Students that have an interest in changing the world should read this. The student centres funded by your student fees include a number of different groups with different ways for you to get involved. All of them can be found on the second floor of the Riddell Centre (RC) near the URSU offices. Here they are:
The UR Pride Centre (RC 225) is your one-stop shop for all your LGBTQ questions, needs and support. They serve to provide a safe space, a resource library, peer to peer support, safer sex supplies, as well as social events to University of Regina students, staff, and faculty and the Southern Saskatchewan region regardless of identities. It is run by a group of volunteer directors from the University of Regina community (predominately students), and employs an Executive Director.
World University Services Canada (RC 223) works to support a number of refugees on our campus and raises knowledge about the situation of those in need across the globe. World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is a network of individuals and post-secondary institutions who believe that all people are entitled to the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to a more equitable world. WUSC works - with partners - to strengthen education systems, expand employment opportunities, and improve lives.
The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RC 222) is a centre committed to bettering the lives of our students as it relates to Social Justice or the Environment – their motto is “Change. Powered by Students”. RPIRG is a student funded resource centre at the University of Regina committed to social and environmental justice. They provide the resources and funding necessary to enable students to organize around issues through research, education, and action.
The Women's Centre (RC 226) is a centre for all the women on the University of Regina campus; they hold workshops and can help all women on campus deal with the unique challenges faced by women. The Centre provides a vital community service to members of the campus community through the provision of services and access to resources. The University of Regina Women's Centre provides safe and supportive space for all students, regardless of gender, to access services or just come hang out and relax, read, study or visit.
Engineers Without Borders (RC 221.17) works to change the world by challenging presumptions and creating systemic change especially as it relates to the environment. The University of Regina Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, is part of the international non-profit organization Engineers Without Borders Canada. EWB Regina members come from a wide range of backgrounds. Our members range from engineering to arts, education and science students. You do not have to be an engineer to get involved!
The Carillon (RC 227) is your student newspaper and has been published since 1967; get a hold of them and you can write too! The Carillon is published on Thursday no fewer than 11 times each semester during the fall and winter semesters and periodically throughout the spring and summer. The Carillon welcomes contributions to its pages and correspondence can be mailed, e-mailed, or dropped off in person. Please include your name, address and telephone number on all letters to the editor