Our Fall/Winter Issue

With winter almost here, our latest issue, with a focus on the internationalization of education, just might take you to warmer classrooms and beyond.

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!

Careers

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: Steps to Successful Self-Employment | Nov. 20

Webinar: Steps to Successful Self-Employment | Nov. 20

Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Online
Be the boss you want to be — your own boss! In honour of National Entrepreneurship Month, UCalgary Alumni and the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking are partnering to give you the tools to confidently make the leap into self-employment. 
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Death by Chocolate

Death by Chocolate | Nov. 20

Time: 6:30 — 9
Location: Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Palliser Hotel
Cost: $35
Come enjoy some sweet treats and a rich conversation into the resiliency of Calgary. Despite the challenges of the last four years, this city has drawn on its technical expertise, entrepreneurial bent and academic strengths to chart a new course for the future. What does that look like? What are the risks and where are the opportunities? UCalgary Alumni is proud to support this event.
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Skate with santa

UCalgary Alumni Skate with Santa | Nov. 25

Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Cost: $5 per adult; no cost for kids (under 18)
Location: Olympic Oval
Jolly old St. Nick returns to the Olympic Oval for Skate with Santa. Bring your family for a festive spin around the fastest ice in the world.
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Cities of the Future: Are Resilient Cities Sustainable? | Nov. 27

Cities of the Future: Are Resilient Cities Sustainable? | Nov. 27

Time: 4 – 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: MacEwan Ballroom
Discover the various ways in which resiliency and sustainability are not necessarily compatible and how, despite this, both are needed to build long-term longevity for urban dwellers. UCalgary Alumni is proud to support this event.
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Highlights

UCalgary alumni are doing amazing things in Calgary and around the world. Check out some of our favourite alumni highlights.

Top 40 Under 40

Top 40 Under 40

Among the honourees of this year's Top 40 Under 40 were many researchers, doctors, aid workers and charity founders with UCalgary connections. In fact, 21 of this year’s recipients have ties to the University of Calgary. We spoke to 20 of them to produce this four-part series.  
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Know What’s Now. Know What’s Next

Know What’s Now. Know What’s Next

Top influencers will debate whether cities of the future can be resilient and sustainable. Be part of the discussion and join us on Nov. 27 in the MacEwan Ballroom where you’ll be sated by delectable vegetarian fare and mentally prodded by urban planners, academics and futurists.
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Faces of Change

Meet the Faces of Change

Sometimes, the most profound changes — leaps of faith, confidence instilled, determination renewed — are the hardest  to see; here’s poignant proof of the transformative impact of philanthropy. 
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Careers in Motion: Vandy Midha, BFA’12

Careers in Motion: Vandy Midha, BFA’12

This month, we chat with Calgary-based art entrepreneur Vandy Midha, BFA’12, who is now an art consultant and owner of ArtMatch — an online art gallery that connects clients with dozens of artists.
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