University of Lethbridge, shortly termed as uLethbridge, uLeth, and U of L, is a public research university located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1967. The first undergraduate degree in the liberal arts was awarded in 1968. The main building, University Hall, was designed by Arthur Erickson, a Canadian architect, which was opened in 1971. The first doctoral degree was granted in 2004.
Faculty & Departments
U of L has six faculties and several academic departments.
Faculty - Arts and Science, Education, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Management and School of Graduate Studies
Departments - Religious Studies, Kinesiology, Neuroscience, Aboriginal Health, Digital Audio Arts, Music, Canadian Studies, Philosophy, Biochemistry, Women & Gender Studies, Public Health, Applied Statistics and others
Programs & Degrees
The university offers a variety of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs
Agricultural Biotechnology, Remote Sensing, Sociology, Education, Music Studio, Dramatic Arts, Nursing, Addictions Counseling, Computer Science, General Management, Political Science, New Media, Museum Studies and others.
Fine Arts, Music, Nursing, Health Sciences, Education, Counseling, Arts, Science, and Science in Management,
Health Sciences, Education
The university is committed to producing the next generation innovative researchers with the ability to work in different disciplines under any circumstances. The research centres and institutes at the University of Lethbridge bring researchers from all disciplines to work collectively on global issues.
The research funding opportunities help in developing and strengthening the research excellence at the U of L. It has also been awarded as the "Research University of the Year" in 2012.
Before applying to study at uLeth, applicants must check the admission requirements, application procedures, required documents and deadlines. All information is available on its website. For the undergraduate program, an applicant needs to create SIAMS account on the ApplyAlberta website. For the graduate program, applications are made online.
The university has two campuses.
The campus has a library, bookstore, laboratories, art gallery, cash office, chaplaincy, daycare service, health centre, counseling services, parking, athletic facilities and others.
The university sports teams are represented by Pronghorns. The teams have participated and competed in various championships. The university has world-class facilities for all sports including hockey, golf, rugby, basketball, soccer, swimming, curling, track & field etc. It also has fitness centre, open gym and community sports stadium.
Apart from academic and athletic facilities and activities, the several student clubs are organized in order to encourage students to enjoy university life while exploring their other interests. Several social and cultural events are held in the campus for all students.
U of L offers a variety of financial aid to help students in financing their educational expenses and achieve their career goals. Scholarships, bursaries, awards, student loans and other possible financial assistance are offered based on certain criteria. The students must go through the eligibility requirements to take benefits of the suitable financial aid. The personal financial consultation is also available to learn how to pay for education and various income sources at uLeth.
Why to join?
The University of Lethbridge provides everything required to become a successful leader in any field. It provides an environment, facilities and services that ensure to meet the educational and personal needs of the students from different corners of the world.