High school counsellors and advisors

We know the important role that you play in helping your students assess and evaluate their post-secondary options. We are here to support you in this vital role.

What's new

As a leading Canadian research university, we are a community committed to excellence and furthering students opportunities. See some of the new opportunities for students.

UCalgary campus

Opening doors for biology students into engineering

The Bioengineering Summer Institute provides high school students who excel in biology a new way to enter the Schulich School of Engineering.

This program allows students to pursue their interest in understanding the human body and developing biomedical devices — and to use it to begin a career in engineering.

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AIHS Asthma Fellowship

Creating internship opportunities for all science students

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the creation of the Science Internship Program. This will provide all science students the opportunity to complete a paid internship.

Mathison Hall Level 4 atrium looking south

University of Calgary breaks ground on Mathison Hall, new building for the Haskyane School of Business

Construction began in May 2020 for the Haskayne capital expansion project, which includes the new four-storey 10,000-square-metre Mathison Hall building and renovations to Scurfield Hall. These buildings will combine to become a new home for the Haskayne School of Business when construction is completed for September 2022. 

UCalgary Students

Leadership and entrepreneurial thinking certificates introduced

The University of Calgary is introducing two new embedded certificates starting September 2021. The Embedded Certificate in Entrepreneurial Thinking and the Embedded Certificate in Leadership Studies will support student learning and growth in two key areas for the university.

UCalgary Research Impact

Online group therapy program helps students manage anxiety and emotions during COVID-19

Researchers and Student Wellness develop a virtual psychotherapy intervention to support students experiencing emotional distress...

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Some non-human primates bear similar risk as humans for COVID-19 infection

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Majority of Canadians take COVID-19 seriously, follow guidelines

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COVID-19 isolation hurting women more than men

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Counsellor resources

Here are some helpful resources to assist you as you help your students navigate UCalgary:


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Additional resources

Student Wellness Services

Medical and mental health services are available on campus.

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Career Services

Students can receive professional support as they prepare for their career after graduation.

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UCalgary Dinos

Do you have students who are interested in playing for the Dinos? Students should directly contact the head coach of the sport they're interested in.

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Applying for a study permit

Staff in International Student Services can legally answer questions from international students about the study permit application process.

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Living on campus

Students are guaranteed a home on campus for the first two years of study if they apply for residence by May 1, 2021.

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