About

History

UCalgary has graduated an estimated 160,000 alumni over its 50-year history, including the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, and current Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi.

Education

Through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, under construction now, the university will take the lead in educational innovation by researching the most effective methods for engaging students, by supporting faculty to be the best teachers they can be and by providing some of the most innovative learning spaces available anywhere in North America.

Research

The University of Calgary is a comprehensive academic and research institution, with a mission to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that provide benefits to our society and global communities. It is the creation of new knowledge in all forms that distinguishes us as a research university. Their ability to engage students in discovery and innovation further sets us apart among competing research universities. Eyes High is the University of Calgary's strategic direction to become one of Canadas top five research universities by the universitys 50th anniversary in 2016. This bold vision is grounded in innovative learning, teaching, and engagement with the Calgary community.

Career

Help lay the groundwork for world-changing research and education.Guided by the strong Eyes High strategic plan, theyre dedicated to providing an environment of academic excellence, where students reach their full potential and research scholars make ground-breaking discoveries that improve quality of life for communities around the globe. They rely on theier management and staff to build and enable that environment. From research assistants to student advisors, groundskeepers to directors, administrators to development officerstheyre all critical to the success of their university. Hows that for a reason to come to work every day?

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)

Services

Student services

Enrolment Services

  • Tuition & fee payment
  • Course registration and withdrawals
  • Student forms
  • Financial aid and awards
  • Transcript request
  • Enrolment verification
  • Student and Enrolment Services
Student Success & Leadership
  • Centre for Community-Engaged Learning
  • Leadership and Student Engagement
  • New Student Orientation
  • Student Success Centre
International
  • Study at the University of Calgary
  • International Student Services (ISS)
  • Study abroad
  • Student Rights/Access/Advocacy
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Non-Academic Misconduct Policy
  • Native Centre
  • Student Ombuds Office
  • Women's Resource Centre
Parking & Traffic
  • UPass
  • Parking Permits
  • Parking Map
  • Pay Your Ticket
  • Green Initiatives
Campus Safety & Security
  • UNICARD
  • Campus Security
  • SafeWalk
  • Lost and Found

Housing services

Find your home in residence and connect with other students. Also, find the hot spots on campus to eat.

  • Residence Services
  • Hotel on Campus
  • Off Campus Housing
  • SU (Den/Black Lounge)
  • The Last Defense
  • Campus Food Bank

Library services

Books & Supplies

Find out where you can get your books and supplies on campus including the University of Calgary Bookstore which offers new and used textbooks.

  • The University of Calgary Bookstore
  • Bound and Copied
  • Medical Bookstore
  • Art Store

ICT services

IT & ComputingGet the computing support you need from Information Technologies. IT is responsible for much of the technology used in running the university.

  • My U of C
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Training/Resources
  • IT Security
  • Network Services
  • Desire2Learn
  • MicroStore

Medical services

Health & WellnessFeel better about yourself, your studies and your university experience. The SU Wellness Centre is here to help you enhance your emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.

  • SU Wellness Centre
  • Counselling
  • Faith and Spirituality Centre
  • Health Services
  • Wellness Guide
  • Dental Choice

Student Life

Campus life

Located in the nations most enterprising city, the university has a clear strategic direction Eyes High to become one of Canadas top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.As a comprehensive academic and research institution, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines.

Sports facilities

Athletics & Recreation

Being a current student at the University of Calgary means you have access to a number of world class recreational facilities and options.

  • Dinos Athletics
  • Campus Recreation
  • Outdoors Centre
  • Olympic Oval

Student clubs

  • Alumni Association
  • Canadian Sport Centre Calgary
  • Cybera Inc.
  • Faculty Association
  • Faculty Women's Club
  • Graduate University Mathematics Society
  • History Students' Association
  • International Association of Middle East Studies
  • National Sport Centre
  • Netera Alliance
  • Psychology Undergraduate Students' Association
  • Residence Student's Association
  • Society of Calgary Undergraduate Mathematics
  • Society of Undergraduates in Economics
  • Status of Women Committee-Advisory to the President
  • University of Calgary Actuarial Society
  • WISE
  • Women in Science and Engineering

Accreditation

Canadian medical education programs will continue to receive both LCME and CACMS accreditation.

Other Degrees