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Fall and Winter

Students in white t shirts covered in colored powder at Colour Me Kings.

Orientation

Presentations, activities, workshops, and more! Kick off your King's experience with a blur of colour and events as you connect with your cohort, new friends, and campus.

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Students sitting in the grass and socializing.

SA Kick-Off BBQ

Sponsored by The King's University Student's Association (TKUSA for short), the annual Fall BBQ is an event you don't want to miss (it's got free food, after all). Enjoy juicy burgers, good music, and the warm summer sun.

Soccer goalie kicking the ball during a game.

Soccer Home Games

Head out to the soccer pitch and see our men's and women's teams in action. Soccer season is short so don't miss it.

Season schedule

Student stepping on a slack line.

Slack Lines / Yard Games

You've started classes, but your first labs and papers are still weeks away. Take a load off! Enjoy lazy early fall nights on the campus grounds.

Students roasting marshmallows around a fire.

Bonfires

Gather around a fire with friends. Free wood and roasting supplies available!

Student throwing another student a pitch as they stand up to bat.

Softball / Soccer / Frisbee

Do you have the afternoon off? Chances are some of your friends do too. Get a group together on the south field or soccer pitch.

Student presenting research.

Research Symposium

Not all students head home for the summer! Many do research projects and lab work over the summer as part of their degree. Learn about what they're working on at the annual student research symposium.

Student research at King's

Three students with helmets harnessed into a swing.

Fall Retreat

It's been a busy first few weeks with all the new friends, BBQs, slack-lining, and the beginning of classes. It's time for a well-earned vacation! Head out to the lake for a weekend of canoeing, swimming, games, and kicking back.

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Crowd of fans decked out in Eagle's gear and King's colors, cheering on at a volleyball game.

VBL / BBL Home Openers

Go Eagles! Soccer season is wrapping up, but our men's and women's volleyball and basketball season is just getting underway. Wear blue, bring your foam fingers, and cheer on our athletes as they take on the ACAC.

Season schedule

Three students performing a drama production on stage in costume.

Fall Drama Production

Whether it's a well-known production like the Diary of Anne Frank or a lesser-know gem like Tartuffe, our drama students put on brilliant plays each year. Attend King's annual fall/winter production! Interested in being a part of the show? From stage hands to actresses, we need your help. 

Fine Arts at King's

Inside Winspear Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

Fall Choir Concert

Held each year at the majestic McDougall United Church or Winspear Centre, treat your soul to rich choral compositions, crisp notes, and full-bodied harmonies performed by King's concert and chamber choirs.

Students huddled around a fire in front of Christmas lit trees at King's.

Christmas Light Up

It's dark and the air is crisp, but around the fire pit with friends it's warm and bright. Join us as we turn on the campus Christmas light display and enjoy hot chocolate, treats, and live music under a starry night sky.

Students with Christmas hats and props posed at a photobooth.

Student Life Christmas Party

Crafts, antlers, photo booths, sleigh-rides. Pop by the Level Coffee House at lunch or between classes to celebrate the warmth and cheer of Christmas at King's.

Two students performing a piano and voice concert in Knoppers Hall.

Concert Series

Intimate performances from renowned classical musicians is a great way to beat the weather on dark winter evenings. Hear everything from Russian arrangements to rich string instrument performances.

Concert series at King's

Students posed in blue clothing and face paint.

Rez Rumble

You're on a team with the rest of your floor. The objective? To compete and dominate in various tasks to win points and prizes for the ultimate goal: the tournament championship.

Student about to shoot on a hockey goalie on an outdoor ice rink.

Hockey / Skating / Ice Trails

Lace up your skates and tape those sticks! Local community rinks are a five or ten-minute walk away. Both the Ottewell and Kenilworth community centres have heated warm-up shelters, fully equipped hockey rinks, and community rinks for the casual skater. Kenilworth even has a community ice trail!

Students tobogganing down a hill in parkas.

Toboganning

Did you know Edmonton has some of the highest, fastest sledding hills in all of Canada? Grab a $5 sled from Canadian Tire, a few friends, and enjoy a rip down the hill.

Two students holding golden lab puppies.

Puppy Therapy

A chance to snuggle some pups. Because the last few weeks in a semester can be a little stressful.