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University of Calgary in Qatar Strategic Plan 2015 - 2018

The University of Calgary in Qatar is at the forefront of health promotion and disease prevention in Qatar. While educating the future nurses of Qatar, we will engage individuals, families and communities in activities designed to enhance family capacity to attain and improve health. Our nursing students and graduates will practice in the community, in primary health centres, in clinics and schools, and in acute care hospitals.

Our program exemplifies a vision of modern nursing that develops graduates who deliver evidence-based healthcare and are strong critical thinkers and change agents, whose focus is the entire family.

The University of Calgary in Qatar vision, mission, values and core commitments reflect both our origins in Calgary and our unique status in Qatar.

Our Vision

The University of Calgary in Qatar will be the model for excellence in international nursing education, practice, and scholarship.

Our Mission

The University of Calgary in Qatar enriches health and wellness in Qatar by educating and developing world-class nurses.

Our Values


Our conduct reflects our belief in inclusivity and acceptance of diversity within an environment that supports cultural safety. We are committed to caring for the physical, natural, and social environment and to fostering a healthy and safe community that recognizes the diverse needs of all we serve.


Our engagements are conducted with openness, honesty, and transparency. We are socially and financially accountable for our actions to our stakeholders: students, staff, faculty, sponsors, partners, and the public.


Our actions reflect our belief that every person has the right to live and work in an environment free from prejudice and intolerance. We promote and embrace a culture of diversity and social justice.


Our relationships are defined by a culture of collaboration and a shared commitment to the achievement of common goals. We practice and promote proactive communications among and between individuals, teams, and departments, and with our sponsors, partners, and other organizations in the community.


Our endeavours are accomplished within an environment that fosters and encourages curiosity and creativity. We distinguish ourselves through continuous development, self-directed learning, and ever-evolving professionalism, and we support each other to achieve our highest ambitions.

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