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This week, we feature an update on course registration, Frostbite, a workshop on seasonal affective disorder, and more!

UThisWeek is your weekly UCalgary news source.

Important Dates

December 5 - Fall Term lectures end. Last day to withdraw with permission from Fall Term half courses.
December 8-18 - Fall Term Final Examinations and consolidated end-of-term tests in full courses.
December 25 - January 1 - University closed. Holiday observance.
January 2 - Winter Term begins.
January 5-9 - Winter Term Block week.
January 12 - Winter Term lectures begin.


Continuing student course registration moving to March instead of June

Reg 2015 is just a few short months away. Find out how to best prepare for your course registration!


Women's Resource Centre

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Join the Women’s Resource Centre for the annual Dec. 6 Memorial. The event will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.


Seasonal Affective Disorder

Feeling SAD? Recognizing and treating seasonal affective disorder - Dec. 3

Seasonal affective disorder, often termed, "winter blues," or "winter depression," is a subcategory of major depressive disorder associated with changes in seasonal weather patterns. Attend this workshop and learn how to deal with this disorder.


FSC Open House

Faith and Spirituality Centre Open House - Dec. 5

Spend the last day of classes with the chaplains! Join us for great food, fun and conversation! Drop in any time. All are welcome!



Frostbite is back!

Calling all students! Registration for Frostbite 2015 is now open! Frostbite is the University of Calgary’s official Winter Olympics! Compete for the grand prize - A FREE SKI TRIP FOR YOUR ENTIRE TEAM and the famed Frostbite Cup! Registration is due by Dec. 12.


3M National Student Fellowship

3M National Student Fellowships

The 3M National Student Fellowship, funded by 3M Canada, honours up to ten full-time undergraduate college and undergraduate university students at Canadian institutions who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their lives and at their college or university.


Bogdan Knezevic

Star swimmer, neuroscience student now a Rhodes Scholar

University of Calgary student Bogdan Knezevic is one of Canada’s 11 winners of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships.


The Green Forum

Green Jobs Forum to feature faculty and alumni experts

On Dec. 3, the Green Jobs Forum at the Telus Convention Centre will offer students, professionals and the general public an in-depth exploration of career options and industry trends in the ever-expanding green economy.


Call for 2015 WRC awards nomination - The Women’s Resource Centre is accepting nominations for 2015 WRC Awards. Nominations close on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Read More...

Need a quiet study place? - Career Services is open for quiet study space bookings throughout the holidays to help you ace those exams! To book a room between now and Dec. 18, please email or call +1.403.220.8020.

Universal Student Ratings of Instruction (USRI) - Evaluate your courses and contribute to improving the quality of future course instruction. Evaluation runs from Nov. 17 - Dec. 5. Read More...

ucalgarycares in Costa Rica - The ucalgarycares Community-based Rural Tourism program in Costa Rica has a few spots still available. Deadline is Sunday, Dec. 7. Read More...

Energy Analytics Competition - Sponsored by IBM, student teams are invited to identify a real-world energy problem and develop a software-based solution using data analytics. Read More...

2014 Holiday Network Outage - Dec. 27-29 - IT has scheduled a 72-hour campus-wide network outage from 12 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27 to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29. Read More...