Wherever Life Takes You

No matter if you’re a recent grad, retiree or somewhere in-between, in Calgary or around the globe, UCalgary Alumni is there!

UCalgary Benefits

Enjoy Alumni Benefits

As a UCalgary grad, you get preferred rates on insurance and credit cards, hot-ticket deals on Broadway shows and more!


Grow Your Career

Getting your degree was the first step. Now grow your career — UCalgary Alumni offers coaching, webinars and more.

Community Building

Community Building

Connect with your alumni community that’s nearly 180,000 strong (and growing!) and spans more than 50 countries.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!

Webinar: Career & Workplace Wellness | Oct 10

Webinar: Career & Workplace Wellness | Oct. 10

Time: 12 – 1 p.m. 

Discover how to create a positive, consistent state of career well-bring — the benefits of which can extend to your life outside the workplace.
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Dig In! | Oct. 11, 7 – 8:30 a.m.

Dig In! | Oct. 11

Location: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters,
102 8 (Stephen) Ave. S.W.   |   7 – 8:30 a.m.

Cost: $10, includes breakfast

From Science Fiction to Science Fact — Join your fellow UCalgary alumni for breakfast and an intimate and interactive discussion.
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Misbehaving Design

Beauty Emerges when Design Misbehaves | Oct. 17

Time: 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Discover how rule-breaking and radical architects are creating functionally disruptive spaces that inspire and entertain. Speaking at this installment of Design Matters is renowned Toronto-based architect Pooya Baktash, whose achievements include the revitalization of Union Station and Ontario Place. UCalgary Alumni is proud to support this event
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Fashion: The Ugly Reality | Oct. 23

Time:  4 – 7 p.m. 
Cost: Free
“Fast fashion” retailers have made it easier and cheaper to dress in the latest styles. But, behind the fashion industry’s glamourous runways and storefronts, there are hidden social, environmental and economic costs that threaten the long-term viability of this global industry. Come learn how you can take more sustainable action every time you get dressed and learn how sustainable fashion is growing, both in Calgary and beyond. UCalgary Alumni is proud to support the speaker series, Calgary and Beyond: Sustainability in the Next 20 years.
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Links and Drinks: Fears, Peers and Beers | Oct. 25

Time:  6 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $10, includes appetizers and one drink ticket

Conquer your networking fears (over beers)! Expect a night of laughter as an improv actors perform career coach Brian Palmer’s do’s and definitely-do-not’s for creating new career contacts and opportunities.
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Idea Exchange: San Francisco

Idea Exchange | Oct. 29

Location: San Francisco

Idea Exchange Tour is a chance to connect with your fellow UCalgary Alumni and enjoy lively, expert-led discussions on a range of meaningful topics.
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UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.

Lessons From Tragedy: A 9/11 Survivor’s Message

Lessons From Tragedy: A 9/11 Survivor’s Message

Seventeen years ago today, alumna Christine Gillies was working on the 87th floor of the World Trade Center when her world sheared and collapsed around her. She and co-worker Yvette Lynch managed to escape and then, this past summer, decided to return to Ground Zero. Together.


UCalgary Driving Changes to New Economy

UCalgary Driving Changes to New Economy

As Alberta looks to pivot from its history of relying primarily on the energy sector to developing a more diversified and sustainable economy, the University of Calgary is poised to be a consistent driver of innovation and collaboration.


Dear First-Year Me

Dear First-Year Me

If we could fill a stage with some wise UCalgary alumni, we wondered what they’d say to their younger selves. In this article alumni share words of wisdom on how to optimize their university experience.


Careers in Motion: Bobbi Paidel, BA’09

Careers in Motion: Bobbi Paidel, BA’09

What makes someone with a dance degree, who then snags a lucky break that lands her in the fashion industry in Toronto and NYC, toss all that aside to launch a non-for-profit organization that helps children in India who are HIV-positive?


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