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The Graduate Advanced Training and Entrepreneurship (GATE) Centre aims to build and support a robust student culture of professional development, entrepreneurship, and innovation at the University of Regina through:

  • Career readiness and professional development for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars;
  • Partnership and network opportunities with industry, non-profit and community organizations;
  • Acceleration of student and faculty-driven research commercialization, research and development, and provide intorductory and exploratory information to the entrepreneurship ecosystem;
  • Create events for you to meet likeminded individuals from across all faculties within the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, and across the Prairies!

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Students interested in exploring an entrepreneurial venture;

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Faculty member interested in working with graduate students on an innovative project; or


Industry, non-profit or community organizations involved in the innovation ecosystem.
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Grad Career Launch

Grad Career Launch is designed to empower graduate students with the tools and opportunities they need for a successful career transition. The program includes support from the Centre of Experiential and Service Learning, the Beyond Grad School 24/7 online platform, the Centre for Continuing Education, and networking events.
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Startup Bootcamp

Startup Bootcamp was delivered in three parts. Through this program U of R participants, which includes students, postdocs and faculty were immersed in the dynamic world of entrepreneurship and startups. Participants gained invaluable insights and connections while bridging the gap between academia and Saskatchewan's vibrant startup ecosystem.

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Professional Development

Our Professional Development courses are dedicated to enhancing the skills and knowledge of all graduate students and postdocs across various industries. You will find resources that work for you including webinars, workshops, networking events, and certification courses designed to help you stay current with industry trends and advance your career.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more detailed information, explore our FAQs section or please reach out to our staff who can help answer any questions you may have.
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Grad Digest

Stay up to date on everything GATE and FGSR! On the first weekday of each month, FGSR sends out Grad Digest, which summarizes upcoming events and opportunities, important deadlines and student success stories. Access past issues here.

Please reach out to if you would like to be added to the exciting mailing list.

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About GATE

Welcome to the Graduate Advanced Training and Entrepreneurship program and team! Find out more about our dynamic programs and empowering team members!

U of R and TD celebrate $300,000 to advance student entrepreneurship through U of R GATE Centre




Thank you to our partners for their continued support and collaboration.

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Opportunities like GATE ignites a beacon of hope for entrepreneurs. It’s a testament that startups, steered by students and recent graduates like me, can discover a supportive community and vital resources to transform our future visions into reality.

David Akinmade
JoyFuel Founder

Contact Us

For more information, reach out to our team here: