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Mission
Within a vibrant and supportive learning environment, the University of Alberta discovers, disseminates, and applies new knowledge through teaching and learning, research and creative activity, community involvement, and partnerships. The University of Alberta gives a national and international voice to innovation in our province, taking a lead role in placing Canada at the global forefront.

Vision
To inspire the human spirit through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery, and citizenship in a creative community, building one of the world's great universities for the public good.

President's message
The University of Alberta welcomes new and exciting challenges as we near our centenary year. By transforming learning, leading in ground-breaking research and uplifting society through new knowledge, leadership and service, the University of Alberta aims to be one of the world's great universities.

Our vision is to inspire the human spirit through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship in a creative community, building one of the world's great universities for the public good. The University's pioneering spirit inspires faculty and students to advance knowledge through research, seek innovation in teaching and learning and find new ways to serve the people of Alberta and the world.

A Capital University
With external research funding in 2005-06 of more than $400 million, more than 36,000 students in more than 200 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate programs and a growing body of international students from more than 100 countries, the University of Alberta is one of Canada's foremost research-intensive universities.

Opened in 1908 as a board-governed public institution, the University of Alberta main campus and Campus Saint-Jean, its French-language faculty, are located in Edmonton. The University of Alberta also offers liberal arts education in a rural setting at the Augustana Campus in Camrose, 90 kilometres southeast of Edmonton.

The vibrant, capital of the province of Alberta is the centre of a metropolitan area with one million residents and is consistently ranked as one of Canada's most diverse and rapidly expanding economies. In partnership with industry and government, the University of Alberta plays a pivotal role in advancing the economic prosperity of Edmonton and Alberta.

University of Alberta
114 St - 89 Ave
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2E1
Canada

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