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5 programs for international students

By University Advancement and Communications Posted: August 19, 2021 5:00 a.m.

The University of Regina has plenty of supports to enrich first-year international students' post-secondary educational experience.
The University of Regina has plenty of supports to enrich first-year international students' post-secondary educational experience. Photo: U of R Photography

1. GLOBAL LEARNING CENTRE

The Global Learning Centre (GLC) is the place for all the programs that will help international students with their academic and non-academic needs. There you will find our Peer Advisor Program where your peers provide academic assistance and support for new international students. Get daily one-on-one English language support with our English Coaching Program or join the Conversation Club. Get Study Assistance or take in our Academic Workshops and Classes – it’s all at the GLC. 

For more information click here.

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There are thousands of dollars’ worth
of entrance scholarships available that
can help offset your tuition or
accommodations costs.
Photo by U of R Photography

 

2. ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Take advantage of the many scholarships available to help all international students succeed.

The University Of Regina International Entrance Scholarship is awarded to all international students who enter the University with a GPA of 85% or more. Students receive their choice of either a $3,000 tuition refund or eight months of accommodation on campus. The UR Circle of Scholars Scholarship is a $20,000 ($5,000/year) award to recognize the best and brightest first-year students from around the world. New students coming directly from high school who apply for admission to an undergraduate program in the Fall semester by July 1 are automatically eligible.

For more information click here.

 

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Earn while you learn! The University’s
Co-operative Education Work Experience
Program can help you gain the work
experience that will attract attention to
your résumé. Photo by U of R Photography

 

3. Co-operative Education and Internship program

The U of R pioneered the Co-operative Education Work Experience Program in Western Canada. Co-op gives you valuable experience-based learning while you’re taking your undergraduate degree. Earn up to $13,000 during your placement. Many Co-op students get permanent job offers from their employers before they graduate.

For more information click here.

 

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The University has a wide array of living
options to fit any needs. Find your
home away from home today.
Photo by U of R Photography

 

4. On campus housing

There’s a lot of great things about living on campus. It makes it easier to make new friends and allows you to get involved in lots of educational and social activities. Plus, there’s lots of accommodation options and our residences are some of the most affordable in Canada. With more than 16 room styles to choose from, we are certain there is a perfect room for you to call home. Why not consider the Global Citizen Living-Learning Community – a place where you and your friends can share your culture, learn about others, participate in local events and activities, and showcase your diverse community.

For more information click here.

 

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Approximately 99.5 per cent of
students who have completed the
UR Guaranteed Program have found
career-related employment within
six months of graduation!
Photo by U of R Photography

 

5. UR Guarantee

The UR Guarantee program is designed to help you reach your educational, career and life goals. If you do not secure career-related employment within six months of graduation, and have completed all the elements of the UR Guarantee program, you are eligible to complete another year of undergraduate classes for free. That's the UR Guarantee!

For more information click here.