Mount Saint Vincent University, often referred to as The Mount, is public university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Established in 1873. Mount Saint Vincent offers undergraduate programs in Arts, Science, Education, and a number of professional programs including Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Child and Youth Study, Public Relations, and Tourism and Hospitality Management. As well, the Mount has 13 graduate degrees. Campus Map


From Downtown Halifax: From Barrington Street, proceed north towards the Bedford Highway #2 (heading to Bedford). Continue north on the Bedford Highway. The Mount Campus is located on the west side of the Highway, about an 8 minute drive from downtown Halifax.

From Dartmouth: Cross the Macdonald Bridge or the MacKay Bridge towards Barrington Street in Halifax. Continue north on Barrington Street, towards the Bedford Highway #2. Continue north on the Bedford Highway. The Mount Campus is located on the west side of the Highway, about a 5 to 8 minute drive from the Dartmouth bridges.

From the Halifax International Airport: At the Airport, take Highway #102 south to Halifax. Continue on Highway #102 until Exit 2. Go east on Exit 2 (Kearney Lake Road) towards the Bedford Highway #2. Go south on the Bedford Highway. The Mount Campus is located on the west side of the Highway, about a 20 minute drive from the Airport.


Overnight accommodation for August 24th is available at the Westwood Dormitory on campus (please choose either "Full Conference Rate" for the shared 4 bedroom option or "Premium Full Conference Rate" for the private 1 bedroom).

Westwood has mostly four-bedroom fully furnished apartments complete with living room, kitchen and two bathrooms. 

The 4 bedroom Westwood Apartments Contain:

 ·         Full kitchen (stove, oven, fridge with freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle)

 ·         Two full bathrooms

 ·         Four single rooms (including captain's bed, desk and chair, bookshelf,  

            wardrobe with shelves and night side table), Furnished living room

·          High speed internet

 ·         A phone

 ·         Flat Screen TV with Cable

Accommodation rate includes on-campus parking, wifi, all linens and access to the athletics centre during the course of your stay.  For those choosing the shared common space, please indicate the name of any people you wish to share with when registering. Space for the fully private 1 bedroom units is limited so be sure to book early.

For those looking for a hotel option, we'd like to suggest the following choices that are just a short drive from campus:

Future Inns Halifax

Château Bedford - Hotel & Suites


All meals will be served in the MSVU Dining Hall located in Rosaria. The Rosaria Dining Hall provides a variety of healthy, delicious meal options individualized to suit the wishes of every guest; from vegetarians to those with food allergies. The continuous all-you-care-to-eat dining experience offers flexibility in meal times as the dining hall is open seven days a week, morning to evening.

For more information, please go to their website:


Are you interested in showcasing your business, product, or service to the early childhood sector? We currently have limited space available for vendors so get your registration in early! The vendor package can be downloaded here.