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When it comes to study in Canada as an international student, many aspirants aspire to get admission in an institution that provides excellent quality education, has healthy                     atmosphere, compassionate academic staff and motivates it’s attendees on self development.

Today, we will be talking about one such institution that has attained global recognition because of it’s excellence in the educational sector. We are going to talk about the University of Alberta.

University of Alberta is a public research university located in the beautiful city of Edmonton. Talking about the university’s history, the university was founded in the year 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford and Henry Marshall Tory.

Coming to the academics, the institution has 18 faculties which includes

  • Agricultural life  and Environmental Sciences
  • Business
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Extension ( which primarily focuses on lifelong continuing education)
  • Graduate studies and research
  • Law
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Native studies
  • Nursing
  • Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation
  • Rehabilitation medicine
  • Public Health
  • Science

The university currently has about 40,000 students enrolled in these programmes. This number includes 7,700 graduates  and  7,800 international students from 151 countries and a majority of them are from India. Moreover, the university offers 388 under graduate programs and 500 graduate programs. Also, the university has around 3700 academic staff members accompanied by 15,400 support and trust staff. The university’s professors have won 41 awards since 1986.

Moving on to the Student life in the university, the student body of the University of Alberta is represented by 2 student’s unions.

  • The University of Alberta Student’s Union.
  • Graduate Student Association

The University of Alberta Student’s Union is for all undergraduate students and the Graduate Students Association for all the graduate ones. In addition to these, a number of university’s academic programs are managed by their own student representative body.

Students within the residencesare represented by a number of associations primarily the University of Alberta Residence Halls Association.
As of the year 2014, there are more than 450 student organisations and clubs covering a wide range of interests such as

  • Academics
  • Culture
  • Religion
  • Social issues
  • Recreation

Moving further, it’s not only the academics that are given the utmost priority by the university, Athletics are also given equal importance and are considered essential for the overall development of the students. The Athletics program at the university is managed by the Athletics Department. The university’s male team is known as the University of Alberta Golden Bears while the female team is known as University of Alberta Pandas. The university’s athletics department manages more than 500 students in over 24 teams.

The reviews given by students depict that the university is a hub of opportunities that enable them to be the better version of themselves. Also, the academic staff is very compassionate and co- operative which makes learning an amazing experience..

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