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Ambrose Wellness invites you to enjoy breakfast with the men from Menzleague! Invest in your mental health by enjoying food, community and hearing from MenzLeague, a Calgary based men's mental health initiative. The goal of MenzLeague is to create a…
As a student, it is often difficult to take care of ourselves, especially with the pressures of writing papers and exams. That’s why it is so important for us to remember that our bodies need to be taken care of as well as our minds and emotions. We…
Every year, the School of Ministry has its annual fall retreat at the end of September where we stay at a retreat center for two days and one night. Ministry students get the opportunity to meet and get to know one another. During this time, the…
My name is Jena Peterson, and I am in my fourth year of Behavioural Science at Ambrose University. As I finish up my degree, here are three of the classes that stood out to me most. Practicum (Behavioural Science) The Behavioural Science (BHS)…
As we approach the Canadian tax filing season, I want to share some available resources to help you. As stated by the government of Canada, if you are an international student studying in Canada with residential ties, you must file income taxes.…
As a second year School of Ministry student, I am currently doing my Practicum at a local church here in Calgary! Although most students have successful experiences right off the bat, I was not one of them. Unfortunately, the first church I picked…
For all three years I’ve been at Ambrose, I have lived in residence. Residence is a great place to meet new people, live with your friends, and get to know campus even better. Each floor has a unique name, with a special meaning behind it. I live on…
I believe that every story whether it big or small is important and has the power to change lives. It was the stories of other people that encouraged me to level up my education and skills. These stories led me to make one of the most life changing…
Ambrose would like to extend our congratulations to Matthew Taburada, Behavioural Sciences graduate (2020), and his Mount Royal University teammates for being one of the six national teams nominated in the Map the System competition to represent…
Senior Ambrose business students in the Advanced Strategy class competed in a mini case competition as part of the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility’s #dobusinesslikeaCDN initiative. The winners have been invited to the Calgary kick-off in…
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Meet Your Ambassadors

Hi! My name is Rafael. I'm a first year Biology student here at Ambrose. I love getting to know new people so if you ever see me, feel free to say hi, or ask any questions, I'm always happy to chat.


Hey! My name is Ian Benham and I am in the behavioural science program this year at Ambrose. One of the things I like doing in my free time is playing the bagpipes, I also enjoy skateboarding and watching good movies! I’m so excited to be spending my first year here at Ambrose!


Hello! My name is Chantelle, I am currently on my third year of Intercultural Ministry. I spent the summer working as a Summer Enrolment Student for Ambrose, and this will be my second year on the SRA Team! I'm excited to see what the new school year brings. 


Hey! My name is Sydney Thiessen, and I am in my third year of church ministry. I am from a small Mennonite community just north of Saskatoon so moving to a big city like Calgary was quite a change! I heard of Ambrose from an alumnus and I was always so excited to make my big move to the big mountains. Walking alongside the community in residence the last two years was such an amazing experience and I would not trade it for the world. My love for God has grown a lot and my appreciation for a close community is very important. If you find me after hours, I will most likely be watching Netflix, finding a new place to eat, or shopping too much. I love meeting new people and hearing another story about how Ambrose came in their future plans! Hope to have an amazing year alongside my great coworkers!


RAP team

Victoria Armada

Carol Ip - Seminary

Hayley Meijndert

Joel Warren

Ethne Zieb-Hermann

Caleb Carlson

Danielle Longson

Ana Montibeller

Maria Withey