Get Involved in Student Groups, Government and More

Student Groups

  • Join one or more of the 400+ student groups at the U of A that focus on a shared program of study, commitment to service, common activity, philosophy or background, or particular perspective. 

Golden Bears and Pandas Athletics

  • Become an athlete or cheer on the U of A official Golden Bears & Pandas Athletic teams.

Student Governance

  • Graduate Students' AssociationLearn about the student-led, not-for-profit corporation that advocates for support for graduate students, fosters student engagement, and more.
  • Students' UnionLearn about the official body that represents all undergraduate students and acts as an advocate for students at the university and at all levels of government.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Search the database of volunteer opportunities to build skills and the help your community.

Community Service-Learning

  • Make a difference with a local community group while putting your experiences into context within a university course.

Advisory Committees

ACCESS Open Minds

  • Be part of a nation-wide research project on mental health service delivery by providing input and direction on the ACCESS Youth Council and various working groups. 

Music Ensembles

  • Learn from and perform with a wide variety of award-winning ensembles from the Department of Music.

Education Abroad

  • Whether you want to do an internship in another country, go on an international exchange at one of our partner universities around the world, or participate in a summer program, Education Abroad has you covered.

Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights

  • Individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution in the field of human rights and human rights protection deliver a major public lecture in Edmonton for the University of Alberta Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights. 

International House

  • International House, part of an international affiliation of International House Worldwide, seeks to provide students from various countries and cultures an opportunity to live and learn in a community of mutual respect, understanding, and international friendship.