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







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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

Pairing research and education to provide safer patient care

Simulation in nursing education is an essential component to accelerating learning for students. We are continuously updating our technology so students and researchers have access to new knowledge.

Simulation Learning at UCalgary Nursing

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