Student Resources – Calgary

Student Resources – Calgary

About Calgary

Calgary is the sunniest city in Canada and has a wide range of amenities to offer. It is metropolitan city surrounded by rural areas and municipalities. Its 1.3 million residents come from a diverse mix of ethnic origins, religions, and beliefs. Calgary is home to hundreds of religious places of worship and several cultural celebrations. It is an entertainment destination with a wide array of entertainment options ranging from city-wide celebrations such as the Calgary Stampede to smaller local gatherings.

Calgary is home to and located conveniently close to several tourist destinations such as the Calgary Zoo and outdoor excursions such as whitewater rafting and hiking. For more attractions click here and here.

Calgary Weather

Calgary experiences 4 full seasons every year. It varies from hot and sunny in the summertime to cool and snowy in the winter.
“Weather can shift dramatically within each season, so it is important to be prepared for all types of weather when you travel to Calgary.” For monthly temperature averages click here.

Calgary Transit

Calgary has a strong public transit system as well as other transportation options:

  • Modern light rail – “C-train”
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Uber
  • Rental Vehicles

To see the services offered by Calgary Transit, click here.

Calgary Housing

Calgary offers a diverse range of housing offers including:

  • Houses
  • Apartments/Condos
  • Townhouses
  • Semi-detached housing

The following websites can help you rent a dwelling

For more information about Calgary click here.

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