The Destination Project is the University's top capital project. The state-of-the-art facility will house the science faculties under one roof creating more opportunities for collaborative research and draw the best and brightest students and faculty to Lethbridge.
A new sports medicine clinic in the Wellness Centre is now complete. The clinic can house up to four physicians and associated support staff. It features physiotherapy and exam rooms, treatment areas, and doctor’s offices.
Renovations to the PE building are wrapping up. Many areas of the building recieved an extensive facelift to bring the decor up to date and facilitate a cohesive environment with the rest of the Wellness Centre.
The cranes to help build a 259-bed, 9,800 sq. metre housing facility went up this spring to complete the third phase of the Aperture Park housing facility scheduled to open in July 2013. Work on the Level 4 floor concrete slabs is underway with the roof anticipated to be completed by November 2012.
An artist's rendering of the new residence building in Aperture Park set to open July 2013.
Two projects geared to enhance the University’s physical campus got underway this summer. The construction of a campus quad north of Markin Hall will function mainly as an open, casual gathering space with the ability to support various activities throughout the year. The quad is set to open at the end of October 2012. The redevelopment of parking lots E, F, FS and G, Phase 1 of which wrapped up in September 2012, features more practical parking and the addition of environmentally sustainable and aesthetically pleasing landscaping.
In addition to these projects are others that happen behind the walls of the University where structural improvements and upgrades to mechanical and electrical systems such as fire alarms and air quality rehabilitation.