Connect with a UCalgary grad student!

Welcome to the FGS Unibuddy page. Use this page to contact current students to get their perspective on grad studies at the University of Calgary.

What is Unibuddy?

Chat with a grad student to get an insider's perspective on studying at UCalgary. See our Unibuddy ambassadors below, and click on the "Chat with..." buttons to connect!  

Use this platform to ask questions about the university, living in Calgary, and whatever else you want to know to help you decide if UCalgary is right for you.

PLEASE NOTE: Our UniBuddy ambassadors can only share their personal experiences, and cannot answer questions related to admission requirements, scholarships, or study permits.

How to become a Unibuddy

Are you proud to study at the University of Calgary? Are you passionate about your course of study or research, and keen to share your experiences about UCalgary with others? If the answer is yes, you may be interested in applying to be a Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Unibuddy Ambassador for the upcoming Fall 2024 - Winter 2025 term (Aug. 26, 2024 - April 30, 2025). A full description of the role can be found by viewing the posting.

Application deadline: July 26, 2024 

To apply, please log into Elevate and search for Job ID 126048.

Meet a Unibuddy at UCalgary!

Let’s get started! 1. Find a UCalgary Unibuddy below, using the “Students” or “Staff” tabs. 2. Click “Chat with Name” to start, and click “Start chatting now”. 3. Fill out a quick profile about yourself. 4. Adjust your “Communications Preferences” under “Settings”. 5. Start Chatting! Please allow up to 24 hours to receive a response.