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Current Graduate Students in Engineering

As a graduate student at the Schulich School of Engineering, you have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the leading engineering researchers in the country and, indeed, the world. You will benefit from practical, hands-on training and an interdisciplinary approach to research and learning that enriches the quality and breadth of your graduate experience. You’ll also find many places to get support and a lot of ways to enrich your academic and social life as a graduate student.

Graduate Students’ Association

All graduate students are members of the Graduate Students' Association (GSA) at the University of Calgary. Some of the services provided by the GSA include help with academic appeals and health and dental plan administration. The association also organizes social events, sports leagues, volunteer opportunities and workshops. For more information, visit the GSA website.

Graduate Student Societies


There are numerous ways to stay active on campus. We have 150 clubs and the university supports varsity sports for students interested in playing intercollegiate sports at a competitive level. All students also have access to health and recreation facilities, which include a 50-metre pool, climbing wall, fitness centre, running track, racquet centre and outdoor centre. To learn more, visit the Active Living website.

Student Services

Our comprehensive student services ensure you have access to the academic, professional and personal support you need to successfully complete your studies. Find information on everything from medical and dental services to childcare programs. Visit the Student Services website to learn more.

International students

There are numerous programs and services on campus to assist international students with their adjustment to the university and to Canada. The Schulich School of Engineering has a high percentage of international graduate students and offers a supportive and comfortable environment for international students.

Visit the University of Calgary International website.
Visit the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad website.
Visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies International Students page.
Download the International Students Handbook (pdf).

Women in Engineering

The Schulich School of Engineering has one of the highest percentages of female engineering students in Canada. It actively supports female engineering students and offers programs that educate the community about the careers and opportunities that exist for women in engineering fields. Our Women’s Advancement Office hosts events for female graduate students and offers advice and support. Our school has won three national awards from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation for its women in engineering activities. We also have an active Women in Science and Engineering student organization.

Visit the Gender and Diversity in Engineering Committee page.
Visit the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) website.