The University of Regina announces its Really BIG Deal to save students money

News Release Release Date: June 28, 2022 8:30 a.m.

The University of Regina understands the financial pressures that students face and is pleased to announce the creation of a new housing and tuition savings offer for both international and domestic students who choose to live on campus while they study at the U of R.

The University of Regina’s Really BIG Deal – a housing and tuition savings offer – is now available to all students who bundle their U of R housing, meal plans, and Campus Store purchases. Savings bundles feature locked-in tuition and fees, locked-in and discounted housing rates, as well as a variety of other financial benefits for as long as they live in U of R housing.

Living on campus fosters a sense of security, community, and belonging for students. It allows for close proximity to classes and access to on-campus supports like the Student Wellness Centre and Recreation Services. It is also a great way for student to transition from living with their families to feeling comfortable living on their own.

“The University of Regina is a wonderful place to receive an affordable, top-quality, post-secondary education,” said Dr. Keshen, University of Regina President and Vice-Chancellor. “I have introduced a variety of new initiatives to help remove the financial barriers of attending University; from this new housing and tuition bundle offer that can save thousands of dollars, to students being able to use their credit cards for tuition fees without incurring additional charges, potentially saving students hundreds of dollars. We are committed to setting our students up for academic, career, and life success.”

Depending on which U of R housing option is chosen, international students could save up to $21,000 over a four-year period based on the higher tuition rates they pay. Domestic students could save over $18,000 over a four-year period. The deadline to opt in for Fall 2022 is September 14, 2022 and the deadline to opt in for Winter 2023 is January 17, 2023.

To find out more details about our Really BIG Deal to save money on housing and tuition, visit uregina.ca/reallybigdeal.

About the University of Regina

The University of Regina—with campuses located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota and Nakoda nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. Today, more than 16,000 students study within the University's 10 faculties, 25 academic departments/schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges (Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College). The University of Regina has an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs that lead to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

 

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