into three distinct schools—Fisheries, Maritime Studies, and Ocean Technology—the Marine Institute epitomizes excellence in maritime education.

International students keen on pursuing studies at Memorial University can find pertinent information through the following link:

College of the North Atlantic

The College of the North Atlantic (CNA) stands as a prominent institution for post-secondary education and skills training in Atlantic Canada, boasting a wide network of campuses across Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as one in the Middle Eastern state of Qatar.

Additionally, Newfoundland and Labrador host a variety of private training institutions, each offering diverse programs of study to cater to different educational needs.

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