StFX’s Coady International Institute has been educating leaders in development from around the world since 1959. Through its unique, community-based approach, Coady Institute equips citizen leaders to address contemporary global challenges and opportunities. Our network includes thousands of graduates and partners working in 130 countries. As a student at StFX, you’ll be sharing the campus with inspiring people from around the globe – from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – and all places in between.
Mobilizing Community Leaders
Coady’s educational program offers courses that are responsive to learners’ expressed needs, priorities and experience. We place particular emphasis on education programing for women, youth and Indigenous peoples focused on community-based leadership to meet their visions for social and economic change.
The 2018 Diploma in Development Leadership participants have arrived here at StFX University.
Congratulations to the new graduates of Coady’s Global Change Leaders program. This year’s program included 25 women from 22 countries.read more
Coady’s 2018 Asset-based and Citizen-led Development class traveled to Pictou County to lead a session in mapping assets.read more