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 16,500 of our students involves in intramural, recreational and intercollegiate programs, we have something to offer every Gryphon.

2016-2017 Gryphon Success

  • 110 Academic All-Canadians
  • 45 OUA Academic Achievement Award Recipients

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 751 varsity athletes competing for the Gryphons. 155 of those have achieved an average of 80% or higher. That means that 20.4% of our student-athletes are reaching 80% or higher.

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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