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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!

Exclusive Tour: Deepwater Farms | May 25

Exclusive Tour: Deepwater Farms | May 25

Tours are sold out
Time:
 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Price: $10

Get an inside look into a pioneering urban farm that is revolutionizing agriculture. Bring your family to UCalgary Alumni’s exclusive tour of Deepwater Farms, which produces sustainable and locally sourced fish and leafy greens for some of Calgary’s most popular restaurants. Register early — space is limited!

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Idea Exchange: Energy Innovations | May 28

Idea Exchange: Energy Innovations | May 28

Time: 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Location: Hudson, 200 8 Ave. S.W. (see map
Cost: It's on us!

The future of energy is among the most important concerns facing Canadians today. How can we meet escalating energy demands and develop the next generation of energy innovations for Alberta and the rest of the world?

Discover how UCalgary is developing game-changing alternative-energy technology to transform the industry.

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What Parents Need to Know About Executive Functioning | June 1

What Parents Need to Know About Executive Functioning | June 1

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Senate Room at Hotel Alma
Cost: $20

Executive functioning skills are a group of skills that allow children to manage their thoughts, actions and emotions in order to “get things done.” These skills include: paying attention, organizing and planning, starting tasks and staying focused on them, regulating emotions, and self-monitoring. Issues with executive functioning can make it hard for children to complete school work and everyday tasks. During this presentation, parents will learn practical strategies to improve their child’s executive functioning skills for greater success at home and school.

Register now »

Canadian Museum of Making

NEW DATE: Canadian Museum of Making | June 9

Event rescheduled for June 9
Cost
: $10
Discover one of the best-kept secrets in the Alberta Foothills — the Canadian Museum of Making! This 20,000-square-foot underground private museum houses an impressive collection of preserved and restored historic machinery and tools. Don’t miss this UCalgary Alumni-exclusive — the Canadian Museum of Making is accessible only by private tour.
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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.

The Path to the Pulitzer

The Path to the Pulitzer

How, exactly, does a UCalgary poli-sci student go from toiling at The Gauntlet to winning a Pulitzer prize for reporting at the New York Times?

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Develop a Passion — Then, Perhaps, Follow It

Develop a Passion — Then, Perhaps, Follow It

It’s almost convocation time — a time when new grads are left wondering whether they should follow their passion, their bliss. Or should you start by developing valuable skills that evolve into a passion for a specific field?

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Careers in Motion: Meghann Michalsky, BA’14

Careers in Motion: Meghann Michalsky, BA’14

In our series, Careers in Motion, we bring you interviews with alumni who are innovators, thought leaders and experts in their field. Someone to watch for is contemporary dancer Meghann Michalsky, BA’14, who recently snagged the 2019 RBC Emerging Artist Award at the Mayor’s Lunch for Arts Champions

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Celebrating Indigenous Grads at UCalgary’s Pow-wow

Celebrating Indigenous Grads at UCalgary’s Pow-wow

UCalgary’s Indigenous Graduation Banquet, now in its 28th year, is one of the few times when not only Indigenous grads and alumni, but friends and community members are invited to mingle, eat, shop and be immersed in Indigenous traditions in an evening Pow-wow

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