Photo credit: Tourism Saskatchewan/Greg Huszar Photography
Photo credit: Tourism Saskatchewan/Greg Huszar Photography

Why Regina?

Pronounced ruh-jiy-nuh



Regina is the capital city of Saskatchewan. Often known as the Queen City, Regina is the second largest city in the province and is located on Treaty 4 territory, and homeland of the Métis.

Regina is rich in history and heritage and is one of Canada's fastest growing major cities1. With plenty of amenities such as shopping malls, grocery stores, libraries, recreation complexes, movie theatres, parks and easy access to health care facilities, Regina has everything a student needs.

Quick facts:

  • More than 215,000 people call Regina home.3 Learn more about life in Regina.
  • A friendly and welcoming community. The Newcomer Welcome Centre at the Regina Open Door Society can help you get settled.
  • Explore parks, recreation facilities, the arts and culture scene and events.
  • If you like sports, join the locals and cheer on the Saskatchewan Roughriders, a professional football team or the Regina Pats, a major junior hockey team.
  • As a four-season city, there are endless opportunities for fun. Visit a museum, take in a sporting event, visit a local eatery or ski and skate at Wascana Park. 
    • Average temperatures are 23°C in summer to - 11°C in winter. 2
  • Regina International Airport offers flights to domestic and international destinations.
  • You can drive almost anywhere in the city within 20 minutes. That means you will spend less time sitting in traffic and more time doing the things you love. Don't have a car? Regina Transit can get you to where you're going.
  • Home to the RCMP Training Academy. The only cadet training centre in Canada.


Regina cityscape

Credit: Tourism Saskatchewan/Greg Huszar Photography

Field in Regina

Credit: Tourism Saskatchewan/Chris Hendrickson Photography

Regina RCMP

Credit: Canadian Tourism Commission


Keep exploring and discover why Regina is a great place to live, study and work.

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