Memorial University

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Memorial University of Newfoundland (commonly referred to as Memorial University or MUN) is a comprehensive public university located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and the only university in Newfoundland and Labrador. Here are some key points about Memorial University:

Memorial University was established in 1925 as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who lost their lives in World War I. It was originally a memorial college affiliated with Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1949, when Newfoundland became part of Canada, Memorial University became an independent institution.

Memorial University has multiple campuses, with the main campus located in St. John's. It also has regional campuses in Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Harlow (United Kingdom), and Harlow Institute (Marystown).

The University offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in various fields of study, including arts, sciences, business, engineering, medicine, and more.

The university is involved in significant research activities, particularly in areas such as ocean studies, environmental science, and technology. It houses various research centers and institutes dedicated to advancing knowledge and innovation.

Memorial University plays a crucial role in the community and economy of Newfoundland and Labrador. It collaborates with local industries, governments, and organizations to support economic development and research initiatives.

The university has a vibrant student community with various clubs, organizations, and cultural activities. Its diverse student body includes students from Newfoundland and Labrador, other parts of Canada, and international students.​​​​​​ The university is known for its strong commitment to preserving and promoting the culture and heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador. This includes support for programs related to the province's unique dialects, traditions, and history.



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St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
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