We work together to advance research, scholarship and innovation, create authentic learning experiences and inspire careers of the future. We do this work to generate curiosity-driven discovery and to contribute to solutions to society’s grand challenges.
Our four Grand Challenges align with the university's Strategic Research Plan, which addresses current and future societal needs, engages our communities, and creates opportunities for international prominence. We take pride in our ability to transfer knowledge and contribute to growth through research, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking.
- Understanding Earth's evolving systems
- Energy in transition
- Unlocking our digital future
- Personalized health at the molecular level
Living in residence at the University of Calgary puts you as close as it gets to everything you need: your classes, your bed, world class facilities, food (All You Care to Eat), study spaces, tunnels, academic support, mental health support and more.
There are various types of rental accommodations in Calgary. We recommend starting your housing search now, as it may take some time to find your ideal arrangement.
Attend International Student Orientation, an important pre-class information session about immigration, working in Canada, life in Calgary and more.
Talk to a career development specialist if you're looking for help with the job search or finding potential career paths. They can work with you to build an action plan, improve your job search documents, prepare for an interview and more.
The best way to get to know your future campus is by experiencing it online, or as part of an in-person campus tour. Guided by one of our current students, you’ll explore our classrooms, residences, athletic facilities, and more.