University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge fosters an environment that meets the educational and personal needs of students through excellent teaching, exposure to research, interaction with professors and instructors, academic advising, counseling, and cultural, recreational and extracurricular programs. We value and support many approaches to teaching and learning, and strive to be a leader in using teaching tools, techniques, and technologies to facilitate, ameliorate, and refine the educational experience.



The University of Lethbridge Timeline is a project that originates in the University Archives in cooperation with the University Library. It is a chronology of major milestones in the University's history from its origin in 1966 to the present.


Students explore a variety of subjects and discover what they are passionate about while developing the critical thinking and analytical skills that will prepare them for the jobs of the future. At the U of L, there are extraordinary opportunities for students to take their learning beyond the classroom and discover the world. They are known for our small classes, and personal and welcoming atmosphere.


The U of L is home to leading research centres and institutes across disciplines, including the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience. World-class faculty members bring their research into the classroom and actively engage students in research opportunities. Both undergraduate and graduate students work alongside accomplished researchers in a highly supportive and multidisciplinary environment that is grounded in liberal education.


  • Career Resources Centre
The Career Resources Centre (CRC) houses four effective programs which link University of Lethbridge students with employers across Canada and beyond.
  • Human Resources
Here you will find job online job postings, forms, and manuals related to Human Resources.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Education & Training (4)
Medicine & Health (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

University Ranking

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Student services

  • Student Success Centre
The Student Success Centre includes Study Skills Services, Tutoring Services, and a Mental Health Education. Study Skills Services The Learning Strategist provides study tips and strategies for academic success for students in all programs. Whether you are looking for help with time-management, note-taking, exam preparation, reading comprehension, procrastination, or any other aspect of your studies, the Learning Strategist will take a holistic approach to support you and your learning style
  • Tutoring Services
The Tutoring Program Coordinator matches students with tutors for course-specific support.

Housing services

  • New Student Homes
View floor plans and other information for our traditional and apartment-style homes for students entering University directly from high school.
  • Continuing Student Homes
Continuing students have a selection of apartment, townhouse or Parkway residences.
  • Family Homes
Your family can call the coulees home with one of twenty townhouse units located conveniently on campus.

Library services


  • Summon Discovery
  • Books, articles, videos, CDs, DVDs, journal titles, government documents
  • Electronic Resources
  • Electronic databases, ejournals, ebooks, government documents, reference tools
  • Summon Discovery
  • Electronic Resources

ICT services

All residential units will be equipped with the following:

  • Wired Internet Access
  • Telephone Service

Medical services

  • Illness
  • Injury
  • General health questions/concerns
  • Annual Health Exams (physicals)
  • Sexual Health (STI testing, birth control including IUD insertions, pregnancy testing)
  • Injections (B12, allergy, Depo Provera)
  • Sleep Concerns
  • Dermatology Concerns (rashes, warts, acne)
  • Allergies
  • Mental Health (anxiety, depression, ADHD)
  • Referrals
  • Chronic Illness/condition
  • Smoking Cessation

Student Life

Campus life

A city of approximately 95,000 residents, Lethbridge is located in southern Alberta and is a short distance from the Rocky Mountains, They are one of Canadas sunniest cities.

Spanning 500 acres, our Lethbridge campus, known for its signature Arthur Erickson Building, University Hall, which is nestled in the southern Alberta coulees and overlooks the Oldman River.

With both a college and a university, Lethbridge is a varsity town. Listen to a band, go for coffee, watch a movie, check out festival square or go to a play in Galt Gardens, sing at an open mic or check out a comedy show. Theres truly something for everyone.

Sports facilities

Sports Stadium

  • One artificial grass, regulation size combination soccer/rugby/football field with lights
  • One natural grass, regulation size soccer pitch
  • A 400-metre, eight lane synthetic outdoor track
  • Throwing areas, jumping pits and open spaces for various track and field events; grandstand stadium seating for 2000 spectators
  • Four team dressing rooms with showers
  • Official's room with shower
  • Ticket booth and first aid rooms; concession services
  • Parking for 300+ vehicles

Student clubs

Student Government - Alumni Association, Graduate Students Association (GSA), Students' (SU), and Lethbridge Public Interest Research Group (LPIRG).


The University of Lethbridge's Bachelor of Management (Accounting) Program has been given the stamp of approval from the Canadian Management Accountants Society. And while CMA accreditation indicates a certain level of quality, it also grants students a fast track opportunity to hit the ground running after graduation.