Our Size

We are big, but it's a good thing! With our size comes a dedication to quality that will not be compromised. Science is a small community within a large university and to us you are not just a number. 

We offer students access to numerous resources, internationally-recognized professors, a breadth of courses and programs, millions of dollars in scholarships, and incredible global opportunities.

You will have access to:

  • 67 degree programs and a breadth of courses.
  • A dedicated team of advisors.
  • Student focused academic support services including the Decima Robinson Support Centre for Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, specialized museums and collections.
  • The second largest research library system in Canada with a total of 11 libraries.
  • A science focused work experience program for Canadian and international students.
  • Unique learning and study spaces for students.
  • 400 student groups and ways to get involved.
academic advising

Cameron Library is a common study space for Science students.

University Support Services

The University of Alberta provides many free resources to assist any student on campus:

Student Success Centre
Programs designed to help students accomplish learning goals and strengthen academic skills. 

Centre for Writers
Free witting support to all students in any subject, discipline, program or faculty at all levels of study.

Get Involved

With over 400 student groups on campus, there is something for everyone! Here are some Science specific groups:

ISSS (Interdepartmental Science Students Society)
As an Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science, you’re automatically a member of ISSS.

Science FUNdamentals
Promote interest in science to elementary school students using exciting in-class demonstrations.

Other Science Student Groups