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La Cité universitaire francophone welcomes students for the winter 2024 semester at the University of Regina

Regina, January 9, 2024 — The Winter 2024 semester at the University of Regina commenced on Monday, January 8, with La Cité universitaire francophone (La Cité) opening its doors to a diverse cohort of both returning and new students across various programs.

This semester, the University of Regina is welcoming more than 16,200 students enrolled in degree programs or degree-eligible credit courses. This figure represents an increase of +1,316 students (+8.8%) from the comparable date in winter 2023, and a rise of +8.7% compared to winter 2022. The students are registered for 155,379 credit hours, reflecting a growth of +12,238 (+8.5%) from the comparable date in winter 2023 and an increase of +8.4% from the comparable date in winter 2022.

La Cité is proud to offer a broad spectrum of programs, including the Certificate in French as a Second Language, Minor in African Studies, BA, MA, and PhD in Francophone and Intercultural Studies, as well as the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, among others. A comprehensive list of degree and credit programs can be found on La Cité's website:

"We are excited to welcome both familiar faces and new students to La Cité. Our commitment to providing a vibrant and inclusive learning environment remains unwavering. My team and I take advantage of this new academic term to reaffirm our shared commitment to support and contribute to the fulfillment and academic success of each student in our faculty," said Dr. Emmanuel Aito, Dean of La Cité.

A total of 57 degree/credit courses are being offered this semester, ranging from introductory levels such as FRN 100 (Discovery I) to more advanced and graduate courses and research like FRN 901. The complete list of La Cité's courses is available at

In addition to academic programs, La Cité is welcoming students to various continuing education programs, including language and oral communication courses such as A1 Beginner, A2 Upper Beginner, B1 Intermediate, B2 Upper Intermediate, C1 Advanced, and C2 Advanced. Details on continuing education and non-credit programs can be found at

La Cité's student services extend beyond academics to include campus-life programs such as Franco Club, Ciné Club, French for Adult classes, French for Travelers, and Language Testing. A comprehensive list of available support services for students can be found at

To support student success, La Cité offers a range of scholarships, including the $10,000 entry scholarship into the bilingual nursing program, Circle of Scholars scholarship (up to $20,000, $5,000 over 4 years), U of R Entrance Scholarship, Out-of-province student scholarships, and the New Frontier scholarship. More information about scholarships is available at

Exciting events on the horizon include an open house scheduled for January 31, 2024. This virtual event aims to inspire high school students and provide insights into the enriching opportunities offered by the University of Regina's bilingual programs. Further details can be found at

As a reminder, the first virtual conference (Droit de Cité) will take place on January 24th starting at 1:00 p.m. To learn more about the presentation, please visit:

For additional information, please contact:

Chidi Igwe, PhD
Manager, Marketing and Communications
La Cité universitaire francophone
University of Regina
Phone: 306-540-3681

About La Cité universitaire francophone

La Cité universitaire francophone is the French-language faculty at the University of Regina, offering a vibrant and inclusive learning environment for students in various programs, including language studies, cultural studies, and nursing. La Cité is committed to fostering a strong sense of community and providing enriching opportunities for students to thrive in a bilingual and multicultural setting.

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La Cité universitaire francophone constitutes the main hub for French-language university programming, research and services offered at the University of Regina and across the province.

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