The Acadia Students’ Union represents undergraduate students at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Acadia was a founding member of ANSSA in 2003.

The Numbers

Undergraduate Enrolment 3,478 FT, 129 PT, 3,607 total

Tuition: Arts – $7,944 Sciences – $7,944

Graduate Enrolment 206 FT, 441 PT, 647 total

Tuition: Arts – $7,899 Sciences – $5,535

International Enrolment 434 FT, 10.2% of total student population

Tuition: Arts (UG) – $15,903 Sciences (UG) – $15,903 Arts (G)- $16,058 Sciences (G) – $11,188

Board Members

Samantha Sproule

Samantha Sproule

[email protected]

Coming from the nation’s capital, Sam Sproule is currently pursuing her Honours distinction after completing her Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. As President of the Acadia Students’ Union, she is focused on ensuring students are being connected to the resources they need to be supported as a student as well as developing their passion to succeed after graduation. Sam is looking forward to working with Students NS to ensure the accessibility and quality of education in the province.

Brianna Jarvin

Brianna Jarvin

[email protected]

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Brianna travelled to the East Coast to study at Acadia University where she is now a fourth Kinesiology student. As the Vice President Academic for Acadia Students’ Union, Brianna is responsible for representing students across all academic matters in the university and being an active member in external advocacy affairs. She most passionate about fostering an intellectual and academic climate on campus, as well as addressing student apathy. She is extremely eager to be working with StudentsNS to improve post-secondary education for students alike across Nova Scotia.

Grace Hamilton-Burge

Grace Hamilton-Burge

[email protected]

Grace is a fifth year Environmental Science student completing her Honours on the process of how science effects policy. Originally from Halifax, she spent most of her life in Nova Scotia, living in its capital, then the South Shore, and now the Annapolis Valley. As a Cooperative Education student, Grace has completed two job placements with the Provincial and Federal Government. Grace believes that StudentsNS (SNS) is the perfect avenue to collaborate with leaders across the province to ensure best practices at every school. As President of the Students’ Union, she is excited to work closely with SNS this year with hopes to learn from other schools on how best to serve the students at Acadia University.

Samantha Nixon

Samantha Nixon

[email protected]

Coming from Dartmouth, NS, Samantha is a fourth year Acadia politics student. As the Vice President Academic for Acadia Students’ Union, Samantha is responsible for representing students across all academic matters in the university and being an active member in external advocacy affairs. As a passionate politics student, she is interested in addressing and creating policies to benefit students, specifically regarding post-secondary education accessibility. She is very excited to collaborate with partner universities to be a united voice in advocating for student needs!