University of Regina

Rank 28
Location Regina
Established 1974
Famous For Business, Engineering, Nursing


The University of Regina (U of R) is a major public research university in Canada, located in the province of Saskatchewan. It was founded in 1911 as a private denominational highschool of the Methodist Church of Canada and began its association with the University of Saskatchewan in the capacity of junior college in 1925. The University has three federated colleges, Campion College, Luther College and the First Nations University of Canada.

The U of R is well-known for having a dedicated focus on experiential learning, offering internships, and professional placements in addition to the cooperative education placements in almost 41 programs. In 2009, the University launched a UR Guarantee Program. In this special program, participating students are given a guaranteed successful career launch after their graduation by supplementing their education with experience so that they are able to achieve specific educational, career and life goals.

Services for International Students

The University conducts a yearly International Student Orientation Program in the fall season to guide international students for a perfect start to their academic journey. One can also find a comprehensive International Student Guide with all the relevant information on the U of R programs and the Canadian education system. Students can also participate in various extracurricular events such as dedicated music shows, intramurals, theatre and club sports.


  • 201-250th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023
  • 1001-1200th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 601-800th in THE World University Ranking 2023


On the University of Regina's main campus in Regina, Saskatchewan, students can find six fully furnished residence buildings having a wide variety of room options. The U of R's campus includes the following:

  • 16,664+ welcoming students
  • 1,800 beds available in campus housing
  • 17 places to get food
  • 10 places on campus to grab a coffee
  • 10 Living-Learning Communities

The University, internally designates a significant portion of the total space each year, to the incoming (first year) students. This is done to as to facilitate the growing number of non-resident students choosing to live on-campus with a sense of security when they join the university.

About Location

The University’s main campus is located in Regina, a city with hundreds of parks and recreational areas. Being the welcoming capital city of the province of Saskatchewan in Canada, Regina is a well-known travel destination for residents of the southeastern part of the province and the adjacent regions of the neighbouring US states of Montana and North Dakota.

The city has numerous arts and cultural centres, museums and performance spaces. The overall quality of life is also improved by the presence of libraries and bicycle pathways.

About Location

  • Gordon Barnhart, SOM (Former Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan and the former Secretary of the House of Commons, Author)
  • Saros Cowasjee (Screenwriter, critic, anthologist, and Novelist)
  • Jason Clermont (Canadian Football Player)
  • Holly Fay (Artist and the recipient of the National Visual Arts Advocacy Award)

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