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

Campus Life

University Commons student space design competition: quiet study room

Jeremy interviews Kelly Shin, who recently submitted one of the winning designs (for the quiet study room) in the University Commons student space design competition.

Lifestyle & Culture

Spring into cleaning

Kat shares her top tips and tricks to get it done.

Campus Life

Have your say: Student Experience Action Plan Survey

The U of A is asking for your voice to help shape the student experience. Get involved by answering the student survey from April 3-21, 2023, and be entered to win an Amazon gift card.


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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