About Lethbridge

Lethbridge is the largest city in southern Alberta, Canada, populated by about 90,000 people. It is favourably situated within driving distance of many attractive destinations, including: the Rocky Mountains (1 hour), Waterton Lakes National Park (1.25 hours), the cities of Calgary (2 hours) and Edmonton (5 hours), and ski resorts including Castle Mountain (1.5 hours), Fernie, BC (2.5 hours), and Whitefish, Montana, USA (3.5 hours). You can even reach the wine country in beautiful Okanagan Valley, BC in 8 hours.


Within the city, student life is affordable and there are lots of local events and attractions, such as the Galt Museum and Archives and Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, to visit.


Join us and see for yourself why Lethbridge is a great place to live and study!


The following funding agencies are acknowledged for generous support of our research (PI grants and student scholarships):

NSERC U of L Alberta Innovates Technology Futures
CFI CSEE GCC