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With the Certificate in Sustainability, you can make your passion for sustainability a part of your studies. And kick start a career that could change the world. Learn how to enroll today.

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Sustainability Scholars pairs graduate students with professional mentors to complete 250 hour applied research projects. Put your research skills to work for your community, and take the first step toward a post-grad career.

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Already, 46% of University of Alberta researchers are pushing the boundaries of sustainability knowledge. We can connect you to resources to support your research and teaching.

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Uplifting People and Planet

You came to the University of Alberta to change the world—we provide programs and opportunities to help you get there. Join a growing community of educators, researchers and changemakers who are making the world greener, resilient, inclusive and more just.

With sustainability in your studies, you're ready to help shape a better world. Whether you’re an undergrad, graduate student or academic staff, you can take advantage of learning opportunities, research support, leadership training and more.

The Sustainability Council and its partners are:

  • Spreading knowledge about social and environmental challenges.
  • Empowering you to take action, and teaching you how to get your peers engaged too.
  • Networking and fostering student leadership, so that we can take bold steps forward together.
  • Connecting university workers with researchers and students to test technological and social innovations in a “living laboratory.”

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