Your city

Attending UCalgary means making your home in Canada’s most enterprising city. Calgary finds itself on an exciting trajectory. 

Fast facts

Our city

1 HOUR TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS

4TH MOST LIVEABLE CITY IN THE WORLD

3RD MOST DIVERSE CITY IN CANADA

CANADA'S SUNNIEST MAJOR CITY (333 DAYS PER YEAR)

Calgary

Featured stories


Harper, Chretien to share more than just a stage

UCalgary’s O’Brien Institute hosts one-of-a-kind coming together of political rivals...

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Maxime Bernier either doesn’t know or doesn’t care that immigrants have a positive impact on the economy

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In the News: Rob Huebert, Political Science / CMSS, in CBC News North

'Nothing short of disappointing': North a low priority in federal election

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In the News: Mike Tod, Alumnus, in UCalgary Alumni

Make Way for Unsung Folk

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Light rail transit and buses connect the university to the rest of Calgary, so you can easily explore the city. Get unlimited use of public transit with your student UPass.

International Student Services

International Student Services provides customized immigration advising prior to your arrival. 

Visit International Student Services

MacEwan Student Centre

The lively MacEwan Student Centre is a hub for social activity and home to many services, including a medical centre and 20+ food outlets. 

Visit the Student Union

Taylor Family Digital Library

The state-of-the-art Taylor Family Digital Library, one of North America’s most technology, provides many excellent study and collaboration spaces for students. 

Learn about the TFDL

The Olympic Oval

The Oval was built for the Winter Olympic Games. You can watch an international speed skating competition or take skating lessons on the world's fasted ice.

Learn about the Olympic Oval

From high school visits to international fairs, our recruitment team is (almost) everywhere you are. View our events schedule to find out when we’ll be in your area. Sign up to find out more