About uLethbridge

At the University of Lethbridge, we are united by one common goal: to create a brighter future together.

Founded in 1967 on traditional Blackfoot land, the University of Lethbridge is one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions. We are one of Alberta's four comprehensive academic and research universities.

Our motto, Fiat Lux – let there be light – refers to the illumination that comes from research and learning.

uLethbridge facts Our campuses Strategic priorities

From the heart of southern Alberta to the farthest reaches of space, we seek to understand the intricate connections uniting us all

Through inquiry, creativity and collaboration, a desire to create healthier and more prosperous province, country and world drives us.


We are a place where every person has the potential to shine.

By inspiring and supporting student potential, we build leaders, innovators, thinkers and doers prepared for careers of the future and inspired to create positive change.





A university founded by the citizens of southern Alberta, connection to our community is at our core. 

Our campuses spark curiosity and inspire lifelong learning for all. Our collaboration with industry, businesses, organizations and individuals build stronger communities.


We turn our aspirations for environmental, social and economic sustainability into action.

Through education, research, policy and dialogue, we champion the natural world, quality of life and prosperity for the benefit of all.

Nourish program addresses student hunger

Bringing together existing initiatives across campus, the Nourish program is tackling the issue of food insecurity faced by students.

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Improving Health Care for Older Adults

Focusing on care for older adults in rural Alberta, Dr. Julia Brassolotto is using her interdisciplinary expertise as a social scientist and health-services researcher to examine how living in a rural area affects health …

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Students Give Refugees a Life-changing Chance

A student-driven initiative to help refugee students achieve their education has received a significant financial boost from Dr. Al Barnhill.

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Creating a Brighter Future for Elementary School Students

Working with a local elementary school, uLethbridge alumna and neuroscience researcher Dr. Robbin Gibb is taking leading brain research right into the classroom.

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About Lethbridge

Home to more than 100,000 people, Lethbridge is a place where ideas grow. Culturally vibrant with a flourishing arts scene and active social calendar, we boast a stunning scenery, four distinct seasons, spectacular sunrises and glowing sunset that illuminate Alberta's big sky.

Lethbridge is only two hours from Calgary's International Airport and a short drive to the United States border.

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High Level Train Bridge over coulee