Calgary University, Calgary, Alberta is one of Canada's top seven research units. The university, founded in 1966, has about 28,000 students today, including 900 international students from 87 countries and offers more than 100 programs after the secondary school.
The University is one of the 17 centers of excellence center to improve the Canadian economy and improve people's quality of life.
The university campus has spread 213 hectares and 17 faculties, 53 departments and more than 30 research centers. The outstanding faculties include the Haskayne School of Business and the Schulich School of Engineering. The University is Calgary's fourth largest employer with more than 2500 full-time equivalent support staff.
The Journal of University Students is The Gauntlet. The university is home to the CJSW radio station, 90.9 FM.
The motto of the university is Mo Shùile Togam Suas, the gael is "I raise my eyes". The university's mascot is Rex, a dinosaur. The University of Calgary Dinos is represented by the University of Canada's interuniversity. In the campus, the Olympic oval, built in the 1988 Winter Olympics, built an ice skating jig, was called "the fastest ice in the world".
Distinguished alumni include James Gosling, a popular Java programming language who graduated in computer science in 1977, and Stephen Harper, head of the Canadian Conservative Party. Finally, Calgary had 37 CEOs.