Canadian Federation of University women

               Truro branch



Our objectives are to...

  1. promote high standards of public education in Canada, advanced study and research by women, and a sound concept of lifelong learning

  2. advocate for the advancement of the status of women, human rights and the common good locally, nationally and internationally

  3. promote cooperation, networking, support and understanding among women

  4. encourage and enable women to apply their knowledge and skills in leadership and decision-making in all aspects of the political, social, cultural, educational and scientific fields

  5. pursue personal and group interests

The Truro branch has been attracting members from all over Colchester County since 1946.

Please contact us, CFUW Truro, at

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Membership is open to women:

  1. who have earned a degree, diploma or equivalent qualification from an institution of higher education

  2. who have been accepted for a masters or doctoral program at a recognized tertiary institution

  3. who have earned a professional designation or equivalent qualification that currently requires a degree, diploma or equivalent qualification

  4. who do not have a degree but who support the objectives and purpose of CFUW

Student membership is offered to any woman who is a resident of Canada and enrolled in an institution of higher education

Interested?  Contact us by email or pick up a brochure from the Truro public library.

The Truro, Nova Scotia club is one of 107 clubs of the Canadian Federation of University Women. These clubs are found in every province.  CFUW/FCFDU is affiliated with Graduate Women International (GWI) formerly known as International Federation of University Women (IFUW)




The CFUW logo combines the Canadian flag symbol, the maple leaf, with an imprint of the “lamp of learning” symbol of Graduate Women International

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