Recruitment Events

Find out about upcoming recruitment events at the University of Alberta or in a community near you!

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About Our Recruitment Events

There are a variety of recruitment events you can attend to learn more about the University of Alberta. Click on the events below for more details, including registration information.

Aboriginal Student Discovery Day - March

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the programs UAlberta has to offer, tour the campus and residence and hear from current undergraduate students.

At this event prospective students will:

  • Learn about our programs and admission requirements
  • Tour our campus and student residence
  • Hear from current students about their experience at UAlberta

Learn more and register for Aboriginal Student Discovery Days »

Rural Discovery Day - April

Students will have the opportunity to learn about the programs, awards and services UAlberta has to offer, take a tour of campus and residence, and have a chance to speak with new people from other rural communities, current UAlberta student, faculty members and services staff.

At this event prospective students will:

  • Learn about University of Alberta undergraduate programs, housing, awards and services
  • Get advice about university life from current undergraduate students from rural areas
  • Speak with faculty and service representatives
  • Tour Lister Centre and the University of Alberta North Campus
  • Meet new people from other rural communities
  • Win great prizes including UAlberta apparel

Learn more and register for Rural Discovery Day »

International Student Receptions - April

The University of Alberta hosts International Student Receptions for international students who are currently studying high school in Canada. These events give students the chance to check out the University of Alberta and learn about all of the opportunities we offer.  

Learn more and register for International Student Receptions »

Registration 101 Workshop - March & April

Need help registering for your first year classes? Registration 101 Workshops offer grade 12 students who have received Early Admission the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about our online Bear Tracks system, including how to search for university classes, add/drop classes and build a timetable
  • Receive a Registration 101 Tip Sheet from your faculty of choice which will outline the courses you are required to take in your first year of university, and throughout your degree
  • Meet UAlberta representatives and have all of your registration questions answered

Learn more and register for Registration 101 Workshops »

Open House - October

Prospective students and their families are invited to attend the University of Alberta's annual Open House – the best way to discover everything the University of Alberta has to offer! Last year, over 10,000 future students and their families joined us for a fun-filled day of workshops, presentations, exhibits, and tours. 

Learn more about Open House »

Early Admission Workshops - October to December

Early Admission Workshops provide prospective students in Grade 12 the opportunity to:

  • Apply online with the help of University of Alberta representatives—qualified students will receive early admission on the spot!
  • Talk to university representatives about admission requirements
Check the calendars below for upcoming events in your area, and visit our Early Admission page for more details.

Info Sessions

InfoSessions are an opportunity for high school students to meet faculty representatives and learn about what UAlberta has to offer.

InfoSessions provide prospective students the opportunity to:

  • Learn about programs, admission requirements, scholarships, residence, student life and more
  • Meet with faculty representatives and gather publications

School Visits

UAlberta representatives visit schools throughout Alberta to chat about the University of Alberta with prospective students.

School Visit events allow attendees to:

  • Meet with UAlberta faculty representatives and learn about programs and services
  • Learn about residence, scholarships and applying to UAlberta
  • Get your UAlberta viewbook
  • Ask questions and get answers about UAlberta

Parent Nights

These events are dedicated to allowing parents of prospective students to learn about programs, requirements and more at UAlberta.

Attend a Parent Night event to:

  • Meet with University of Alberta representatives
  • Get a UAlberta Parent Booklet
  • Have questions answered by University of Alberta representatives

Online Group Chats

Online group chats (once a month, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. MST) allow students to ask real-time questions to University of Alberta Student Advisors, as well as representatives from Residence Services, Awards, and more! 

  • Learn more about admission requirements, deadlines, scholarships, residence, and what to expect when coming to the University of Alberta. 
  • Sign in from the comfort of their own home in the evening, and participate in the chat free of charge

Upcoming Recruitment Events

Find out about upcoming events in a community near you:

Edmonton and Area

Note: Edmonton events are shown in Mountain Standard Time (MST) / Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

Calgary and Area

Note: Calgary events are shown in Mountain Standard Time (MST) / Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

Other Alberta Locations

Note: Alberta events are shown in Mountain Standard Time (MST) / Mountain Daylight Time (MDT).

British Columbia

Note: British Columbia events are shown in Pacific Standard Time (PST) / Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

Other Canadian Locations

Note: The "Other Canadian" events are shown in Mountain Standard Time (MST) / Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Please be sure to adjust the time appropriately for your location.