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The Maple League provides our students with even better chances for resilience, engagement, and success thanks to collaborative and innovative opportunities offered through this consortium.


What are Maple League Shared Courses? ​

An innovative project to improve student experience, and outcomes, Maple League Shared Courses are regular classes offered as part of the fall & winter terms at Maple League Universities, which are open to students from any other Maple League school. These courses offer an exciting and unique opportunity for students to expand their university experience. Explore unique perspectives, connect with new mentors and peers from across the Atlantic, embrace cooperation, and discover how we can do more together than we can do on our own.

Maple League Shared Courses are either all-online or delivered in a hybrid format, ensuring that all students can take part, no matter what campus they call home.

If you are a faculty hoping to open your course as a Maple League Shared Course for the 23/24 year, please fill out this form.

If you are interested in a course offered during the spring or summer terms, please click here.

Here is an overview of the process for registering for Maple League Shared Courses.

1. Pick the Maple League Shared Courses that excite you.

Here are the courses being offered in the 22/23 year:

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Nutrition in Metabolic Defence

Instructor: Ruth Havie

Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm-7:45pm (AT)

Format: Online

Offered by: StFX (HNU 461)

Available at: 

  • Acadia

Sustainable Food Systems and Diets

Instructor: Liesel Carlsson

Schedule: Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm

Format: Online

Offered by: Acadia (NUTR 4913)

Available at: 

  • StFX (HNU 495)

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Statistical Learning

Instructor: Hugh Chipman

Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30pm - 4:00 pm (AT)

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: Acadia (MATH 3293)

Available at:

  • Bishop's (CS 418)

Read the course outline for Statistical Learning by clicking here.

Aesthetics of Sport and Dance

Instructor: Jason Holt

Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:30pm (AT)

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: Acadia (KINE 3383)

Available at: 

  • Bishops (UNI 399)

  • Mount Allison (PHIL 3991)

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Cultural Memory in Post-1945 Germany

Instructor: Renata Schellenberg

Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00pm-2:20pm (AT) 

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: Mount Allison

Available at:

  • Acadia (GERM 9373)

  • StFX (GERM 315)

Fall 2022

Winter 2023

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Lessons from the Marvel Universe

Instructors: Dr. Jessica Riddell & Dr. Heather Lawford

Schedule: 6:30-9:30pm (ET)

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: Bishop's University (ENGL 237/PSYC 247)

Available at:

  • Mount Allison (as either ENGL 2991 or PSYC 2991)

  • Acadia (as either ELEA 9213 or PSYC 9203)

Geographic Information Systems

Instructor: Matthew Schumacher

Schedule: Tuesdays 3:45pm-5:00pm, Thursdays 2:15-3:30pm, and Lab Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm (AT)

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: StFX (AQUA 297)

Available at:

  • Bishop's (ESG 262)

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Social Determinants of Health

Instructor: Janna Wentzell

Schedule: Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm (AT)

Format: Hybrid

Offered by: Acadia (KINE 4833)

Available at: 

  • Mount Allison (SOCI 3511)

  • Bishop's (PSY 3XX)

Qualitative Methods in Food & Nutrition

Instructor: Jennifer Brady

Schedule: Monday 1:00-4:00pm (AT)

Format: Online

Offered by: Acadia (NUTR 2913)

Available at:

  • StFX (HNU 392)

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Step 2. Consult member university Academic Calendars, Timetables, and Sessional Dates below.



Mount Allison:

St. Francis Xavier:

Step 3 – Complete and submit the Maple League Visiting Student Application Form


Please note, that this form only applies for Fall 22 and Winter 23 courses. If you are hoping to apply for a course in the Spring/Summer of 2022, please see the process by clicking here. 


Click here to download the Maple League Visiting Student Application form


Once downloaded, you may print and fill out the form by hand or complete it electronically as a fillable PDF. (We recommend adding your name to the file name when you save the file, like this: “[LastName], [FirstName] Maple League Visiting Student Application”)


Submit the form by email to your home university’s Registrar’s Office. Your home university is the university where you are normally enrolled in an academic program.

Registrar’s Offices:


Your home university’s Registrar will coordinate submission of the form to the host university (the university offering the course). Tuition will be payable to the home university once your registration is confirmed.



Your academic advisor or program/department chair can answer questions about how your chosen course(s) will fit with your specific program and academic profile.


You can also consult our Student FAQ for Maple League Shared Courses.


If you have any other questions, please contact your home and host registrar. 

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