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The University of Regina
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Tuition: $6,098  Students: 12,270
Address
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, SK      S4S 0A2
306-585-4111

The University of Regina


The University of Regina was established in 1910 by the Methodist Church of Canada. It is a non-denominational public research university that started as an associate of the University of Saskatchewan. Today, there are five focal researches for the university: Health, Culture and Heritage, Informatics, Energy and Environment. ... continued below

About The University of Regina

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

There are 13 research centres that are available inside the campus. The main campus covers around 930 acres that services 14,000 part-time and full–time students, 1,000 permanent employees, 1,200 casual employees, and 400 full-time faculties. The main campus is in Wascana Centre, which is the biggest urban park in North America. The university also offers in-campus residences to its students. They include the College West (Single, Large Single, Bedsitting, Large Bedsitting), La Residence (Single, Large Single), North and South Residences (Dorm Private, Dorm Shared, 1 to 4 Bedroom Apartments), and Luther College Residences (Single, Large Single, Bedsitting, and Large Bedsitting).

Student Services and Student Life

The university offers the following resources to students: UR International, Student Recruitment, Student Development Centre, Student Awards & Financial Aid, Residence Services, Registrar's Office, Health Clinic (Allied Health Centre), Harassment, Discrimination Prevention, & Conflict Resolution Services, Food Services, Disability Resource Office, Counselling Services, Conference Services, Career Centre, Bookstore, and Aboriginal Student Centre.

The University of Regina Students’ Union offers the following services: Housing Registry, Tutor Registry, Ride Board, Jobs, Exam Registry, Photocopying, Bus Schedules, Faxing, Good Food Box, Computer Lab, Student Advocate, Used Bookstore, Event Planning, Student Development Centre, Strategic Enrolment Management, Residence Services, Registrar's Office, Health Clinic (Allied Health Centre), Harassment, Discrimination Prevention, & Conflict Resolution Services, Foodservices, Disability Resource Office, Counselling Services, Conference Services, Career Centre, Bookstore, and Aboriginal Student Centre.

The University of Regina is a part of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Its varsity name is “Cougars,” with the exception of their football team, which is named Regina Rams. The main sports team in the campus right now are men and women’s basketball, volleyball, hockey, together with women’s track and field, swimming, hockey, cheerleading, and wrestling. It has intramural leagues, and there are different sports played on each season. For students who want to try yoga, hip hop dancing, or other activities, they can try attending some of the UR Fit Classes available in the campus. Students may also want to try the Fitness and Lifestyle Centre, which is considered to be one of the best equipped fitness centres in Regina.

Academic Programs

The university has thirteen programs: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Business Administration Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Work, Centre for Continuing Education, English as Second Language (ESL), Institut Français, and Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy.

Famous Alumni

Some of the most famous alumni of the university are: Saros Cowasjee, novelist, short story writer, critic, anthologist, screenwriter, Ralph Goodale, Member of Parliament, former Minister of Finance, Pamela Wallin, former national broadcaster and Canadian Consul in New York, Ken Mitchell, novelist and playwright, Jon Ryan, CFL and NFL punter, John Hewson, former Australian federal opposition leader, Joan Givner, biographer, novelist and short story writer, Jason Clermont, Canadian Football Player, Guy Vanderhaeghe, novelist, Gregory Marchildon, Executive Director, The Romanow Report, Dione Taylor (BFA), a noted jazz singer, Bob Boyer (1948-2004), visual artist, Professor and Head of Indian Fine Arts.

Regina Information

Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada. The city is situated on a broad, flat, treeless plain. There is an abundance of parks and greenspaces: all of its trees, shrubs and other plants were hand-planted and Regina's considerable beauty is entirely man-made.

Attractions for visitors in Regina include the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Saskatchewan Science Centre, the Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery and numerous smaller galleries and museums. Aside from the many attractions, Regina is also rich in resources as agriculture, tourism, and oil and gas production fuel the economy. While Regina's economic base is diverse it is also recognized as one of the most affordable places to live, work a nd do business in western North America.

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