University of Lethbridge


Lethbridge, Canada

Particular: Details

Location: Lethbridge, Alberta

Established: 1957

Total Students: 5,154

Percentage of International Students: 26%

  • Research Infosource Inc: ranked 39th among the top 50 Research Colleges in Canada
  • The first publicly-funded community college in Canada
  • The Hubbard Wildlife Collection of the college contains one of Canada’s largest collections of full-body taxidermy mammals
  • The college has research specializations in Aquaculture and Quantitative Public Opinion Studies
  • Lethbridge has an amount of $1,076,000 in research funding in 2012
  • Approximately 500 students are exposed to applied research projects each year
  • The Wind Turbine Technician program of the college was the first BZEE certified English program in Canada
  • It homes the Centre for Applied Research and Innovation, and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation (CTLI)
According to the survey made in the academic year of 2017-18, 78% students expressed their satisfaction with their experience at Lethbridge College. 85% (9% higher than the national average) students are satisfied with the academic services like Learning Café, Buchanan Library, study areas, IT and Accessibility Services. The areas of strength of the college as identified by the students are: Knowledgeable faculty members Safe campus Appropriate schedule Opportunity of intellectual growth Practical experiences provided in the diploma programs Lethbridge College offers total 59 programs The fields of study includes:
  • Academic Upgrading and English as a Second Language
  • Agriculture and Related Technology
  • Business and Administration Studies
  • Clerical and Administrative Support
  • Communications, Journalism, and Related Studies
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Education and Library Studies
  • Engineering, Architecture, and Related Studies
  • Engineering and Science Technologies
  • Environment, Forestry, and Related Studies
  • General Studies
  • Health Care, Medical Studies, and Technologies
  • Humanities and Languages
  • Personal, Home, and Food Studies
  • Physical Education and Recreation
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences, Law, and Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Social, Community, and Protective Services
  • In addition, the college also offers continuing education and online learning programs
  • Students enrolled in full time courses with total nine or more credits, are eligible to work both on-campus and off-campus
  • Students must have a valid study permit and a Social Insurance Number (SIN)
  • Various on-campus work opportunities are offered by Lethbridge College
  • IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) does not restrict the number of hours a student is permitted to work on-campus
  • There might be some restrictions on the working hours according to the rules of some Lethbridge College employers
  • Part-time off-campus working opportunity for the international students is granted by the IRCC
  • They are permitted to work for 20 hours/week during the regular academic year (September through April) and full-time during the break between semesters
Both on-campus and off-campus job postings can be checked at the portal of Student Employment and Professional Development

Lethbridge College offers housing facilities to its students that have a total capacity of about 1000.

Kodiak House: 109 single suites with 15 barrier – free suites suitable for students with walking disabilities.

30thAvenue Residence: Cottage styled units of 4 bedroom suites with a capacity to hold 208.

Cullen Residence: 34 townhouses with 12 single rooms each.

Cullen Residence (two – bedroom unit): 44 two-bedroom suites to be shared by students.

Cullen Residence (family unit): 8 family units to hold a family of up to four.

In addition to the main campus in Lethbridge, Lethbridge College has three regional campuses:

  • Claresholm campus: the only campus housed in a college-operated facility; offers a variety of continuing education courses
  • Pincher Creek campus
  • Vulcan County campus

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation (CTLI) of the college includes the following services:

  • The Buchanan Library
  • Learning Services
  • Learning and Development
  • Digital Learning Team
  • Learning Experience Design Team
  • The Audio Visual Department

Lethbridge College maintains a strong alumni network. The college has over 30,000 alumni worldwide.

The college provides benefits like insurance, discount offers from the college bookstore, professional development, library access, gym membership, camps and continuing education to its alumni members.

Some of the notable alumni are:

  • Troy Reeb: journalist
  • Dustin Molleken: Baseball pitcher
  • Glenda Warkentin: Actor
  • Kyle Yamada: soccer player
  • Gary Kelly: Politician

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