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University of Regina enrolment up for summer term

News Release Release Date: June 18, 2013 10:45 a.m.

University of Regina enrolment for the Spring/Summer 2013 semester is up six per cent over the same time last year.

“Enrolment at the University has been increasing steadily over the past several years, and the number of students who have chosen to study here during this Spring/Summer semester is an indication of how that trend continues,” said University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Vianne Timmons.

“Our ever-increasing enrolment is a testament to the quality of education our students are receiving,” said Timmons, who added that spring and summer courses are a great option to help students balance their studies and employment throughout the year, get ahead in a program of study, or even finish a degree early.  “I’m pleased that we can provide these opportunities for our students by offering many required courses during our Spring/Summer semester.”

The Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and Faculty of Science experienced the largest increase in enrolment for the Spring/Summer 2013 semester. Continuing education courses, offered by the Centre for Continuing Education at the College Avenue campus, also experienced a five per cent increase in enrolment.

The University of Regina reported record numbers for the Fall 2012 semester with more than 13,000 students enrolled, which included a 10 per cent increase in the number of first-year student admissions.

 

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