At the U of A the best of Edmonton is nearly at your doorstep, so make time to sample it!
Edmonton is Canada’s youngest and fastest-growing city, where one in ten residents are students. There's never been a more exciting time to discover Alberta's capital and the home of the University of Alberta.
Do you love Vitamin D? Edmonton is one of the sunniest cities in North America — even in the winter time!
Our campus is located on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River Valley — the largest urban greenspace on the continent, 22 times larger than New York's Central Park!
Just steps away from campus, you'll find Whyte Avenue and its cafés, boutiques, year-round indoor farmers market, and lively nightlife.
There's always something happening in Edmonton — even in the winter! Check out the Silver Skate Festival, the Fringe, the Folk Fest, or Interstellar Rodeo for starters.
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Edmonton is a great place to start a business, with organizations like Startup Edmonton, Make Something Edmonton, and TEC Edmonton fuelling entrepreneurs.
But wait, there's more!
Find out about all the things at ExploreEdmonton.com
Making the move to the University of Alberta and Edmonton doesn't have to be daunting. Watch how students from Rural Alberta, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, and Labrador discovered an exciting campus and a thriving city by finding their place here at the U of A. Then, watch more student stories.