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University of Calgary

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Address: 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada

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Attending a seminar at the Human Performance Building and their Lab, it gave us an opportunity to review and investigate some of the many facilities available for students. And... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending a seminar at the Human Performance Building and their Lab, it gave us an opportunity to review and investigate some of the many facilities available for students. And We were very impressed. Perhaps tour availability for the general public should be more readily scheduled.

Thank alan a
Gatineau, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a chance to take a campus tour , you will find this an interesting visit. The sports facilities are impressive as well as the University Center.

Thank TerryinAylmer
Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My daughter just started working at the university. I was impressed with the efforts for inclusion, campus very clean. Lecture halls very adaptive, the profs office was very light and large. Great facilities for students

Thank Barb B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

UC is a classic 1960-70s style university. Rather dull concrete buildings with some green space (and tons of jackrabbits, mostly around 6AM). It works, it's clean, pleasant environment, but don't expect classic 1860s university limestone architecture (e.g, UofGuelph, USask, Queen's, etc.) which is pretty hard to beat. Very easy to walk around main campus. If staying overnight, Alma Hotel is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My Daughter and Son attended this University. Its been growing so fast with new building and departments. Lots of food places to eat at and wonderful threaters for proformances.

Thank marisa f
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Check out the athletic facilities complex at the UofC . These are some of the best in the city. Swimming, skating, squash and equipment abounds.

Thank OpdCgy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The University of Calgary is an ongoing source of activity. From the massive gymnasium with pool to the science section, culinary arts, engineering and on and on. Besides the famous Mac Hall, often the hub of activity, there are plenty of free seminars, workshops and talks daily. There are kids programs right up to elderly. Check out admissions, postings or... More 

Thank Michael B
Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Graduated in1980, (living in the USA), and finally had a chance to tour campus again, and swim in the U of C pool (former swim team member).Amazed at the clean nice look of the campus, even though the student population has tripled! U of C pool was my home base, and it is STILL extremely well kept. Campus grounds were... More 

Thank Elkecdn
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The general layout is terrible, and all of the buildings except the new engineering one are from the 1960s. No windows, crowded halls, not that many places to eat. Do not go here.

Thank Osk11992
fullerton, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

a nice looking campus, but i was disappointed by my experience as a congress 2016 participant. there was no water offered to the panelists, as is customary at conferences. i was instructed to walk outside the room where i presented my paper (and it was quite a walk) to fill a plastic bottle at a drinking fountain. there was no... More 

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