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

Accessing mental health resources at the University of Alberta

The U of A offers a lot of student supports and services, but knowing where to go and who to talk to can seem a bit overwhelming. To get a better idea of what the university offers to help manage mental health concerns, Jeremy talks to Assistant Dean Kevin Friese.

HUB Mall: A campus landmark!

Ishan explores one of the most visited buildings on campus, which also happens to be his home. It is a student residence, a mall, a business office and a community meeting place!

An inside look at the U of A Library

As an perpetual inhabitant of Rutherford Library South, 2nd year student Kathryn guides you through what our Library has to offer as you prepare for the busy final exam season.


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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