Students who made a difference in 2016

By Dale Johnson and Costa Maragos Posted: December 27, 2016 6:00 a.m.

Our students wishing you a happy and healthy 2017.
Our students wishing you a happy and healthy 2017. Photo - External Relations

As another year comes to a close, it's a time for reflection. Featured below is a very small sampling of our student success stories from 2016. We look forward to sharing more engaging and inspiring stories in 2017.


The students win a big prize and give us a glimpse at the future of farming. Read more.


Spring Awakening is a play about teens exploring life, death, sex and suicide. Read more.


Social work students practicum to Rwanda becomes a life-altering experience. Read more.


Students harvest & deliver fresh vegetables to the Regina
Food Bank. Read more.


First year students find a home at the Aboriginal Student Centre. Read more.


Campus For All grads are now full members of the U of R Alumni Association. Read more.

More Student Success Stories

Researcher looks at sexual barriers faced by people with disabilities

Hard hitting insightful documentaries featured by master of journalism students

Geology student impresses audience of peers

Student is an MVP at Texas Instruments

Celebrating the success of business students

Psychology student studies beauty pageant contestants

Student is one of Canada’s emerging artists

Engineering idea to help people a world away

Research explores fatigue factor for parents with children that have autism spectrum disorder

Engineering grads win a global competition while helping a local organization

Meet our newest QE II Diamond Jubilee Scholars

New immigrants to Canada less likely to have regular doctor