International Development projects

UCalgary is a destination for people with big dreams and the courage to pursue them. A destination of knowledge, inspiration, talent and goodwill. We want to share our world of opportunity here and around the world, develop our students’ leadership potential and help our partners build capacity and improve their institutional capacities, systems and services. Our students, faculty and partners benefit from the funding opportunities, collaborative international development projects and engaging educational events and opportunities we provide. Explore the positive change our students, faculty and partners bring through international development.

Community-led tour of biofortified crops growing in Mabira Parish, Mbarara District. Photo credit: Tyler Warnock

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Internships in East Africa

This internship opportunity will be carried out in partnership with the University of Calgary, the host organizations in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia, and with the technical support of Universities Canada. The QES program engages a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impact both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences. Apply here.

David Achuroa

MA grad’s hard path from Ghana and polio to UCalgary convocation stage

When David Achuroa’s name is called on Friday afternoon at the University of Calgary’s fall convocation ceremony he’ll rise up, steady himself on his leg braces and cross the Olympic Oval stage on crutches to formally accept his MA in social cultural anthropology. It might be the easiest and most satisfying journey he’s ever known because the 33-year-old graduate’s path to that stage has been unimaginably hard-won. Read more.

2019 WCC at UCalgary

UCalgary's World's Challenge Challenge

Think you have a unique solution to a global challenge? Become a global innovator and an international change maker through the University of Calgary’s World’s Challenge Challenge. Apply by January 1 for your chance to compete at the International World’s Challenge Challenge in London, Ontario and a chance to win $30,000! Apply here.

Get involved

Connect with us to discuss development projects, partnerships and/or funding at uci@ucalgary.ca