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Welcome To Ridgetown Campus

President's Welcome

Welcome to the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus. In choosing U of G, you are joining an innovative institution known as one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities that is both learner-centred and research-intensive.

At the University of Guelph, we are committed to turning knowledge into action.

At Ridgetown Campus, you will acquire the tools you’ll need to continue learning and adapting to an ever-changing world, and you will gain inspiration to apply what you learn to improve life for yourself and for others, here and around the world.

As a Ridgetown student, you are part of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Agricultural College, which draws on a long tradition of innovative learning and research. You will work and learn with outstanding faculty and staff who bring fresh ideas to the classroom and whose research finds real-world applications that benefit us all.

We look forward to welcoming you to our U of G community and to helping you find ways to use your education to improve life.

Franco Vaccarino, PhD, FCAHS

President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Guelph

Director's Welcome

At the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, we strive to improve the lives of all who study at Ridgetown Campus and in turn, the lives of those that encounter our current students and alumni.

At Ridgetown Campus, we provide top-quality diploma and certificate programs. Whether your interests are in agriculture, horticulture, the environment, animal care, or the equine industry, you can be assured that you will receive a first-class education from excellent instructors and world-class researchers.

We are proud that our campus offers a wide range of applied research and academic programs addressing food, agriculture, rural communities, and the environment. Our instructors bring practical experiences and expertise to the classroom and future careers, that provides students with a strong basis for successful program completion. Students graduating from Ridgetown Campus are hired in various skills-based, industry-related careers or continue to pursue additional studies.

Our campus is a great place to learn, make lifelong connections, and develop your skills in a small, rural campus setting. This friendly and effective learning environment gives you a first-rate student experience that helps you grow personally, academically, and professionally. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus or answering any questions you might have. We hope you will join our student body in the fall of 2019.

Ken McEwan, MSc

Director, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

Page reviewed 10/25/2018