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Get Involved

 

Meet people and explore your interests. Current students are made aware of opportunities through their uoguelph.ca email address, so be sure to check your email regularly. 

Sports, Clubs & Committees

Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are offered in the evenings during the week, throughout the fall and winter semesters: indoor soccer, ball hockey, ice hockey, badminton, public skating, curling, and many more. 

Fitness Centre

All students have access to the campus Fitness Centre which offers cardio equipment, weight machines and dumbbells. The Fitness Centre is located in the Rudy H. Brown Rural Development Centre.

Student-Led Clubs & Committees

There are many ways to exercise your interests on-campus and joining a club is a great way to meet people and learn more about campus. 

There's a wide range of existing clubs, such as the Soil and Crop club, Horticulture club, Dairy club and so on. If you can't find what you are looking for, find out about starting your own student club by connecting with a student council  representative. More information can be found by emailing rcsc@uoguelph.ca

Leadership Development & Support

Peer Helper Program

Trained second year students provide their fellow students with academic help and study sessions. One-on-one or small group sessions are available. More on the Peer Helper program here.

Student Ambassador Program

Assist with recruitment activities throughout the fall and winter semesters. Activities include leading campus tours, assisting at open house events, and off campus events.  

Student Government

Students are elected each year to be representatives of the student body. They also help share ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and the institutions administrative authorities.

Orientation Ambassador Program

Join a team to welcome new students to the campus at the beginning of each academic year. Organize events to get first-year students meeting one another and acquainted with campus.

Special Events

Spring Expo

This student-planned event includes Livestock Shows (beef, dairy, sheep, pigs), Dog Agility Courses, a BBQ, Equipment Show, and a Bake Sale. It’s an opportunity to show off campus to their friends, family and the local community.

OAC Winter Games

The best sporting weekend of the year! The OAC Winter Games are held alternating years in Guelph and Ridgetown, where UoG and RC students compete against each other. The Games are open to first and second year students in the OAC.

OAC Leadership Conference

This annual student leadership conference is held at the Guelph campus in January and gives students the opportunity to network, listen to guest speakers and develop their leadership skills.

Employment

Career Fairs

We host a fall Career Fair in Ridgetown and a winter Career Fair in Clinton where students connect with employers, distribute their resumes, and learn more about industry career opportunities.

Job Listing

Ridgetown Campus offers an online job listing for students to explore job opportunities within their area of study.