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

Health & Wellness

Healthy, happy…with my antidepressants

Gurleen sits down with Jordyn to chat about medication’s role in her mental health.

Experiential Learning

Back to band: revitalizing jazz at the U of A

Rebecca shares how music can bring people together from all disciplines.

Campus Life

Pedways 101: A guide to using campus pedways

The U of A Facilities and Operations team gives you an up-to-date list of the best indoor routes on North Campus.


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.