Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Entrepreneurial UCalgary grads make an impact in health care, business, culture, law, education, and more.

PhD grad keeps daughter’s legacy alive through book and degree

Petra McDougall sees her doctoral journey come to a close after 11 years of love and loss

Chancellor Yedlin reflects on her term and speaks of her hopes for the Class of 2022

Learn more about the scholarship being established in her name and give now to support UCalgary student-athletes



‘Smart’ chemical at heart of engineering student’s refinements to thermal oil recovery

Mohammadali Ahmadi’s technology innovation uses less water while reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Deep data dive creates a comprehensive map of Canada’s cities for accessibility

Master’s thesis by graduating UCalgary geography student Russell Copley could have national impact on how we tackle accessibility issues

In hospitals, quick and accurate thinking is key. Jessica Mulli helps aspiring nurses to learn the skill

UCalgary grad makes waves with her research into supporting nurses to learn and think in the moment

From homegrown dairy farm girl to international veterinarian

Celine Newton aims to help not only Alberta’s veterinary industry, but also to educate others globally

Jason Valleau’s long and winding road back to the classroom

Change in direction furnishes Werklund grad with opportunity to build trusting relationships and respectfully teach Indigenous music in Alberta classrooms

Against all odds, from refugee camp to social work

Faculty of Social Work grad Kamal Khatiwada learns to ‘never give up hope’

Perseverance pays off for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education grads

Students attend convocation ceremony to celebrate their achievements

Career pivot leads entrepreneur to co-found a startup delivering solutions for Canada’s doctor shortage

Adrian Mitchell’s journey began when he enrolled in UCalgary’s Master of Data Science and Analytics professional program

Former international human rights lawyer finds new calling in her new home

Monica Franco found the International and Community Development Master of Social Work a perfect fit for her social justice experience 

Smaller can be better for students contemplating nursing education

UCalgary/Medicine Hat College nursing students find comfort and connection in smaller community

Health sciences grad learns to dream big and reach higher

Cumming School of Medicine honours graduate Tali Glazer reflects on her time at UCalgary immersed in mentorship, volunteerism and research

Social Work grad breaks trauma cycle with her degree

Kayla Veillette overcomes adversity to lead new social work initiatives — and give her son the kind of childhood she never had

Student-run collective creates space to expand the range of ideas and empower diverse voices in design practice

Vivian Ton draws on participatory strategies to enhance how we perceive and interact with our environments and each other

Honorary degree and Order of the University of Calgary recipients announced for spring 2022 convocation

Message to the campus community from Chancellor Deborah Yedlin and President and Vice-Chancellor Ed McCauley

UCalgary announces new convocation speaker format for spring ceremonies

Health-care leader, former mayor, bestselling author among speakers set to inspire at spring convocation

Student pays it forward through hard-won wisdom and experience

Social Work graduate Jake Davies uses first-hand knowledge of homelessness and addiction to help others triumph over adversity

Kinesiology student takes one shot at her dream school and makes it

Researcher Melissa McElroy is on track to become a doctor in a remote Indigenous community

Trucking company VP sees a role for artificial intelligence in future of his industry

Haskayne grad Kenedy Assman plans to keep family legacy alive as he brings technological solutions to outdated practices

Family and friends gather to honour Indigenous graduates

Writing Symbols Lodge holds annual celebration on campus

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Class of 2022: Convocation moments to treasure

Grads are joined by family, friends and community members at the first UCalgary convocation ceremonies open to guests since 2019. Congratulations!