Events

No matter if you’re a recent grad, retiree or somewhere in-between, connect with like-minded alumni all year long.

Upcoming Alumni Events

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

Sustainability

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

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 | Oct. 29

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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Dig In

Dig In! to Blockchain 2.0 | Nov. 8

Time: 7 – 8:30 a.m. 
Cost: $10, includes breakfast
In the past 10 years, blockchain technology has evolved beyond cryptocurrencies and is now used in variety of industries, with large organizations such as the Australian Stock Exchange working to implement the technology into its operations. But it’s still relatively mysterious. Join us and discover what needs to happen before blockchain goes truly mainstream.
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Webinar: Steps to Successful Self-Employment

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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UCalgary Alumni Skate with Santa | Nov 25

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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AGM and Holiday Social | Nov. 27

Alumni AGM and Holiday Social | Nov. 27

Time: 6:15 – 8 p.m.
Location: TBD
Join us for a brief Annual General Meeting of the UCalgary Alumni Board of Directors, followed by a holiday social.
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Event Series

Idea Exchange

What makes a good idea? They are fueled by passion, transformational and deliver value. Join us in Calgary and across North America for lively, expert-led discussions to explore ideas that challenge our perceptions and push boundaries.

Dig In!

Dig in to the most important meal and interesting topics of the day. Join your fellow alumni for breakfast and an intimate and interactive discussion examining innovation and technology, hot topics and trends, and more. 

Links and Drinks

Hey, graduates of the last decade — we know you’re looking to make connections and learn some important career- and life-hacks. But who says you can’t do both while having a whole lot of fun? That’s what Links and Drinks is all about!