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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.

Your education at our Ridgetown Campus will give you the tools you’ll need to continue learning and adapting to an ever-changing world.

We are committed to turning knowledge into action. You will gain both a profound understanding of your field and inspiration for applying 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 and quality learning. You will work and learn with outstanding faculty and staff from both our Ridgetown and Guelph campuses 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 achieve excellence as you pursue your educational goals.

Franco Vaccarino, PhD, FCAHS

President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Guelph

Director's Welcome

At the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, we are steadfast in our goal to improve life. Through our research, academic, and continuing education opportunities, 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 to incoming and current students. 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 to offer a wide range of applied research and academic programs addressing food, agriculture, rural communities, and the environment. Our instructors bring real-world experience and expertise to the classroom, providing students with an unmatched basis for successful program completion followed by industry careers or further 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 consider joining our student body in the fall of 2018.

Ken McEwan, MSc

Director, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

Page reviewed 09/28/2017