We can turn our challenges into a strategic transformation.

The University of Alberta has embarked on a new period of transformation. The post-secondary sector is evolving quickly and the financial pressures facing the University of Alberta today are significant.

We are acting quickly, guided by our core values and our commitment to excellence in teaching, learning and community engagement.

With strategic transformation, we can build U of A’s global leadership in higher education and research. We can drive even greater social and economic growth, innovation, and creativity for the public good of the province and beyond.

Through bold action, we are setting a new direction for the university of tomorrow.

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Upcoming Event — Ask SET Anything: Finance Staff Edition

Monday, February 1 at 2:30 p.m.

Join us for another edition of our Ask SET Anything series featuring members from the SET team. This event is specifically for Finance staff to ask questions and provide feedback with regard to Finance administrative restructuring and transitioning.

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Two Branches of University of Alberta for Tomorrow

Academic Restructuring

The U of A’s academic structure is changing. Restructuring will enable the university to respond to our current budget challenges and focus resources on academic activities. Our goal is to sustain and strengthen the academy and reinvest in our core mission of teaching, research and service.

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Administrative Restructuring

A new operational model is being implemented to support the goals of University of Alberta for Tomorrow. Service Excellence Transformation (or SET) is restructuring the U of A’s administrative operations to serve and support the core teaching and research mission of the university more effectively and efficiently.

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