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.

Star quilt and eagle feather remind Whitney Ogle of her roots

UCalgary employee, Whitney Ogle tells the story of her journey from her home in Southern Saskatchewan to become a social worker and the first Indigenous Student Advisor at the University of Calgary’s Student Wellness Centre.

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Writing Symbols Lodge: The Native Centre gifted a new name


The new name, gifted by traditional knowledge keepers at a naming ceremony in April, was unveiled at event honouring graduating Indigenous students.

Find out more about the celebration »

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Class of 2019: UCalgary's 2019 President's Award winners


Exceptional graduating students recognized for their academic achievements, leadership and contributions to the community.

Meet the award winners »

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Want to travel the world for less?

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Did you know full-time students can save on travel, food, and entertainment costs in 125 countries?

Find out how you can get in on these deals »

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.

Read the full article »

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The power of peer listening

Student Wellness Services

If you're lonely, isolated or dealing with stress, frustration or sadness, talking to someone who understands what you’re going through can help. 

Read the story in UToday »



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Wellness spaces on campus

Student Services

Feeling the pressure? Want to talk to someone who gets it? Visit a drop-in wellness space on campus for self-care and support.

Find a drop-in wellness space »

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Get those gains without the wait!

Working out 

Sometimes the gym is packed, and sometimes it's empty. Rather than guess when those times are, let Rex fill you in! 

Rex’s guide to visiting the gym »