History, Affiliations & Rankings
The University of Calgary was founded in the year 1908 which later became a University of Alberta branch in the year 1944 before completely establishing itself as an autonomous and separate University with the same name in the year of 1966. The main campus of the University of Calgary is located in Alberta’s northwest quadrant and the other campus - South Campus is located near the city centre. As per the QS World University rankings, the University of Calgary is the top University amongst all other Universities in not only Canada but the entire North American region. The University completed 50 years in the year 2016.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
There are two campuses of the University of Calgary - main campus and south campus. While the main campus of the University of Calgary is located in the northwest part of Alberta city, the south campus is situated near the city centre. Also, the University of Calgary has a total of 5 branches out of which only one is in Qatar, Doha while the remaining four are in Calgary itself. There are over 85 research institutes in the University along with 55 departments and 14 faculties. Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Cumming School of Medicine, Werklund School of Education etc comprises the University of Calgary faculties. The University of Calgary offers 250 programmes.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The University of Calgary believes that the alumni are their biggest proof of success and the success story of each alumnus can motivate and encourage the current students. Keeping this thing in mind, the University organises various events like Alumni Culinary experience, Alumni Exclusive Tours, Alumni Night, Idea Exchange etc where the ex-students interact with each other to share their valuable experiences. Students after graduating from the University of Calgary become able leaders and take their respective communities forward effectively. The alumni also receive various kinds of awards like the Arch Awards for their exceptional commitment, innovation and leadership qualities. The alumni can also get in touch with a pool of mentors through the UCalgary Mentor Link to seek career guidance and explore for network building.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
The glorious history and the stature of the University of Calgary attracts an astonishing number of students from all across the world. The International students receive all types of support and help like adjusting to the lifestyle of Canada and the University of Calgary environment through the University’s International Student Services (ISS) initiative. Various events are organised by the University in association with the ISS to help the students transition into the local environment smoothly. The University of Calgary also has a fully-functional Student Recruitment Advisor team who are specific to each region, country and province who helps the students to choose a perfect career for themselves post graduating.
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