TOP SEVEN RESEARCH-INTENSIVE UNIVERSITIES IN CANADA
The University of Calgary ranks among the top seven research-intensive universities in Canada. The strength of the graduate student population reflects the research of the faculty, the high quality laboratories and research facilities available, innovative teaching methods, and interdisciplinary academic and research excellence. The Schulich School of Engineering's graduate enrollment currently exceeds 1,000 students.
What's on at Schulich
For the second year running, the Schulich School of Engineering has been ranked the top school in Canada for teaching sustainable engineering. The survey of 37 engineering schools across the country was part of the annual Corporate Knights magazine ranking of social progress at business, engineering and law schools.
The Engineering Capital of Canada
Located in Calgary, the engineering capital of Canada, the Schulich School of Engineering has strong ties to industry and provides opportunities to undertake interdisciplinary work in groundbreaking areas such as biomedical and environmental engineering. Other multidisciplinary strengths lie in petroleum, mechanical, software, and transportation engineering, as well as project management.
Calgary is Canada's energy capital and the city with the second highest number of corporate head offices in the country. It is situated on the confluence of two rivers, has numerous walking and cycling trails, and is just an hour and a half from the international destination of Banff and the Rocky Mountains.
Calgary's prosperity and vibrancy has attracted citizens from across the country and around the world. With a population of one million people, there are 23 cultural festivals that celebrate the diversity of the people who call Calgary home.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TEACHING ASSISTANTS
On November 22, 2012, thirteen of our teaching assistants received the Teaching Excellence Awards at the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony. Awards are given to teaching assistants by department for their outstanding teaching contributions in an undergraduate class.
The following graduate students were awarded:
GRADUATE STUDENT LIFE AT SCHULICH
The annual graduate student conference, a half-million dollar annual Schulich Student Activities Fund, and opportunities to work with impressive industry partners, all shape a graduate student experience that opens doors for participants. Find out more