Living And Studying In 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.
In 2019, Calgary ranked the most livable city in North America and the 5th most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Population density is low, quality of life is high, and housing is abundant.
Calgary is home to hundreds of religious places of worship and several cultural celebrations.
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Popular Attractions in Calgary
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 white water rafting and hiking.
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 has a strong public transit system as well as other transportation options:
- Modern light rail – “C-train”
- Rental Vehicles
To see the services offered by Calgary Transit, click here.
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Calgary offers a diverse range of housing offers including:
- Apartments/ Condos
- Semi-detached housing
The following websites can help you rent a dwelling:
Newcomer Information and Services
- Alberta Health Services Website
- Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP)
- List of Community Health Centres – Calgary and Area
- List of Walk-In Clinics and Wait Times – Calgary and Area
- Calgary Counselling Centre
Visit our Calgary campus today. On-campus, Sundance College students in Calgary enjoy multiple amenities conveniently located near public transit. At campus, students will find helpful reception, student financial advisors onsite, and engaging classrooms.