What Defines Us
As a university, we provide a future-focused education. We set the stage for lifelong learning, which is essential to personal and widespread success. We provide proven, innovative, experiential programs that encourage students to develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
Liberal education challenges students to engage with our world, developing their analytical skills and prodding them to think through the ethical, civic and societal implications in the world around them.
A flexible mind reacts to challenges differently, more proactively.
A liberal education is a practical education. Our graduates are equipped with resilient skills that will serve them regardless of the path they choose.
The multidisciplinary nature of our research institutes and centres illustrates how our researchers tackle issues from every angle. We foster partnerships with business and industry to advance knowledge and sustainable outcomes. A comprehensive, research and liberal education based university is essential in imparting more than knowledge, but to unlock human potential.
Learning opens the world to minds ready for the journey, a personal journey of creativity, investigation and discovery. At the University of Lethbridge opportunities for students to explore what they are passionate about are plentiful.
We are a university that prepares students for real-life challenges with a tenacious southern Alberta spirit that is vibrant and inspiring.
Developing life success skills doesn’t only happen in the classroom. We encourage student involvement at every level — providing leadership and volunteer opportunities not only within the University, but with many external partners and organizations. We are a university that inspires research informed teaching and learning, creative discovery, experiential opportunities and community engagement. We have world-renowned researchers who are not only seeking answers to the important questions facing our society today, but inviting students to join them on the investigative journey. We are fostering the next generation of researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and community leaders.