LINC - Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada

The University of Regina offers free English language classes.  At the U of R you can improve your English and integrate into Canadian culture while enjoying a university atmosphere. LINC is fully funded by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Class schedule

From January 2022, the LINC program at the University of Regina will offer flexible class schedules to meet students’ needs. We will provide two models of classes:

    1. Face-to-Face Model
    2. Fully Remote Model                                                                                                                                                  

The schedule chart below will help you choose the right class:
Classes Available for CLB level 1-4 students                                                                                Time Zones Comparisons
Option Student Level Days Time
Full-time [5-day]
CLB 1, CLB 2 Monday - Friday [25-hour] 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Evening [4-day] CLB 1, CLB 2 Monday - Thursday [12-hour] 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Full-time [5-day] CLB 3, CLB 4 Monday - Friday [25-hour] 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Morning [4-day] CLB 3, CLB 4 Monday - Thursday [12-hour] 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evening [4-day] CLB 3, CLB 4 Monday - Thursday [12-hour] 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fully Remote
Morning [4-day]
CLB 1, CLB 2 Monday - Thursday [12-hour] 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evening [4-day] CLB 3, CLB 4 Monday - Thursday [12-hour] 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Evening [2-day] CLB 3, CLB 4 Monday, Wednesday [6-hour] 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Rajveer - LINC student

Jayshree - LINC student

Rajveer's Story

Jayshree's Story

You are eligible for the LINC program if you are:

  • A Permanent Resident of Canada or Protected Person
  • 18 years of age or older


  • Flexible class schedules to fit your needs
  • TESL accredited instructors
  • LINC certificate upon completion of CLB 4
  • University student services access
  • Various fun activities and events

Registration Procedures

Step 1: Take the Canadian Language Benchmarks Placement Test (CLBPT)

You need to visit the Newcomer Orientation & Language Assessment - NOLA (formerly LARC) to take a CLBPT test.

     Assessment Centre is located at:         

     100-2445 13th Avenue

     Regina, SK SP 0W1

Step 2: Choose your LINC program

If you choose the LINC at the University of Regina as your langugage provider, please use the Registration link below:

After completing the Registration Survey of Form, please also email your document(s) below:
  • PR Card, or Landing Paper

Once receiving all your documents, we will contact you by phone and email to update your registration status.

Childcare Service:

*Childcare service is currently unavailable for the Spring 2023 semester.

U-Pass (Bus Pass):

For more information about U-Pass, please click:
Please note that you need to pay the U-Pass fee at the front desk in Riddell Centre (RC 221).

Language Support:

If you need help on Interpretation/Translation, please contact the LINC Office for further assistance.

Digital Equipment Support:

If you need digital equipment to assist your study, please contact LINC Office for more information.

Contact us:

For any inquiries or questions, please contact LINC office

Phone: (306)585-4136


LINC Office
University of Regina
Wakpá Tower, Room 113
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, Saskatchewan  S4S 0A2IRCC logo website-2021

Office hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 16:30 PM