University of Regina – Description
The University of Regina—with campuses located in Regina and Saskatoon on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakoda, and Lakota nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of 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.
The University of Regina has a rich heritage spanning more than 100 years. It was established in 1911 as a private high school. In 1974, it was announced as an autonomous body. The university has 15,000 students. The university offers 41 programs in over 15 disciplines which include business administration, social work, health, Engineering, media and many more.
It has a famous theatre named Darke hall. The Wascana Campus has apartment-style residences which can house 1200 students. The university’s athletics teams are called as Regina cougars, only the football team of the university is called Regina Rams. The university is placed in the capital of Saskatchewan province of Canada in Regina.