Under the Arch

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.

Protect yourself from rental scams

The vacancy rate in Calgary is low right now, which means two things - there are lots of people looking for places to rent, and there are dishonest people running scams that prey on would-be renters.

Read how to avoid rental scams »

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Looking for nutritious, affordable and delicious food?

Here's how you can achieve all three.

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Your guide to living off campus

Are you looking for housing? Here are a few things to consider for your accommodation search.

Read the guide »

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Many neighbourhoods make great places to live while studying

Calgary's transit options coupled with your UPass mean campus is easy to access from many areas in Calgary.

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Four relaxing campus green spaces you might have missed

Lie back and watch the clouds go by at these quiet, lesser-known outdoor spots on main campus.

Find your new favourite spot »

More stories

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

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Questions to ask potential roomates

Living with roommates is a common practice during university. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a roommate interview.

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Challenging all or nothing thinking about eating

Take these small but mighty steps towards healthy nutrition.

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Looking for additional sources of funding?

Scholarships, awards and bursaries are a great way to help pay for your post-secondary education.

Learn how to find more funding »




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The truth about 'pay to pass'

What does ‘pay to pass’ mean and why does it matter to you?

Learn more about 'pay to pass' tutoring companies »