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University of Regina

Check whether the University of Regina is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Regina

The University of Regina (UR) is a state-of-the-art public research university located in the picturesque city of Regina, the capital of Canada’s Saskatchewan province. The campus sits snugly in Wascana Centre, one of North America’s largest urban parks.

The University has a long history of championing innovation and creativity through its unique teaching methods and supportive ethos. UR offers an extensive range of programs at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. There’s everything from Art to Engineering.

UR’s sprawling 239-acre campus provides an abundance of top-of-the-range facilities, including a gorgeous library, spacious auditoriums, a student wellbeing center, high-quality sports courts, handy study spaces, and marvelous greenery.

The athletics team is known as the Regina Cougars, and the University's talented student-athletes represent UR across a number of sports. There are men’s and women's teams competing in sports like hockey, basketball, cross country, and swimming.

Why study at University of Regina

  • Global campus

    UR’s global student body reflects Canada’s vibrant diversity

  • Employment prospects

    Canada is one of the most desirable countries to live and work

  • Outstanding staff

    Students are taught and supported by respected teaching professionals

  • Great location

    The campus is in the heart of Regina, everything you need is on your doorstep

Life as an international student

UR’s popularity has been increasing each year, especially among students from abroad. Almost 20% of students at the University are from overseas. There are currently more than 3,000 international students from over 90 countries enrolled at UR.

If you need help and support adjusting to life in Canada, the University’s super friendly International Student Services team will happily assist you. They will do everything they can to make sure you have a smooth transition from home to Canada.

There’s lots to keep you busy at UR, including a multitude of student clubs, organizations, and activities. Whatever you immerse yourself in, you’re bound to make plenty of friends and useful connections along the way.

What the University of Regina says

  • Ashley Moran

    Ashley Moran

    University of Regina International Recruitment & Marketing Assistant
    Ashley Moran says

    The University of Regina offers the perfect mix of academic and social opportunities to give international students a meaningful Canadian educational experience. As a comprehensive university, there is a wide range of subjects to choose from.

    Our modern campus is located in Wascana Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America! We host a global community on campus where you can meet people from many different cultures. Our International Student Services team is here to provide you with all the support you need to transition to life in Canada. Regina is affordable, safe, and a great place to live as an international student!

    The best thing about our university is that we are large enough to offer many different opportunities, programs, and experiences, but small enough to have a tight-knit community and offer personalized support.

    International students can access all services and facilities on campus. Our sport and recreation facilities are first class including an indoor running track, pool, and gyms.

    We offer many different food outlets on campus that cater to diverse diets. Student services are plentiful ranging from mental health support, academic advising, career guidance, libraries, computer labs, tutoring, and social clubs. We have got you covered!

    Graduates from the University of Regina enjoy positive career prospects in their field of study. We also have a Co-op program and UR Guarantee which offers internship experience and guidance that can help you find a job in your field after you graduate!

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate Tuition - CAD$18,000 per year
  • Graduate Tuition - From CAD$13,666 to CAD$53,305 per year

Undergraduate funding

Undergraduate International Student Welcome Solidarity Scholarship

  • Amount

    CAD$1,000 tuition credit

  • Requirements

    New international undergraduate students who register for the Fall 2021 term will receive $1,000 tuition credit upon their registration in Winter 2022 term, students who register for the Winter 2022 term will receive $1,000 tuition credit upon their registration in the Spring/Summer 2022 term or Fall 2022 term.

UofR International Entrance Scholarship

Automatically awarded to undergraduate students on a Study Permit who are applying for admission directly from a secondary school (or equivalent) into a direct-entry undergraduate program.

  • Amount - CAD$3,000 (one payment only)
  • Requirements - Students must have an admission average of 85.00% or higher and be enrolled in nine credit hours in the semester the award is presented

UR Circle of Scholars Entrance Scholarship

For the student from each region with the highest admission average.

  • Amount - CAD$5,000 per year
  • Requirements - New students coming directly from high school who apply for admission to an undergraduate program in the Fall semester by July 1st are automatically eligible

Undergraduate and Graduate Funding

Scholarships and Bursaries Database

Please see our scholarships database for all awards that require an application. There are scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students. Students are encouraged to search the database for awards they qualify for after they receive their acceptance letter.


University of Regina

3737 Wascana Pkwy, Regina, SK S4S 0A2, Canada

The University’s amazing campus is located near downtown Regina, giving students so much to experience. You can explore the charming districts, the bustling nightlife, tasty cuisines, and breathtaking nature spots.

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Visa requirements for the University of Regina

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