About Us

The Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences provides solutions to global challenges. We teach our students and conduct our research program to help feed the world, ensure a healthy environment, strengthen individual and community well-being, and nurture bio-resource innovation.

Our grads secure jobs in the environmental sector, animal care, food and agriculture, and human services, among others.

Many of our graduates qualify for professional designations including Professional Agrologist, Professional Biologist, Professional Human Ecologist, Registered Professional Forester, providing them with a competitive edge in the job market.

One of the most research-intensive faculties at the University of Alberta, the Faculty of ALES averages more than $40 million in external funding every year, and benefits from some of the best agricultural and environmental research facilities in the world.