The University of Alberta Golden Bears and Pandas Athletics is one of Canada's premier intercollegiate programs. U of A competes in the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) and is home to 23 teams and over 500 Student-Athletes. The U of A competes in the sports of Basketball, Cross-Country, Curling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
To create a student-athlete-centered, coach-driven and administratively supported university sport environment that will facilitate the academic, athletic and personal development of young women and men. This is accomplished by providing internationally recognized high performance sport competition, high performance coaching, resources and a progressive approach to the on-going development of university sport in Canada.