University of Regina

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The University of Regina is home to 10 faculties, two academic units and approximately two dozen academic departments which have established reputations for excellence and innovative programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees.

In Fall 2016, more than 14,500 full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University and our three federated colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. Our Colleges bring excellence and diversity to the educational experience we offer.

Our campuses in Regina and Saskatoon are located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 land. In Regina, our main campus and historic College Avenue campus utilize 239 acres and provide an attractive study and work environment for our students, faculty and staff. Both Regina campuses are located in Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America and the first in Canada to be created by a tri-level government/education partnership.

Areas of Expertise

The University of Regina is nationally and internationally renowned for a number of programs, amongst them our direct-entry Bachelor of Education, our outstanding School of Journalism, Canada’s largest petroleum engineering program, and our Hill School of Business, which earned Top Academic School at the 2014 JDC West Competition.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:1,875 bedsLowest: $6,470Highest: $9,774

First year students are guaranteed a residence room when they apply by our advance deadline. Room rates listed for fall/winter terms. Some room types require a meal plan. Visit

Off Campus Housing

Off-campus housing is available across Regina, serviced by standard and express bus routes to both U of R campuses. The Students' Union offers a housing registry, available at

Career Planning

Our goal is to help University of Regina students find part-time, summer and graduate employment by addressing the needs of both employers and students through the provision of comprehensive recruitment and job search services.Student Employment Services is where education and employment meet. The recruitment process should be a rewarding experience for university students and the employers who hire them.


The University of Regina has a 16-team intervarsity athletics program that competes against other postsecondary institutions across Canada and the United States. The teams are members of Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the Canada West Universities Athletic Association. Our athletes benefit from services that assist with academic and athletic pursuits such as conditioning and strength programs, trainers and team physiotherapists and physicians, year-round training facilities, weekly tutorial programs, academic advising and an athlete assistance program. For more information visit:


There's so much more to the University of Regina than exams, homework, and classrooms and we at the University of Regina Students' Union (URSU) take pride in helping you experience all of it. We're here to help you navigate the university experience while also enjoying it! URSU has something for everybody and we're more than happy to share!

If you like the social aspects of campus life, then you're gonna love your campus bar The Owl, never-ending parties like Frost Week and Welcome Week, and all the exciting events organized by the student groups on campus. For those of you who want to take in an informative seminar or participate in a workshop, our various campaigns like the Sexual Health Fair and Mental Health Week provide the opporunity for discussion and create awareness of factors that impact students. We also support a number of cultural events and experiences so you don't have to go far to broaden your horizons!


There are more than one hundred student clubs at the U of R; they range from themed clubs like the Anime Club and the Seaview Poetry Society to sports clubs like the Cougar Racing Club and the Rugby Club. And, if you can't find the group for you, URSU will gladly help you start up your own! We will even provide you with some basic funding for supplies and events so you can make the most of Campus Life!

Information Technology

Student computer labs are located throughout the campus, and free wi-fi is available in all main buildings and the Academic Green. All students recieve a U of R email account, network storage drive and access to UR Self-Service.


The University is part of Wascana Centre, a cluster of educational, cultural, recreational, and governmental resources, which includes the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, the MacKenzie Art Gallery, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Conexus Arts Centre, the Saskatchewan Science Centre and IMAX Theatre, and the CBC Broadcast Centre.

Special Services

Services are available to support students outside the classroom. These include counselling services, an Aboriginal Student Centre, Career Services, daycare facilities and services for students with disabilities (Centre for Student Accessibility). For more information visit

Affiliated Institutions

Federated Colleges: Campion College (, First Nations University of Canada ( and Luther College (

International Involvement

The University of Regina sends more students abroad than any other school in Saskatchewan. Over 300 University of Regina students visit more than 50 countries around the world every year including: Argentina, Australia, China, Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, and Switzerland. All students going abroad receive a $1,000 travel award to assist with travel expenses.

Campus Tour

We want to welcome you to campus! Book a personalized campus tour Monday through Friday at and be our guest.

Modified on August 29, 2017