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St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador

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the City of St. John's

Newfoundland's Capital City

Signal Hill, St. John's, NL
St. John's, Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland

The City of St. John's is Canada's most easterly city and the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John's is the main commercial, financial, educational and cultural centre for the province. It is the location of the seat of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The City extends from a century-old urban core to include suburban developments, shopping complexes and industrial sites. It is equipped with all the conveniences of a growing, progressive metropolitan centre. About one-third of Newfoundland's population lives in the St. John's and surrounding area

The historic City of St. John’s enjoys a breathtaking coastal setting, surrounded by the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. Renowned as a powerhouse in ocean-related industries, the city boasts a thriving ocean technology sector, a robust research and development ecosystem, and a vibrant marine science community, solidifying its status as Canada’s premier ocean city.

Offering top-tier education at globally respected institutions, St. John’s provides an ideal environment for pursuing advanced studies, known for its affordability and excellence. The burgeoning technology sector is making waves on the global stage, with success stories like Verafin underscoring the city’s reputation as a burgeoning tech hub. With a quick 15-minute commute, residents enjoy an exceptional work-life balance, relishing in the city’s safe, affordable, and adventurous outdoor lifestyle, featuring world-class hiking trails and premier mountain biking destinations.

St. John’s thrives as a creative arts city, fostering a rich tapestry of artistry, culture, and storytelling that enhances the quality of life. As the nexus of commerce and trade in Newfoundland and Labrador, the hyperconnected hub city facilitates business growth and collaboration, serving as a gateway to major international markets. Positioned strategically as the most easterly point in North America, St. John’s serves as a vital link between Europe, Canada’s Arctic, and Atlantic Canada, embodying a dynamic center of opportunity and innovation.

Children Arriving at School

Children's Education

The Newfoundland & Labrador English School District (ESD) oversees the English public school system in the St. John's region, offering classroom French and a comprehensive French immersion program to foster bilingualism among students.

Holy Heart of Mary High provides an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, recognized globally for its university preparatory curriculum.

Ecole des Grands-Vents is part of the province-wide Francophone public school district, Conseil Scolaire Francophone.

St. Bonaventure's College, rooted in the Jesuit tradition, is an independent Roman Catholic school committed to academic excellence within a Christian ethos.

Lakecrest Independent School offers an enriched international caliber education.

Additionally, the
Brother T.I. Murphy Learning Resource Centre, a non-profit charitable organization, extends alternative educational and learning opportunities to youth in need.

College Lecture

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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