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Become a career-ready global citizen.

Value of a U of R Degree

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The full value of a U of R degree totals much more than classes you take or the credits your tuition covers.

While you work toward your graduation goal, our faculty and staff provide opportunities for you to:

  • Experience a well-rounded and supported learning environment
  • Discover, strengthen and realize your potential
  • Gain relevant, paid work experience
  • Understand and explore your career options
  • Learn key job-hunting skills for now and later
  • Connect with people from diverse backgrounds
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Return on Your Investment

Tuition doesn’t simply buy a degree. It’s an investment in your future. The money, time and energy you spend adds value now and in employment and earnings potential later.

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Be Successful

In Canada, overall in 2020, those with bachelor’s degrees saw higher employment rates (70.6 per cent) than high school graduates (51.5 per cent) and all education levels combined (59.4 per cent).

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Earn More

Research into earnings 15 years after graduation also shows that a university education produces better results now than it used to, with both men and women from a 2001 cohort earning more at the 15-year mark than a similar cohort that graduated in 1991.

Understanding Others, Understanding Yourself

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Build upon the things you value in yourself and in life by making the most of your opportunities at the University of Regina. Our four core values are in place to support you, through:

  • Mutual Respect, Integrity and Honesty
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being
  • Communities and Social Responsibility

Value of a Diverse Community

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3000 International students per semester
100 Countries represented in our global community
2000 Students who self-identify as Indigenous