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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE VIEWBOOK 2011-2012
2011-2012 International Student Viewbook
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An education can give you the tools to effect change in the world, inspiring those around you to do the same. In 1908, the University of Alberta opened under the leadership of President Henry Marshall Tory, who promised that the university would be for the “uplifting of the whole people.” This pledge holds true today. University of Alberta students live to inspire, uncovering new ideas and thought through their studies and using their education to make a difference, uplifting the lives of others. You can be a part of it. U of A is one of Canada’s leading research and teaching institutions with 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs that rank among the world’s finest.
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Samarasekera has been a visible presence on campus. creativity and ingenuity. Like you.000 students and 4. the University of Alberta continues to nurture future leaders and encourage discoveries that fuel 21st century advancements. An avid supporter of the arts. and achievement. and Academy Award and Nobel Prize winners. and the world. With approximately 37. you will find one of Canada’s finest theatre teaching facilities. Originally from Colombo. You can join one of our 300 student groups on campus in nearly every academic. You might travel to take a study-abroad program at one of our dozens of international partner institutions. Indira V. . U of A’s first President. Olympic gold medalists.Future Leaders Message from President Indira Samarasekera What an exciting time at the University of Alberta. Samarasekera. as well as Canada’s second largest research library system. Since beginning her term as President in July 2005. President and Vice-Chancellor Henry Marshall Tory. there are new opportunities for discovery. We are home to over 400 distinct research laboratories. he promised that it would 'uplift the whole people. and political area of interest.000 international students enrolled in 18 faculties. Sri Lanka. Samarasekera is a renowned metallurgical process engineer who has received several honors recognizing her excellence in research. as well as the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology and the National Institute for Nanotechnology.' by inspiring learning and discovery that would serve and bring prosperity to Alberta. one of the most dynamic. More than one hundred years later. all of them. and pioneers. at one time. Or gain valuable experience and participate in a University of Alberta undergraduate research program. Our graduates have become government leaders. Our researchers have achieved groundbreaking developments that include the first commercial application of nanotechnology. What we have to offer here can lead to an exciting future. O. Canada. faculty. had to choose their university. cultural. President Indira Samarasekera is the 12th President of the University of Alberta. I encourage you to consider the University of Alberta – and discover what awaits you here. and the external community in defining and sharing her vision for the University of Alberta. staff. a silver-coated antimicrobial dressing. Dr. founded the University of Alberta. and the Edmonton Protocol treatment for Type 1 Diabetes.C. innovators. meeting with students. Uplifting our “When our first president. Dr. They chose the University of Alberta – and discovered an educational experience that transformed them into leaders. Henry Marshall Tory. Here.” Sincerely. innovation. Samarasekera actively encourages students to pursue a well-rounded education that fosters knowledge. internationally-focused post-secondary institutions in Canada! Each and every day. the first oral antiviral agent to treat chronic hepatitis B infection. Dr. recreational. the University of Alberta offers more than 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs taught by world-renowned faculty in some of the most advanced facilities in the world.
Canada Chemistry SEE MORE STUDENTS AT WWW.CFM . Myanmar Food Business Management Robin Hubensky. and a motivation to make a difference in the community.Q What does “uplifting the whole people” mean to you? Not to just consider yourself as an individual.INTERNATIONAL. We have the responsibly to uplift the whole people. by the way) makes for a very rich university experience. Zimbabwe Human Geography Q What are some things about U of A that you find inspiring and uplifting? The diversity of heritages and interests of the people on campus (and it’s a beautiful campus. communication skills. It’s great to be part of mature conversations that stem from something that a friend heard in lecture. team work.CA/PROSPECTIVE/UPLIFTING. but also develop skills that are beneficial in life such as critical thinking. and knowing that I also have a responsibility to my peers both here and in my home country to make the best of this opportunity.ca/ prospective/video. remaining humble while doing it. A Jiawei Lin. China Accounting Watch Jiawei’s video at www. aiming to excel in all I do. A Tin May Win.cfm Q What does “live to inspire” mean to you as a U of A student? Living to inspire means being grateful to those who have paved the way for me to be here and making sure that their efforts are not in vain by optimizing my talents. and I feel inspired to share the good parts with others and to chip away at the foundations of the bad parts. To realize how much I have learned in only two years at the U of A is astounding. but consider yourself as part of the whole people. A Q What does “uplifting the whole people” mean to you? Uplifting the whole people means that a university education not only helps one develop professional knowledge. I can more deeply experience the world around me because I know more about it.international. A Chaka Zinyemba.ualberta.UALBERTA. analytical skills.
Volunteer for Bridges. Canada’s only independent Faculty of Native Studies. 4.Why choose 10 great things that you can only find at U of A: 1. Support campus fundraisers – there are many hosted throughout the year to support charitable organizations like UNICEF and the United Way. 2. 7. Run for student government. Apply for an internship that helps the community. Join a student club or association that is helping the community. The second-highest amount of external research funding in Canada. 3. such as through the Non-Profit Board Internship program. 5. Join and complete courses in U of A’s Community Service Learning Program. 6. 4. Canada’s most powerful laser: the 800 Hz NMR spectrometer. a program where international students share their culture with local schools and other organizations. Canada’s only stand-alone School of Public Health. U of A 10 ways that you can live to inspire at U of A: 1. 9. the Timms Centre. 3. Western Canada’s largest teaching hospital. such as our Amnesty International Chapter. TIMMS CENTRE 7. Canada’s National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT) Canada’s leading theatre training facility. 9. The most professors with 3M awards (Canada’s highest award for undergraduate teaching excellence). 10. Do your part to help the environment – U of A was voted one of Canada’s “greenest” employers. 6. 5. 8. Our Students’ Union is very active and works to represent our student community and provide student services. Canadian undergraduate programs in paleontology and land reclamation. 2. 10. Canada’s second largest research library system. Take part in a social event and help to build a friendly campus community! NINT ? INTERNATIONAL HOUSE RETREAT . Make a discovery! U of A students are encouraged to take part in research and explore new ideas that can change the world. Participate in International Week and help to build global awareness. 8.
The Rooftop Astronomy Observatory on the Physics building. the restaurant on the 6th floor of the Students’ Union Building. HUB Mall. performed in 1956 by faculty member Dr. awarded to alumnus Richard Taylor in 1990. 3. The Tropical Display Greenhouse. 5. all under one roof. Canada’s largest university-based meteorite collection. climbing walls. John Callaghan. led by faculty member Dr. 5. Chris Backhouse. MORE ON PAGE 8 10 cool things to see at U of A: 1. 2. Lorne Tyrrel. 9. designed by alumnus George Stanley! . Charles Best. 6. The Paleontology museum. 6. The co-discovery of insulin by faculty member Dr. gyms. The invention of early sonar by faculty member Dr.? 10. developed and administered for the first time in 1998 by faculty member Dr. Lab on a chip technology for detecting cancer. 7. Dr. Kenn Petruk. Concerts and dance competitions at the Myer Horowitz Theatre and Dinwoodie Lounge. The Golden Bears and Pandas 25 varsity sports teams in action! Go cheer them on! 9. Heptovir. and their research team. The Fine Arts Building Gallery. with 150 tropical species of plants and birds. and John MacLeod. 10 of the great accomplishments to come from U of A: 1. Canada’s first successful open-heart surgery. The Canadian Maple Leaf flag. 10. Evangelos Michelakis. 4. by faculty members Dr. where you can check out eclipses and more. The Human Metabolome project. which gave the world’s first list of “ingredients” for the human body. 8. The life-saving Hepatitis B treatment. A great view of Edmonton from RATT (Room at the Top). who worked with Frederick Banting. led by the Edmonton Protocol team. a shopping centre with 50 shops and services. James Collip. Linda Pilarski and Dr. with fine arts exhibits that include student artworks. 2. 3. 7. as well as student residences. David Wishart. pools and more. Canada’s first Nobel Prize in Physics. with more than 2 million fossils and dinosaur bones. dance studios. 4. Richard Boyle. The Van Vliet Centre – an ice rink. The revolutionary islet transplantation for diabetes. 8. The discovery of a potential new cancer treatment using DCA (an inexpensive generic drug) by faculty members Dr.
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Public Health Rehabilitation Medicine 41 43 44 45 47 48 49 How to apply Undergraduate Admissions English language proficiency requirement Subject requirements Competitive averages Common equivalency comparisons Documentation: What should you provide? 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 Advanced standing: British system Advanced standing: IB Advanced standing: AP Application and document deadlines Tuition & cost of living Did you know? (info about admissions) Application .table of contents 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 Alberta / Canada Edmonton Seasons U of A campuses Fast facts Inspired learning A history of inspiring accomplishments 11 13 15 17 19 Campus Life Residences International Centre World of work Scholarships & awards 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 What do you want to study? Agriculture Life & Environmental Sciences Arts Augustana Business Education Engineering Law Native Studies 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 Nursing Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Studies Physical Education & Recreation Campus Saint Jean Science Graduate Studies & Research Medicine & Dentistry.
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Canada is a celebration of different cultures coming together to inspire one another and be a part of “the true north strong and free. BANFF From coast to coast in Canada. you will find breathtaking natural beauty and world-class. ALBERTA SNOWBOARDING IN BANFF.” as it says in our national anthem.MAIN STREET. With an economy that remains strong in the global marketplace. It’s the perfect blend of bustling city life and the natural peace of the great outdoors. Alberta offers a high quality lifestyle. one of the most beautiful and scenic areas in the world. modern cities ready to welcome you. You can study hard all week and explore the Rockies on the weekend! Canada ranks 4th out of 182 countries on the UN’s 2009 Human Development Index. Alberta is a province in Western Canada and is home to the majestic Rocky Mountains. ALBERTA 2 . OIL PUMP NEAR THE TOWN OF LEDUC.
and more. species in four beautiful glass pyramids. all in the city! why we’re known as “Canada’s Festival City”.COM .EDMONTON. MORE AT WWW. You can experience the best of big-city life with Edmonton’s modern downtown and active business community and also enjoy the best of the outdoors.CFM MORE AT WWW. an eye-catching building with a great collection of Canadian and international art.CA/PROSPECTIVE/EDMONTON.Edmonton A city of great inspiration Edmonton is Alberta’s capital city and the home of one million people. all without leaving the city. ski. Edmonton represents and celebrates cultures from all over the world. fresh outdoor environment. Edmonton combines the best of an urban lifestyle with a peaceful. Edmonton is known for its vast urban parkland. THE MUTTART CONSERVATORY PHOTO CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH EFFECTS • Head to West Edmonton Mall. ! PHOTO CREDIT JOSEPH AUSTIN PHOTOGRAPHY WORLD WATER PARK IN WEST EDMONTON MALL • Check out 30+ festivals throughout the year – that’s • The Edmonton Oilers hockey team and Edmonton Eskimos football team offer exciting action for professional sports fans. You can hike.INTERNATIONAL. skate. surrounding U of A’s main campus and downtown. so you can always feel like a part of the Edmonton community. cycle. You can hear amazing stories from Edmontonians about where they are from and what they love about this city – just wait until you get here and then you can share yours! • The North Saskatchewan River Valley stretches through the heart of the city. the world’s largest shopping and entertainment complex! ART GALLERY OF ALBERTA • Enjoy winter by heading out to Snow Valley for skiing and snowboarding.UALBERTA. with fresh air and beautiful parks along the water’s edge. U of A’s main campus is in the centre of the city. • Visit the Muttart Conservatory which houses more than 700 plant EDMONTON FOLK FEST • Spend some time downtown at the Art Gallery of Alberta. swim.
ec. and Summer! You might think that life in Edmonton means facing cold winter weather year round. AVERAGE -4°C 25°F FALL ON CAMPUS PHOTO CREDIT BILL BURRIS -13°C 9°F -8°C 18°F SPRING MARCH TO JUNE Pleasant. Winter. warm days with fresh green grass. AVERAGE HIGH AVERAGE LOW AVERAGE 22°C 72°F 11°C 52°F 17°C 63°F FALL AVERAGE HIGH SEPTEMBER TO MID-NOVEMBER Cool. you can still see bright blue sky and sunshine. crisp mornings with warm and sunny afternoons. Not true! Even when winter arrives and there is snow on the ground. SUMMER JUNE TO SEPTEMBER Hot days (up to 30ºC) full of sunshine.PHOTO CREDIT SHELLEY CORNFIELD Edmonton is a city for all four seasons. Spring.weatheroffice. AVERAGE HIGH AVERAGE LOW AVERAGE CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN EDMONTON ICE SKATING IN A CITY PARK PHOTO CREDIT BILL BURRIS 10°C 50°F -1°C 32°F 5°C 41°F VANCOUVER 48 cm VANCOUVER 1928 EDMONTON 124 cm Annual Rainfall (mm) TORONTO 2038 2028 MONTREAL TORONTO 133 cm MONTREAL 2299 Hours of EDMONTON 11 55 76 4 36 6 218 cm AL UV O CO NT NT RO VA N O TO M O NT RE O Annual 71 0 ED M Snowfall Sunshine ER N per year Source: Environment Canada Climate Normals www.gc. with 17 hours of daylight in the summer and up to 10 hours in the winter. There are so many great ways for you to enjoy Fall.ca 4 . AVERAGE LOW AVERAGE PHOTO CREDIT: PHOTOGRAPH EFFECTS 9°C 48°F -1°C 32°F 4°C 39°F WINTER AVERAGE HIGH AVERAGE LOW MID-NOVEMBER TO MARCH Refreshing and invigorating days with sun and snow.climate. Edmonton is one of the sunniest places in Canada.
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000+ alumni worldwide canada’s 2nd largest research library system 1908 green & gold school colours: founded in 200 undergraduate programs graduate programs 170 external research funding of CAD $498.000 students Fast 210. researching abroad each year 700+ languages taught 24 2 0 number of bear mascots on campus number of real bears on campus Facts 37. working.045 international students from 129 countries students studying.1 billion in new building construction 6 .18 faculties alumni branches worldwide 46 research laboratories 400 4.7 million US $1.
INSTITUTE OF VIROLOGY. Rhodes Scholar JEESHAN CHOWDHURY was one of the few in the world chosen to join the European Space Agency Student Parabolic Flight Campaign in France. develop a form of silver to be made into a bandage for dressing and treating wounds – these bandages are now used around the world! Physics. receiving more than $492 million annually. discover.CFM . Nanotechnology is changing the world. and connect with the research community. is working in NINT and conducting research on inexpensive organic photovoltaic (solar) cells. ranking second in Canada for university research funding. U of A is a leader in innovative research. NICK GILMOUR • Soon to be established at U of A is the LI KA SHING • Engineering undergraduate student NICK GILMOUR MARK PATON IN NINT MORE AT WWW. you can be a part of U of A’s groundbreaking research and discovery. which will be home to some of the world’s best researchers working to cure virus-based diseases.Inspired Learning Take your education to the next level as an undergraduate student.INTERNATIONAL. a common dental problem. received a Dean's Research Award for his work using low-intensity pulsed ultrasound to treat root resorption. Even Maybe you will be the next one to Here is just some of the innovative research activity going on at U of A: LI KA SHING INSTITUTE OF VIRO LOGY change the world! • CANADA’S NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR NANOTECHNOLOGY is on our main campus.CA/PROSPECTIVE/RESEARCH. where he conducted experiments in zero gravity conditions.UALBERTA. • U of A engineer ROBERT BURRELL used nanotechnology to • MARK PATON. with inventions that affect and inspire students and faculty in many disciplines. You will have the opportunities you need to explore. an undergraduate student in Engineering JEESHAN CH OWDH URY IN ZERO GR AV ITY • As a graduate student.
a U of A alumna. which is bringing innovative ceramic water filters and high efficiency wood-burning stoves to rural areas of Kenya.ualberta. founded by student Abdullah Saleh. where U of A students provide opportunities for play and recreation to populations in need.org 8 . co-written and executive produced by alumnus Joel Cohen. The Kenya Water Ceramic Project. or paralyzed fingers and arms – the idea came to Ephrem because his neighbor in Ethiopia had no hands and such an invention would help him run his business. Canadian leadership-alumnus Joe Clark is a former Prime Minister of Canada. Justice in Canada’s Supreme Court. and orphans. 2010 and 2006 Olympic gold medals in women’s hockey under the leadership of coach Mel Davidson.cfm Creativity and humour on TV’s The Simpsons. young offenders. kenyanceramics. an annual three month placement in Thailand. Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin is an alumna and the first woman to hold this role.ca/play. invented by student Ephrem Tekele to help those in the world with no fingers and arms. Play Around the World. achievements. such as people with disabilities. The Oral Calculator.Inspiring Accomplishments A History of U of A is the home of inspirational education and innovations that uplift the world around us. physedandrec. and discoveries to come from U of A: Art Direction for the film Avatar! Alumnus Todd Cherniawsky was a Supervising Art Director on the Oscar-winning Art Direction team. Here are just some of the inspiring people.
innovapedia. The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO). Dr. A step closer to worldwide solar energy – Dr. Jillian Buriak and her team..CA/PROSPECTIVE/INSPIRING. David Rider. MyStops. which was co-founded by alumna Joelle Fawcett-Arsenault. Ken Harris. Martin Sharp and Dr. PHOTO: ESA Five Days for the Homeless. and Dr. Originally designed for Edmonton. The School of Energy and the Environment. inexpensive solar panels that could be accessed by everyone. including Boston and San Francisco. launched in April 2010 by the European Space Agency. formed by Dr. and the economy. an app for the iPhone and iPod Touch developed by 2nd year computer engineering student Andrew Vilcsak. see. which shows bus and subway schedules and lets riders know when the next bus is due. MyStops has expanded and now includes 25 cities across North America. Lorne Babiuk.5days. bringing us one step closer to being able to produce mass-produced. including Dr. who has also developed a vaccine to prevent whooping cough in infants and young children. improved the performance of plastic solar cells.more inspiring accomplishments from U of A. providing a virtual environment that conducts research. energy.org A new drug for the treatment for the lifethreatening E. a website where members create.. Michael Brett.ca SACRED. Glen Armstrong. who is now the Executive Director.com THESE STORIES AND MORE AT WWW.INTERNATIONAL.ca Innovapedia. Dr.UALBERTA. a student from Mexico. edit and share news of the latest innovations happening around the globe – created by Edgar Cardona. vilcsak. the Society for Assisted Cooperative Recovery from Eating Disorders. www. coli bacteria. Christian Haas will monitor and validate the satellite readings. provides education and contributes to worldwide discussions on critical issues surrounding environment. an interdisciplinary school that is unique to U of A.ualberta. An important role in The CryoSat 2 satellite mission. now a national event in Canada – founded five years ago by U of A business students who lived outside for five days and nights to raise money and awareness for the Youth Emergency Shelter Society. David Bundle and Dr..CFM . created by Dr.
including the co-discovery and naming of dinosaur species Mapusaurus Rosea. Years later. iweek. Shivia Microfinance. An ultrasound device to regenerate dental tissues in humans.ca International Week. read one of Dr.ewb. Philip Currie as his supervisor. A fight against environmental pollution – Atam Kapoor. inspiring a lifelong love of dinosaur research. Nursing. SHINE is run and managed entirely by U of A health sciences students in Medicine. invented by Drs. who is also Founder and CEO of Innovative Social Ventures. Philip Currie. and supporting business opportunities. such as climate change. The SHINE Youth Clinic. a 2009 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship winner and international student. increasing farmers’ yields. The Unveiling Africa Foundation. a UK based charity helping people set up businesses in underprivileged communities in India and Nepal. Davis Projects for Peace. and Tarek El –Bialy. ualberta. a $10. an annual U of A event featuring 60+ guest speakers. is researching uses of bacteria and fungi to reduce the environmental impact of industrial processes such as oil upgrading. Dunia Joulani. Yilang Karen Kang and Dilshan Samarakoon to expand an existing medical clinic in Santa Cruz that will help end the region’s historic cycle of malnutrition and poverty. a health clinic that provides free services to Edmonton’s underserved youth. Today.ualberta. shine. Tetsuto came to U of A and today he is a Master’s student with Dr. such as improving access to clean water and critical infrastructure. Located in downtown Edmonton. Physiotherapy. Ying Tsui. which was cofounded by alumna Sheetal Mehta. Dentistry. Social Work. founded by then-student Chichi Imoka in 2006. The U of A Chapter of Engineers without Borders. and Nutrition. which provides research and education related to issues in the polar regions of the Arctic and Antarctica.ualberta. which partners with developing communities around the world to help build capacity and find sustainable solutions. Tetsuto Mashita. an international graduate student.ca PHOTO CREDIT: EDMONTON JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHER SHAUGN BUTTS 10 .ca The Canadian Circumpolar Institute. one of the world’s foremost paleontologists. this foundation is an NGO and works in Canada and the African continent to promote education and engage students to be global citizens.000 grant awarded to students Laura Brookbanks. Jie Chen. cultural performances and other special events that foster global citizenship and encourage discussion of today’s most pressing global issues. Pharmacy. Currie’s books at the age of 10 growing up in Japan.Dinosaur discoveries by Dr. Counseling Psychology.
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Residence Saint-Jean and Augustana Residences are great environments to make new friends and build a campus community. furnished rooms * IMPORTANT: You will need to complete a housing application in addition to your application to study at U of A.150 per month. 2010 and are subject to change.ualberta.cfm Be sure to make arrangements for your accommodations early! Residence Rate Estimates Dormitory-style rooms: $571 – $1. eat. For updated rates.Residenc Inspiring communities where you’ll feel at home to make new friends and be a part of the campus community. and work together. including a new residence for graduate students open September 2010. These residence rates are estimates effective May 1. 850 residents live in HUB.CA/RESIDENCES . ualberta. Lister has many great features like computer labs. and develop awareness of themselves as global citizens.ca/residences/GuaranteedHousing.cfm Restrictions to our housing guarantee are listed at www. depending on number of bedrooms. share intercultural understanding. TV lounges.uofaweb. restaurants and services. representing nearly every nationality in the world you're surrounded by opportunities to meet new people and make friends! Offers: unfurnished apartments of different sizes • Lister Centre is all about community! Residents have access to great orientation and support programs.cfm On other campuses: Campus Saint-Jean and Augustana Campus students also enjoy great residence life on their campuses. a convenience store and more so that everything you need is right there.youtube.UALBERTA. Living in a U of A residence is a great way Where to live for your first year There are nine student residences at U of A. Offers: furnished dormitory rooms and a meal plan • International House offers Canadian and international students the chance to gather under one roof to live.ca/residences/AccessApp. International students are guaranteed a space in residence for their first year if they complete the housing application by April 30th (some restrictions apply). Apply for housing at www. You can explore U of A residences on our YouTube channel! www.uofaweb. Here are the residence options for your first year at U of A: On North (main) campus: • HUB Residence surrounds our campus shopping mall. please consult www.ca/ residences/RSRatesFees.ualberta. Offers: single. Apartment-style units: $406 – $1.uofaweb.338 per month. which has many shops.com/user/uofaresidences INTERNATIONAL HOUSE DORM ROOM INTERNATIONAL HOUSE POTLUCK MORE AT WWW. special events and an excellent academic support system. depending on room type and meal plan.
For example.ca INTERNATIONAL HOUSE Community Service Learning (CSL) Living in a U of A residence. Guatemala and worked with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for families in need.ualberta. www.ualberta. in February 2010.cfm HUB MALL 14 .ca/residences/OurResidences.ces Of-Campus Living U of A is located centrally in Edmonton and there are many housing options available in this area and throughout the city.cfm LISTER CENTRE View 3-D Floor Plans at www. www.ca/ residences/CommunityServiceLearningProject. you have the chance to take part in annual CSL programs and give back to local and global communities while learning valuable life skills.uofaweb.ualberta. You can search for places using the Students’ Union Housing Registry. 22 undergraduate students living in residence and two Residence Life Team Leaders traveled to Totonicapán.uofaweb.su.
Here are just some of the ways that the IC can help you: • A friendly airport greeting upon arrival to Edmonton. seek advice. and academic issues. • Workshops and seminars on topics such as finding employment.INTERNATIONAL. Inspiring you to succeed MORE AT WWW. ultimately. such as ski trips and movie nights.CA/CURRENT/IC. as well as the chance to meet staff.UALBERTA. • The Transitions Orientation. You’re always welcome to visit! The IC is located in HUB Mall. and new friends! • Help and support with immigration. and make new friends. a three-day program that offers international students an overall introduction to U of A. You will meet a group of friendly and knowledgeable staff that can help you adjust to life at U of A and. a program where international students go to schools to present about their country and culture.CFM . • Social events. which is U of A’s shopping centre and a popular student residence. • Volunteer and skill-building opportunities. personal. faculty. have a great experience here.International Centre The International Centre is a place where international students at U of A go to get help. such as Bridges.
allowing you to learn new skills. you are eligible to work for three years in Canada with a postgraduation work permit. . develop your language skills.international.WorldWork of Working in Canada will give you extremely valuable experience.ca It is important to note that working while you study is not a sufficient way to finance your education at U of A and you must not rely on potential employment to meet your tuition and basic living expenses. practice interview skills. You can work during your studies at U of A and for three years after graduation! Opportunities to work while you study at U of A: • Work on Campus • Participate in the Off-Campus Work Program • Enroll in a Cooperative Work Program • Take part in Academic Internships and Work Experience programs www. meet new people.asp CAPS: Your U of A Career Centre U of A can help you through the job search process. www. and contribute to the community. and more.gc.cic. www. earn extra income. Please note that certain permits may be required in order to obtain employment.ca/prospective/workstudy.ca/english/study/work-postgrad.cfm Working in Canada for three years after you graduate! Once you graduate with a degree from the University of Alberta. You should ensure that you have adequate and secure funding for all four years before beginning your studies.ualberta.ualberta. CAPS is an office located in the U of A’s Student’s Union Building where you can go to get help with your resume.caps.
multi-cultural workplace where a second language is valuable and extremely helpful for our visiting guests.Inspiring experiences outside the classroom As a U of A student. I BELONG to this company. Old Strathcona and downtown Edmonton. We hope they will truly experience our vibrant. April Carbonell Sales Manager.campustower. making it an ideal location for all students seeking employment while studying. University of Alberta Hospital. the River Valley. I became a permanent employee shortly after I finished my last exam in my final semester. students and visitors have an easy walking distance access to the Campus. We have a diverse. China Campus Tower Suite Hotel is located right near the University of Alberta’s main campus. The most important lesson I learned is to gain self confidence and to believe my role is very important to this company as well as my co-workers. to our Accounting Department. warm and welcoming atmosphere.com 18 . Campus Tower Suite Hotel www. I helped Landmark Group Master Builder with their BIM (building information model) development project. a U of A international student from the School of Business. With the hotel’s ideal location. I started working part-time (Full-time during the summer) as a research assistant. Opportunities are endless in our organization – we have recently transferred one of our part-time Front Desk Ambassadors. This new mindset really helped me to gain lots of confidence and has kept my future rolling toward a healthy direction.
you will be considered a “continuing student” and will be eligible for continuing undergraduate awards and scholarships.CFM . & Rewarding inspired learning MORE AT WWW.000) (pending) • Registrar’s International Student Scholarship (Entrance) (up to $10.000) • Academic Excellence Scholarship (up to $5.000) • Scholastic Distinction (Transfer Citations) for International Students (up to $15. India. you are considered automatically when you apply to study at U of A: • International Baccalaureate Scholarship (up to $4.000) • Advanced Placement Scholarship (up to $4. you may qualify to receive multiple scholarships and awards based on superior academic achievement and leadership skills. For some awards.Scholarships Awards U of A offers more than $25 million in undergraduate scholarships each year! U of A is one of only a few universities in Canada that offers a number of scholarships to international students.000) • Campus Saint-Jean International Scholarship • Faculty Specific Awards & Scholarships • Entrance scholarships for China. • Scholastic Distinction (Entrance Citations) for International Students (up to $15.000) • British System A-level Scholarship (up to $4. At U of A.000) • Country Specific Awards Continuing Student Competitions Once you are attending U of A and have completed a year of fulltime study.UALBERTA. Mexico and USA For other awards. you will need to complete a separate application.CA/PROSPECTIVE/SCHOLARSHIPS.INTERNATIONAL.000) • International Transfer Leadership Award (up to $5.000) • International Entrance Leadership Award (up to $5.
22 . you will embark upon a journey uniquely your own … following a program custom-fit to your dreams and aspirations. Upon acceptance. you will contemplate a career. choose a course of study. and learn how to apply to the University of Alberta.Studying University of Alberta at the On the following pages.
Fashion Merchandising. Community Diversity. • Religious Studies • Science. Greek and Latin. • Native Studies • Music (General. Scandinavian (Danish.Outdoor Education • Physics Social Sciences • Economics • History • Interdisciplinary Studies (Canadian Studies. Women’s Studies) Faculty of Education Elementary Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Psychology • English as a Second Language • Fine Arts • Language and Literacy • Mathematics / Sciences • Music • Native Education • Physical Education • Second Languages • Social Studies • Special Education • Visual Studies Secondary Education • Art • Biological Sciences • Career and Technology Studies • Chemistry • Drama MORE AT INTERNATIONAL. Community Ecology.What do you Faculty of Agricultural. Technical Theatre) • East Asian Studies • Economics • English • Film Studies • History • History of Art. Design and Visual Culture • Human Geography • Individualized Studies • International Studies • Latin American Studies • Linguistics • Mathematics • Middle Eastern and African Studies • Languages: (Chinese. Composition and Theory. German. Italian. Engineering.UALBERTA. World Music) • Philosophy • Political Science • Psychology School of Business • Accounting • Business Economics and Law • Business Studies • Decision and Information Systems • Distribution Management • East Asian Studies • Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise • European Studies • Finance • Human Resource Management • International Business • Latin American Studies • Management Information Systems • Management and Organization • Marketing • Operations Management • Retailing and Services • Honors Accounting • Honors Finance • Honors Management Science Augustana Faculty Fine Arts • Art • Drama • Music Humanities • Classical Studies • English • French • German • Modern Languages • Philosophy • Philosophy and Religion • Religion • Scandinavian Studies Science • Biology • Chemistry • Computing Science • Environmental Science • Environmental Studies • Geography • Mathematics • Mathematics and Physics • Physical Education . Acting. Norwegian. Printmaking. Crime and Community. Performance. French. There are many programs. School Music. and Conservation) • Family Ecology (minors include Aging. majors. Global and Development Studies. Design. minors and specializations available. Interiors and Museum Curatorship. Spanish. Life & Environmental Sciences BSc Agriculture • Agriculture Resource Economics • Animal Science • Crop Science • Range and Pasture Management • Sustainable Agriculture Systems • Pre-Veterinary Medicine BSc Animal Health • Companion and Performance Animals • Food Animals • Food Safety and Quality BSc Agricultural/Food Business Management • Agricultural Business Management • Food Business Management BSc Forest Business Management BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences • Land Reclamation • Conservation Biology • Human Dimensions of Environmental Management • Wildlife and Rangeland Resources Management • Environmental and Economics Policy BSc Sciences de l’environnement et de la conservation (bilingue) BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences / BA Native Studies BSc Forestry BSc Human Ecology • Textiles and Clothing (minors include Design and Product Development. Ukrainian. and Swedish combined). Community Nutrition and International Development) BSc Human Ecology/Bachelor of Education BSc Nutrition and Food Science • Food Science and Technology • Nutrition and Food • Nutrition Here is a sampling of your choices. Business/ Marketing. Child and Youth Studies.CFM . Russian. Individualized. Music History. Japanese. Computing Science.CA/PROSPECTIVE/PROGRAMS. Polish. Technology and Society • Sociology • Statistics • Women’s Studies Certificates available with degrees • Certificate in Globalization and Governance • Certificate in Community ServiceLearning • Certificate in Middle Eastern and African Studies • Certificate in Peace and PostConflict Studies • Certificate in Translation Studies • Management – Business Economics • Political Studies • Psychology • Physical Education – Kinesiology and Sport Studies • Sociology want to study Faculty of Arts • Ancient and Medieval History • Anthropology • Art and Design • Central/East European Studies • Christian Theology • Classical Languages (Greek and Latin) • Classics • Comparative Literature • Creative Writing • Criminology • Design (General. Social Sciences) • Drama (General. Hebrew (Biblical).
Secondary) Combined Degree • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) / Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) Combined Degree • Certificate in Aboriginal Governance and Partnership •Maîtrise en sciences de l’éducation Faculty of Science • Animal Biology • Applied Mathematics • Astrophysics • Atmospheric Sciences • Biochemistry • Bioinformatics (Biological Sciences) • Bioinformatics (Computing Science) • Biological Sciences • Cell Biology • Chemistry • Computing Science • Computing Science (Business Minor) • Computing Science Specialization in Software Practice • Computational Science (Mathematics) • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences • Ecology • Environmental Earth Sciences • Evolutionary Biology • Geology • Geophysics • Immunology and Infection • Mathematical Physics • Mathematics • Mathematics and Economics • Mathematics and Finance • Mathematical Sciences • Microbiology • Molecular Genetics • Neuroscience • Paleontology • Pharmacology • Physical Sciences • Physics • Physiology • Physiology and Developmental Biology • Plant Biology • Psychology • Statistics Faculty of Nursing • Nursing – 4-year BScN Collaborative Program • Nursing – 4-year BScN . and Nutritional Science • Anthropology • Art and Design • Biochemistry • Biological Sciences • Biomedical Engineering • Business • Cell Biology • Chemical and Materials Engineering • Chemistry • Civil and Environmental Engineering • Communications and Technology • Comparative Literature Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry • Denistry • Dental Hygiene • Medical Laboratory Science Faculty of Native Studies • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) • Computing Science • Dentistry • Drama • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences • East Asian Studies • Economics • Educational Policy Studies • Educational Psychology • Educational Studies • Electrical and Computer Engineering • Elementary Education • English • Etudes canadiennes • Etudes en langue et culture • Health Promotion Studies • Health Sciences Education (NEW) • History and Classics • Human Ecology • Humanities Computing • Internetworking • Laboratory Medicine and Pathology • Law • Library and Information Studies • Linguistics • Mathematical and Statistical Sciences • Mechanical Engineering • Medical Genetics • Medical Microbiology and Immunology • Medicine • Modern Languages and Cultural Studies • Music • Neuroscience • Nursing • Obstetrics and Gynecology • Occupational Therapy • Oncology • Ophthalmology • Pediatrics • Pharmacology • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences • Philosophy • Physical Education and Recreation • Physical Therapy • Physics • Physiology • Political Science • Psychiatry • Psychology • Public Health Sciences • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging • Rehabilitation Medicine • Religious Studies • Renewable Resources • Rural Economy • Secondary Education • Sociology • Speech Pathology and Audiology • Surgery 24 . Sport.Post RN Program Faculty of Engineering • Chemical • Chemical (Computer Process Control) • Chemical (Biomedical) • Civil • Civil (Environmental) • Civil (Biomedical) • Computer • Computer (Software) • Computer (Nanoscale System Design) • Electrical • Electrical (Biomedical) • Electrical (Nanoengineering) • Engineering Physics • Engineering Physics (Nanoengineering) • Materials • Materials (Biomedical) • Materials (Nano and Functional Materials) • Mechanical • Mechanical (Biomedical) • Mining • Petroleum Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation • Bachelor of Arts in Recreation. and Tourism • Bachelor of Physical Education • Bachelor of Physical Education/ Education (Combined Degree) • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Faculty of Law • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) • Bachelor of Laws and Master of Business Administration (LLB/MBA) • Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor (LLB/JD . Food.Honors Program • Nursing – 2-year BScN .After Degree Program • Nursing – 2-year RPN to BScN Program • Nursing – 1-year BScN .Bilingual Program • Nursing – 4-year BScN .• English Language Arts • English as a Second Language • General Sciences • Health Education • Instructional Technology • Mathematics / Sciences • Music • Music (Choral) • Native Education • Physical Education • Physical Sciences • Physics • Religious and Moral Education • Second Languages • Social Studies • Special Education • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) Honors • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) After Degree • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) / Bachelor of Education (Elementary.a joint program with the University of Colorado) • Master of Laws (LLM) • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Campus Saint-Jean (French-language faculty) Baccalauréat (1er cycle) • Arts/Arts avec spécialisation/Arts après un premier diplôme • Administration des affaires (bilingue)* • Éducation/Éducation et sciences combinées/ Éducation après un premier diplôme • Sciences en génie (première année)* • Sciences • Sciences de l’environnement et de la conservation (bilingue)* • Sciences infirmières (bilingue)* * Ces programmes sont offerts en collaboration avec d’autres facultés de la University of Alberta Maîtrise (2e cycle) • Maîtrise en arts en études canadiennes Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research • Agricultural.
BSc Agriculture • Agriculture Resource Economics • Animal Science • Crop Science • Range and Pasture Management • Sustainable Agriculture Systems • Pre-Veterinary Medicine BSc Animal Health • Companion and Performance Animals • Food Animals • Food Safety and Quality BSc Agricultural/Food Business Management • Agricultural Business Management • Food Business Management BSc Forest Business Management BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences • Land Reclamation • Conservation Biology • Human Dimensions of Environmental Management • Wildlife and Rangeland Resources Management • Environmental and Economics Policy BSc Sciences de l’environnement et de la conservation (bilingue) BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences / BA Native Studies BSc Forestry BSc Human Ecology • Textiles and Clothing (minors include Design and Product Development, Fashion Merchandising, Interiors, and Museum Curatorship, and Conservation) • Family Ecology (minors include Aging, Child and Youth Studies, Community Diversity, Community Ecology, Community Nutrition, and International Development) BSc Human Ecology/ Bachelor of Education BSc Nutrition and Food Science • Food Science and Technology • Nutrition and Food • Nutrition
Agricultural Life & Environmental Sciences
Are you interested in environmental sustainability? Natural resource business management? Community and health? Food safety or animal welfare? The Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences offers applied Bachelor of Science degree programs that seek comprehensive solutions to real world issues, by incorporating the natural and social sciences. This Faculty offers:
Some career possibilities:
• • • • Land Reclamation Manager Food Scientist or Registered Dietician Animal Scientist or Plant Scientist Animal Welfare Inspector or Animal Nutritionist • Business Manager in the natural resources or food industries • Fashion Designer or Fashion Merchandising Manager • Textile and Apparel Quality Assurance
a sense of belonging through active student clubs. a generous scholarship program. student-centered / small classroom environments taught by award winning professors. experiential opportunities such as field schools, internships, and international exchanges that help lead the way to exciting career prospects upon graduation. relevant, leading-edge research, including worldclass research professors who attract the second largest amount of research funds per capita among U of A’s 18 faculties. teaching excellence – our professors have received 3M Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious teaching honor in Canada. the only Canadian agreement with CONAFOR, the National Commission of Forestry in Mexico. the only Land Reclamation major in Canada and the only Nutrition and Food Science degree program in Alberta.
I chose U of A because of its good name and reputation in the field of Agricultural Food and Nutrition.
Faiqa Fayyaz, Pakistan
Nutrition and Food Science Read more online at www.international.ualberta.ca/ prospective/ales.cfm
International feature points
• ALES students have the opportunity to participate in exciting Faculty-led International Field Courses. Past courses have included a Forestry course in Mexico and travel through central Tanzania to study a variety of environmental issues such as parks and planning management, sustainable wildlife harvesting, and ecotourism. • ALES Professors are involved with a variety of international research collaborations: working with nursing researchers in Sweden to examine the patient experience of taste and smell changes associated with cancer treatments; examining metabolic dysregulation in childhood obesity in Beijing, China; and working with scientists from the British Forestry Commission on aspects of continuous cover forestry in Great Britain.
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I chose U of A because it’s one of the top universities in Canada and around the world. What I like most is that you have the world within one University. I have friends from Saudi Arabia, China, Zimbabwe, Canada, France and many other countries.
Bachelor of Arts • Ancient and Medieval History • Anthropology • Art and Design • Central/East European Studies • Christian Theology • Classical Languages (Greek and Latin) • Classics • Comparative Literature • Creative Writing • Criminology • Design (General, Business/ Marketing, Computing Science, Engineering, Printmaking, Social Sciences) • Drama (General, Acting, Design, Technical Theatre) • East Asian Studies • Economics • English • Film Studies • History • History of Art, Design and Visual Culture • Human Geography • Individualized Studies • International Studies • Latin American Studies • Linguistics • Mathematics • Middle Eastern and African Studies • Languages: (Chinese, French, German, Greek and Latin, Hebrew (Biblical), Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Scandinavian (Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish combined), Spanish, Ukrainian) • Native Studies • Music (General, Composition and Theory, Music History, Performance, School Music, World Music) • Philosophy • Political Science • Psychology • Religious Studies • Science, Technology and Society • Sociology • Statistics • Women’s Studies Certificates available with degrees • Certificate in Globalization and Governance • Certificate in Community Service-Learning • Certificate in Middle Eastern and African Studies • Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies • Certificate in Translation Studies
The Faculty of Arts offers a vibrant educational experience, marketable degrees, quality academics, and professors who are leaders in their fields. With more than 100 years of history, we can offer you majors in everything from Economics to Industrial Design. Your possibilities are endless! This Faculty offers:
more than 350 full-time professors teaching in 15 departments and numerous interdisciplinary programs. a dedicated Faculty of Arts Career Development Officer to help you find a job in your area of study. flexible and diverse programs that allow you to focus on areas within your major (eg. International Economics in an Economics degree, or a minor in International Studies). prestigious degree programs in Art and Design, Music, and Drama. a satellite campus in Cortona, Italy and the opportunity to study in an additional 80 countries worldwide!
Joaquin Bardallo, Uruguay
Political Science and Languages Read more online at www.international. ualberta.ca/prospective/arts.cfm
Some career possibilities:
• • • • • • • Foreign Affairs Officer Graphic and Industrial Designer Public Relations and Marketing Professional Policy and Financial Analyst Multinational Sales Representative Social Entrepreneur Administrator
International feature points
Our students bring a truly global perspective to the community. We have an active international student body who bring a great variety of life experiences to share. Dongwoo Kim is a first year Arts student majoring in History and Political Science. Before moving to Edmonton, Dongwoo lived in Korea, Nicaragua, and the United States. “Currently, I am volunteering as the International Students’ Liaison with the Collective Body of Arts Students (CBAS),” he explains. “As the International Students’ Liaison, I hope to help international students in the Faculty of Arts to get involved in campus life and take full advantage of what the U of A has to offer. Lastly- I would like to say- come volunteer with the CBAS!”
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Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Management in Business Economics Bachelor of Music Bachelor of Science Fine Arts • Art • Drama • Music Humanities • Classical Studies • English • French • German • Modern Languages • Philosophy • Philosophy and Religion • Religion • Scandinavian Studies Science • Biology • Chemistry • Computing Science • Environmental Science • Environmental Studies • Geography • Mathematics • Mathematics and Physics • Physical Education - Outdoor Education • Physics Social Sciences • Economics • History • Interdisciplinary Studies (Canadian Studies, Crime and Community, Global and Development Studies, Individualized, Women’s Studies) • Management – Business Economics • Political Studies • Psychology • Physical Education – Kinesiology and Sport Studies • Sociology
The University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus is one of a handful of small, liberal arts focused undergraduate institutions in Canada. As soon as you set foot on this beautiful and safe campus, located 60 minutes from Edmonton in the city of Camrose, Alberta, you will understand its appeal. Augustana’s liberal arts mandate promises a transformative, experiential, and interdisciplinary education. Faculty highlights:
International feature points
• Thousands of international students have found leadership opportunities and acquired the necessary academic and social skills to become global players in today’s challenging world. • An annual International Week celebrates students’ cultures from around the world. A flag-raising ceremony in honor of new international students has become an established start-of-term event! • Biology students develop research projects on biodiversity or conservation and conduct them in a Costa Rican rain forest. • The Puebla-Alberta Community Service Exchange connects students with Mexican counterparts for a five-month comparative study in sustainable rural development. Half is spent in rural Mexico and half in rural Alberta.
Class sizes are small and ensure individual attention. About half of Augustana’s 1,000 students live on campus, where international students build lifelong friendships with their Canadian neighbours. Campus life at Augustana is a community affair, with lots of activities in the social, philanthropic, fine arts, and athletic spheres. Athletic programs include internationally competitive basketball, ice hockey, and biathlon, as well as recreational leagues for badminton, and volleyball. Several brand new facilities, including our Library and Student Forum, offer beautiful study spaces, and state-of-the-art computer equipment. Our all-you-can-eat cafeteria prides itself on preparing dishes made from local food. The campus is located within easy walking distance to Camrose’s lively downtown core and an extensive trail system for walking, running, bicycling, and crosscountry skiing.
Some career possibilities:
• Artist • Business Manager • Environmental Planner • International Aid Worker • Political Consultant • Research Scientist • Software Developer
Coming to the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus in Camrose from a city of 9 million was quite the change for me, but the experience has been highly enjoyable.
Sandra Gawad Gad, Egypt
Biology Read more online at www.international.ualberta. ca/prospective/augustana.cfm
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leadership opportunities. the University of Alberta School of Business. the School was ranked 37th globally for overall research by the Financial Times of London. has participated in exchanges at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. BCom students test their competitive edge in national and international Business Case Competitions. ualberta. the School sent seven BCom Cooperative Education students on international work experience placements in Australia. U of A offers one of the first Bilingual Bachelor of Commerce degrees in Canada (English and French). Katie Worobec. The School maintains 20 exchange opportunities with top universities around the globe. Yonsei University (Republic of Korea).cfm In 2010. an East Asian Studies major. including international students. These students are members of PRIME. and Meiji University (Japan). the opportunity to incorporate work experience as part of their BCom degree. and Singapore. Japan International Business and Accounting Read more online at www. China. • In 2009.000. a student-run investment program which manages a portfolio worth over $1. the world’s leading benchmark for business school rankings. Faculty Highlights: The School of Business has given me an introduction to Canadian business and a true international experience.School of Business Bachelor of Commerce • Accounting Study with award-winning international faculty and classmates at one of Canada’s globally recognized business schools.CA 28 . Some career possibilities: • Accountant • Economic Policy Analyst • Financial Analyst • Human Resources Advisor • IT Specialist • Logistics Officer • Market Research Consultant MORE AT BUSINESS.ca/prospective/business. The Cooperative Education Program offers undergraduate students. Join one of 19 student clubs and be a part of this vibrant group of students at the U of A! International feature points • A team of four BCom students ranked #1 out of all Canadian teams in a 2010 International Trading Competition. • As part of her studies in the BCom program.international. • Business Economics and Law • Business Studies • Decision and Information Systems • Distribution Management • East Asian Studies • Entrepreneurship & Family Enterprise • European Studies • Finance • Human Resource Management • International Business • Latin American Studies • Management Information Systems • Management and Organization • Marketing • Operations Management • Retailing and Services • Honors Accounting • Honors Finance • Honors Management Science Yuta Nohara. World-class education.UALBERTA. Faculty members at the School of Business have won more national teaching awards (3M) than any other business school in Canada.200. and connecting to the global community are part of what makes the BCom program a unique experience.
and field experience coursework in Ghana. Our Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research focuses on theoretical and practical works in the areas of citizenship education. Our commitment to scholarship and action in global issues has made us a leader in global citizenship education.cfm Note: International students can complete their Bachelor of Education at U of A but are not eligible for the Alberta Teaching Certificate. Hong Kong and Mainland China. International study opportunities are available for both undergraduate and graduate students. We have researchers collaborating in more than 40 different countries. Ka Young Park. including many combined degree alternatives. Our degree is recognized globally for its excellence and our graduates teach in countries throughout the world. Norway. established in 2005.Faculty of Bachelor of Education Elementary Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Psychology • English as a Second Language • Fine Arts • Language and Literacy • Mathematics / Sciences • Music • Native Education • Physical Education • Second Languages • Social Studies • Special Education • Visual Studies Secondary Education • Art • Biological Sciences • Career and Technology Studies • Chemistry • Drama • English Language Arts • English as a Second Language • General Sciences • Health Education • Instructional Technology • Mathematics / Sciences • Music • Music (Choral) • Native Education • Physical Education • Physical Sciences • Physics • Religious and Moral Education • Second Languages • Social Studies • Special Education Education We are proud of a rich and meaningful legacy as the first Faculty of Education in Canada. Some career possibilities: • Professional Teacher • Educational Administrator • Educators/Trainers in the public and private sectors • Human Resources Personnel • Communications Professional • Educational Consultant • Educational Materials-Publishing MORE AT EDUCATION. We offer comprehensive and diverse Bachelor of Education programs. For six decades. South Korea Elementary Education Read more online at www.international.UALBERTA. coordinates and assists international work undertaken within the Faculty of Education. and internationally. • Examples of our initiatives include student mobility and exchange programs in South Korea. I am proud to be a part of the Faculty of Education at the U of A because they have such a high standard among all Canadian universities.CA . With University of Alberta International. Faculty highlights: International feature points • International education and development is a major focus of the Faculty of Education. • The Faculty’s International Office. human rights education. Having established the original graduate programs in education in Canada. our graduates have been excelling provincially. ualberta. We pride ourselves on having professors of education who are world class researchers.ca/prospective/education. the Faculty has attracted a number of international students and has been involved in international educational development projects since the 1960s. the Faculty leads a campus-wide Global Citizenship Curriculum Development initiative. and education for social justice and social development. nationally.
it also challenges your awareness and perception of who you are. 16 Canada Research Chairs. 10 Endowed Chairs and Professorships. As the second largest Engineering program in Canada. including four Nanotechnology options. 12 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Chairs. and three Foundation Supported Chairs and Professorships. new culture and new friends. we offer the ability to experience innovative and cutting edge programming in diverse areas such as Biomedical. as well as internationally recognized graduate degree programs. a Chemical – Computer Process Control Option (the only program of its kind in North America) and a Chemical – Oil Sands elective stream.” MORE AT ENGINEERING. India Engineering Read more online at www.cfm the highest rated chemical engineering program in Canada – ranked fifth in North America. Some career possibilities: International feature points Who imagined that while studying at the University of Alberta you’d end up launching a rocket in Norway? James Huber. Your day-to-day life is tipped upside-down with a new language.UALBERTA.cfm 30 . Nanotechnology. the opportunity to learn from world renowned professors who are conducting groundbreaking research. a third-year mechanical engineering student. ualberta. was selected to participate in a rocket design course hosted by the University of Oslo at the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway. This faculty offers: One of the best things about the Faculty of Engineering is that you don’t need to commit to a specific field in 1st year. As much fun as that is. ualberta. including nanotechnology facilities that are unparalleled in Canada. No other engineering faculty has a higher number of NSERC Industrial Research Chairs and NSERC Steacie Fellows. ahead of schools such as Princeton and Stanford.CA • Consulting Engineer • Field Engineer • Operations & Facilities Engineer • Process & Production Engineer • Project Management Engineer • Research & Development Engineer • Systems Design Engineer Watch Rachita’s video at www.international. the opportunity to use world class teaching and learning facilities. innovative programs. James feels that international experiences enhance a university education.ca/prospective/video.ca/prospective/engineering. • Chemical • Chemical (Computer Process Control) • Chemical (Biomedical) • Civil • Civil (Environmental) • Civil (Biomedical) • Computer • Computer (Software) • Computer (Nanoscale System Design) • Electrical • Electrical (Biomedical) • Electrical (Nanoengineering) • Engineering Physics • Engineering Physics (Nanoengineering) • Materials • Materials (Biomedical) • Materials (Nano and Functional Materials) • Mechanical • Mechanical (Biomedical) • Mining • Petroleum Rachita Bhatia.Faculty of Engineering BSc in Engineering The Faculty of Engineering offers internationally respected and fully accredited undergraduate engineering degree programs. Energy and Natural Resources. “You can really learn about yourself.international. and Information and Communications Technology Engineering.
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. law students. Policy Development) • Positions in Non-governmental Organizations • Positions in Academia MORE AT LAW. and international legal developments. Denmark Law Some career possibilities: Read more online at www. Faculty highlights: • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) • Bachelor of Laws and Master of Business Administration (LLB/MBA) • Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor (LLB/JD . Tina Buur Johnsen. Finland and Canada) investigating the normative dimensions of neuroscience from multi-disciplinary perspectives. judges. a computer lab. Being a student at the U of A has been an adventure of a lifetime and I will look back at this as one of the best periods of my life. ualberta. including providing legal services to the low-income community through Student Legal Services. The experience provided by the Faculty is academically and personally rewarding. Many opportunities are available to participate in University and broader community affairs. Weir Memorial Law Library. national. In addition to technologically advanced classrooms and wireless Internet access. practice skills.UALBERTA.a joint program with the University of Colorado) • Master of Laws (LLM) • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the Law Centre houses the Eldon Foote Moot Courtroom. and the John A. Courses are taught by some of the best academics and lawyers in the country. Prosecutions. and theoretical inquiries.cfm • Law Firm Practice • In-house Counsel • Positions in Government (e. The Faculty offers a wide range of courses covering legal fundamentals.ca/prospective/law. the Faculty is one of Canada’s leading law schools. • Professor Timothy Caulfield is a research collaborator in NeuroScienceAndNorms (NeuroSCAN): Ethical and Legal Aspects of Norms in Neuroimaging. which influence provincial.Faculty of Law Established in 1912.international. JAG. Faculty members’ publications are used by lawyers. rights.g. The Faculty hosts four cutting-edge research institutes. interdisciplinary collaboration among more than 50 scholars and 25 partnering organizations investigating intellectual property issues bearing on cultural heritage and local and global interpretations of culture. and academics across Canada. an international. a tri-national project (Germany. and knowledge. career and other student services. International feature points • Professor Catherine Bell is a co-investigator in Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage.CA . the largest and one of the oldest student-based legal assistance programs in Canada.
Cree and other Aboriginal languages. Recreation. Forestry. and Aboriginal Sport. a unique and marketable arts-based university education.Faculty of Native Studies Some career possibilities: • Federal. “I was so impressed with the area and the people I met that I knew I wanted to come and study at the University of Alberta.international. That first experience led to her eventually completing a PhD and joining Native Studies as a faculty member. Originally from Juchitan in southern Mexico. a wide range of opportunities to study abroad. courses in legal issues. International feature points I chose the University of Alberta because it has the only Faculty of Native Studies in Canada and this demonstrated to me that they were serious about my field of study. governance. opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in Faculty research projects. Dr. small class sizes with a diverse student population. MORE AT UALBERTA. Project Manager • Positions in the rapidly expanding number of aboriginal businesses • Educational Policy Planning and Teaching • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) Honors • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) After Degree • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) / Bachelor of Education (Elementary. human rights. exciting combined and joint degree programs in the areas of Education. ualberta. Canada Native Studies Read more online at www. Jake Archie.ca/prospective/nativestudies. practicum opportunities for third and fourth year students. and more! guest lecturers. Environmental and Conservation Sciences. Provincial. Recreation and Community Development (pending) • Certificate in Aboriginal Governance and Partnership • Master of Arts in Native Studies (pending) The only independent Faculty of Native Studies in the Canadian university system provides a common ground for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students to explore and critically examine the historical and contemporary relations concerning Aboriginal peoples and communities. including Elders and representatives from various Aboriginal organizations. Secondary) Combined Degree • Bachelor of Arts (Native Studies) / Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Conservation Sciences) Combined Degree • Bachelor of Arts in Aboriginal Sport.cfm Dr. economic development. This Faculty offers: a close-knit academic community of students and faculty members. and Community Development (pending). Mining industries • Pursue a Bachelor of Law and enter the legal profession • Positions in Health & Wellness • Environmental Management: Consultant. Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez As a former international student and a current professor. health. land and resource management. she first visited the University of Alberta on a short research trip. Municipal and Aboriginal Government representative • Aboriginal Community Liaison Officer: Oil & Gas.CA/NATIVESTUDIES 32 . Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez has a unique perspective on the international Native Studies experience.” she says.
including the opportunity to do their final placement abroad through one of our international partners. As part of a global network. which provides the educational background for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Canada. Students gain hands-on laboratory experience every semester using advanced learning methods and equipment. including our Bachelor of Science in Nursing. including cutting-edge patient simulation technology. Thailand.cfm Our professors have received multiple teaching and research awards at the local. and national levels. International feature points • The Global Nursing Office. • The Faculty has been designated a Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Mental Health by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Clinical placements throughout the program allow students to put their classroom theory and laboratory skills into practice in a variety of hospital and community settings.international. China. Faculty highlights: • Nursing – 4-year BScN Collaborative Program • Nursing – 4-year BScN Bilingual Program • Nursing – 4-year BScN Honors Program • Nursing – 2-year BScN After Degree Program • Nursing – 2-year RPN to BScN Program • Nursing – 1-year BScN Post RN Program The context-based learning concept that U of A applies at all levels of nursing education is renowned in Canada and one of the reasons I chose to study here. ualberta. pursues international initiatives by forming linkages with institutions abroad. the Faculty supports PAHO/ WHO endeavors and the integration of mental health into primary healthcare initiatives. established in 1998. provincial. the Faculty has formal linkages with universities in Brazil.Faculty of Nursing The Faculty of Nursing is the largest nursing faculty in Canada and is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in teaching and research. Eileen Meier.CA . Using our Context Based Learning approach. Ghana. Germany Nursing Read more online at www. Some career possibilities: • Hospital-Based Nurse • Long-Term Care Nurse • Public Health Nurse • Occupational Health Nurse • Military Nurse • Home Care Nurse • Mental Health Nurse MORE AT NURSING. and the United States. We offer a full range of programs.ca/prospective/nursing.UALBERTA. students work in small seminar groups studying real-life nursing scenarios to develop the critical-thinking skills that best prepare them for their career as a Registered Nurse. Currently.
and created an environment for innovative research. It has embraced new technologies. and Director of the Drug Development and Innovation Centre. I learned much more about pharmacy than I could ever have imagined. The undergraduate program offers an internship program and students have the chance to spend sixteen weeks over four years working in the pharmacy field. China. medical information. Faculty highlights: Our students gain real-life work experience. and he is working with United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) to develop new drug performance standards for generic drugs. Löbenberg holds a BS in pharmacy from the Johannes Gutenberg-University (Mainz. Four new faculty positions were appointed this year and two more will soon be announced. we received almost 600 applications. • Dr. India. The program requires one year of general science before applying to Pharmacy.UALBERTA. Sweden Pharmacy Read more online at www.cfm International feature points • The Faculty has a diverse professoriate. Australia. Chair of the Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences.Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Some career possibilities: • Community Pharmacist • Hospital or Institutional Pharmacist • Academic Researcher in both clinical and scientific areas • Industry related positions in: research. There are 130 spots in each year and in 200910. Germany) and a PhD in pharmaceutics from the Johann Wolfgang GoetheUniversity (Frankfurt. Germany). MORE AT PHARMACY. and sales • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has built a reputation as one of the finest pharmacy schools in Canada. developed new approaches to pharmacy education. and Mexico. Graduates are acknowledged as outstanding pharmacy professionals and the work of the academic staff is respected nationally and internationally. Members come from Egypt. His research expertise is in pulmonary drug delivery using nanoparticles and biopharmaceutics. Suzan Mahdi. Dr.ualberta. Raimar Löebenberg from Germany is an Associate Professor.international. Pharmacy students get to take part in clinical and scientific research work. Turkey. mostly because I realized the differences between the pharmaceutical programs in Canada and Sweden are enormous – as a result.CA 34 . It has been an amazing experience to study here at U of A. Iran.ca/ prospective/pharmacy. United States.
orthotics and prosthetics. Marvin Washington. Sport.CA . and recreation. Spencer Tait. including occupational therapy. New Zealand Visiting Student Read more online at www. physical therapy. leisure. youths. regularly works with the departments of the Government of Botswana. and international opportunities are available. the Foundation for Child Development. national.ualberta. See the photo on page 8! a professional practicum. Some career possibilities: • Certified Exercise Physiologist • Community Health and Wellness Practitioner • Fitness Consultant • Prosthetist /Orthotist (graduate studies required) • Recreational Therapist/Adapted Physical Activity Specialist • Mental Training Consultant • Sport and Recreation Facilities/Operations Manager MORE AT PHYSEDANDREC. Local. our Faculty offers academic programs that span the arts and sciences and embrace every aspect of human movement study. • Doctoral student Son Truong is gathering data and working with a Thai organization. This Faculty offers: areas. communitybased agencies. Play Around The World. promoting global citizenship in students as they work with children and youth in Thailand who have limited access to social and health services. and Tourism • Bachelor of Physical Education • Bachelor of Physical Education/Education (Combined Degree) • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Physical Education & Recreation Ours is one of Canada’s leading physical education and recreation faculties. Sport Management Professor and an expert in organizational structures and rules. a peer mentor program (including a student-fora-day option) connecting prospective and current students to share first-hand insights about being a student here. and their families. dentistry.Faculty of • Bachelor of Arts in Recreation.UALBERTA. ca/prospective/PER. programs that are acknowledged foundational degrees for graduate studies in several different The world-renowned reputation held by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation will undoubtedly give me a competitive edge when pursuing my future career in sports psychology.international. international student exchange opportunities.cfm International feature points • Dr. Our courses are taught by award-winning educators and exceptional scholars. a three-month servicelearning course. and medicine. where students gain work experience at degree-relevant. Established in 1964. The Canadian Bureau of International Education presented Son with its student leadership award for internationalization last year. on its Creative Spaces campaign to develop safe play spaces in Bangkok that are hospitable to children.
Quelques carrières potentielles: • Représentant en commerce international • Spécialiste des politiques environnementales • Analyste financier • Chercheur en sciences biomédicales • Infirmière • Enseignant • Ingénieur Biomédical Watch Alberto’s video at www. Il s’agit d’un campus ouvert sur le monde qui est à l’image de la diversité canadienne. Le CSJ est un petit joyau francophone croissant au coeur de l’Ouest canadien dans un environnement anglophone où étudient environ 700 étudiants.UALBERTA.international. CONSULTEZ NOTRE SITE WEB CSJ.cfm Points importants pour étudiants internationaux: • Un service d’accueil sans pareil pour tous les nouveaux étudiants étrangers incluant des ateliers pour faciliter la transition.international. • Des bourses supplémentaires s’ajoutent aux bourses offertes par la U of A. notamment dans le domaine des affaires internationales. Le Campus Saint-Jean se distingue aussi en étant la seule institution au Canada à offrir les programmes bilingues suivants : • Administration des affaires • Sciences infirmières • Sciences de l’environnement et de la conservation • De plus.cfm POUR EN SAVOIR PLUS. les étudiants en génie ont le privilège d’y suivre la première année de leur programme en français. • Un centre spécialisé d’appui à l’apprentissage de l’anglais ainsi que d’autres sujets académiques.ca/prosepctive/video. Alberto Padilla-Rivera. Faits saillants : Baccalauréat (1er cycle) J’ai quitté un pays ensoleillé pour me retrouver dans une communauté universitaire chaleureuse qui me fait sentir comme chez moi.CA 36 . Les étudiants du Campus Saint-Jean bénéficient de toute une panoplie de services et d’activités culturelles qui viennent agrémenter leurs études. Mexico Commerce international et finances Pour en savoir plus. • Un certain nombre de chambre (privées avec salle de bain individuelle) de notre résidence francophone sont réservées pour nos étudiants étrangers. consultez notre site web: www. ualberta.Campus Saint-Jean Le Campus Saint-Jean (CSJ) fait partie intégrante de l’Université de l’Alberta. • Arts/Arts avec spécialisation/Arts après un premier diplôme • Administration des affaires (bilingue)* • Éducation/Éducation et sciences combinées/ Éducation après un premier diplôme • Sciences en génie (première année)* • Sciences • Sciences de l’environnement et de la conservation (bilingue)* • Sciences infirmières (bilingue)* * Ces programmes sont offerts en collaboration avec d’autres facultés de la University of Alberta Maîtrise (2e cycle) • Maîtrise en arts en études canadiennes • Maîtrise en sciences de l’éducation Un nombre grandissant d’étudiants provenant de plus de 25 pays fréquentent le CSJ qui est reconnu comme une destination de choix surtout parmi les pays de la francophonie. • Des professeurs spécialisés dans la recherche interculturelle.ca/ prospective/CSJ. De plus. nous embauchons des étudiants étrangers qui agissent à titre de conseillers auprès de nouveaux étudiants étrangers.ualberta.
We offer internship opportunities (paid work experience) for Canadian and international students. With over $71 million in funding. • Physics professor James Pinfold is leading an international team of physicists who are conducting a series of ultra-high energy proton collisions inside the Large Hadron Collider at the European Centre for Nuclear Research. so deciding to study here was an easy choice. data collection) MORE AT SCIENCE. and space research.CA • Environmental Consultant (weather modification and global change. Sarah Brown. environmental protection) • Investment Analyst • Food & Drug Inspector • Systems Software Developer . and research and internship opportunities. the premiere undergraduate synthetic biology competition. Faculty highlights: International feature points • Science students were part of the Canadian team that won an award from the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM). due to their resources and specialization in both the Paleontology and Earth Science departments.UALBERTA. They make strong contributions to the university’s athletic programs and campus life. known as CERN. multi-disciplinary course designed to give students a rigorous academic education in all aspects of science. The Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS) is a state-of-the-art facility that brings together students. Science students learn from instructors who are recognized nationally and internationally for teaching excellence. We rank consistently among the top Canadian universities in both total and per capita funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). professors. environmental sciences. environment. resources. full-year. with both nationally and internationally recognized professors and instructors.ualberta. We have more NSERC Steacie Fellows (13) than any other faculty in the West. ca/prospective/science. England Paleontology Read more online at www.7 billion years ago landed in Discover magazine’s top 100 science stories of 2009. artificial intelligence. We have a strong record of excellence in research and teaching. integrated. Students have access to numerous facilities. U of A is recognized as one of the world’s top universities. and researchers to collaborate on scientific discovery under one roof. we attract worldwide attention as leaders in resource geosciences.international. Science 100 is a unique.Faculty of Bachelor of Science • Animal Biology • Applied Mathematics • Astrophysics • Atmospheric Sciences • Biochemistry • Bioinformatics (Biological Sciences) • Bioinformatics (Computing Science) • Biological Sciences • Cell Biology • Chemistry • Computing Science • Computing Science (Business Minor) • Computing Science Specialization in Software Practice • Computational Science (Mathematics) • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences • Ecology • Environmental Earth Sciences • Evolutionary Biology • Geology • Geophysics • Immunology and Infection • Mathematical Physics • Mathematics • Mathematics and Economics • Mathematics and Finance • Mathematical Sciences • Microbiology • Molecular Genetics • Neuroscience • Paleontology • Pharmacology • Physical Sciences • Physics • Physiology • Physiology and Developmental Biology • Plant Biology • Psychology • Statistics Science Our Faculty offers a rich diversity in degree programs and opportunities. • Research by Kurt Konhauser (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences) into the origins of oxygen on this planet 2.cfm Some career possibilities: • Environmental Impact Analyst • Water Purification Chemist • Geophysicist (petroleum.
Our students play a key role in U of A discoveries as they partner with awardwinning faculty to exchange information and ideas.000 graduate students – the largest contingent of researchers on campus. Faculty highlights: Amoung the highest graduate student funding rates in Canada.Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research Some career possibilities: • Academic faculty positions at leading universities • Corporate or private industry positions • Postdoctoral fellowships • Agricultural. specific research areas.ca/research International feature points Chris Dyck.ualberta.ca for links. The department of Public Health Science at U of A has an internationally recognized reputation and is formed by a multidisciplinary team that has come together with the common goal of improving health.CA 38 .gradstudies.ualberta. industry internships and field work. Diversity in program selection. Food and Nutritional Science • Anthropology • Art and Design • Biochemistry • Biological Sciences • Biomedical Engineering • Business • Cell Biology • Chemical and Materials Engineering • Chemistry • Civil and Environmental Engineering • Communications and Technology • Comparative Literature • Computing Science • Dentistry • Drama • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences • East Asian Studies • Economics • Educational Policy Studies • Educational Psychology • Educational Studies • Electrical and Computer Engineering • Elementary Education • English • Etudes canadiennes • Etudes en langue et culture • Health Promotion Studies • Health Sciences Education (NEW) • History and Classics • Human Ecology • Humanities Computing • Internetworking • Laboratory Medicine and Pathology • Law • Library and Information Studies • Linguistics • Mathematical and Statistical Sciences • Mechanical Engineering • Medical Genetics • Medical Microbiology and Immunology • Medicine • Modern Languages and Cultural Studies • Music • Neuroscience • Nursing • Obstetrics and Gynecology • Occupational Therapy • Oncology • Ophthalmology • Pediatrics • Pharmacology • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences • Philosophy • Physical Education and Recreation • Physical Therapy • Physics • Physiology • Political Science • Psychiatry • Psychology • Public Health Sciences • Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging • Rehabilitation Medicine • Religious Studies • Renewable Resources • Rural Economy • Secondary Education • Sociology • Speech Pathology and Audiology • Surgery The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is home to more than 7. Try these tips: Review department websites. and security reform. MORE AT GRADSTUDIES. Opportunities to conduct research abroad through formal exchange agreements. ca/prospective/fgsr. Brazil Master’s Public Health Sciences Read more online at www. including the National Institute for Nanotechnology and a first-rate library collection critical for social science and humanities research.cfm Tips for finding a program: Your first step is to identify and make an inquiry with the department offering a program in which you hope to study before applying.000 CAD a year during their first four years of study. See Programs at www. World-class facilities. Starting a dialogue with a U of A faculty member can be a great way to find a program that’s right for you. demobilization. Contact a professor whose research matches your interests. This experience inspired a U of A book drive that collected 2. This is where you will find program and course outlines.international. PhD candidate in Political Science.UALBERTA. more than 80% of current doctoral students received $20. but it’s another thing to be speaking to people and seeing things with my own eyes.” Dyck will investigate how external groups. is travelling to Sierra Leone and Liberia to explore the effectiveness of post-civil war peace building strategies. Isac Lima. with 110+ master’s and 60+ doctoral degrees in over 300 research areas.uofaweb. such as the United Nations. See Find at Researcher at www. are framing strategies for disarmament.ualberta.000 pounds of academic journals and books for Fourah Bay College in Freetown. faculty profiles and department contact information. Dyck was also in Sierra Leone in 2005 as a visiting researcher. “It’s one thing to read theories in books.
UALBERTA. Graduate programs in the School of Public Health are designed to prepare a new generation of skilled health professionals to tackle the challenges facing our global population and improve the health of people. The School of Public Health is uniquely focused on protecting and promoting the health of populations as well as preventing disease and injury. and applications are selected on a competitive basis. these are students who plan to pursue a PhD in Rehabilitation Science or a related field.CA School of Public Health This Faculty offers graduate programs only. not all of whom are credentialed clinical professionals. The Department of Dentistry teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to assume positions in private dental practice and community health care. Programs are centered on the broad spectrum of learning in the field of public health and the social determinants of health. MORE AT MED.CA . Master of Public Health (MPH).CA Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine This Faculty offers graduate programs only.UALBERTA. They are interdisciplinary in nature and practical in their focus. 85% of the places in the program are reserved for Alberta residents. with scientists who are highly sought after by research centres in North America and Europe. The teaching hospital at the University of Alberta is the largest in Western Canada. There is an outstanding environment covering the spectrum of health research. In addition. Typically. The Faculty of Medicine is one of the top three medical schools for research in North America. MORE AT PUBLICHEALTH. Master of Science (MSc) and the Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Health Promotion. Graduate programs lead to the following degrees: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences.UALBERTA. The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry is a large faculty with 20 departments and 18 research groups. The PhD in Rehabilitation Science program is a research degree program designed to provide advanced research training in rehabilitation science for students from a variety of rehabilitation-related backgrounds. offering state-of-the-art facilities for the clinical education of medical students and residents. The MSc in Rehabilitation Science program is a thesis degree program designed to provide entry-level training for future scientists. the Faculty offers MSc and PhD programs in rehabilitation science.Faculty of • Dentistry • Dental Hygiene • Medical Laboratory Science Medicine & Dentistry The following Faculty offers limited enrolment for international students. Admission to the DDS and Dental Hygiene programs is limited. occupational therapy and speech language pathology. MORE AT REHABMED. The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine offers graduate course-based programs in physical therapy. five percent for international students and ten percent for non-Albertan Canadians. Entrance is restricted to students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrants).
STEP 3 Wait to receive your U of A email and IDs.ca • Login information for your U of A webmail account.ca/ ecommunications STEP 4 Submit interim documents for Early Admission consideration. You can apply to up to three different programs.e. • Your Campus Computing ID (CCID) and password. admission requirements. You will need to: • Check U of A’s English language proficiency requirements. you will be able to start your study permit application and be eligible to register in courses earlier than if you wait until the final document deadlines.UALBERTA. • If you are unable to submit the application online. Tips: • Be sure to use your full legal name on the application form (as it appears in your passport). which you will use to access Bear Tracks. in order of preference.registrar. Canada T6G 2M7 NOTE: Some programs can be entered directly from high school. • Find out the application and document deadlines. your application will be processed for Early Admission after we receive the necessary documents.CA/PROSEPCTIVE/APPLYUNDERGRADUATE. midterm) results for courses still in progress. You will receive: • Your 7-digit ID number (include this with any correspondence and documents). as well as interim (i. NOTE: See the U of A Electronic Communications Policy at https://www. use the PDF copy of the application from www. while others require preprofessional study in another Faculty at the U of A. Send your documents to: University of Alberta Office of the Registrar and Student Awards 201 Administration Building Edmonton. • Include your personal email address on your application form (you will need to validate your email as part of the application process).) High school students: Submit an unofficial school transcript that shows all of the courses you have already taken and grades you have already received. ualberta. AB.registrar. • Check to find out what the admission subject requirements are for your program. If you apply online. • You will be required to submit a CAD $115 application fee by credit card.ualberta. INTERNATIONAL. STEP 2 Submit your application online. With Early Admission. where you can track the status of your application for admission at https://www. ualberta. You will need to complete Step 8 and submit official and complete documents by the deadline. You are required to check this account regularly for communications. you must submit all the transcripts up to and including: first semester results. Starting as early as November. WWW.beartracks. ualberta. • Make sure that you receive and save the electronic receipt to confirm that your application was submitted successfully. you will receive important information from the U of A by e-mail within 48 hours of submitting your application. For the current year in progress. This is your personal e-mail account with the University and will become our main source for sending you information.ca/forms • There is also a paper application beginning on page 56 that you can fill out or use as a reference. Postsecondary transfer students: can also be considered for Early Admission to many programs.ca/apply You can fill out the application now and send your documents later. Submit transcripts for your entire academic record (high school and postsecondary). All applicants must also submit evidence of English language proficiency (passing score or scheduled test date). and deadlines. (Early Admission is not final admission. registrar. Explore the impressive list of our program options (page 23)! Choose a Faculty and program appropriate for you. and detailed course descriptions of each course . official and final transcripts for any other institutions previously attended.CFM .STEP 1 Check out program options. Fill out the online application for admission at www. second semester registration for the institution you are currently attending. Remember to include your U of A 7-digit ID number with all documents and correspondence.
• Transcripts from any postsecondary institutions you have attended. www. make sure you apply as early as possible. Documents must be sent to U of A’s Registrar’s Office directly from the authorized issuing institution by the posted deadlines. In most cases.ualberta. We encourage you to apply for your study permit well in advance of your program start date. All international students who apply for housing before April 30. by the deadline. TOEFL. This application is separate from your application to study at U of A.ualberta. The typical documents you will be required to provide are: • Proof of English language proficiency (eg.ca/ ro. • Detailed course descriptions for each postsecondary course completed outside of Canada. 2010. In order to study in Canada. 2011 are guaranteed a space in one of our residences for their first year. • Official English translation of all documentation not issued originally in English or French. certificates. etc). www.registrar.ca You may also contact the U of A’s International Student Services for advice at arriving@ international.ca STEP 8 Send your official and complete documents by the deadline. You can submit your housing application once you have applied for admission and obtained your 7-digit U of A student ID number. • High school grades and transcripts. You can use your letter of Early Admission to start your study permit application. you must send your official documents and meet all conditions listed in your Early Admission letter in order to finalize your admission.international.cfm?id=160 Even if you are offered Early Admission.STEP 5 Explore scholarship opportunities.ualberta.gc. and/ or diplomas. Your application will be processed for final admission once we have received your original official documents. You can apply online at www. ca/prospective/scholarships. Application processing time can take up to three months to complete. you will automatically be considered for scholarships (page 19). but some competitions require a specialized application. STEP 7 Apply for your study permit. How to Undergraduate Studies for 42 .cic. you will require a study permit. If you have a preference for a particular residence community (page 13). showing us your complete academic record. ca/residences There is a CAD $175 application fee for housing (a partial refund of $150 may be available if you are unable to attend and cancel before room offers are made). For complete information on immigration and application requirements. consult the Government of Canada website at www. IELTS.ualberta. starting October 1. cfm STEP 6 Apply to live on-campus. U of A provides international students with exceptional financial rewards for academic and extracurricular achievements.
Your ac d certain t you have fulfille uirements tha t req academic subjec have ow that they high school must sh bjects you ple. See page 47 for competi . Your grades on the s shown (a subject requirements on your transcripts) depending to U of A varies average to be accepted h year. stsecondary prereq rams may have po Some prog ples. estions and exam 6 for common qu See pages 45-4 GPA academic 3.Admissions Admission is competitive and is based on your complete academic history and achievement in three main areas: See page 44 for En glish language pr oficienc Undergraduate • Completing an undergraduate program will give you a Bachelor’s Degree. The averages change eac d program of your choic on the Faculty an tive averages. Your English y requirements. The admission su 5 admission subjec eted k our website to successfully compl Faculty. Please chec ry by program and ram of choice. students from For exam ts. ill va need to present w esent for your prog you will need to pr ects find out which subj uisites. • An undergraduate program will last four years on average. iency Language Profic 1. The minimum admission e. s 2. Some programs may take longer to complete. ELP Subjects howing ademic history.
Test scores must be valid and verifiable. Such education must include Alberta Grade 12 or its equivalent level.5 with no band less than 5. Please refer to the U of A Calendar for how to meet this requirement (Section 13. MELAB (Michigan English Assessment Battery). A grade of B+ or better.3. U of A will accept one of the following: Details and conditions 1 Completing a test of English Language Proficiency and earning the minimum score required by U of A. GCSE. iBT: at least 86. regardless of their citizenship status or country of origin. A grade of 6 or better. International Baccalaureate English A1. additional English language testing. Note 3: Failing grades/courses will not be counted when calculating full-time attendance. a minimum grade of 3 is required to meet ELP (For example: a grade of B3).ualberta. Successful completion. Enrolment must be in a regular high school or postsecondary forcredit program. Note 1: Enrolment in English as a second language (ESL) courses or programs will not be included in the calculation of three years of full-time study. A grade of 4 or better on the AP English College Board examination. The level of English proficiency required for graduation must be equivalent to that in English language schools/institutions in Canada. you will be required to meet the spoken English language proficiency requirement. Where students are registered in both ESL and regular programs. may be required to confirm English proficiency. at least 70. How can I show that I’ve met the requirements? • The University of Alberta reserves the right to use discretion in determining adequate levels of language proficiency to ensure success in academic programs. at least 85. visit our website at: www. 44 . conducted by the Faculty of Extension. with a minimum score of 21 points in each section. CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language assessment exam). or. Spoken English language proficiency (required by some programs) If you select a program related to Health Sciences or Education. Paper based: 580 At least 6. registrar. O-level. (See Note 4) English Language Arts 30-1 course (Alberta High School).0.ca/elp Note 6: In countries where alpha-grades are further defined by numerical grades. Previous Education in English (See Notes 1.English language proficiency requirement (ELP) • All undergraduate applicants to Englishspeaking and bilingual programs need an adequate level of English language proficiency before admission. Note 4: Standardized test results must be issued directly from the testing office. PTE (Pearson Test of English) (Academic) Completing certain courses that have been approved by U of A.2). Only courses with passing grades will be considered. Note 2: Proof of three years of education must be submitted in the form of official transcripts (including details on course enrolment and hours of instruction). The University of Alberta’s ESL 140/145. Photocopies will not be accepted. the ESL hours will be deducted from the total educational hours. 5) Three full years of education in English in Canada or the equivalent in another country where English is the principal language. and can be a combination of secondary and postsecondary education. Successful completion of the equivalent of three years of full-time instruction in a school/ institution in Canada in which the major language of instruction is English. The institution must be located in a country where English is the primary language. Note 5: For a list of countries and institutions that are recognized as having met U of A’s English language proficiency requirement. 6 credits of transferable university-level English Language and Literature completed at a postsecondary institution where English is the language of instruction. In some cases. Final blended grade of 75% or better. IGCSE. AS-level or A-level English Language or Literature course. Advanced Placement English. A grade of 5 or better. at least 59. A2. Graduation from a degree program offered by an accredited institution at which English is the primary language of instruction. (See Note 4) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). A grade of B or better (See Note 7). and achieving a certain minimum grade in that course. 3. International Baccalaureate English B. IELTS (academic) (International English Language Testing System). 2.
or Computer Science 4. Chemistry. Algebra (Math) 3. Fine Arts. or Sciences Some requirements can be a subject from either the Humanities. you need to show that you have fulfilled certain academic requirements. See page 48 for more information Transfer students: If you are transferring from another postsecondary institution. or Science categories Some requirements will be specific subjects. NOTE: Some programs will have additional requirements. UALBERTA. One from Biology. and/or exams. Fine Arts. Calculus (Additional Math). visit WWW. • Direct Entry programs can be entered directly from high school. Physics. such as portfolios or an audition. To find the specific admission requirements for your program. for example: completing certain courses. such as 1 – 4 listed here. you will be evaluated on a combination of your postsecondary and high school results. One from Biology.2 Subjects Subject requirements for undergraduate admission: general information To be admitted to a U of A program. English 2. Subject from Humanities. • Professional programs cannot be entered directly from high school – you need to take some postsecondary courses first. (All prerequisites can be taken at U of A). Physics or Computer Science 5. For example: Subject requirements if you apply for the general Bachelor of Science Program 1.CFM . Chemistry. Can students enter U of A undergraduate programs directly from high school? How many subjects do I need to present if I am a high school student entering a Direct Entry program? You need 5 Admission Subjects taken in high school. Calculus (Additional Math).CA/PROSPECTIVE/ADMISSIONS.INTERNATIONAL.
Drama. Grades can possibly come from your local high school curriculum. or O Levels What’s next? • Visit www.ca/prospective/admissions. Physics.international. postsecondary work. Computer Science What subjects do I need to enter a Professional program? • You will need to complete some postsecondary study (universitylevel) before you can be considered for admission. but may also include some of your high school matriculation subjects.What courses qualify as Humanities.cfm to see the specific subject requirements for your program • Learn about the competitive average required on page 47 • Learn about the documentation you will need to send on page 49 • Check the deadlines on page 53 STUDYING IN SUB 46 . History. Fine Arts. AS. • The level and amount of postsecondary study required will vary by program. Languages other than English. Physical Geography. or Science subjects? • Humanities subjects: English (Literature and Composition). or an internationally recognized exam.ualberta. Science. Biology. Calculus (Additional Math). Cultural Geography. such as: • IB • AP • SAT (see page 48 for minimum SAT scores) • A. All prerequisites can be taken at U of A. What do I need to send to show that I’ve met the admission requirements? You will need to send us your documentation. Economics • Fine Arts subjects: Art. Social Studies. Chemistry. Music • Science subjects: Algebra (Math). • Admission is based on your academic performance at the postsecondary level.
UALBERTA.3 GPA Competitive averages Competitive averages are determined each academic year. with Advanced/Honors Science subjects to meet matriculation subjects.REGISTRAR. not by the school. • British Curriculum Grades of A’s and B’s on GCE O-level and predicted A-level subjects.REGISTRAR. Other curricula and credentials will also be considered. however. • US Curriculum An overall average of B/B+.org) U of A will award final admission based on a minimum 29-34 predicted points on the full diploma (excluding bonus points). and presentation of the 5 matriculation subjects. SAT Reasoning and Subject Test results can assist you in meeting the entrance requirements (see Common equivalency comparisons on page 48).CA/ CREDENTIALS To view competitive admission averages from last year.UALBERTA. • International Baccalaureate (IB) (www. .ibo. Final IB grades in the range of 4 to 7 in the 5 matriculation subjects are considered competitive for admission. in general. and presentation of the 5 matriculation subjects. a minimum of 2 (sometimes 3) subjects must be completed at the AS or A-level (check the admission requirement prerequisites for which subjects must be at the AS or A-level). see WWW. • Chinese Curriculum A combination of A’s and B’s on the Joint Graduation Exam (Hui Kao). Results must be issued by the governing authority. visit WWW.CA/AVERAGES Presentation of the minimum requirement does not always guarantee admission. The minimum admission average varies depending on the Faculty and Program. • Advanced Placement (AP) A combination of grades of 4 and 5. or a competitive score on the University Entrance Exam (Gao Kao). and presentation of the 5 matriculation subjects (at higher or standard level). applicants are expected to have the minimum level of achievement indicated below.
AP Statistics . At least three consecutive years are required. AP Government and Politics. Combinations of disciplines will not be considered. Statistics. French (minimum score 580). Business or Applied Mathematics will not be considered. Then. Spanish (minimum score 570). AP Music Theory • Art & Design • Dance • Film • Music • Theatre (Drama Theatre Arts) • Visual Arts Sciences Algebra / Geometry Pre-Calculus (Calculus.Common equivalency Begin by consulting WWW.CA/PROSPECTIVE/ADMISSIONS. CFM to determine what program-specific courses are required. UALBERTA.g. AP Calculus BC AP Biology Mathematics Level 2 or Mathematics IIC with a minimum score of 600 Mathematics (Math studies will not be considered) Calculus Biology There is no SAT Subject test in Calculus Biology E or Biology M with a minimum score of 590 Chemistry with a minimum score of 600 Mathematics (Math studies will not be considered) Biology Chemistry AP Chemistry Chemistry Physics AP Physics Physics with a minimum score of 600 Physics Sciences AP Environmental Sciences. Humanities Three years of History.INTERNATIONAL. Visit WWW. World History (minimum score 620). B. or or C SAT Critical Reading/SAT or Subject Tests D IB courses English AP English SAT Critical Reading with a minimum score of 550 English If a grade 12 course is completed prior to the grade 12 year.* One year high school course alone will not meet the subject prerequisite for admission.CFM 48 . any Language at the AP level. verify subject equivalencies in the chart below.There is no AP course that meets the Algebra requirement for admission. A Language other than English may also be used. * One year high school course alone will not meet the subject prerequisite for admission.* One year high school course alone will not meet the subject prerequisite for admission.UALBERTA. AP Human Geography. 3 years of Music or 3 years of Art.) AP Art History. AP Computer Science A. Korean (minimum score 600). Chinese (minimum score 750) N/A • Anthropology • Economics • Geography • History • History of the Americas • History of Europe • History of Africa • History of Asia & Middle East • History of Asia & Oceania • Islamic History • Philosophy • Psychology • Arabic • Bengali • Bosnian • Bulgarian • Cantonese • Chinese • Czech • Danish • Dutch • Finnish • French • German • Greek • Hindi • Indonesian • Italian • Japanese • Latin • Mandarin • Norwegian • Polish • Portuguese • Russian • Slovak • Spanish • Swahili • Swedish • Turkish Fine Arts Three years of the same Fine Arts subject (e.* N/A . C. including the grade 12 year. or Civics including the grade 12 year. AP Macro Economics. AP European History. German (minimum score 560). AP Psychology American History and Social Studies (minimum score 620). this must be indicated on the transcript or in a letter from the school. Government Studies. AP Studio Art. One year high school course alone will not meet the subject prerequisite for admission. AP Computer Science AB N/A • Computing Science • Design • Environmental Systems * Advanced or Honors courses in the US curriculum may meet the subject requirements for certain Faculties. including the grade 12 year. comparisons B Advanced Placement Equivalency comparisons (commonly seen in the American System) To meet the Subject Requirements. Subject Requirements Will Vary by Program A High School Courses Four years of English Language Arts with a course in the grade 12 year. Modern Hebrew (minimum score 600). or D. Italian (minimum score 620).) Calculus course completed in the grade 12 year. AP US History. AP World History. AP Micro Economics. you can present the prerequisites listed in column A. AP Calculus AB. Japanese (minimum score 620). Latin (minimum score 600).CA/PROSPECTIVE/ADMISSIONS.INTERNATIONAL.
A maximum of two years of transfer credit from your previous institution can be applied towards a University of Alberta degree. the earlier we can consider you for admission. Transfer credit is determined on an individual basis and will be evaluated once all supporting documents are submitted. postsecondary institution. or photocopies from the relevant pages of your institution’s course catalogue. written permission (including your signature) must accompany the application form. In the event that the issuing institution produces only one official copy of the document and will not send additional copies to universities. Canada T6G 2M7 • • Information and Privacy Canadian law prohibits the University of Alberta from discussing the details of an applicant’s file with anyone but the applicant. Certified copies can be authorized by one of the following: your high school.Documentation: What should you provide Do not wait until the deadline to submit your documents. Official documentation must be sent directly from the issuing high school. or other third party to have access to your file. In the event that a certified copy is presented. Documents issued in a language other than English or French must be accompanied by official English translations. Send documents to: University of Alberta Office of the Registrar and Student Awards 201 Administration Building Edmonton. university or college. The syllabus should include topics covered. and the total number of lecture hours for each course completed. • One official copy of your high school diploma and a transcript of your grades are required. Photocopies will not be accepted. . If these are not available. In the event that you wish to allow a counsellor. we will accept a certified copy. If you have attended a postsecondary institution. a notary public. government. then two official copies of your postsecondary transcripts are required. ? Please remember to include your 7 digit U of A ID number in all correspondence. The earlier we receive your documents. or organization. please contact an International Admissions Advisor in the Registrar’s Office. a Canadian Embassy or Consulate General. a ministry of education office. AB. parent. You will need to provide a detailed course syllabus for all postsecondary coursework completed outside of Canada. We will accept compiled descriptions from your institution’s webpage (specific URL links must be provided). the original document must be presented for verification upon your arrival on campus.
They may also challenge a junior or senior course for credit via the Credit by Special Assessment route if they have appropriate qualifications and are eligible within the regulations. transfer credit for the first (qualifying) year courses does not reduce the minimum load requirement of 37. Note: For students entering the Faculty of Engineering. A grade of “B” will qualify if the student has a minimum “B” in A-level Mathematics. Students entering the Faculty of Arts who are given Advanced Placement will be admitted to a senior course after determination of their background qualifications for that course (interview. The U of A acknowledges the efforts of students who have completed one of the programs indicated below. Eligible to apply for credit by special assessment for MATH 114/115 PHYS 124 (3) and 126 (3) with a grade of “A”.). Transfer credit. advanced placement. 50 . Note: Augustana Faculty course equivalents for transfer credit are available in the U of A Calendar (Section 16. Advanced Standing: British System British System Applicants (Chart One) The General Certificate of Education (GCE) is one of the most internationally recognized systems of secondary education. = units of course weight (credits) Chart One • Equivalency Chart for British-style Curriculum * GCE Advanced A-Level Course (A2-Level) University of Alberta Equivalents ARAB 1XX (6) BIOL 107 (3) CHEM 101 (3) and 261 (3) CHINA 101 (3) and 102 (3) ECON 101 (3) and 102 (3) ENGL 1XX (6) HIST 120 (6) Eligible to apply for credit by special assessment for MATH 114 (3) STAT 141 (3) and MATH 120 (3). PSYCO 1XX (3) (Faculty of Arts) SOC 100 (3) SPAN 100 (6) Arabic Biological Sciences Chemistry Chinese Economics English History Mathematics Further Mathematics (*MATH 120 only awarded if A-level Math written on or after June 2002) Physics Psychology Sociology Spanish * refer to Notes listed above.? Advanced standing: Get university credits for advanced high school curricula There are several systems of secondary education that exceed the level of meeting the basic admission requirements. The U of A recognizes the level of commitment and excellence required of those who have completed Advanced Level (A-level) subjects. and the opportunity for credit by special assessment are available for students who have demonstrated excellence in specific subject areas. etc.0 units. Admissions Chart 6). but do not qualify for advanced standing. placement test. Note: Students given advanced placement will be permitted to register in a senior course. Transfer credit and the opportunity to earn credit by special assessment are available for students who have completed specific A-level subjects with a grade of A or B. Advanced Subsidiary (AS-level) subjects are considered grade 12-level equivalent and can be used for admission.
5) for Engineering only] Students may apply to write a credit by special assessment examination in MATH 114 (3) [or MATH 100 (4) for Engineering only] MUSIC 102 (3) and MUSIC 100-level (3) (not to take MUSIC 101) PHIL 100-level (3) (not to take PHIL 101 or 102) PHYS 124 (3) and PHYS 126 (3) PHYS 124 (3) ANTHRO 100-level (3) Advanced Placement DRAMA 101 (3) ART 100-level (3) and ART 134(3) 100-level Open Elective (3) Computing Science (HL or SL) taken prior to 2006 Computing Science (HL) taken 2006 onwards Computing Science (SL) taken 2006 onwards Dance (HL) Economics (HL) English (HL) Music (HL) Philosophy (HL) Physics (HL) Physics (SL) Social Cultural Anthropology (HL) Spanish A (HL) Theatre Arts (HL) Visual Arts (HL) Successful completion of all components of the IB Diploma program French A or B (HL) French A or B (SL) German A or B (HL) German A or B (SL) Greek (HL) History (HL) (see Note 1) Islamic History (HL) Italian (HL) Japanese A (HL) Japanese AB .3) for Engineering only] CMPUT 101 (3) CMPUT 114 (3) and CMPUT 115 (3) CMPUT 114 (3) DANCE 100-level (3) ECON 101 (3) and ECON 102 (3) (not to take ECON 204) ENGL 100-level (6) [or ENGL 100-level (3) and 100-level complementary studies elective (3) for Engineering only] FREN 100-level (3) and FREN 211 (3) (not to take FREN 111 or FREN 112) FREN 100-level (6) (not to take FREN 111 or 112) GERM 100-level (3) and GERM 211 (3) (not to take GERM 111 or 112) GERM 100-level (6) (not to take GERM 111 or 112) GREEK 101 (3) and GREEK 102 (3) HIST 100-level (3) (not to take HIST 112 or 113) HIST 100-level (3) (not to take HIST 117) Advanced Placement Advanced Placement JAPAN 101 (3) and JAPAN 102 (3) Mathematics (SL) Further Mathematics (SL) International Baccalaureate Courses Japanese B (HL or SL) Latin (HL) Mathematics (HL) University of Alberta Equivalents JAPAN 101 (3) and JAPAN 102 (3) LATIN 101 (3) and LATIN 102 (3) MATH 114 (3) [or MATH 100 (4) for Engineering only]. exclusive scholarships are dedicated to full IB Diploma candidates. Europe (including Russia/ USSR). * Refer to Notes on page 50. including Africa. East and South East Asia and Oceania. Transfer credit can be awarded for specific IB courses if you present a minimum grade of 6 (Chart Two).3) for Engineering only] Students may apply to write a credit by special assessment examination in CHEM 101 (3) [or CHEM 103 (4. Contact: IB@registrar. Chart Two • Equivalency Chart for IB Courses * International Baccalaureate Courses Anthropology (HL) Biology (HL) Chemistry (HL) Chemistry (SL) University of Alberta Equivalents ANTHR 100-level (3) BIOL 107 (3) CHEM 101 (3) [or CHEM 103 (4. and South Asia and the Middle East (including North Africa). and final admission based on predicted IB grades may be possible. Americas. Student may also apply to write a credit by special assessment examination in MATH 115 (3) [or MATH 101 (3. special IB advisors are available to assist you.ca Note 1: Credit will be awarded for all five regional options offered at the higher level (HL).ualberta.Advanced standing: IB International Baccalaureate (IB) Applicants (Chart Two) U of A recognizes the academic rigors of the IB program in a number of ways.5) for Engineering only] MATH 114 (3) and MATH 115 (3) [or MATH 100 (4) and MATH 101 (3.
* Refer to Notes on page 50.3) for Engineering only] CHINA 200-level (3) CMPUT 114 (3) or CMPUT 174 (3) CMPUT 114 and 115 (6) or CMPUT 174 and 175 (6) ENGL 100-level (3) for Engineering Students only Advanced Placement (English) for nonEngineering students Advanced Placement Advanced Placement Advanced Placement Advanced Placement Advanced Placement Advanced Placement Courses Italian Language and Culture Japanese Language and Culture Latin (Literature) Latin (Virgil) Macroeconomics Microeconomics Music Theory Physics B Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism/Mechanics Psychology Spanish Language Spanish Literature Statistics United States History University of Alberta Equivalents Advanced Placement JAPAN 201 (3) and 202 (3) LATIN 100-level (3) LATIN 100-level (3) ECON 102 (3) ECON 101 (3) MUSIC 155 (3) PHYS 124 (3) and PHYS 126 (3) PHYS 124 and 126 (6) or PHYS 144 (3) PSYCO 100-level (3) (not to take PSYCO 104 or 105) Advanced Placement Advanced Placement STAT 151 (3) HIST 100-level (6) Chinese Language and Culture Computer Science A Computer Science AB English (Language and Composition or Literature and Composition) English (Literature and Composition) French Language French Literature German Language Comparative Government & Politics Government & Politics: United States 52 . scholarships.ualberta. Admissions Chart 7).Advanced standing: AP Advanced Placement (AP) Applicants (Chart Three) The U of A appreciates the academic challenge and preparation required of those completing Advanced Placement exams. Chart Three • Equivalency Chart for AP Courses * Advanced Placement Courses Art History Art Studio: Drawing Art Studio: 2D Design Art Studio: 3D Design Biology Calculus AB Calculus BC Chemistry University of Alberta Equivalents ART H 101(3) and ART H 102 (3) ART 140 (3) ART 134 (3) and DES 135 (3) ART 134 (3) and DES 135 (3) BIOL 100-level (3) (not to take BIOL 107) MATH 113 (3) MATH 113 (3) [or MATH 100 (4) for Engineering only] Students may apply for Credit by Special Assessment CHEM 101(3) [or CHEM 103 (4. Contact: AP@registrar.ca Note: Augustana Faculty course equivalents are available for AP students entering that Faculty (U of A Calendar Section 16. and specialized advising. We seek to acknowledge the achievements of AP students through transfer credit and advanced standing (minimum grade of 4 in approved courses – Chart Three).
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Science . . .REGISTRAR. . . . . . . . . . .REGISTRAR. . . . . Secondary) . . . . . . . . . . and résumé . . . . . . . . .UALBERTA. . . . . . April 15 Education (Diploma) – all documents . . . . . . . June 1 Law – all documents . . . . . . June 1 Engineering . . . . . . .ualberta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Dental Hygiene Diploma . .March 1 Open Studies Consult U of A Calendar §12. . Complete details on deadlines and application procedures can be found on our website at www. . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Campus Saint-Jean Bilingual BCom and BEd (Elementary. . . . May 1 Augustana All applicants – residency application . . .REGISTRAR. . . . February 1 Medicine & Dentistry Dentistry – Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) . . . . . . .7 Winter Term (January entry) Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . . . . . résumé and written statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UALBERTA. . . . . . . .REGISTRAR. . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Fall term final grades and Winter Term registration of current year . . . . . . April 1 BFA (Technical Theatre) letter of intent. . . May 1 Arts BA (Criminology) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UALBERTA. November 1 Medical Laboratory Science . . . . . . . . . . .CA/CALENDAR The majority of undergraduate programs accept applications for the Fall Term only. .UALBERTA. . . . . . . . . . . August 31 Fall/Winter (September entry) The document deadlines for most U of A programs are: High school applicants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UALBERTA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 11 BFA (Drama) in Theatre Design references. . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Dentistry . . . . . March 1 All other programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CA/CALENDAR Summer Term (July entry) Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Medicine & Dentistry BSc (Dental Hygiene Specialization) Post-Diploma Degree Completion .CA/CALENDAR Summer Term (July entry) Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . .CA/CALENDAR Spring/Summer Terms (May entry) Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . . . . . . . . . . portfolio submission . . . all previously completed course work. . . . . . . . May 1 BFA (Drama) in Acting – audition application . . . . . . . . . March 1 Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Application Deadlines Document Deadlines Fall/Winter (September entry) Agricultural. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February 1 Medicine – Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 1 BA (Music Major or Minor) – interview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Business . . . . .contact department Diploma in Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .March 1 BEd (Adult Education Route) . . . . . . . . . . . . interview and letters of reference. . . . . . . the earlier we can consider you for admission. . .CA/CALENDAR Winter Term (January entry) The academic year is divided into four terms. May 1 Dentistry and Diploma in Dental Hygiene-All previously completed course work and course registration of current year. . . . April 15 BSc (Music Minor) – interview . . . . . May 1 Augustana . . . . . . . . Life & Environmental Sciences .REGISTRAR. . . . . . . . . June 1 BFA (Art and Design) and BDesign portfolio submission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February 1 Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences . January 15 Medical Laboratory Science – letter of intent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .REGISTRAR. . . . . . . . . . . March 1 BSc Nursing (Bilingual) apply to Faculty of Nursing . . .CA/CALENDAR Spring/Summer Terms (May entry) Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Fall Term final grades and Winter Term registration of current year . interview. . . . . . . . . . . . Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Summer Term September to December January to April May to mid-June July to mid-August Refer to U of A Calendar at WWW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ca/admissions Do not wait until the deadline to send your documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 1 transcripts and interview . . . . . . . . . . November 1 Native Studies . . . . . March 1 Education BEd and BEd After Degree . . . . . . April 15 BMus – audition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Open Studies . . . . . . . . .UALBERTA. . . . . . . . . . . . references. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 1 Postsecondary/transfer applicants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and course registration of current year . .registrar. . June 15 The following programs have different deadlines or require additional documentation: Arts BA (Criminology) – references. . . . . . . . . . April 1 BMus and BMus/BEd – audition application . . . . . . . March 1 Physical Education & Recreation . . . . . February 1 All other programs . . . . February 1 Pharmacy – letter of intent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The earlier we recieve your documents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 1 Law . . . . . . . . . . but there are several programs that can admit in Winter or Spring. . . .
com) 3. students may purchase a bus pass for $74.000 Food $2.281 1.160 $3.254 $2.300 .387 $29. www. Tuition estimate is based on 2010/11 rates assessed to undergraduate students in Arts or Science and are subject to change.600 .480 $27.25 per month.ualberta.230 $ 19. 4.800 . visit www.070 $25. 54 .$12.900 Accommodation (PRIVATE APARTMENT) $5.$5.$7. A student bus pass for September to April is included in U of A’s non-instructional fees.230 Accommodation (SHARED)3 $2.registrar. For undergraduate student residences that range from dormitory-style rooms to four-bedroom. For most updated rates. shared apartments.800 .oanda.240 Clothing $400 $600 Bus Pass4 $0 $297 Books and Supplies $1000 $1000 ? Miscellaneous TOTAL (CAD) TOTAL (USD)2 $1.300 $4. From May to August.000 $8. 1 Canadian dollar= $0.220 $31.Tuitionand Cost of Living 8 months Based on 30 credits in 8 months (CAD) 12 months Based on 30 credits in 12 months (CAD) $ Tuition & Fees1 $ 19.ca 2.9329 US dollars (average exchange rate from May 2009 to May 2010.$8.
ca/prospective/ advancedstanding.ualberta. www.ualberta.international. but there are some exceptions. In addition to IB. you just need to complete the Application for Undergraduate Studies form and submit it. Eventually.cfm You can apply now and then send your documents later.ca/prospective/ documents. and US-style curricula. advanced placement. When you submit your application to study at U of A. and AP curricula. Did you U of A accepts many different international curricula. To start the application process. In some programs.ualberta.international.You can get advanced standing or transfer credit if you successfully complete certain high school courses. U of A offers 200+ undergraduate programs so you have great flexibility to tailor your degree to your interests. www. British.ca/prospective/ programs. www. U of A accepts many local high school curricula from around the world. our online system where you can track your application status. (August 1 for most programs) so you can send them later on. you will receive an ID and login for Beartracks.ca/prospective/ equivalencies. www.UALBERTA.CA/PROSEPCTIVE/APPLYUNDERGRADUATE. AP. INTERNATIONAL. you can enroll in a Faculty but wait up to your third year to declare your major and minor areas of study.cfm You don’t have to make the final decision about your major and minor right away.cfm ? You can track the progress of your application online.international.ca MORE AT WWW. (You can complete your preprofessional studies at U of A). or the opportunity for credit by special assessment if you have demonstrated excellence in specific subject areas under the British. but some require at least one year of pre-professional study before you can apply. Most undergraduate programs can be entered directly from high school.beartracks.cfm know You can complete your preprofessional year at U of A. Consult our website to see which curricula are accepted from your country.ualberta. IB.CFM . www. you can also use it to register for your courses.international. although you should try to send them as soon as possible to get a faster admissions decision.ualberta. The application deadline for most direct entry programs is May 1. U of A can offer you transfer credit. Documents have a later deadline.
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3rd) Faculty Program Specialization/Honors/ Route* Major Minor 1 2 3 Additional Program Details for Applicants to: Education Are you applying to a collaborative off-campus program? If so. Physical Education (BPE/BEd) and Arts (BMus/BEd) Applicants Applicants must enter a Route: Elementary or Secondary Program Choices (1st. go to www.csj. you will be considered for your second and/ or third choice. Augustana Applicants If you wish to take courses at Augustana Campus. is required for each program choice. go to Page 8 of this Application. or have previously attended the U of A. It is recommended that you enter three program choices. since this will increase the chances of you being considered for admission. When selecting a program. or the following website: www. Honours (if applicable). Your eligibility for admission will be considered in order of the program preferences you enter below.ca Current and Previous U of A Students: Students who are currently attending the U of A. select Saint-Jean as your Faculty of choice. If you are not eligible for your ﬁrst choice. located in Camrose. For more information about Augustana Campus programs. An application. Alberta. and an application fee.4 | Application for Admission.augustana. enter only one program choice per application. such as Specialization.ca Campus Saint-Jean Applicants If you wish to take courses at Campus Saint-Jean. and minors. indicate location GPRC Red Deer Keyano After Degree (Camrose) Are you applying from a Physical Education program at an off-campus location? If so.ualberta.ca/admissions New Applicants to the U of A New applicants to the U of A may enter three program choices. provide all of the details requested for each selection. select Augustana as your Faculty of choice. 2nd.ualberta. indicate location. indicate location. For more information about programs at Campus Saint-Jean. majors. For information about program selection. ATEP GPRC Keyano MHC Red Deer Will you be taking ﬁrst-year courses in French at Faculte Saint-Jean? Yes Are you applying to a collaborative off-campus program? If so.registrar. go to www. GMU GPRC Red Deer Engineering Nursing Physical Education 59 . Readmission or Internal Transfer 5 academic programs Academic Programs Read the notes below before completing the Program Selection part of this form.
ab. Attach additional sheet if necessary. Province (Country. notify the Ofﬁce of the Registrar and Student Awards immediately in writing or by fax.. Pure Math 30. A complete listing of secondary and postsecondary education is required.g.Application for Admission. you will be asked to submit documentation from your high school in order to be considered for Early Admission.gov. Course Interim Final Course Interim Final International High School Applicants If you are completing a high school curriculum outside of Canada. If you attend any institution after having completed this form. Obtain your ASN from Alberta Education at www. if outside Canada) Name of Institution From To Language of Instruction M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y (E) Applicants Currently Attending High School List all Grade 12 (or equivalent) courses and levels (e. ELA 30-1). Readmission or Internal Transfer | 5 6 previous and current education Complete all sections (A-I) where applicable. Full IB Partial IB AP Not Applicable (C) Alberta Student Number If you attended a school in Alberta you must provide your Alberta Student Number (ASN). indicate program.education.ca/learning/studentservices/ASNLookup/ Alberta Student Number (D) Secondary Education (High School) List all schools attended. Indicate all Grade 12 (or equivalent) courses completed and in progress as well as any ﬁnal or interim marks you may have at the time of application. including those in progress and any grades received to date. A major advantage of Early Admission is that you will be eligible to register in courses before your ﬁnal grades are available. Grade 10 through to Grade 12 (or equivalent). (A) English Language Proﬁciency State the number of full-time years of formal education you have had at an institution where the primary language of instruction was English. Be sure to indicate which courses you will be taking in the second semester. Years (B) IB/AP If you have written or will write any International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement (College Board) examinations. excluding ESL courses. 60 . The courses and grades you provide on the application will be used to consider you for Early Admission before ﬁnal grades are available.
city. The withholding of requested information in regard to this application is a serious offence and may result in prosecution under the University’s Codes of Behaviour. if outside Canada) Name of Institution M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y M M Y Attach additional pages if needed. MELAB. Name of Institution Degree Date M M Y Y Y Y (H) Have you ever been required to withdraw for academic or disciplinary reasons from a program at any postsecondary educational institution? Yes No If yes.. Name of Institution City Date M M Y Y Y Y (I) Educational and English Language Proﬁciency Tests e. See Section 8 — Declaration. Use separate sheet if necessary.6 | Application for Admission. TSE If applicable. and date. degree. specify institution. If you attend any institution after submitting this application. and date received. enter the name and date of last writing or date if it is to be written. regardless of the length of attendance. SAT. IELTS. Readmission or Internal Transfer 6 (F) Previous and Current Postsecondary Education List all previous and current postsecondary institutions attended including the U of A. Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y M M Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y (G) Will you have a university degree by the time you wish to begin attendance here? Yes No If yes. Name of Test Date Score M M Y Name of Test Date Y Y Y Score M M Y Name of Test Date Y Y Y Y Y Score M M Y LSAC number Y Law Applicants please enter your LSAC number if available. notify the Ofﬁce of the Registrar and Student Awards in writing or by e-mail immediately. 61 . CAEL. Be certain to include all institutions. TOEFL. or whether or not you believe the record will have a bearing on admission or transfer credit. specify institution. LSAT. whether or not courses were completed. From To Language of Instruction previous and current education (cont’d) Province (Country.g.
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ca/ calendar Faculty of Science Program BSc (General): 4 years BSc (General – Business Minor): 4 years BSc (Honors): 4 years BSc (Specialization): 4 years BSc (Specialization in Science)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 2 years Science + 3 years Education BSc Industrial Internship Program: 5 years (Specialization and Honors) For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www.ca/calendar Campus Saint-Jean Program BA: 4 years BA (After Degree): 2 years BA (Honors): 1 + 3 years BCom (Bilingual): 2 years Campus Saint-Jean + 2 years Business BSc (Nursing) Bilingual: 4 years (Apply through Nursing) BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences .ualberta.ca/calendar Faculty of Native Studies Program BA (Native Studies): 4 years BA (Native Studies) Honors: 4 years BA (Native Studies) After Degree: 2 years BA (Native Studies)/BEd (Elementary. Life and Environmental Sciences BEd After Degree: 2 years BEd (Elementary.registrar. see: www.ualberta.registrar.ualberta.8 | Application for Admission.ualberta. Life and Environmental Sciences + 2 years Education BSc Nutrition and Food Science: 4 years Pre-Veterinary Medicine: 2 years For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www.registrar.registrar.ualberta. Readmission or Internal Transfer Academic Program Listing Faculty of Agricultural.ca/admissions Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Program BSc (Pharmacy): 1 + 4 years Faculty of Arts Program BA: 4 years BA: (Drama)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 3 years Arts + 2 years Education BA (After Degree): 2 years BA (Criminology): 1 + 3 years BA (Environmental Studies): 4 years BA (Honors): 1 + 3 years BDesign: 4 years BFA (Art and Design): 4 years BFA (Drama – Acting only): 1 + 3 years BFA (Drama – Design. Secondary) Combined: 3 years Physical Education + 2 years Education (see Physical Education and Recreation) BMus/BEd (Elementary.registrar. Secondary) Combined: 3 years Native Studies + 2 years Education BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences)/BA (Native Studies) Combined: 5 years For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www. Secondary) Combined: 3 years Native Studies + 2 years Education BSc (Specialization in Science)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 2 years Science + 3 years Education BSc (Human Ecology)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 3 years Agricultural.ca/ calendar Faculty of Law Program LLB: 3 years.registrar.ca/ calendar Faculty of Education Program BEd (Elementary.ualberta. Life and Environmental Sciences + 2 years Education BPE/BEd (Elementary. Life and Environmental Sciences BSc (Forest Business Management): 1 + 3 years BSc (Forestry): 4 years BSc (Human Ecology): 4 years BSc (Human Ecology)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 3 years Agricultural.registrar.ualberta.registrar.registrar. Keyano and Red Deer: 2 years + 2 years Diploma in of the Faculty of Education: 1 year For additional programs of study and applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www. Grande Prairie.ca/ calendar Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation Program BA (Recreation.ca/ calendar Augustana Campus Program BA: 4 years BMgt in Business Economics: 4 years BMus: 4 years BSc: 4 years For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www. Secondary): 1 + 3 years BEd/BSc Combined: 1 + 4 years BSc: 4 years Diploma in Education: 1 year For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www.ualberta. Secondary) Combined: 3 years Arts + 2 years Education BEd (Elementary) Collaboratives with Aboriginal Teacher Education programs.ualberta.5 to 4 years BCom (Bilingual): 2 years Campus Saint-Jean + 2 years Business BCom (Honors): 2 + 2 years For applicable majors see the UofA Calendar at www. Secondary): 1 + 3 years BEd After Degree: 2 years BA: (Drama)/BEd (Secondary) Combined: 3 years Arts + 2 years Education BA (Native Studies)/BEd (Elementary. For information on programs of study available through Open Studies. Medicine Hat.Bilingual): 2 years Campus Saint-Jean + 2 years Agricultural. 63 .registrar. Secondary) Combined: 3 years Physical Education + 2 years Education BSc (Kinesiology): 4 years For applicable majors see the UofA Calendar at www. Life and Environmental Sciences Program BA (Environmental Studies): 4 years BSc (Agricultural/Food Business Management): 1 + 3 years BSc (Agriculture): 4 years BSc (Animal Health): 4 years BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences): 4 years BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences)/BA (Native Studies) Combined: 5 years BSc (Environmental and Conservation Sciences – Bilingual): 2 years Campus Saint-Jean + 2 years Agricultural.ca/ calendar Faculty of Business Program BCom: 1 + 3 years BCom After Degree: 2 years BCom Cooperative Education: 1 + 3. after at least 2 preprofessional years Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Program BSc (Medical Laboratory Science): 1 + 3 years BSc (Medical Laboratory Science): Post professional certiﬁcate BSc (Dental Hygiene Specialization): Post diploma degree completion – 1 year Dental Hygiene Diploma*: 1 + 2 years DDS*: at least 2 + 4 years MD*: at least 2 + 4 years *Use online application only.ca/calendar Faculty of Engineering Program BSc (Engineering): 4 years BSc (Engineering): Cooperative Education: 5 years For additional programs of study and applicable majors see the UofA Calendar at www. Technical Theatre): 4 years BMus: 4 years BMus/BEd Combined: 3 years Arts + 2 years Education For applicable majors or minors see the UofA Calendar at www.ualberta.ualberta. Sport and Tourism): 4 years BPE: 4 years BPE/BEd (Elementary.ca/ calendar Faculty of Nursing Program BSc (Nursing): Collaborative Program: 4 years BSc (Nursing): Bilingual: 4 years BSc (Nursing Honors): 1 + 3 years BSc (Nursing) After Degree: 2 years + 2 Spring Terms + 1 Summer Term BSc (Nursing) Post RN: 1 year + 1 Spring Term Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN) to BScN Program: 2 years + 1 Spring/Summer Term Open Studies Open Studies students do not compete for places in degree or diploma programs.registrar.
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