Student Support

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MacEwan International advisors and staff can answer your questions and help you adjust to university life in a new country. We offer encouragement, provide cultural and academic support and direct you to resources that will help you along your educational path.

Our student advisors can help you register for and get enrolled in classes, participate in clubs and activities, understand campus policies and processes and adapt to a Canadian university experience. Regulated advisors at MacEwan International provide free immigration consultations and advice for current students.

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School of Continuing Education programs

The SCE International support team is located at Alberta College Campus and can help study tour students and 1-year PD certificate students get accustomed to life in Canada, stay ahead of their studies, and get familiarized with campus policies.

Throughout your time in Canada, consider the SCE International team to be your support center for all issues you may have.

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MacEwan International refers students to academic, social and personal support programs offered by the Student Affairs office and the Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU).


Academic Integrity Office

We believe fairness and ethical behaviour are best fostered through education and prevention, not policing and discipline. When academic misconduct is suspected or does occur, we treat students fairly and respectfully.

Contact the Academic Integrity Office if you have questions about restorative practices, academic integrity or the process for reporting or responding to academic misconduct.

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Careers and Experience

The Careers and Experience office helps students and alumni navigate their career journeys. We give advice, provide resources, organize events and support development of career-relevant experience through leadership and volunteer opportunities as well as experiential learning opportunities such as course projects with community partners, internships, field placements and co-ops.

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Kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre

kihêw waciston, which means “eagle’s nest” in Cree, is a home away from home for MacEwan University's Indigenous students. Contact us if you have questions about personal, academic, funding or cultural services on campus. We can support you on your post-secondary path. 

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Named after MacEwan's first president, the John L. Haar Library spans two city blocks across Buildings 6 & 7 and has plenty of silent study areas and computers. Visit the library's website to search the collections, access research and citation resources, and contact librarians for research help.

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Office of Human Rights, Diversity and Equity (OHRDE)

At MacEwan University, we are committed to working with all members of our campus community to build a discrimination-free environment. Contact us if you have experienced discrimination on campus. We can guide and support you.

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Sport and Wellness

MacEwan University's Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness is a recreation facility in downtown Edmonton that features fitness and aquatics facilities; spin, yoga and aerobics studios; and a three-court gymnasium. We serve MacEwan students and employees and the general public. Our facilities are available for rent by external groups.

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Student Groups

Through Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) Student Groups, you have the opportunity to share ideas, challenge yourself, help others and build leadership skills. Student Groups are open to all students.

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The Writing Centre

Our Writing Centre is here to help you improve your academic writing skills. Submit a paper online to receive feedback on your writing, book a video chat appointment with a tutor or have a look at our many writing, study skills and time management resources online. Access this free service at any stage of the writing process, whether you are just getting started, struggling with writer’s block or polishing a final draft.

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Wellness and Psychological Services

If you are struggling with personal or academic stress and need someone to talk to, we can support you with free, professional, confidential counselling. Students enrolled in one or more credit courses can book an appointment to discuss health and wellness concerns. The first step is to attend an Initial Consultation (IC). Initial consultations are available by telephone, video, or in-person on a limited basis. Please contact Reception to book an initial consultation. Follow-up appointments for ongoing counselling are available by telephone or video only.