On April 29, 1966 the University of Calgary was granted autonomy. From there, growth was fast and furious, as a new campus took shape and innovative educators came to Calgary from around the world.
In 2016-17, the University of Calgary marked its 50th Anniversary as an autonomous institution.
Through the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, under construction now, the university will take the lead in educational innovation by researching the most effective methods for engaging students, by supporting faculty to be the best teachers they can be and by providing some of the most innovative learning spaces available anywhere in North America.
The Career Guide is an extensive resource that will help you make important decisions about career planning, searching for jobs and professional development.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Find your home in residence and connect with other students. Also, find the hot spots on campus to eat.
The University of Calgary Bookstore (Est. 1966) proudly serves students, faculty and staff on campus. Our campus bookstore is where you’ll find textbooks and other course materials, Dinos gear and merchandise, books for leisure reading, gift items, school supplies and a full-service Starbucks to help you refuel any time of day.
The Information Technologies (IT) department provides computing and media services in support of learning, teaching, research, and administration at the University of Calgary.
IT supports many online services that students will utilize throughout their academic learning experience at the University of Calgary.
Health & WellnessFeel better about yourself, your studies and your university experience. The SU Wellness Centre is here to help you enhance your emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.
The University of Calgary is a global intellectual hub located in Canada’s most enterprising city. In this spirited, high-quality learning environment, students will thrive in programs made rich by research, hands-on experiences and entrepreneurial thinking
Athletics & Recreation
Being a current student at the University of Calgary means you have access to a number of world class recreational facilities and options.
Studying at the University of Calgary has been an amazing experience! I met friends in my program, gained employment that I wouldn’t have been eligible otherwise, and learnt a lot about myself and what I want to my life to be like. I’ve had some struggles with my program in terms of the structure of courses and registration. Some of it is poorly organized and could use...
First year of studies at university was quite “messy” if not the one which left me confused and pushed me to contemplate about sense of life and what I like and should do in life. If you guys who just applied and were accepted think that you will have a lot of free time, haste less weekends, enough time to play video games and so on, then that is your greatest mistake to...
UofC is a very research intensive school, which forces students to have a critical eye about topics you are studying. The campus is easy to navigate and you can get from one end to the other in less than 10 minutes. The student gym is crowded but has most equipment you need. The foodcourt is limited by healthy options but does have one great eatery - Fuel for Gold. The...