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

Have You Met

Staying safe online: a chat with the U of A’s Chief Information Security Officer

Jeremy interviews CISO Gordie Mah for tips on staying safe online.

Campus Life

How the U of A is working to improve the student experience

Marlena attends the Student Experience Action Plan launch event on North Campus.

Lifestyle & Culture

African proverbs to celebrate Black History Month

In honour of Black History Month, Priscillar shares her favourite words of wisdom.


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 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.