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Teaching and learning

Prioritizing excellence in teaching and learning at the University of Calgary.

Quality assurance

Learn about the university's commitment to curriculum review.

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Awards & grants

See how teaching excellence is recognized and celebrated at UCalgary.

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Learning technologies

Find out how learning technologies enhance teaching practices at UCalgary.

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Experiential learning

Discover how experiential learning elevates the student experience.

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Teaching and learning at UCalgary

UCalgary is a global intellectual hub, located in Canada’s most enterprising city. We are creating opportunities for the future with rich and innovative learning experiences, grounded in scholarship, curiosity and diversity.

UCalgary is driven by our Eyes High strategy to enrich the quality and breadth of learning, to educate students to become community-builders and supported by the Academic Plan, 2018-2022.

Through leadership and innovation, quality of instruction, relevant curriculum, and research and experiential learning, UCalgary is a focal point for teaching and learning excellence, led by the Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning).


Leslie Reid standing at a podium on stage during the 2022 University of Calgary Teaching Awards Celebration of Teaching.

We are a community composed of creative individuals always willing to pursue new challenges, especially when it benefits our societies and environments.

2018-23 Academic Plan


Get comfortable with being uncomfortable: Taylor Institute launches new Anti-Racism in Teaching and Learning badge this fall

Expressions of interest can be submitted until Aug. 25

'Strategies you can use': Engineering prof finds value in teaching and learning certificate

Taylor Institute’s Academic Staff Certificate in University Teaching fall registration now open

UCalgary-partnered national conference addresses key topics in mental health and well-being on post-secondary campuses

Collaborations for Change aims to innovate change through partnerships and knowledge translation

A new era of community safety: UCalgary launches new safety app

UCSafety app is designed to send important safety alerts, provide instant access to safety resources, and give peace of mind to those working and studying alone

New course feedback questions for students on the way

Course feedback surveys are being overhauled to help make improvements to student feedback

Recipients announced for 2023 University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

Funding to research and explore teaching and learning topics provided to 20 innovative projects


Sarah Luthy
Executive Director
Office of the Provost

Phone: 403.220.7963