What’s it like for a student living in Edmonton? Check out these personal stories submitted by Edmonton students.
Janelle, 13, on Janelle
Junior-high student talks about Edmonton life, dance and hiking the mountains.
Life, Hockey and Bugs
Elementary-school student talks about growing up in Edmonton, playing hockey and exploring the river valley.
The Chengdu Visit
Written about the 18 Chengdu youths who came to visit Edmonton for 9 days and their Edmonton-youth companions.
Love Conquers All
Talks about Edmonton’s multicultural school system
Green & Gold
Eric Hunter, a U of A student, who also plays on the university’s Golden Bears Mens hockey team
Nan Gai came to Edmonton as an exchange student from China. Talks about the university’s peer program.
How the Dead Brought Me to Edmonton
Almond Aguila came to Edmonton for graduate studies and to study Marshall McLuhan, an influential communication scholar born in Edmonton.
New Game Plan: Edmonton’s New Gen
Dianna came to Edmonton from Vancouver to pursue her PhD after hearing the program at the University of Alberta was world class.
From India to Edmonton
An international student from India studies at Grant MacEwan talks about his Edmonton experience.
A Memorable Journey to Edmonton
Catherine from Chengdu, China writes in her journal about her experience in Edmonton.
Why I Chose Edmonton
After coming to Edmonton to study as an international student in Leisure and Tourism Management, Ada Tai now lives in the city and works at EEDC in HR.
All the Stories Stay Together
Lisa started in the Chinese bilingual program as a child and is now a teacher at the same school.
The Most Unexpected Place
Sherryl talks about her experience teaching at Prince Charles Elementary School, which offers a program called Awasis that emphasizes aboriginal education.
Opera Boot Camp
Kim Mattice-Wanat is a sessional instructor in theUniversity of Alberta's drama department. She is also the artistic director of Opera NUOVA, a program that brings singers from across Canada to Edmonton each year
Traces: LA, Honolulu & Edmonton
Heather Zwicker teaches a course about Edmonton at the U of A.
English as a Second Language
Learning English: 1 2 3
Xiaodong Gu talks about her experience learning English, especially counting and numbers.
Once Upon a Time, in a Land Far Far Away…
Meet 5 Edmontonians who attended the International Day of Sharing Stories.
Hamid Tookhee born in Afghanistan, talks about coming to Canada and learning English.