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Acadia University is one of the oldest universities in Canada. The University was founded in 1838 and is located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The campus spans 100 hectares, and it is a fabulous place to study. The natural environment with the world's highest tides, vineyards, woodland trails, and farmlands covers the campus. Also, there are many neo-classical historic buildings (Carnegie Hall and Seminary House). 12 student's residence buildings located on this campus.

Acadia University's mission is to provide a personalised and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.

The pride of Acadia University is vital varsity athletics programmes. The University is a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) member and Atlantic University Sport (AUS). At present, there are 11 varsity teams and 15 athletic clubs. The University holds a range of sports conferences and national championships.

The University offers more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programmes through four faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Pure and Applied Science
  • Faculty of Professional Studies
  • Theology
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