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Sustainable Cities and Communities

This goal is about making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.  On this page, you will learn more about the University of Regina's activities in support of four SDG 11 areas:


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Campus Art Guide

The University of Regina provides free public access to view significant buildings, monuments, heritage landscapes, galleries and museums. Learn more about our campus art by clicking here.

President's Art Collection

The University of Regina President’s Art Collection is available for display throughout our campuses upon request. Faculty, staff, and academic or administrative units may request the loan of available artwork from the Collection for display on University property.
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Student Showcases and Performances

Each year, the Faculty of Media, Art and Performance students host public events featuring music, art, theatre and film.

Free Library Access

If you are over the age of 18, you can obtain a free annual Public Access Library card upon presenting your Sask Health card and Sask Drivers License. With a Public Access Library card, you can borrow items from any University of Regina affiliated library (Archer, Campion, First Nations, and Luther Libraries).


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Living Heritage in Saskatchewan: Twelve Recent Projects

This 2023 E-book presents twelves projects of living heritage safeguarding and promotion that have recently taken place in Saskatchewan.  It also serves to highlight the vitality of heritage work and research in Saskatchewan, as well as the diversity of communities and organizations doing heritage work in the province.
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A Conversation with Dr. Melanie Brice

Dr. Brice was appointed in 2021 to a five-year term as the inaugural Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis/Michif Education.  Born in Meadow Lake and raised at Jackfish Lake, Saskatchewan, she has a strong understanding of Indigenous histories, cultures, languages and literacies, perspectives, educational experiences, and cross-cultural education issues. 

SHATTERING THE SILENCE: The Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools in Saskatchewan

A 2017 E-book by the Faculty of Education and PROJECT OF HEART.

Living Heritage: Identities, Communities, Environments

 Learn about the work of University of Regina researchers who focus their efforts on understanding and preserving the dynamic and evolving elements of cultural heritage – oral histories, food heritage (traditional, sustainable cuisine), music, dance, ceremony, the natural world, and aesthetic and spiritual beliefs. 


Select a resource to learn more.


Carpooling is a simple way for individuals to share their commute with others, save money, and reduce their environmental impact. Some benefits to carpooling are saving money, preferred parking, cutting down on green house gas emissions, and meeting new people!

EV Charging

As part of the University’s commitment to sustainability, Parking and Transportation Services has activated two Level 2 EV charging stations in Lot 14 for campus ePermit holders. The University of Regina’s PaybyPhone app can be used to pay for charging. Find out more here!

Bus (Public Transit)

Through the U-Pass for students, or the Employee Transit Pass Program, students and employees can access discounted public transit fares. The benefits of public transit include reduced traffic congestion, pollution and driving-associate stress; no gas, maintenance or plates fees; and saving money.


Did you know the risk of obesity goes down by 5% for every kilometer walked daily? Walking improves mood and concentration, boosts mental agility, and fights depression. Walkability also promotes “sustainable happiness.” ( Other benefits include less short polluting car trips; improved local air quality; and reduced congestion and greenhouse gas emissions.


The University actively supports the option of riding a motorcycle or scooter to campus. Not only are you reducing environmental pollution and campus congestion, you can also receive preferred parking! The benefits are preferred motorcycle parking, and reducing emissions and pollution.


Biking to class or to work is a fun and inexpensive transportation option, but don’t forget the other advantages like exercise, making an impact on the environment, and most importantly, enjoying some fresh air! Find out more about bike storage and bike repair stations by clicking here. Benefits include reducing your carbon footprint; getting exercise; and enjoying the fresh air!


E-Scooters are a great renewable energy transportation source. Find information about the City of Regina's seasonal Shared E-Scooter Program here.

Pedestrian Access

Learn about our wayfinding projects and efforts to prioritize pedestrian access on campus.