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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


Nursing excellence through leadership, innovation and resilience


We lead the generation of research and scholarship to improve and innovate nursing education, health outcomes and systems transformation.

We deliver resiliency-informed experiential programs that develop the future leaders and innovators of the discipline and nursing practice.

We engage with local and global communities to develop sustainable relationships for mutual benefit and increased resiliency.

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Black History Month

Black History Month

Every February, the University of Calgary is proud to celebrate Black History Month (BHM). See all the education programming you can take part in this month.

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Featured news

UCalgary-created family intervention program reaches international audiences

Dr. Nicole Letourneau's ATTACH (Attachment and Child Health) program will be implemented in Brazil and Denmark in 2024

UCalgary researcher pushes compassion measure internationally

Nursing professor Dr. Shane Sinclair sees translation of UCalgary compassion measure for health care into Spanish

In the Spirit of Reconciliation

Assistant Professor (Teaching) Megan Keszler reflects on the journey bringing the professional development workshop “The Four Elements: Bringing an Indigenous Framework into Nursing Education” to UCalgary Nursing

UCalgary celebrates Violet King and 6 exemplary students with 1st-ever award of its kind

Calgary trailblazer's legacy honoured at awards ceremony Feb. 15

2024 UCalgary Nursing Spark Awards to honour outstanding nursing champions

Help us recognize contributions to nursing by nominating standout students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners by Feb. 29

UCalgary researchers contribute solutions to city's mental health issues

Researchers can submit projects for City of Calgary's Mental Health and Addiction strategy

Nursing Story Slam - May 9

Deadline for submissions extended: Feb. 28, 2024

Nursing Research Day - March 7

Doctor of Nursing (DN)

Doctor of Nursing degree, first in Western Canada

A new professional degree for registered nurses (RN) and other health-care practitioners, to be offered at the University of Calgary beginning in January 2023, is designed to support nurse leaders and innovators ready to take on senior roles in health care and related organizations.

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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



Mentoring makes a difference! All undergraduate UCalgary Nursing students and alumni RNs are invited to register.

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Learn more about our research at the Faculty of Nursing

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