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The University of Calgary

Here you can transform your inspiration into impact.

Start Something.

The University of Calgary is a place to start something—a career, a company, a new cure, or a new skill. We’re Canada’s entrepreneurial university. Join us!

Undergraduate programs

Take your next step at one of Canada’s top research universities. Whichever of our 250+ programs you choose, you’ll find state-of-the-art creative labs, hands-on learning, and invaluable mentorship opportunities. UCalgary doesn’t just teach entrepreneurial thinking, it’s part of everything we do. Ready to start something big?  

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Graduate programs

We offer more than 170 degrees across 65 graduate programs—all with the entrepreneurial thinking that defines UCalgary. From across Canada and around the world, we attract people who want to enhance their knowledge, create new career pathways, or pursue ground-breaking research. Want to start your next something? 

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Professional and Continuing Education

With more than 1,200 courses and seminars and 70 in-demand certificate programs, we help working professionals adapt to the changing labour market and curiosity-seekers gain personal enrichment. UCalgary’s courses are relevant, in-demand, and best-practise-based. Want to learn something new? 

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How UCalgary is Creating Tomorrow in the world of quantum

Our nexus of innovation includes all phases of the quantum research pipeline, from foundational science to teaching and learning to technology creation

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‘Empathy activism’ and how 1 educator is creating more inclusive teaching spaces

2023 Inclusive Excellence Award recipient Safaneh Mohaghegh Neyshabouri approaches empathy as a skill that can be taught

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UCalgary celebrates inaugural First-Generation Networking Night

Students in First-in-Family Program find community and connection with peers, campus community and hear from 1st-generation groundbreakers

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Rural communities face greater risks of radon exposure compared to urban areas

UCalgary researchers find elevated radon gas levels in rural homes with close proximity to drilled groundwater wells.

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Why UCalgary?

We've been ranked amongst the world's top universities and we've done it by pushing our limits, challenging ourselves to do better, and seeking knowledge – wherever that journey takes us.

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Undergraduate retention rate

250+ Programs

in the 14 Faculties at UCalgary

34,000+ Students

UCalgary educates over 26,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students

Graduate employment rate

The University of Calgary ranked in the Top 5 Academic All-Canadian student-athletes See more facts and figures

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