At UCalgary, you'll find a supportive environment for all aspects of graduate student life.
Adjusting to grad life
Between the requirements of research, classes and working with your supervisor, graduate study can be demanding. Many students find that success comes with a healthy balance between work and wellbeing.
UCalgary’s grad student programs are designed to help you succeed in your new environment, whether that means conquering a heavy schedule, getting outdoors or meeting new friends along the way.
Extended graduate orientation
Social events, workshops and sessions throughout the Fall and Winter terms are designed for first-year graduate students. With GradXO, you can meet other grad students over free coffee, take advantage of safe spaces to discuss the joys and challenges of being an international student in Canada, and spend some time learning to manage supervisory or academic issues.
International Student Services
International Student Services provides support services and customized advising for all University of Calgary international students adjusting to life and study in Canada.
SU Wellness Centre
The Wellness Centre is dedicated to creating a healthy campus community, with services for health, mental health, support and outreach, and a series of events, programs and workshops.
The College at the University of Calgary
Grad students are invited to join a community of exceptional scholars to share ideas and work collaboratively on projects connected to the university’s research priorities.