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The Faculty of Social Work

Welcome. We are Canada's largest school of social work, offering online and on-campus undergraduate and graduate education to students across Canada from our Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge campuses. 

News from the Faculty of Social Work

William Ghali, vice-president (research), speaks to the Institutes for Transdisciplinary Scholarship fall 2023 gathering at UCalgary.

Institutes for Transdisciplinary Scholarship appoints 16 academic co-leads

New appointments will support expanding transdisciplinary scholarship at UCalgary 

Liza Lorenzetti, left, and Aamir Jamal.

Global social work project explores men's involvement in gender justice

Six UCalgary projects successful in SSHRC partner development grants 

Dr. Jaqueline S. Ismael

‘A surfeit of waves’

Memorial event recalls remarkable life and impact of Jacqueline Ismael, longtime professor and researcher in Faculty of Social Work at UCalgary

New Canada Research, Chair Dr. Caroline Tait, PhD | Tier I CRC in Indigenous Health Equity and Inclusion

Five Canada Research Chairs announced at UCalgary

Faculty recognized for their research excellence in equity and inclusion, health sciences, and business 

Dr. Patrina Duhaney, PhD

Annual awards shine spotlight on UCalgary’s outstanding community members

There is no doubt that individuals linked to UCalgary make significant and lasting impacts on our community every year. The City of Calgary honoured several of these remarkable individuals at the 2024 Calgary Awards and the Calgary Black Achievement Awards in recognition of their significant contributions to enhancing the lives and social fabric of the city and beyond.

Remember the three Rs: Recognize behavioural signs. Respond with compassion and validation. Refer to resources.

How to better support someone experiencing domestic violence

Sexual and gender-based violence professionals and UCalgary researcher offer their tips. 

Upcoming events

Image of two women in a meeting environment promoting University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work Professional Development

Professional Development

Upcoming courses, seminars and workshops.

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