The University Of Alberta

T he University of Alberta is a public re- search university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908, today, the U of A comprises five campuses: North Campus, South Campus, Enterprise Square, and Campus Saint-Jean in Edmonton, and Augus- tana Campus in the city of Camrose. The University has over 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries who participate in 400 programs in 18 departments. The U of A has consistently ranked as one of the top five universities in Cana- da and one of the top research universities world- wide. It is a major economic driver in the prov- ince; with 15,000 employees, it ranks as Alberta’s fourth-largest employer. In addition, the U of A is a long-time leader in the area of sustainable practices and energy man- agement programs. Over 40 years ago, in order to reduce costs, the University began incorporating AT A GLANCE THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA WHAT: A world-renowned research institution WHERE: Edmonton, Alberta WEBSITE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA A LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA