The University of Regina provides a dynamic, innovative and supportive learning experience with a growing national reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The University’s comprehensive services and programs prepare students to excel in local and global communities and its research opportunities attract the best and brightest minds. The University of Regina's rankings and reviews are excellent.
The University’s programs have grown in response to the needs of the province; the balance of scholarship, research and public service is attracting students and international attention. Specialized programs are offered in a number of areas including journalism, social work, media production and studies, actuarial science, petroleum engineering, fine arts, software systems, education, police studies, health studies, public policy, business administration, and many others. A co-operative education program – the first in Western Canada – is available in arts, business administration, engineering and science (computer science, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, and mathematics and statistics including actuarial science internships). An Aboriginal co-operative education program is available in each of these areas.
The undergraduate petroleum engineering program is the largest in the country. The Police Studies BA was the first policing degree to be offered by a Canadian university and is resulting in partnerships with police services in the province and beyond.
The Humanities Research Institute is a catalyst for productive workshops, lectures and conferences. The Centre on Aging and Health is the first and only gerontology research centre in the province. The bachelor of health studies program emphasizes an interdisciplinary understanding of health care, drawing on both the social and natural sciences. The program is unique in its emphasis on understanding the health needs of Indigenous peoples. The Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business is a centre of excellence in graduate business education within the Faculty of Business Administration. The Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy provides a foundation of theory, practice and research to prepare students for careers in public management, public policy research or the non-profit and private sectors. The Institut français is committed to the professional, linguistic and cultural development of la francophonie, by providing postsecondary courses, programs and services in French. It also includes a centre of research that is national in scope and recognition.
Five areas of strategic emphasis have been identified as research foci for the University: Social Justice, Health, Informatics, Culture and Heritage, and Energy and the Environment. Thirteen research centres and institutes enhance the teaching and research opportunities available on campus. As well, Innovation Place Regina, adjacent to the main campus, has produced synergies and research partnerships with industry and government. The University-Industry Liaison Office, established through a joint venture with the City of Regina and the University, enables commercialization of research through technology transfer.
The University of Regina works closely with its three federated partners offering excellence and diversity in educational experiences.
First Nations University of Canada advances learning, research and employment opportunities for Aboriginal people, exploring the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations.
A Catholic, Jesuit liberal arts college, Campion College provides a unique university experience characterized by a strong sense of community and focus on personal support.
Proudly federated with the University of Regina, Luther College is a university within a university. Its focus is on teaching and on being student-centred. Luther College teaches a variety of courses within the faculties of Arts, Fine Arts and Science. Students may also begin several pre-professional programs through Luther.