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The UCalgary difference

Our research and professional programs prepare you to tackle society's most important issues.

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Hands-on learning with real-world applications

The University of Calgary’s mission is to discover new knowledge and translate our discoveries into applications that benefit our local, national and international communities.

Whether you're interested in the arts, medicine, engineering or sciences, your research activity will focus on generating innovative discoveries and knowledge that directly benefit your field and ultimately, your community.

Our professional programs are also informed by our research activity, infusing course-based programs such as business, education and social work with cutting-edge insights that you can use in real-world situations.

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Student satisfaction

From the 2016 CGPSS graduate student survey, respondents reported the following:

83.4% satisfaction with overall student experience

84.7% satisfaction with their professional skills development

84.2% satisfaction with their program

88.2% satisfaction with their research experience

90.1% satisfaction with their supervision

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