School

The Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation is the first school of social innovation in Canada. Its approach to social innovation is clear: its objective must be social transformation. Its pedagogical approach is founded on practical engagement, block-style teaching, and integration with the Mauril-Bélanger Social Innovation Workshop.

Nestled in Saint Paul Universities intimate campus, one of Canada’s oldest institutions for higher education, the School of Social Innovation brings together small groups of active and engaged students, with a dynamic group of professors who have experience in both the theory and practice of social innovation.

School of Social Innovation Programs

Many aspects of our programs make them distinct from those of other schools, namely the combination of human sciences and management; the articulation between theory and practice; the presence of a collaborative workspace (the Social Innovation Workshop); an innovative pedagogical approach; and a commitment to social justice and transformation. Baccalaureate in Social Innovation (BA) A…

Professors

  Julie Chateauvert Assistant Professor Ph.D. in Études et Pratiques des Arts, UQAM Having first worked as a speech therapist, Julie Chateauvert completed a Ph.D. in Études et Pratiques des Arts (UQAM), and a postdoctoral fellowship at with the EA Transferts critiques et dynamiques des savoirs at University Paris 8. Her research focuses on the…

An Intimate Campus

Saint Paul University is located steps away from the Rideau Canal on Main Street in Ottawa. One of the oldest universities in Canada, its intimate campus boasts large green spaces, a vegetable garden, and a spacious and inviting interior courtyard. The student population of Saint Paul University is about 1000 students, which allows for a…

Innovative Pedagogy

A pedagogical approach anchored in innovative practices. Social innovation can’t be studied solely through in-class lectures, it must also be experienced. All undergraduate programs will include at least one compulsory field experience, the specialized BA will include two. These experiences can be completed within an existing organization or can even have the objective of launching a…

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Saint Paul University offers several admission scholarships to students at all three levels of study. These entrance bursaries are determined based on the average of students’ past academic performance when applying to our programs. The scholarships vary and can reach $ 16,000 at the Baccalaureate level, $ 9,000 at the master’s level and $ 18,000…

Enrollment

Join our community and become a student in social innovation. If you have any questions or would like to know more about our activities, student life, or our programs, do not hesitate to contact the professors of the School of Social Innovation directly.