University of Regina
The University of Regina has roots in Regina College, a small residential high school established by the Methodist church in 1911. The College grew in size and significance becoming a campus of the University of Saskatchewan and, ultimately, an independent degree granting university – the University of Regina – in 1974.This is a place you want to be. The University of Regina is committed to offering their staff, faculty and students a superior environment in which to excel. Whether it be competitive salaries and pension & benefits packages, wellness initiatives or a commitment to diversity, they're sure that they have what you're looking for. They offer a rich and diverse work environment where every employee has a part in fulfilling their mission to create knowledge and educate the next generation of leaders. This is an organization where your expertise, your knowledge, your commitment, your efforts and your success are critical to the University's success. The University of Regina’s motto –“As One Who Serves” – inspires all aspects of their work in the Office of the President. Through their collective commitment to the University's 2015-2020 strategic plan, entitled peyak aski kikawinaw: Together They Are Stronger, they are doing their utmost to fulfil the University's three-part academic mission of teaching, research, and service to community. They specialize in everything international. URI provides tailored assistance for international students here on campus, and domestic students looking for an adventure abroad, from beginning to end.
The University of Regina is home to 10 faculties, two academic units and approximately two dozen academic departments which have established reputations for excellence and innovative programs leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and doctoral degrees. In Fall 2016, more than 14,500 full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University and their three federated colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. Their Colleges bring excellence and diversity to the educational experience they offer. They offer more than 120 undergraduate programs and 78 graduate programs, including many specialized programs such as police studies and public policy. Their Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science offers a number of undergraduate programs aimed at preparing students for careers in petroleum engineering, software systems engineering, environmental systems engineering and electronic and industrial systems engineering. All are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. They are leaders in the critical area of experiential learning, and their graduates leave their campus prepared to succeed in the world. In 1969 they were the first university in Western Canada to offer co-operative placements, and they now offer the Co-operative Education & Internships Program in more than 50 programs in the Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Engineering and Applied Science, and Science.
Their campuses in Regina and Saskatoon are located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 land and the traditional homelands of the Métis. In Regina, their main campus and historic College Avenue campus utilize 239 acres and provide an attractive study and work environment for their students, faculty and staff. Both Regina campuses are located in Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America and the first in Canada to be created by a tri-level government/education partnership.
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