Empowering our nursing leaders

At UCalgary Nursing, we are leading innovation in nursing education and research to influence and change the future of nursing practice


Leading the Pursuit of Nursing Excellence


We advocate for change through innovations in education, research and practice.

We lead and collaborate to promote health across the lifespan.

We engage stakeholders and partners to transform the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Core Values







Read more

Research to promote health across the lifespan

As a leading research-intensive Canadian nursing school, we advance nursing practice and transform health systems by incorporating research processes and results into all of our activities.

Our pillars of strength cross the entire lifespan:

Advancement of nursing education

Advancement of nursing education

Child and family mental health

Child and family mental health

Living well with chronic conditions

Living well with chronic conditions

Learn more about our research pillars in the 2017-2020 Strategic Plan: Leading the Pursuit of Nursing Excellence

Nursing Strategic Plan 2021-2023

UCalgary Nursing Strategic Plan 2021-2023

We are now looking to develop our direction for the following three years. From November 2019 through the early part of 2020, we will offer opportunities for our stakeholders to provide feedback on our vision, mission, values and pathway: your input will help guide our plans.


Learn more

Join us at UCalgary Nursing at Calgary’s #1 University

Our unique undergraduate curriculum is designed to integrate and connect theory courses simultaneously with clinical practice.

Edge Video

Featured news

Researchers discover there’s no ‘best way’ to run

No one stride outdoes another for preventing injuries ...

Read more

Faculty of Nursing appoints dual directors for internationalization

Read more

Workshop on implicit bias aimed at creating inclusive and safe places to work and learn

Read more

In the News: International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)

Third-year nursing student Noopur Swadas named newest member of ISONG

Read more

Featured events