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.

Women-only workout hours

Did you know Active Living offers women-only weight room hours? Join us in KNA 017 every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 – 8:30 p.m. (until April 4). Make sure you check in at the Client Services desk to get a wristband to access this location.

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Rex wears a pink feather boa at Calgary Pride

Negotiating faith and queer identities

Faith and Spirituality Centre

Find out how visiting authors and academics make space for queer folks in faith communities.

Read more about faith and queer identities »

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March at a glance

Academic dates 
Wondering if there are any important academic dates this month? Check out what’s happening in the next few weeks.

View your month at a glance »

Get in on That $10 Ticket Thing

Get in on That $10 Ticket Thing

Under the Arch
Did you know your Unicard can get you in to a show at Alberta Theatre Project for only $10? Sounds like a great way to hide from the polar vortex…

Check out upcoming shows at Alberta Theatre Projects »

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 enhanced GPAs and passed exams.

Read the full article »

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What's new at Nickle Galleries

Nickle Galleries

Have you had the chance to venture over to the Nickle Gallery recently? New exhibitions opened at the end of January, and they are free to visit.

On at Nickle Galleries »



Wellness spaces on campus

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 »

Rex at gym

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 »