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University Pillars

Students First

Focused on learner-centred teaching, student growth, opportunity and achievement.

Personal Learning Experiences

We are a welcoming, intimate and inspiring learning environment where the individual student – the whole person – thrives.

Quality Education

Excellence is achieved here by combining a first-class education with an extraordinary student experience.

An Engaged University

A ‘connected’ culture where students, faculty, staff and the community are linked — and collectively, collaboratively engaged in realizing their full potential.

At the Heart of the City

A vibrant and vital urban experience. We are a hub of creative, scholarly and cultural activity in the core of the city — building, sharing in, and contributing to its growth and prosperity.


We are committed to creative approaches to sustainability in education and campus operations – activating solutions for positive environmental, social and economic impact.

Student-Engaged Research

We support and foster research and innovation that engages students, faculty and the community across all our programs.

The MacEwan University Spirit

Our youthful energy comes from a pervasive excitement about the future — about how all of us can contribute to helping the university grow and succeed.

Approved by the Board of Governors, February 28, 2013

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