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.
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 provinces, countries and the 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 builds 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.
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 stunning scenery, four distinct seasons, spectacular sunrises and glowing sunsets 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.
In 2022, Lethbridge was recognized as one of Canada’s best small cities.