An intentional community built upon respect and openness that fosters global citizenship, socially responsible leadership and enduring friendships.Opened in 2004, the House is home to 154 Canadian and international students from over 40 countries. Active student leaders, resident assistants and our Global Education Program plan over100 social and educational events annually. Residents enjoy feasts, cultural events, simulations, intercultural training and meeting distinguished visitors. Daily interactions createa vibrant sense of community as residents spend time together in the kitchens and lounges, play intramural soccer, dance, engage in leadership training, write for the newsletter and even climb mountains.
International House offers housing to students at the University of Alberta, one of Canada’s leading research and teaching institutions, with 37,000 students. The University of Alberta has 18 academic Faculties with 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs that rank among the best in the world.