Ambrose Seminary

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Ambrose University College (formerly Alliance University College and Nazarene University College (AUC-NUC)) is a Christian institution located in Calgary that collaborates to offer provincially accredited Bachelor of Arts degrees and ABHE accredited professional ministry degrees. Together, we are a vibrant community of scholars, educators, and students fully engaged in delivering and pursuing academic excellence that develops Christian leaders.

Areas of Expertise

Ambrose University College offers a range of professional ministry related degrees and diplomas through the Christian institution.

On Campus Housing

The Residence program is set up to support you during your studies at Ambrose. Each Pod has a Resident Assistant who gives leadership to the floor and encourages a living-learning environment in which the greatest academic, social, and spiritual development may be realized by each student. All full-time (9 credit hours per semester or more), first year students under the age of 21 are required to live in residence.

Incoming Students

Orientation programming is a key component to your experience at Ambrose. It is your chance to meet Student Leaders, Faculty and other new students, hear about the services and resources at Ambrose, and prepare yourself for the upcoming Academic year. There are a few different program-specific Orientation programs happening in September - consult the website for full details.

Career Planning

Career Services exists to inspire, challenge, and support the personal and professional development of students and alumni so that they can transition into the workplace with clarity, competence, and confidence. The support provided to students and alumni includes events, workshops, individual counselling, and a job board.


The Ambrose Lions are member of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) in futsal and volleyball. Ambrose is also a member of the Alberta Colleges Athletic League (ACAL) in basketball. The Lions are also members of the Calgary Adult Hockey League (CAHL) in the sport of hockey.


Student development integrates faith, learning, and living into the academic experience of our students through co-curricular programs, activities, and services.


There is a whole array of clubs operating at Ambrose. Clubs provide an opportunity to try something new or indulge an interest or pastime, as well as an opportunity to make new friends. View a current list of clubs at:

Information Technology

State of the art downtown facilities with excellent audio visual equipment in each classroom as well as wireless Internet connection. Ambrose University College has a one computer for 17 students ratio.

Special Services

The Primary mission of the Ambrose Learning Services Centre (LSC) is to assist students in achieving academic success.The LSC accomplishes this through a wide variety of services and programs. The LSC is available to all students who wish to improve their academic skills and ability to learn, thereby maximizing their academic experience and allowing them to achieve greater academic performance and personal fulfillment. The LSC also has as its mandate, the specific and complementary responsibility of providing support for students with learning or physical disabilities, and ensuring for them equal academic opportunities. The LSC continuously works to develop new initiatives and programs to reach an increasingly diverse and changing student population.

International Involvement

Extensive educational travel opportunities are available in most programs. International students coordinator available for consultation on campus.

Campus Tour

The second friday of every month we will be hosting Campus Tours.Meet at Reception and join our full Campus Tour, including the Academic Centre, Library, Gymnasium, and the Residence & Education Centre. Call 403.410.2900 and book your tour today!


The Ambrose Library serves the students, faculty and staff of Ambrose University College and Ambrose Seminary. It is one of the largest private academic libraries in western Canada. Its rapidly growing collection features more than 120,000 bound volumes and 185 magazine and journal titles. Particular strengths include Christian studies, history, music, behavioural science, business, English, and Islamics.

Modified on August 17, 2015