Alberta: National Student Exchange

National Student Exchange (NSE) is facilitated by the Career Development Center

Any student who wishes to apply for an NSE program should contact: 

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: sue.stephenson@uvu.edu801. 863.6364; LC-409

Students who are accepted to participate in NSE programs in Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands are subject to UVU international travel policy & procedure. Students will be required to enroll in international travel medical insurance through The Office of International & Multicultural Studies & complete international pre-departure trainings. Please contact The Office of International & Multicultural Studies after your acceptance in to an NSE program.

Program Details:

The University of Calgary, one of Canada's largest, with 30,000 students in over 60 academic departments, is ranked as the top Canadian University in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 QS Top 50 Under 50. Situated on 530 acres in northwest Calgary, many buildings are interconnected by enclosed walkways. The university is a 10-15 minute transit ride to the city centre and a short walk to one of Calgary's major shopping malls. The U of C features some of the finest athletic facilities in the country (a legacy of the 1988 Winter Olympics) including an Olympic speed skating oval, two Olympic-sized ice rinks, tennis courts, a triple gymnasium, a yoga studio, an Olympic-size swimming pool, weight rooms, jogging tracks and an indoor climbing wall, as well as an extensive intramural sports program and over 225 student clubs. The U of C has graduated 150,000 alumni, including the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, and Canadian astronaut, Robert Thirsk.

Program Dates:

Fall: 09/12/2016 - 12/22/2016, Spring: 01/09/2016 - 04/28/2016

Campus location:

One of the strongest economic regions in Canada, Calgary (pop. 1.3 million) offers arts, culture and lots of outdoor recreation, with 5 major Rocky Mountain ski resorts within 3 hours of campus.

Estimated per semester costs for room and meals: $5,330.00