MacEwan University provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive learning environment. Creativity thrives here—through research and innovation that engage students, faculty and the community.
Founded in 1971, MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences.
Through learner-centred teaching, we connect with our students—creating a unique post-secondary experience that opens up diverse pathways for achievement and growth.
MacEwan University is dedicated to providing students with a transformative, academically rigorous personal learning experience in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment.
This is one of the many features that set our university apart and provide students diverse pathways to achievement and growth.
Our international programs aim to prepare learners for the Canadian work environment by empowering students with the tools to be successful.
Solving problems, unearthing new knowledge, expressing ourselves creatively.
At MacEwan University, our faculty’s research and creative activity seek to answer local and global questions, enrich the social and cultural fabric of our city and provide students with hands-on experiences.
The Office of Research Services (ORS) supports scholarly activity at all stages of a project—planning, development, implementation and follow-through.
As well as providing information on funding opportunities, we host workshops, ensure ethical standards are met, provide print and digital resources for managing projects and answer your questions about scholarships at MacEwan.
We currently have three professional development programs that focus on career paths related to the business areas of Project Management, Business Analysis and Global Logistics.
Students in these programs have previous post-secondary education and experience working in a professional setting.
The learning objectives are designed to enhance industry knowledge and understanding in a Canadian business environment while also improving professional English language communication.
Students that successfully complete a one-year professional development certificate are eligible to apply for a work permit in Canada.
At MacEwan University School we have a dedicated team to service our SCE International students directly on campus.
A Senior Program Manager and Program Assistant are on site daily during school hours.
We also have the students services support network at our MacEwan University International office.
A Students’ Association (SAMU) on campus provides volunteer opportunities, social events, a breakfast club and more to keep students engaged year round.
As students are coming from a more experienced background accommodation is left to the students’ discretion however MacEwan SCE International does provide recommendations through MacEwan residential services, homestay, apartment rental websites and student housing registry.
MacEwan Residence is located next to the City Centre Campus and is within walking distance from the Alberta College Campus.
The residence provides safe and affordable housing for students and it is also a place to meet new friends.
Students wishing to live in the MacEwan Residence should apply early in order to guarantee space. Rental opportunities are also nearby and can be available through month to month or one year leases.
The Alberta College campus has a full service library with textbook, academic and personal borrowing services, online resources, printing and access to individual study space. There are also public computers available for academic use.
The library at the City Centre campus has more access to other academic sources and the Public library.
Students are given free Wi-Fi access on campus with their student identification. Computers are also available in the library for academic use.
We have a fully integrated IT support network with direct phone number and email access for any technology-based questions, applications or issues.
If you study in Alberta for at least 12 months, you are eligible to apply for the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP).
This insurance is free but you need to apply within one week of moving here. Alberta Health Care covers the cost of your visits to doctors, hospitals and other basic health care needs.
The Alberta College Campus is in a historic location in the heart of downtown Edmonton. Surrounded by the scenic river valley and quick access to services, shopping, restaurants and entertainment.
The location is also easily accessible by public transportation. Many other amenities are within walking distance.
The campus has a central cafeteria, a library, and fully equipped computer labs. The site is also home to the Conservatory of Music where students can learn in one of many studios or perform at the world-class acoustic recital space, Muttart Hall.
MacEwan University Sport and Wellness is the downtown recreation facility located at the City Centre Campus.
The accredited fitness and aquatic facility hosts a large fitness area featuring two drop weight areas, half racks, Olympic lifting platforms, strength and cardio machines; a six-lane 25-metre pool with teach area and a 40-person hot tub; a beautiful three-court gymnasium; steam rooms; and fitness and spin studios.
Stay active. Get social. Have fun. Manage the stress of student life. At Sport and Wellness, we offer group fitness classes, swim lesson and pool programs, sport leagues, clubs, tournaments and more.
The Students’ Association of MacEwan University is a student-centered organization governed by students, for students.
There are several programs and services offered that provide recreation, networking, volunteer and event opportunities. A breakfast and conservation club is held at the Alberta College Campus monthly to promote English conversation.
Also is associated with 80 student clubs in widely diverse areas of interest that are open to all local and international students. From athletics to art and music.
MacEwan University is a Registered or Endorsed Education Provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI), International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), and Supply Chain Management Association of Alberta (SCMA).
These three governing bodies are Provincially and Internationally recognized as professionally recognized associations in each industry that focus on continuing education, member resources, academic research, industry standards and governance, conferences, publications and awards.