As Alberta's Destination University, the U of L gives you room to think, create and explore, providing a university experience unlike any other. At the foundation of our graduate programs is a multidisciplinary and personalized experience. A collaborative environment is encouraged between faculty and students. This means you have flexibility in decisions regarding the research and learning path you take. The University of Lethbridge provides our graduate students with a variety of opportunities to take their education and research beyond the classroom. Through experiential learning, our students are involved in projects and programs that promote community engagement, are multidisciplinary, and provide you with the opportunity to combine your in depth knowledge with a breadth of practical experience. Be sure to explore the many opportunities available through the School of Graduate Studies and our campus partners that will set you apart as a knowledge maker and informed global citizen.
Co-operative education/internships: Find the career path that's right for you, gain relevant experience and earn a competitive wage-all before you graduate.
Applied research studies: Earn course credit for learning gained through a research experience.
Independent studies: Design your own research project with a professor of your choice.
THRIVE Professional Skills Program: This free, optional, adaptable program provides students with the opportunity to develop professional competencies that position them well to enter the career stream of their choice.
Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Professional Development: The GTA program provides an opportunity for professional development in critical teaching skills, equipping graduate students to carry out their teaching duties effectively and providing opportunities to develop vital teaching skills for their future careers.
Research Centres and Institutes: The U of L is home to research centres and institutes that bring leading researchers together from across disciplines to address issues that affect our world and beyond.
Study abroad & exchanges: The world is your classroom! uLethbridge has exchange programs, summer study tours, and international internships. Apply for funding to attend conferences both nationally and internationally!
Volunteer experience: Volunteer Lethbridge, located on uLethbridge's downtown campus, connects students with extraordinary opportunities.
Get involved: The Graduate Students' Association (GSA) advocates for current and future graduate students in order to ensure their needs align with current policies. Also check out the many other student clubs and co-curricular activities to join.