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Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Help Us Move!

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At the University of Alberta, June is all about growing up and moving on - at least when it comes to Convocation.... AND when it comes to the evolution of YouAlberta!

Monday, 5 June 2017

Striking a Pose: Tips for Unique Grad Photos

Your convocation is YOUR day, and how you commemorate it should be a reflection of who you are and what your university experience was like. There are plenty of traditional things that you'll do on the big day like wearing your robe and hood, strutting across the stage, and posing for photos - and it's that last one that you can really make your own. Here are a few suggestions for how you can up your photo game with some unique poses.


The Best Places to Take Grad Photos

U of A Grad Photos

Here are the BEST spots to take your U of A grad photos this year (with a few tips to help you get the best shots):


Gift Ideas for New Grads

Usually YouAlberta likes to write for those of us in the student stage of life, but this post is for all of those parents, friends, and other loved ones who might be looking for ways to help celebrate their student's graduation - after all, convocation is a pretty big deal. So here are a few gift ideas that your new or soon-to-be grad might appreciate.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Why Sharing My Student Voice Matters

Why Sharing My Student Voice Matters

The course of my degree has been influenced by many things, and most of them have nothing to do with what I’m studying.


Thursday, 20 April 2017

A Letter to My First Year Self, Now That I’m Graduating

A letter to first-year me

In my Fifth and final year here at the U of A I’m beginning to feel I’ve overstayed my welcome on this lovely campus. The hundreds of students I pass daily seem to all have their focuses set in steel and walk with determination in their steps, they laugh with friends and stay long hours in the library, I see them stress over grades and friends while building their resumes. As for me, I’ve spent the majority of this past half-decade doing that the same.


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Everything you need to know about PositiviDay

UAlberta PositiviDay
Free puppies, henna, cupcakes, and a bouncy obstacle course: all these and more could be yours on the last day of classes (April 12th)! All you have to do is wander by the main quad between 11-12:30 for PositiviDay.

You made it through the Winter semester: treat yo self. Read below for more details about this thunderous event:

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

8 Reasons to Rate Your Courses

Rate Your Winter 2017 Classes UAlberta

Are you ready to do some grading? Here are 8 reasons why you should complete your course evaluations:

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