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

Experiential Learning

Morenike’s guide to navigating the research process

Get some top tips for success as a student researcher at the U of A.

Innovator Spotlight

Student Innovator Spotlight : Colin Tran

Ishan sits down with his friend Colin, the Founder of NXT-GEN and Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Trust Science. “A true genius” is how he describes him!

Lifestyle & Culture

Rebeca’s reflections on the First Peoples’ House Annual Round Dance

Rebeca attended her first Round Dance at U of A and shares what she learned from the experience.


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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