post secondary education

U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

U of R Offering Full Year Registration for the first time

Feb 19, 2024 | 5:20am
The University of Regina is implementing a new, and it believes better way for students to plan their academic careers. For the first time the U of R is offering “full year registration” for the first time. This means students can register for classes across three terms: spring/summer 2024, fall 2024, and winter 2025. The […]

U of S announces new vaccination measures for fall term

Aug 13, 2021 | 12:36pm

With a fourth wave of COVID-19 now underway across Canada, the University of Saskatchewan is announcing that all students, faculty and staff will have to be fully vaccinated this fall before entering an on-campus building. Proof of a first vaccination will be required by September 7 and a second dose by October 18. Those unable […]

U of R taking slow approach to classes beginning in September

Aug 3, 2021 | 7:29am

In-person learning will resume at the University of Regina next month, but many will continue to get their post-secondary education online for the fall semester. U of R spokesperson Paul Dederick says it will look what it did prior to the pandemic, but that will happen more in January as they use the fall semester […]

Dr. Jeff Keshen begins time as new University of Regina president

Jul 6, 2021 | 7:14am

Dr. Jeff Keshen has started his tenure as the eighth president of the University of Regina.  Keshen comes in at an interesting time as not only his institution but others start transitioning back to near-normal operations with plans to do that on a full-time basis in January 2022. While that is first on his plate, […]

Tuition hike coming at U of R

May 8, 2021 | 5:52pm

The University of Regina has passed its 2021-22 budget and it is a budget that does not bring good news to students. There will be a tuition hike of four percent starting in the Fall 2021 semester. The University of Regina recognizes the financial pressures that students are facing and remains committed to providing them […]

Sask gov’t providing additional funding to support mental health and well-being of post-secondary students

Mar 31, 2021 | 12:20pm

The Saskatchewan government  is providing an additional $211,000 to support a partnership that focuses on the health and wellbeing of post-secondary students. Healthy Campus Saskatchewan brings 19 post-secondary institutions together to provide students with the knowledge, tools and resources they need to achieve their personal and academic goals. “This group fosters healthy, resilient campus communities, […]

Province announces $7.8 Million funding for Skills Training Programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Sep 16, 2020 | 1:54pm

The Government of Saskatchewan is announcing  annual funding of $7.8 million to Saskatchewan Polytechnic for skills training programs. This enables  the institution to deliver a variety of education and skills training programs including Adult 12, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and Essential Skills for the Workplace (ESWP). ABE and ESWP programs provide adult learners with basic […]

U of R continues to feel financial crunch from COVID-19

Sep 14, 2020 | 11:33am

COVID-19’s impact is being felt at the University of Regina. Interim president Dr. Thomas Chase says as it stands right now, the U of R is facing a $13.5 million dollar shortfall. Chase says parking and residence revenues are each down by $4 million while the move to waive student fees has resulted in a […]

Remote learning to continue at U of R in winter semester

Sep 10, 2020 | 12:28pm

Classes have just started at the University of Regina, but the school says remote learning at the campus will continue into the winter semester which begins January 11. In a release on Thursday morning, the University says it is making this decision based on current information and to keep students, faculty and staff safe which […]