University of Calgary, Canada
University of Calgary or UCalgary is located in Calgary in Alberta and has been ranked as number 1 in North America and Canada. Being a public university, UCalgary has been very much in demand for providing the education via international standards. There are more than 85 research institutions and 14 faculties through which courses are imparted.
Also known as Calgary Dinos, the affiliation of this college is with various education and sport bodies:
· U Sports
The university is known for providing the research facilities to the students and focus remains upon the academics to boost more inventions. Neurochip was one of the most important inventions of the university.
US News and World Report has ranked the university as 7th on the national level. There are four campuses of the university which are located in the following areas:
· West campus
· Qatar campus
· North of Downtown Calgary which is the main campus
· Health sciences campus
· Downtown campus
Qatar campus offers the nursing degree and adequate practical experience is also provided to the students. Downtown campus is located at 8th avenue and provides education in environment and energy. Classes in this campus are also provided by the Haskayne School of business and University of Calgary School of Public policy.
Academic Ranking of World Universities has given UCalgary as 7th and in 2016, QS Ranking of the university was 1st in North America and Canada.
Departments of the university are as follows:
· Banff Centre
· Continuing Education
· Cumming School of Medicine
· Environmental Design
· Faculty of
· Graduate Studies
· Haskayne School of Business
· Schulich School of Engineering
· Social Work
· Veterinary Medicine
· Werklund School of Education
With 14 faculties and around 150 programs, the approach of the faculty is to promote the multi-disciplinary program and lots of investment comes into the university funds to gain heavy advantage of the economic boom. Library system of the university stands out to be very comprehensive and one can find the study sources related to every field.
UC has 11th rank as per the Maclean’s reputation which is a Canadian ranking system. QS National has ranked the university as 8th and ARWU has given it the ranking in the range of 7 to 16 on national level.
The following are some of the courses which are being taught by the university:
· Civil Engineering
· Chemistry (Honours)
· Chemical Physics
· Chemical Engineering
· Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
· Central and East European Studies
· Cellular, Molecular & Microbial Biology
· Cell Biology & Anatomy
· Cardiac Sciences
· Canadian Studies
· Business Process Management
· Business Operations
· Business & Commerce Degrees
· Biomedical Sciences
· Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
· Biological Sciences
· Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
· BFA Visual Studies
· Bachelor of Nursing
· Athletic Therapy
· Arts Co-operative Education
· Architecture Minor
· Architecture Master's Program
· Architectural Studies
· Applied Mathematics
· Applied Chemistry
· Applied & Environmental Geology
· African Studies
· Actuarial Science
President's Award for Excellence in Student Leadership is given by the University of Calgary to five graduating students each year. Co-curricular activities are promoted with the help of Student Success Centre that was opened in the year 2009. Many programs and services are offered to the students to support personal and professional growth of the students.
Last Defence Lounge of UC is club for the students and the faculty and Den and Black Lounge is a campus bar which and is run by the Student’s Union. Empty Space arranges the live music events and can be attended for free.
UC campus has got facility to study and stay here and there are residences for more than 2000 students. Following halls are available for residence:
· Rundle Hall
· Kananaskis Hall
· Castle Halls
Traditional buildings include the rundle hall and Kananaskis Hall and the other five buildings are smaller than these traditional buildings. These buildings have the rooms on sharing basis as well and the new residences include the facilities for the international students as well.
Dr. Fok Ying Tung International House is meant for around 200 international students and
Masters | Full Time (3 years)
Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)
Masters | Full Time (2 years)
Masters | Full Time (4 years)
Masters | Full Time (6 years)