The University of Calgary is a young and ambitious research-intensive institution with almost 4,700 faculty and staff offering over 100 different academic programs through 14 faculties and 53 teaching departments.
All this adds up to an endless opportunity for new ideas, exploration and discovery. From the individual learning experiences of each of our over 30,000 students to hundreds of globally recognized researchers performing cutting-edge work, we share responsibility for excellence, innovation and success.
Being situated in Calgary, one of Canada’s most dynamic cities and a global energy hub means the University of Calgary has the unique advantage—and pressing responsibility—to find better, cleaner ways to extract oil and gas to fuel the global economy. We are leading the world in research in energy and the environment.
And our students and faculty members are making huge strides in medicine, biomedical engineering, and many other exciting areas of interdisciplinary research. The depth and breadth of intellectual discovery at the University of Calgary over the course of a year is truly staggering.
We invite you to read just a few examples of how teaching, research and creative activity at the University of Calgary are making a difference in our community, our country and our world.
Annual report for the year ended March 31, 2012: Download the PDF