Fall Open House Sessions

2017 Fall Open House Schedule

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Check-In/Expo Booths/Admission on the Spot
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Welcome Session (Admission on the Spot will be closed)
10:45 AM- 11:35 AM Break Out Session 1
11:45 AM - 12:35 PM Break Out Session 2
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM Break Out Session 3
1:45 PM - 2:35 PM Break Out Session 4
2:45 PM - 3:35 PM Last chance for: Admission on the Spot,
Expo Booths, & Campus/Residence Tours

 


Admission on the Spot!

Eligible students can be admitted to the University of Regina ON-THE SPOT & will receive a $30 discount ($70.00) on the application fee.

In order for you to be considered for admission on-the-spot you MUST BRING:

  • School certified/unofficial transcript (Ask your guidance counsellor or principal by Friday, October 13, 2017)
  • Cheque, cash or credit card to pay for your DISCOUNTED APPLICATION FEE ($70.00)

All Faculties, with the exception of Education and Nursing, will be admitting students that day!

*Students can apply into the Faculties of Education and Nursing and receive the discounted application fee, however due to the competitive admissions process, we will NOT be able to admit students into these programs.

*International students who have a study permit CAN be admitted that day, However, students with international or post-secondary documents will NOT be admitted that same day. But, can still also recieve the discounted application fee.

Admission of the Spot will be open from 9:00 am - 9:30 am & 10:45 am - 3:30 pm.

 


Break Out Sessions

 

Faculty of Arts: Think Big

Pursuing an Arts degree, or ensuring your chosen degree has a strong Arts component, can help you make informed decisions about critical issues that can affect you - issues like politics, poverty, women’s rights, international development, ethics and morality.

Courses in the social sciences and humanities also develop your leadership skills by helping you to stay curious, challenge the status quo and learn to think outside the box. It’s no surprise that many of the leaders in our province, like Mayor Michael Fougere, Madam Justice Georgina R. Jackson, Premier Brad Wall and Wascana MP Ralph Goodale all have Arts degrees!

Offered at: 

  • 10:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM

Find out if a Business Degree is Right for You!

A business degree today is much more diverse than most would think, and is capable of being applied to almost any industry. Business covers a wide range of subjects, and there is an increasing demand for business majors in everything from the tech industry to government. A business degree will place any business student in a great position for an exciting career in their field of interest.

A business degree is so flexible that it can take you anywhere your heart may desire. From finance to fashion and everything in between, a career in your chosen field is made possible with a business degree, because almost every industry is founded on the principles of business.

Offered at:

  • 11:45 AM
  • 1:45 PM

Education: Who Wants to be a Teacher?

The Teacher Education Programs at the University of Regina's Faculty of Education are seeking teacher candidates who are interested and/or committed to learning and embracing the principles and practice of its programs. Its aim is to help teacher candidates become excellent teachers who continue to learn and develop through professional inquiry and reflective practice. Social justice, diversity, and equity are core principles of the program. The faculty is committed to making the world a better place for everyone through education. 

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM

Engineering: We Don't Drive Trains

Engineering and the applied sciences represent a rewarding area of study that blends creativity and imagination with the science and mathematics of design and problem solving, in addition to the human factors of organization, planning, and personnel and resource management. If you're interested in designing solutions to life's problems, big or small, then engineering just might be the program for you!

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 1:45 PM

Create Your Future with Media, Art, & Performance

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance is the ultimate playground for the imagination. Students are provided with the latest technologies and tools to help bring their ideas to life. Its contemporary maker space allows artists to collaborate and innovate in new and exciting ways. 

Its broad range of programs give students the opportunity to pursue an education in Creative Technologies, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, as well as Interdisciplinary Studies. Immerse yourself in a culturally-rich environment, surrounded by internationally-experienced faculty and graduates.

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 11:45 PM

Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies

With the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies offering degrees in kinesiology, sport and recreation studies, and health studies, you are certain to find a program to suit your interests. If you are interested in all things involving human movement, including the science and business behind it, Kinesiolgy is likely the faculty for you!

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM

Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) - What's New!

The Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program is offered jointly by Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina.

As a student you will begin your nursing education with opportunities to work directly with patients in your first year. You will prepare for the future of health care by taking innovative courses in areas such as health informatics and Aboriginal health.

When you graduate, you’ll receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. You’ll be ready to make a real difference in your patients’ lives and work as a valuable member of a health care team that includes: physicians, paramedics, social workers, and therapists.

Offered at:

  • 12:45 PM
  • 1:45 PM

Studying in the Faculty of Science

Driven by curiosity, creativity, and imagination, the Faculty of Science is committed to sustain excellence in the creation and dissemination of knowledge in both basic and applied sciences.

The faculty includes many renowned scholars and Canada Research Chairs who are experts in their fields and have attracted significant external research and infrastructure funding. As a result, the faculty has continued to expand and develop scientific and technological knowledge within Saskatchewan that benefits the long-term interests of student education, because research informs teaching. 

Interested in a future application to a professional program like Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, etc.? This is the session for you!

Offered at:

  • 11:45 PM
  • 1:45 PM

Social Workers Make a Difference!

The social work program of education, research, and community service is designed to prepare students for critical generalist social work practice with diverse peoples. Informed by the principles of indigenization, sustainability, and social justice, the social work program encourages students to identify the needs of the disadvantaged, marginalized and oppressed. It supports students in developing the commitment, knowledge, values, attitudes, and skills required to confront structural inequalities, and to empower individuals, families, and communities to realize their full potential.

Offered at: 

  • 11:45 AM
  • 1:45 PM

La Cité: U of R en français

La Cité universitaire francophone is much more than a symbol of linguistic and cultural diversity on the campus: it is an added value for the University of Regina and for the Francophonie. A unique model in the Canadian university environment, La Cité embodies the heart and nerve centre of French-language university education in the province. It is the ideal place to live out an exceptional, authentic Francophone university experience, connected to the Fransaskois community and to the issues of the modern world around us.

 La Cité universitaire francophone fulfills the university education needs of Saskatchewan’s Francophones, whatever their first language.

Offered at:

  • 11:45 AM (30 mins)

Pre-Professional Studies at the University of Regina

Are you applying to a pre-professional program such as pre-med or pre-law? This session will help you kickstart your pre-professional program by giving you info and strategies to make the most of your pre-professional studies.

Offered at:

  • 11:45 AM - 12:35 PM
  • 12:45 PM - 1:35 PM

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE): the Degree that Produces World Leaders

The University of Regina has joined a handful of Canadian universities in offering the Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) undergraduate program, a qualification offered by major universities around the world including Oxford where it is one of the largest undergraduate degrees. PPE students specialize in three disciplines – philosophy, politics and economics – equipping them to take on today’s global challenges from a broad-based perspective. PPE is also a global passport to jobs in business, law, government, and the non-profit sector. Come hear about the exciting opportunities provided by this degree!

Offered at:

  • 12:45 pm - 1:35 pm

Be Successful at the University of Regina

We understand that every student has different expectations of University, different learning styles and different needs. This session will cover the personalized support services at the U of R, which are designed to encourage and assist in making the most of your University experience. At the U of R, we will also help you prepare for life after University, whether that be a career, graduate degree or something else. We are committed to your success as an individual.

This session will cover our wide range of programs and free services that will: help you transition into University, become a more effective and efficient student, and encourage you to engage in learning and in everything the University of Regina has to offer.

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM

High School Accelerated

Lighten your future university course load and develop skills to excel in university. In this session you will learn about how you can take classes in High School that will count towards your University education! Be prepared and earn credit!

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM

Study Abroad: Open Your World

Ever wonder what it would be like to take your classes in another country and another University around the world? Well it is easier than you think. UR International's Study Abroad Program opens gateways to the world! This session will cover the ins and outs of studying abroad as well its its benefits not only to your education and career, but also to your wallet! With over 400 agreement across the world, the U of R is your place to explore while earning your degree!

Offered at:

  • 11:45 AM
  • 12:45 PM
     

Scholarships and U!

So you’ve decided to go to university? Congratulations! Now you’re figuring out how to pay for it? University is a big investment in your future and there are many different ways to cover the costs. Don’t worry - we here at the University of Regina are available to help! Find out all you need to know about finding, applying for, and receiving scholarships at the U of R!

Offered at:

  • 12:45 PM
  • 1:45 PM

What Parents Need to Know

Sending your kids off to University can be scary. Let us ease your worries with a session that will give you a snapshot about life on campus for your child(ren), as well as an opportunity to have all your questions answered!

Offered at:

  • 10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
  • 1:45 PM - 2:35 PM

Campus Tours

The best way to know if our campus is right for you is to see it for yourself! Check out everything our campus has to offer led by one of our current students!

Offered every hour from 8:45 AM - 2:45 PM

Residence Tours

Moving away from home can be scary. But living in residence will ease your stress! Come for a tour of our new Kisik Towers and newly renovated Luther residence to get a glimpse of what life is like living on campus. 

Offered every hour from 10:45 AM - 2:45 PM

 

Don't see a session you were hoping for? Don't worry! We will have enrolment cousellors and academic advisors on hand all day to answer questions and inform you about all our great programs!

*Sessions, and session times, are subject to change.