National Consent Awareness Week: Reflections from a UASAC Volunteer

Shelby Henry discusses her experiences providing volunteer support at the University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre.

From Tears to Cheers: My First Day in Edmonton

Starting a new journey in your life can be a very difficult and stressful process. Read the story of how the first day at U of A went from Juan, one of our storytellers, and how he reflects on that day two years later.

North Campus Explorer

The University of Alberta is just as much a physical place as it is a community and an institution. Check out a few select experiences around the 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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If you're a University of Alberta student with a great story to share, let us know! Just send your idea (not a full story) to