Claire O'Brien [left] and Eliza Dawson [right] row for UCalgary at the first Dino's Sprints Regatta race since COVID restrictions were lifted in September 2021

Student experiences

Explore a few of the undergrad's stories about life in Kinesiology. 

It’s so important to get real-life experience in the community. It helps you to define what you want to do. I would encourage other students to take practicums, and volunteer for something that they think might suit them. It just may lead to the best summer job ever, like mine was.

Melinda Coetzee

Student in Dance and Kinesiology

Josh Ballarin, Faculty of Kinesiology student at UofC

Garmin wearable technology internship fuels passion for helping others stay active

Kinesiology student encourages peers to broaden their horizons on work experience practicums

Andrew Schnell sitting down in a squash court

Top squash player set sights on a law career

Andrew Schnell aims to stand up for justice and inclusivity, making the world a better place

Tanya Chumak performing the Nutcracker with the Alberta Ballet

Student dances her way through a Kinesiology degree

Sheer determination and a helping hand get Tanya Chumak to her goal 


A day in the life of a Kinesiology student

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