Spotlight: Guelph University
Regarded as one of Canada’s best comprehensive universities, Guelph offers students a high quality educational experience, strong sense of community, and outstanding facilities. Attracting more research money than any other university in Canada without a medical school, registrants can enjoy the very best amenities right here on campus. Plus, Guelph is located only 20 minutes from home in Rockwell, giving you more time to study and less time commuting!
The University of Guelph was established when the Ontario Veterinary College and the Ontario Agricultural College were integrated in 1964, and it continues to offer some of the country’s top programs in those fields. Even with their highly renowned science and agricultural programs, Guelph offers a wide range of liberal-arts programs taught by internationally recognized scholars and award-winning artists.
Besides offering an enriching educational experience, Guelph boasts 17 intramurals, 17 varsity teams, 22 sports clubs and more than 200 student clubs and organizations. Ranked nationally for their men’s and women’s cross country teams, as well as men’s soccer and women’s rugby, the Guelph Gryphons foster a sense of pride and excitement for athletes and alumni alike. Students love coming together, rooting for their home team, (and even painting their face) all year long!
The university is also bursting with opportunities for students to take advantage of, like participating in one of the 74 exchange programs Guelph offers in 36 different countries. Students can also look forward to more than 4,000 part-time jobs available, making work/study easier than ever. Plus, their top-rated Guelph-Humber partnership allows you to earn a university degree and college diploma at the same time, integrating both theoretical and practical education into one four-year study.
With notable alumni such as web developer/entrepreneur Tim Bray, and Canada’s first female astronaut Roberta Bondar, Guelph University is the perfect choice for people looking to get the most out of their education. Located a short drive from Rockwell, you’ll love the future waiting for you only 20 minutes from home!