Planning to work while you're in school?

Career Services can help you prepare to apply for a job, and they also host employers on campus year-round.

Important dates

Meet with a financial advisor

Do you have questions about your finances? Make an appointment with Money Smart's advisor to receive one-on-one support on topics such as budgeting, credit, debt management, and more.

Here are some upcoming dates when you can book an appointment:

  • Oct. 25: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15.: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Peer assistance bursary


Applications are now open for the Student Peer Assistance Bursary. You could be eligible to receive up to $2,000.

Submit your application »

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Important scholarship application info


The province's online scholarship system is fully operational again, so you can now apply for scholarships and awards offered through Alberta Student Aid.

Submit your application online »

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Investing Basics For Beginners: Investment 101

Money Smart

On Oct. 24, join Money Smart for a workshop all about credit. Learn the facts about credit reports, ratings and scores as well as strategies to protect or repair your credit.

Register for a Money Smart workshop now »

Funding your education

You'll likely use a variety of sources to cover the costs of attending university. This might include awards, scholarships, bursaries, RESPs, money from your family, a part-time job or student loans. 

Tuition and Fees

Learn about the mandatory and optional costs that are included in your tuition and general fees. 

Your tuition and fees

Awards and Scholarships

A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to UCalgary students, both through the university and from external sources.

About awards and scholarships

Student Loans

Government student loans and grants are available to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are studying full- or part-time. You'll apply through your home province or territory of residence.  

More about student loans

Wondering how much your degree will cost? Create a customized estimate with our online cost estimator.