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.

Staying healthy and staying active

Now is a great time to review your exercise interests and goals, and this can include revising your routine with some new moves. Make a plan to combat low motivation!

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"I didn't get to finish my exchange, and I didn't get to say goodbye"

Find out how the pandemic interrupted the study abroad experiences of some of your fellow students this March.

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Mental health tips for learning remotely

Check out these five ways to take care of your wellbeing during this difficult time.

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Staying healthy with mindfulness

Learn how adopting a mindfulness practice can help you reflect, and deal with feelings of anxiety and stress.

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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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Budget friendly activities for social distancing

Suffering from cabin fever? Check out our recommendations for making the most of isolation.

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Job scams 101

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

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Coping with a new set of challenges

Learn how undergraduate student Aaron So is coping during a time of unprecedented change.

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