Immerse yourself in our engaging community.

Mount Allison's close-knit and engaging community extends across campus and beyond. Students quickly discover the endless opportunities to get highly involved in extracurriculars on and off campus and say these are some of the most valuable learning experiences of their time at Mount Allison.

Big Buddy Program at Mount AllisonIn town

There are volunteer (and paid) opportunities available at local businesses and not-for-profit organizations, such as:

  • volunteering on the farm at the Open Sky Co-operative or at the Drew Nursing Home
  • working in the Community Garden or at a homegrown restaurant
  • showcasing your artwork at a local gallery or your acting talents at Live Bait Theatre or Motyer-Fancy Theatre
  • coaching minor sports teams or helping to run an after-school program
  • interning at our popular local music festival Stereophonics or Sappyfest

There’s even a community service co-ordinator with the Students’ Union that organizes volunteers for on campus and community events. 

These are just a few examples of the many ways you can sink your feet into the Tantramar marshes and leave your fingerprints on Sackville. To find out more, see About Sackville.

Mount Allison Shinerama 2016On campus

When you are just a ten-minute walk from anywhere you want to be, it makes it easy to say 'yes' to getting involved. That's why at Mount Allison it's easy to enrich your university experience, gain career-related skills, extend your academic studies, and have a whole lot of fun.

Make sure to check out the full list of our +150 clubs and societies at Mount Allison.

Experiential learning is also a core element of the education you will receive at Mount Allison – from internships to recitals, field trips to independent studies – you will be supported by people that love learning, just like you. To find out more, see Experiential Learning.