• University of Alberta



    University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta has a rich and colourful history. built by legislation passed shortly after Alberta became a province in 1905, it first opened its doors in the fall of 1908. Today, a century later, the University's affect extends well beyond Alberta's borders. It has become one of Canada's finest universities and is recognized internationally in many areas of excellence.

    our vision is to inspire the human spirit through outstanding accomplishments in learning, discovery, and citizenship in a innovative community, establishing one of the world’s great universities for the public good.Our mission is to build and sustain a vibrant and supportive learning environment that explores, disseminates, and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning, research and innovative activity, society involvement, and partnerships. The University of Alberta gives a national and international voice to creativity in our province, taking a lead role and place Canada at the global forefront.

    We aspire to become one of the top public universities in the world by 2020 by concentrating on our academic planning and strategic decision-making on four cornerstones:

    1.     Talented People

    2.     Learning, Discovery, and Citizenship

    3.     Connecting Communities

    4.     Transformative Organization and Support



    Faculties & Departments

    UAlberta is home to Canada's largest academic staff association. There are more than 8,400 faculty, librarians, graduate assistants and other academic staff. Another 6,500-plus employees work in a supporting capacity.



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    Last Updated: 25 September 2013
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