UR International Peer Advisor Program


Who Are International Peer Advisors?




International Peer Advisors are here to ease the transition to academic system and living environment for all new students, and support the continuing journeys of current students in their goal of achieving success. Our team of dedicated students offers a wide range of
knowledge, perspective, and experience to any and all students seeking to grow and learn
throughout their time at the University of Regina.

IPA Benefits
  • Connect with other students
  • Develop leadership and facilitation skills
  • Practice organization skills
  • Volunteer in a professional environment
  • Professional development
  • Share experiences
  • Encourage internationalization and community
  • Engage in cultural diversity
IPA Incentives
  • Receive recognition in the form of a(n):
    • Certificate of Achievement
    • UR International Co-Curricular Record
    • Honorarium ($$)
    • Chance to win the International Peer Advisor Award of Excellence
    • Reference letter (upon completion of the program)


To become an International Peer Advisor, students must first:

  • Be enrolled and remain registered in classes at the University of Regina
  • Have completed a minimum of 2 semesters towards their program of study
  • Be in good academic standing with a minimum UGPA of 70%
To complete the program, International Peer Advisors must complete/attend:
  • 1 full semester in the program
  • 10 International Peer Advising Hours
  • 1 Intercultural Competency Workshop
  • 1 Global Learning Centre Workshop
  • 1 International Experience Event

Apply Now

For Current International Peer Advisors:
International Peer Advisor Program Handbook
International Peer Advisor Tracking Record

Meet the Team

Want to meet with one of our International Peer Advisors? Click the link below to register and be connected!
Meet an International Peer Advisor


There is a multitude of opportunities for social engagement for all International Peer Advisors and Student Advisees. We encourage all program participants to join in fun events, such as the International Student Orientation, cross-cultural events, workshops and sessions, and exciting games and activities!


Contact Us

For more information, questions, or comments, please contact us!

Global Learning Centre | UR International Student Services | (306) 585-5082