UCalgary Nursing Strategic Plan 2021-24

UCalgary Nursing Strategic Plan



Nursing excellence through leadership, innovation and resilience

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Student Experience

We cultivate an environment where students develop confident and resilient
identities as nurses, health advocates and change agents.

Faculty Culture

We foster an engaged culture of learning and development so we may become more resilient as individuals and as an organization within our community.

Core Values


We recognize and respect diversity, engaging within our differences and striving for all to feel valued and supported.


We foster a supportive environment that upholds personal dignity through interactions characterized by integrity and courtesy.


We seek to understand and respond to the needs and suffering of humanity through action-oriented caring.


We think creatively and act with commitment and integrity
even when it is difficult.


We focus, individually and collectively, on promoting all
aspects of health in our work, study and personal lives.

Foundational Commitments

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship

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

Quality and breadth of learning

Quality and breadth of learning

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

Community engagement

Community engagement

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

Featured News

Alberta government funding to add 96 new seats for Bachelor of Nursing program

UCalgary Nursing received an additional $5 million+ over three years in the Budget 2023 announcement which means 48 new seats in 2024-25 plus 48 new seats in 2025-26  ...

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With new CIHR funding, UCalgary nursing professor continues her advocacy for at-risk children

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UCalgary Nursing's annual recognition awards celebrates community for National Nursing Week

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Nursing Roots: Shannon Parker, BPE’96, BN’03, MN’15

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Major Milestones

Review progress to date and upcoming events