U of A Getaway

Get away to the U of A like never before...

It’s time to get away to the U of A!

Join us in Alberta’s capital city, Edmonton - Canada’s largest, northernmost metropolis. Here you’ll discover our breathtaking North Campus, nestled atop Edmonton’s lush river valley and just steps away from the iconic Whyte Avenue district.

Your adventure will include transportation reimbursement (up to a maximum based on location), accommodations, meals and a jam-packed schedule of events. You’ll stay in residence, explore state-of-the-art facilities, uncover hidden gems on campus and experience U of A student life first-hand. We’ll also show you around our beautiful city!

Event Details

Who: Grade 11 Students Across Canada (20 top applicants will be selected)

When: May 24 - 26, 2024

Where: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

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Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2024

Successful applicants will be contacted in Spring 2024.

Event Schedule

Stay tuned - full schedule details will be shared with our lucky guests closer to the event!

Reimbursement Details

Participants will be reimbursed 100% of their travel up to a maximum dollar amount per region as reflected below. Region reimbursement is based on average travel prices to Edmonton.

Region Maximum Reimbursement Amount
Edmonton and Surrounding Area Parking Reimbursable
Calgary and Surrounding Area $400
Central Alberta $400
Western Alberta $400
Eastern Alberta $600
Southern Alberta $600
Northern Alberta $700
British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba $500
Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories $700
Ontario and Quebec $800
New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland $1,100