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

Have You Met

Paper Ship and Eric Awuah’s artistic journey

Rebeca interviews Eric, a PhD candidate and the writer, choreographer and director of Paper Ship.

The Katernchuk family in front of an Air Seeder during spring seeding.
Experiential Learning

Agriculture is high-tech!

Makenna chats with Alyson, a mechanical engineering student with a farming background, about the interdisciplinarity she sees in her education and life skills.

Campus Life

Reflections of a soon-to-be graduating student

Jaden shares some of his thoughts and advice that he’s picked up over his undergraduate career.


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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Meet The Team

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 experiences. 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.