Five Reasons to Accept Your Offer to the U of G

Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:39

1. Our Experiential Learning opportunities are off the hook

From Undergraduate Research Assistantships to our value-added Co-op program to the dozens of exchange and study-abroad opportunities available each and every year, U of G will take your learning out of the classroom and into the real world in ways you could never imagine.
Studying in the grass

2. Our First-Year Seminars will expand your mind

First-Year Seminars, available to – you guessed it – only first-year students, are a unique and engaging highlight to your first year of post-secondary studies. We’ve got 22 weird and wonderful seminar subjects available for the Fall 2017 semester, and we’re sure you could see yourself in at least one of them. Check out some of these highlights:

  • Exploring Expression through Graffiti,
  • Feeding 9 Billions,
  • Making Things Perfectly Queer,
  • and Singing Sociologist.

3. Our food is, well, the BEST

We know we’re always raving about the food here, but it really is pretty incredible. Butter Chicken Poutine, anyone? Or maybe a hand-made burger with locally sourced goats cheese and caramelized onions? Those options barely scratch the surface of all of the yummy cuisine we offer, and highlight why we’ve been #1 for campus food for over 10 years! Check out some of our mouth-watering food videos to see what all the fuss is about!

4. Speaking of Rankings…

Food isn’t the only thing at U of G that consistently gets high marks. Did you know that we’re ranked #1 in Canada for overall learning, living and student support (Academic Ranking of World Universities – ARWU). The impressive rankings don’t stop there, though! Check out our complete list of world rankings!

Five star ranking, top 480 in the world and top 20 in Canada.

5. Life at U of G is second to none

We could write a novel about all of the amazing things that make living in Guelph – and at U of G – so awesome (maybe we have…?). Seriously though, let’s break it down.

  • Over 150 student-run clubs
  • Inclusive on-campus residence facilities
  • INCREDIBLE food (yeah, we already covered that, but it’s worth saying again)
  • Caring and supportive staff, resources and programming to cover your learning, health, and personal needs from every angle
  • A close-knit campus culture that will blow your mind
  • Brand new, innovative athletic facilities designed to cater to top athletes and recreational participants alike
  • All of this set in a vibrant and picturesque small city of 133,000

We could go on and on, but we'll let our students convince you: 

See you soon, #futuregryphon!

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