Antigonish and Antigonish County enjoy and promote the scenic beauty of the Atlantic coastline with its beaches, parks, trails and nature sites; their historic homes, lighthouses and churches; art and craft studios, campgrounds and golf courses; communities, and the many adventures and outdoor activities, attractions, festivals and events, and recreational opportunities.
The Strait Regional School Board manages the elementary and secondary schools in Antigonish. Of the 15 regional public schools Antigonish is home to three public schools: Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School, St. Andrew Junior School and the Antigonish Education Centre.
Antigonish is home to St. Francis Xavier University.
St. Francis Xavier University
PO Box 5000
St. Francis Xavier University Academic Departments
Adult Education, Anthropology, Aquatic Resources, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Catholic Studies, Celtic Studies, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Development Studies Program, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Graduate Studies, History, Human Kinetics, Human Nutrition, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Co-op Program, Sociology and Anthropology and Women’s Studies.