The U of A's official campus life blog for students, by students.

Academic Success

Five reasons I would take INT D 161 - Artificial Intelligence Everywhere

Arts student Jeremy checks out an exciting new AI course launching this Winter Term.

Health & Wellness

Supporting your trans loved ones

In honour of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Jaden talks to his uncle about some ways we can better support the trans people around us.

Campus Life

Dodgeball 101

Owais has found fitness, fun and community through dodgeball. He sits down with a few of his teammates to talk about how they've connected through the game.


About YouAlberta

YouAlberta is the University of Alberta's official campus life blog for students, by students. As current students, our contributors know what it's like to balance study, work, and play at the U of A.

Our stories represent everything from the everyday to the extraordinary experiences of university students. You can expect to find a mix of advice and entertainment, lists and thought pieces. We cover topics that include mental health, study tips, relationships, and all things academic.

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YouAlberta, the U of A's official campus life blog, is written for students, by students. Our writers come from all colleges, faculties, and levels of study, as well as a diversity of backgrounds and lived experience. Every week they post stories about their student experience at the U of A, including strategies for academic success, taking care of health and wellness, experiential learning opportunities as well as campus life and culture.