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Welcome to the Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS)* at the University of Alberta!

GPS works with faculty, students and staff across the University to promote excellence in graduate education and enhance the quality of experience for over 8,400 graduate students in more than 500 graduate programs in 300 research areas.

*Formerly called the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR), the General Faculties Council approved the new faculty name, Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS), on October 16, 2023.

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Student Experience Action Plan

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Other Information

Facts & Figures

Access GPS registration reports and statistics.


Resources for Faculty and Staff

Access information from among the many resources for faculty, staff and graduate coordinators.


Faculty Governance

Learn more about GPS Council and its work.


Graduate Studies Management Solution (GSMS Portal)

Access the portal here.


Support Graduate Education

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