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Getting involved at the University of Regina means taking Rams and Cougars spirit and charging forward into the vast array of programs available in student life here. You’ll have access to our Student Success Centre, ta-tawâw Student Centre, and Global Learning Centre — as well as music events, theatre, intramurals and club sports. You'll develop personally, culturally, academically and professionally — all while having fun in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Experience U of R

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16,664 Number of students enrolled in 2020
14.7% Percentage of students self-declaring as Indigenous in 2020
17.7% Percentage of international students enrolled in 2020
I've tried to be involved as much as possible. I've worked in a few different departments on campus, been involved with the Ambassadors and other clubs, and have really just gotten to know the university and the people here. It really is a community in that the people here work together, support each other, and try to make it as great an experience as they can.
Dayle Steffen
U of R graduate

Student Success

The Student Success Centre serves as the hub of your personalized University of Regina education. Whether you face an academic challenge or want to develop skills, set goals or make connections — start here.

Ambassador Program

U of R's motto is "As One Who Serves," and the Ambassador Program gives you a flexible pathway to building leadership skills, gaining experience and getting involved through volunteering.

Work at events like concerts, conferences, international night and career fairs. Or, become a tour guide. The time it takes balances easily with the time you have. Once you complete training, watch for alerts about upcoming volunteering opportunities. Then, simply sign up for the opportunities that interest you.

Beyond being a great way to meet people, U of R's Ambassador Program gives you the chance to develop:

  • Leadership skills
  • Public speaking and communication confidence
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resumé-building experience

Plus, you’ll enjoy free food, prizes and a T-shirt!

Learn more about the Ambassador Program.

UR Guarantee

The first program of its kind in Canada, University of Regina's UR Guarantee Program will support you through your academic experience here, all the way through to employment.

Join the program to access:

  • Expanded academic support
  • Service and leadership opportunities
  • Career development
  • Ways to get involved on campus and in the community

If you successfully complete all requirements, we guarantee you’ll get career-related employment within six months of graduation or be eligible to take another year of undergraduate classes – free of charge!

All students who complete the UR Guarantee program leave with extensive career-ready skills, virtually ensuring success in their career and life endeavours! That's the UR Guarantee.

UR Guarantee Student Engagement Events

The UR Guarantee Program provides many activities and events. Your UR Guarantee advisor can suggest those best matched to your needs throughout your degree progress. The various types of events include:

  • Resumé reviews
  • Interview practice
  • Goal setting
  • Academic and personal reflection
  • Learning skills
  • Workshops
  • Social events
  • Charity events
  • Volunteering events
  • Leadership skill development opportunities
  • Professional networking opportunities
  • Career development opportunities

Student Employment Opportunities

Earn while you learn. Our Co-operative Education & Internship Program sets you up for productive work experience as part of your program. Visit Advising and Career Education for this, and other student employment services. Explore career options with the help of a career counsellor, sign up for workshops interview preparation, learn about Indigenous career education supports, attend career fairs and check the job board.

U-Turn Program

University of Regina's U-Turn program helps ensure academic success if you require extra help along the way. For you, that means opportunities like:

  • Improving time management
  • Overcoming procrastination
  • Study strategies
  • Understanding professor expectations

Receive increased advising support, as well as access to online resources to improve your academic standing. Learn more about the U-Turn program.

ta-tawâw Student Centre

Respectful and welcoming, the ta-tawâw Student Centre is a place that encourages student empowerment, identity, community connection and Indigenous ways of learning. It's a central hub for all students on campus.

An Elder-based leadership program, the Neekaneewak ("they are leading") Leadership Initiative (NLI) enhances cultural awareness and leadership skills through traditional and current "ways of knowing."

The nitôncipâmin omâ Student Success Program provides Indigenous U of R students with the most supportive learning environment during the first year of classes.