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More ways to enhance your uLethbridge experience: Dig up the past

Get involved

Think globally

Each year archaeology professor Dr. Shawn Bubel (a uLethbridge alumna) takes students on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Tel Beth Shemesh, Israel, for an archaeological field school — for course credit.

The uLethbridge student government (ULSU) has a seat at the table on campus as well as with the provincial government to advocate for current and future students. Also check out the many other student clubs and co-curricular activities to join.

Be part of uLethbridge’s International

Head to Africa

We live in a global society with complex problems and the world needs people who think critically and responsibly. Our Global Citizenship student cohort offers a unique opportunity for students in the Faculty of Arts & Science to connect some first-year courses around a common theme while interacting with a group of like-minded

Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team. iGEM is the premiere undergraduate synthetic biology competition in the world. Each year, uLethbridge students put their learning into action, competing against teams from around the globe, and regularly rank among the top iGEM teams.

Join the Global Health & Arts for Change Field Study in Malawi, Africa, where you’ll conduct culturally relevant health-promotion activities that help fight malaria, tuberculosis as well as HIV and AIDS.

students. If working with others to improve the world as global citizens appeals to you, join this small group of curious and motivated students and enjoy an enhanced first-year university experience.

Share your talents

Volunteer

Whether you’re performing on stage, showing your work at a gallery or producing a new album, students are part of the cultural fabric of southern Alberta and beyond.

Volunteer Lethbridge is located in downtown Lethbridge, connecting students with extraordinary volunteer experiences.

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Gain international work experience Travel to Hungary or Malaysia for workstudy programs. Whether paid or unpaid, these experiences will make you more independent, flexible, open-minded, culturally-aware and better able to deal with change and overcome challenges. You’ll also gain practical experience, develop or enhance your foreign language skills and establish an overseas network for future employment.

Trade money in real time Finance students have access to $100,000 through the Student Managed Investment Fund to invest in financial markets, using the same tools and technology available to today’s investment professionals. Money raised goes to student scholarships.

Work with diverse populations This year, nursing students went to Uganda; addictions counselling students completed internships in Europe, Africa, Australia and the United States (at well-known clinics like the Betty Ford Center); and public health students worked with major organizations like Alberta Health Services and the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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