- Information on post-secondary learning during COVID-19.
- How to start planning for post-secondary.
- Resources and supports for Indigenous students in Alberta’s adult learning system.
- Information for Albertans studying abroad and international students.
Prepares Albertans for lifelong success through education by:
- approving programs of study
- funding public post-secondary institutions and other adult learning providers
- providing financial aid for learners
- registering and certifying apprentices
- supporting academic research and innovation
Our programs and services are driven by 3 outcomes:
- Adult learning opportunities are accessible and affordable for all Albertans.
- High-quality education, skills development and research make a positive contribution to Alberta’s economy, society, culture and environment.
- The adult learning system is accountable and coordinated.
Scholarships are available for students, teachers, apprentices and occupational trainees.
Start planning for post-secondary
Whether you are in high school or going back to school as an adult, use these resources to help you create a learner pathway that gets you where you want to be.
Adult learning system principles
Read the 5 principles guiding our work to ensure all Albertans have the same opportunity to get a high-quality post-secondary education.
Supports for Indigenous students
The government is committed to supporting Indigenous post-secondary students in Alberta by providing campus, community, financial and transition resources.
- Feb 23, 2024
If passed, Budget 2024 will create 3,200 additional apprenticeship seats across the province to support industry demand for skilled workers and Alberta’s economic growth.
- Feb 11, 2024Women and girls in Science: Ministers Fir and Sawhney | Déclaration des ministres Fir et Sawhney sur les femmes et les filles de science
Minister of Arts, Culture and Status of Women Tanya Fir and Minister of Advanced Education Rajan Sawhney issued the following statement recognizing International Day of Women and Girls in Science:
- Jan 29, 2024
Alberta’s government is investing $11.3 million for a state-of-the-art power engineering lab at Northwestern Polytechnic.