Communications & Marketing (C&M)

Formerly known as Communications and Public Affairs (C&PA), we tell stories about the people, discoveries, achievements and events that make the University of Guelph like no other university in Canada.


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Services We Manage

News Service

Our news website is the primary source for the University's news and feature stories.

Media Relations

We write and pitch news releases and stories to the media, including the latest U of G research findings, to faculty, staff and student honours and initiatives to major University announcements. We also promote faculty making headlines in Canada and around the world in their fields of study via our Experts Guide and In the News postings.

Alumni Magazine

The Portico keeps more than 110,000 University of Guelph graduates connected.

Other Services

We can provide written content in large print upon request.

University Events

The University’s Campus Events calendar is used to promote events that are hosted, sponsored or supported by the University of Guelph. Our events connect our communities and share knowledge. If you'd like to promote your event in the University's Campus Events Calendar, please fill out our Submit Your Event form.

The Intranet

The U of G intranet provides students, faculty and staff with quick access to information relevant to them as members of the University of Guelph community. The Campus News section on the Intranet contains important updates on life at U of G and new University initiatives that directly impact our students, faculty and staff. Have a story that might fit? Share your news.

Marketing Campaigns

We partner with other departments within the university to create successful marketing campaigns that promote U of G news, events, and services, and the university brand as a whole. If you'd like to partner with C&M on your next marketing campaign, please reach out to Olya Yousefi.


Our Brand Guide outlines the rules that define the overall look and feel of the University of Guelph. It ensures our brand identity is recognized across all platforms by our many audiences. The guide outlines everything from our typography and color palette to our tone of voice and mission statement. Questions about the University of Guelph brand should be directed to


We manage the University homepage as well as all web pages that fall under the main University umbrella; oversee web-related policies, graphics and content standards; and approve new domains. Questions about the Unibversity of Guelph website should be directed to

Social Media

We manage all of our active University of Guelph social media accounts. Questions about University of Guelph social media should be directed to

Video Production

We produce videos to support U of G’s marketing efforts including videos for recruitment, branding, funding announcements, research and people profiles. If you are looking for guidance on choosing a vendor, developing a concept, or video strategy, please contact