Under the Arch

Want to know what’s happening at UCalgary? Looking for some campus tips and tricks? You’ve found the right place! Check out our latest updates or search our old posts to find out more about life at UCalgary.

Prioritizing your mental health

Taking care of your mental health is important, especially as we face so much change and uncertainty this year. There are lots of ways to prioritize your mental wellness, whether you're studying online or on campus (or both) this year. Student Wellness Services also offers many learning opportunities you can access from anywhere, including workshops on managing test anxiety, reducing procrastination, stress management, and more. 

prioritize your mental health
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Online etiquette 101: Staying connected and involved

Here are some ways to keep connected to your UCalgary community while studying online

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Three things you don't know about compassion

Compassion is a term we use frequently, but what is it exactly and how can we use it in our everyday lives?

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Navigating online midterms

Do you have mid-terms online this semester? The Student Success Centre (SSC) has lots of resources to help you make sure the process goes smoothly.

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Accessing mental health support

We can all experience mental health and well-being issues, but major life changes – like the COVID-19 pandemic – can trigger more serious reactions. Talking to a mental health professional can help.

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More stories

Looking for more info about what's happening under the arch? Check out our older stories. 

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What is pay to pass?


Learn how to spot unethical tutoring practices that are being offered by companies with the promise of enhanced GPAs and passed exams.

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Online etiquette 101: Staying professional

Tips for learning on Zoom and maintaining academic integrity while studying online

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Job scams

Find out how to identify job scams and how to protect yourself during your job search.

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Online etiquette 101: Getting organized

Tips for how to keep yourself organized while learning online. 

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