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What if we told you that we could guarantee you a job?

That's where the UR Guarantee Program comes in. It's a personalized, strategic student support program that helps you focus on your future during and after university.

If you successfully complete all elements of the UR Guarantee Program, we guarantee you will get career-related employment within six months of graduation, or you'll 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.

What is the UR Guarantee Program?

At no additional charge, the UR Guarantee Program at the University of Regina provides a variety of activities and learning supports including:

  • Academic workshops
  • Tutoring 
  • Counselling Services
  • Attending Rams or Cougars games
  • Big Sisters/Brothers of Regina
  • Networking opportunities
  • Career direction workshops

Why Join UR Guarantee?

UR Guarantee will develop your leadership skills through hands-on learning, social development and career counselling. Gain the skills future employers are looking for while getting deeply involved in campus life and experiences.

"UR Guarantee can help you to find your place at the University of Regina, follow your passions in your studies and future career, and connect you to people to share in your experiences and support your success," says Brittney Leitner, undergraduate student in the Faculty of Education.

UR Not Alone

When you join the UR Guarantee Program, you'll build long-term relationships with experienced counsellors and advisors — mentors who know you and your goals at a deeper level. Just a few of the benefits include:  

  • Meet one-on-one with counsellors from the Student Success Centre up to three times a year.
  • Receive a customized program aligned with your specific needs and schedule (with limited time commitment required).
  • Gain access to relevant academic workshops, career development initiatives, student engagement activities and service and leadership opportunities.
  • Enhance your overall university experience and feel more prepared for your career after university.

 Individualized Career Coaching

As a participant in the UR Guarantee Program, planning for life after university will be an important part of your university experience.

  • Work directly with an experienced program advisor throughout the program.
  • Practice your interview skills to help you stand out from other job applicants.
  • Receive one-on-one resumé support.
  • Prepare for employment after graduation.

The UR Guarantee Program enhanced my university experience, through guidance, support and the opportunity to grow myself … I feel like it gave me a better chance out in the real world.

Irene Lam '15
Bachelor of Business Administration
Corporate Land Analyst, SaskPower

FAQs About UR Guarantee

What is the UR Guarantee Program?
The UR Guarantee Program is designed to help students transition into university, as well as assist students in their transition out of university into the workforce.
Is this program free?
Absolutely FREE!
Can I meet with my advisor more than the required times?
Definitely! You just have to contact them and set up a meeting time.
If I don’t get a job within six months of graduation, how do I inform the Student Success Centre?
When you graduate, you are required to send us a monthly job log that indicates how many jobs you are applying for each month. We will discuss the search on an ongoing basis.
How are the UR Guarantee advisors different from my faculty advisors?
The UR Guarantee student advisors are best suited to assist you with a holistic approach to university and your career path. Your faculty advisors are responsible for class selection and advising.
Can I opt out at any time?

Yes, you can.

Can I opt in at any time?
Absolutely.
How many classes can I take if I come back for the free year of tuition?
Ten classes, which corresponds to a full year of undergraduate classes.
What if I am not a full-time student?
All University of Regina students are eligible to join the UR Guarantee Advantage Program free of charge and receive all the same services and opportunities. However, students in the UR Guarantee Advantage Program are not eligible for the free tuition waiver.

 

The best guarantee – Success

If you successfully complete all elements of the UR Guarantee Program, we guarantee you will get career-related employment within six months of graduation. Or you'll 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!

University life is so different from high school … This program gives students the extra guidance, support and structure to help them along the way. To me – it's not about the guarantee; it's about getting the most out of your university experience.

Dr. Wallace Lockhart
Associate Professor (Accounting) and Centre for Teaching & Learning Scholar
Paul J. Hill School of Business

Learn to Succeed as a Student

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From effective ways to take lectures notes to navigating your course syllabus, the UR Guarantee Program offers practical tips and tools to help you transition to college life.