Why Study at uLethbridge
As a graduate student at the University of Lethbridge, you’ll find yourself at the centre of a student-focused environment that nurtures innovation, critical thinking and creativity.
At the U of L, we are committed to helping every one of our students thrive. From aiding with financial support to one-on-one mentorship to individualized career advice, you’ll find support every step of the way.
As a student at the U of L, you are viewed as a partner and a colleague. You’ll be given opportunities to collaborate and share your unique ideas, ask questions and find answers. By convocation, the majority of our graduate students have either presented or published their findings, with more than 50 per cent publishing as the first author.
When you reach graduation, you will have the confidence you need to succeed in whatever you do, whether that means pursuing further education, teaching in an academic setting or establishing a professional career.
We’re here to help as you find the answers to your questions. As Alberta’s Destination University, the University of Lethbridge gives you room to think, create and explore, providing a university experience unlike any other.
Why Choose the University of Lethbridge?
- Affordable tuition rates for outstanding programs offered by award-winning faculty.
- Friendly and safe university and community.
- Access to advanced technology and state-of-the-art facilities.
- Comprehensive student services designed to help you succeed in meeting your academic, personal, and career goals.
- You can work during your studies and apply to work in Canada for up to three years after graduation.
Our main campus is located in Lethbridge. With a full range of services and facilities, you’ll find yourself enjoying the traditional student experience on the main campus. You’ll meet other students in a wide range of programs, most of whom are full-time students, and you will have access to over 60 student clubs on campus catering to a diverse group of interests and opinions.
Commitment to Students
The fact of the matter is, not everyone learns the same way. That’s why it’s important to pick a university that matches your style.
The University of Lethbridge was built on a commitment to students and the student experience, small classes and the liberal arts. Those founding principles are still at the forefront of what we do. Today the U of L is respected around the globe and is recognized as a research-intensive, comprehensive university.
A collaborative environment between faculty and students is encouraged to allow for flexibility in decisions regarding research projects and learning directions. We want you to study what you’re passionate about because after all, it’s your education.
Our size and approach also gives students an advantage as they network, interact and learn from experts across all fields. You’ll have the opportunity to work in classrooms and labs with bright minds from a variety of disciplines. As one of nearly 600 graduate students you won’t get lost in the crowd.
When it comes to how you learn, you can choose from a variety of programs that range in their approach from working one-on-one with a professor to learning through cohort classes. Some programs also offer part-time options or weekend courses.
As a graduate student at the U of L, you’ll be part of a unique community. Our graduate students come from all walks of life with diverse backgrounds. They share regularly in intellectual debate and dialogue, both in and outside of the classroom. There is a vibrant culture that respects differing opinions while forming new insights. Through opportunities like speaker series events, conferences and social gatherings you can share, exchange and develop ideas with others along your journey.