Fall Open House

2019 Fall Open House


Exploring your options as a future University of Regina student? Join us on October 19, 2019 to explore our campus, learn about our programs, chat with faculty and advisors, win prizes, and to top it all off, have the opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day!



Schedule of the Day

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM Check-In/Expo Booths/Admission on the Spot
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome Session (Admission on the Spot will be closed)
9:45 AM- 10:35 AM Break Out Session 1
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM Break Out Session 2
11:45 AM - 12:35 PM Break Out Session 3
12:45 PM - 1:35 PM Break Out Session 4
1:35 PM - 2:00 PM Last chance for: Admission on the Spot,
Expo Booths, & Campus/Housing Tours

 



Admission on the Spot!

Students who apply for admission at the Fall Open House will receive:

  • $30 discount on their application fee
  • Free pair of limited edition 2019 U of R mittens
  • Admission on the Spot (be sure to bring your early conditional transcript!)

Who can attend Admission on the Spot?

  • Current grade 12 students
  • High school graduates**
  • Students who have taken other post-secondary education**
  • Students with international documents**

**Students applying into Nursing, Music Education, le Bac, Education After Degree, Indigenous Education, or student with international or post-secondary documents can receive the discounted application fee; however, will NOT be admitted that same day. International students, or students on a study visa, are not eligible for Admission on the Spot or the reduced application fee.
 

NEW AOTS UPDATES

**Admission on the Spot Online Application** Pre-submit your application to save time and money!

Students have the opportunity to complete the Admission on the Spot application online before the event. This will allow you to collect your admission package when you arrive at the event without having to wait in line to submit and pay for your application at the event. As well, you will be able to attend more of the Fall Open House sessions! Plus, students who complete the online application will also receive an additional $20 discount on their application fee, making their application fee only $50!

Fill out the Admission on the Spot Online Application between October 1 and October 15. The application can be found here (Online Application). Be sure to select the "AOTS Main Application-Oct19" application type. After you submit your application, please send us your most recent printout of your marks. Talk to either your School Guidance Counselor or Principal to request your high school marks and send them by email (from either you or your school) to enrolment.services@uregina.ca by October 15. Then we will see you at Fall Open House to pick up your admission decision!

 

**Faculty of Education** No Longer Requires TEAP

Students applying into the Faculty of Education do not need to complete the Teacher Education Application Profile (TEAP). Admissions will be based solely on academics for this year. To apply for Education, simply complete the normal University of Regina application. (Students applying into le Bac or the Bachelors of Education After Degree still need to complete the TEAP)

 

WHAT TO BRING TO AOTS?

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

  • Current high school students: School certified/unofficial transcript (Ask your guidance counsellor or principal by Friday, October 18, 2019)
  • High school graduates: Must bring your OFFICIAL final high school transcript in a sealed envelope from the Ministry of Education.
  • Payment: Cheque, cash or credit card to pay for your DISCOUNTED APPLICATION FEE ($70.00)


Please note students applying into Nursing, Music Education, le Bac, Education After Degree, Indigenous Educaition, or student with international or post-secondary documents can receive the discounted application fee; however, will NOT be admitted that same day.

Admission of the Spot will be open from 8:00 am - 8:30 am & 9:45 am - 2:00 pm.



Coming From Out Of Town?

Come in on Friday, October 18 and stay in our housing for FREE! We have two great on-campus options for your night on-campus.

Students: Sign up for a complimentary night in either U of R Housing or Luther College Housing.

Parents or Guests: Each student is given ONE additional complimentary room for a family member or friend for this event. Book your room in the U of R Housing or in Luther College Housing. Additional family or friends will be charged $46.62/night.

Your Night On-Campus

There will be movies, board games, and snacks in our new College West housing. The next morning, before Fall Open House, you will get to experience our legendary Luther College breakfast for FREE!



Break Out Sessions

*Sessions, session times, and session locations are subject to change. Check back closer to the event date for a complete list of 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!

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

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.

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM & 12:45 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. 

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

Le Bac – Baccalauréat en éducation française  

If your goal is to teach in francophone, French immersion or Core French schools, the Baccalaureate n education (Le Bac) will give you the preparation you need. Le Bac will prepare you to make a meaningful contribution to the diversity of knowledge, language and culture in Saskatchewan. An emphasis on social justice is at the heart of the education program! Le Bac allows you to become fully engaged in your community. Come and learn all about it!

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM

 

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering

Engineering applies science and mathematics for imagining, designing and building systems to solve problems to make our lives better and more enjoyable. Look around –nearly everything you see has involved engineering. Engineering is open to anyone. Engineers are positive contributors impacting society. If you're interested in problem solving for a lifelong professional career to protect public safety and the environment, then engineering might be the program for you. Come learn about engineering at the U of R.

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 12:45 PM

 

Create Your Future with Media, Art, & Performance

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance (MAP) 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.

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 10:45 AM

 

Media, Art, & Performance: Behind the Scenes Tour

Walk through the spaces where all the magic happens! Our guide will take you to highly technical backstage areas and classic ceramics mud rooms and kilns, to spaces with mind-blowing virtual reality equipment and loud DJ Pod rooms that vibrate with sound. You'll experience how students and faculty come together to create classic and contemporary art within our walls.

Location: 5th Parallel Art Gallery

Time offered:

  • 11:45 AM

 

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, Kinesiology is likely the faculty for you!

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) - How Do I Become A Nurse?

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

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 Indigenous 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.

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

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 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.

Do you wonder what it’s like to be a student in the Faculty of Science? If you’re interested in hearing from current students, then this is the session for you! Come find out first-hand what it’s like to be a student in the Faculty of Science, who are some of our students' favourite professors, how you can get involved on campus, and what a typical day as a science student looks like.

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

Hands-On Science: Visit a Teaching Laboratory

During this session you will explore experimental science with demonstrations, hands-on experiments, and descriptions of student research opportunities. (Space is limited to 70 participants per session)

Location: Meet at the LB Café, Blue Science Wall. Groups will be split into three and rotate through three different lab spaces.

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM & 12:45 PM

 

Hands-On Geology: Visit the Laboratory

Are you interested in rock and fossil analysis? Have you ever wondered what a career in Geology might look like? Check out the Geology department’s labs and participate in this engaging session of exploration and different opportunities in Geology!

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM & 12:45 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.

Time offered:

  • 12:45 PM

 

La Cité: U of R en français

Bienvenue! The U of R is proud to offer the largest selection of study options in French in Saskatchewan. Come learn about our programs in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies, Education and Nursing and take a tour of La Cité, where you can experience the “joie de vivre” of Francophone culture while living and learning in French in the heart of the campus.

Time offered:

  • 10:45 AM

 

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.

Times offered:

  • 11:45 AM & 12:45 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.

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 12:45 PM

 

High School Accelerated: Take a University Class in High School

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!

Times offered:

  • 9:45 AM & 11:45 AM

 

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 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!

Times offered:

  • 10:45 AM & 11:45 AM
     

 

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!

Times offered:

  • 11:45 AM & 12:45 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!

Time offered:

  • 11:45 AM

 

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!

Location: Kinesiology Atrium (near check-in)

Offered every hour from 9:45 AM - 12:45 PM

 

Housing 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. 

Locations: Wakpá tower, College West, Luther, and Kīšik

Offered every hour from 9:45 AM - 12:45 PM

 

Book Store

Hours: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

Food Services

Luther Cafeteria (Luther College): 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Robin's Donuts/Mia Fresco (Campion College): 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Common Ground (Riddell Centre):  8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Global Village Buffet (Riddell Centre): 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pizza Pizza (Riddell Centre): 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

C-Store (Kisik Towers): 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

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

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