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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.

Master's Programmes

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



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 Office of Research Ethics has the administrative responsibility for oversight and management of the University of Lethbridge research ethics program as it pertains to studies involving human participants and animals, and for ensuring that such research is carried out in accordance with applicable ethics regulations and statutes (provincial, federal and international).


  • 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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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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

  • Medical and Mental Health Clinic Services (on-campus physician and psychiatry appointments to deal with any health concern)
  • Assistance to students with understanding and connecting to provincial health insurance assistance
  • Health education to the campus community
  • Communicable Disease Management

Student Life

Campus life

uLethbridge Calgary campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Calgary, just steps from the City Hall C-Train station. Our space and delivery methods are an advantage to working professionals who want to enhance their skills, credentials and earning potential while working full time.

Located on the west side of the city of Lethbridge, the University stretches across the coulees and has a great view of the Oldman River valley. It combines a beautiful setting with green space, gardens, and trees with high-tech facilities and classroom and research space. Spanning more than 500 acres, our campus is designed to ignite new ideas and encourage collaboration across disciplines.

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).


In May 2018, the Dhillon School of Business joined the ranks of the world’s top business schools by achieving accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACCSB) International. Of the 21 publically-funded institutions in Alberta, the Dhillon School of Business is one of three accredited. Only six per cent of business or management schools have AACSB accreditation worldwide.

The DELF-DALF Centre

Was accredited in 2010 by the Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP) National Ministry of Education of France 

Student Reviews

University of Lethbridge is the
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I really enjoyed the variety of courses I was able to take at a Liberal Arts school. I had first started my education at the college which was smaller classes and more personable interactions with the professors. The transition to university was challenging in that regard. However, I found it was easier for me to excel in university as I loved writing.

Persistent, Perseverance and Confidence in my abilities made me successful despite my financial difficulties.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My overall study experience was just remarkable. Although, the university was not that huge or as fancy as others; it still provided me with the best of friends and education. The atmosphere was friendly and it felt like home and the teachers were there to support me all the time. What did work out was that I achieved what I wanted to; a 3.95 GPA with High Distinction...

University of Lethbridge
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The education was relatively good; the professors are supportive and help students to succeed.

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