Student Stories

Discover Your Passion

You may come here with an interest, discover a class you love, or be inspired by a professor. Watch as four UAlberta students share their journey and discover their passion here at the University of Alberta. 

Find your place

Making the move to Edmonton and the University of Alberta doesn't have to be daunting. Watch how students from rural Alberta, NWT, BC, and Labrador discovered an exciting campus and a thriving city by finding their place here on campus.

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A Welcoming Community

Three Aboriginal students share how culture, community, and student services have been key ingredients to their success. 

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Meet Yasmin

Yasmin has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biological Sciences. Her studies at the U of A allowed her to merge all of her passions into one degree.

Yasmin continues to excel — in September 2017 she'll begin her studies at Oxford University in England as a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigeous scholarships in the world. 

Meet Kabir

Meet Kabir, an engineering physics co-op student from Mississauga, Ontario. Kabir won the Loran award, a prestigeous scholarship that would have allowed him to attend any of the top 25 schools in Canada.

Kabir's degree allowed him to mix his creativity and analytical skills.

Meet Marina

Marina is a Political Science student and the current president of the University of Alberta Students' Union.

Marina's video is coming soon!

More student profile videos will be posted here soon. In the meantime, you can meet more UAlberta students on Instagram»