Active Bodies, Engaged Minds

At the University of Guelph, your learning will span beyond the classroom to a multitude of disciplines. Anchor your ideas in real life, and set the stage for meaningful work.

Enjoy our spirit of innovation, collaboration and social consciousness. As an engaged student at U of G, you will find yourself inspiring and transforming lives beyond your own.

Gryphon Athletics

Whether you choose to compete in varsity athletics or unwind in intramural sports or fitness classes, you will find others interested in sharing the same experiences.

Our nationally and internationally recognized programs are a source of campus pride. With more than 12,000 of our students involved in intramural, recreational and intercollegiate programs, we have something to offer every Gryphon.

Gryphon Success

  • 51 U Sports All Canadian 2019/2020
  • 104 OUA All-Stars in 2019/2020
  • Of the 683 Gryphon student-athletes who competed at the OUA or U Sports level, a record 231 earned an academic grade of 80% or higher in 2019/2020

Athletes and Scholars

At U of G, we stress the importance of balancing academics and athletics. Many of our student-athletes are excellent examples of this balance; We have 683 varsity athletes competing for the Gryphons. A record 231 of those have achieved an average of 80% or higher. That means 1-in-3 student-athletes has earned an academic award!

Be a Varsity Gryphon!

If you are interested in competing for U of G on an Intercollegiate team, we encourage you to contact the coach. Visit the Athletics website for contact information.

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