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.

Get moving with classes from Active Living

Did you know Active Living offers hundreds of classes to help you stay active? Whether you want to get fit in a pool, on the ice, in a studio, or with a group, Active Living is sure to have a program that interests you. Registration is open now for winter 2019 classes. 

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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 »

Thomas Holloway

Money Smart workshop to cover investment, financial planning

Money Smart | Registrar
Want to know more about financial planning and investing your money? Attend Money Smart's Lunch and Learn: Investment and Financial Planning

Learn more about the event »


Your Unicard is your ticket to ride

Student Life | UPass
Did you know your Unicard can take you (almost) anywhere in Calgary? As long as you show your card to the right people, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the journey.

Hitch a ride anywhere in Calgary with one sticker »

More stories

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

Paying for academic support

What you need to know about paying for academic support

Student Success Centre

Some tutoring companies promise enhanced GPAs and passing exams. Here’s what you need to know.

Paying for academic support »

Awards, scholarships and bursaries - what you need to know

Applying for awards, scholarships and bursaries


Did you know that the University of Calgary offers over 1400 different kinds of awards for students? 

Learn more about awards »



Nickel Galleries

Take a break in the Nickle Galleries

Student Life | Nickle Galleries
Did you know your Unicard gets you free access to the Nickle Galleries? Now would be the perfect time to check it out...

The Nickle Galleries are yours to explore »

Rex at gym

Get those gains without the wait!

Working out 

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

Rex’s guide to visiting the gym »