St. FX Students’ Union, also known as The U, represents all students at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish. The U was a founding member of ANSSA in 2003.

The Numbers

Undergraduate Enrolment
3,882 FT, 401 PT, 4,283 total
Tuition (Domestic): Arts -$7,626 Sciences – $7,626

Graduate Enrolment
97 FT, 598 PT, 695 total
Tuition: Arts –$7,692 Sciences – $7,692

International Enrolment
227 FT, 4.5% of total population
Tuition: Arts (UG) – $15,252 Sciences (UG) – $15,252
Arts (G) – $15,318 Sciences (G) – $15,318

Board Members

Cecil VanBuskirk

Cecil VanBuskirk

su_pres@stfx.ca

Cecil is a fourth year business student at StFX University, where he also serves as President of the Students' Union. Cecil comes to StudentsNS having previously advocated for students on the StFX Board of Governors. Cecil is particularly interested in the issues of student employment international student tuition.

Sarah Elliot

Sarah Elliot

su_external@stfx.ca

Sarah Elliot is from Pickering, Ontario. She is entering her third year at StFX University, where she studies Public Policy and Governance, with a minor in Sociology. This year, Sarah is serving as Vice President of External Affairs for the StFX Students' Union. In her role, she wants to increase summer co-ops and post-graduate jobs in students' field of study and regulate the tuition increases for international students. She is excited to advocate for students, get StFX students more excited about government and demonstrate to students that their voice matters. The only cure for apathy is enthusiasm!