Beyond the Classroom

Graduate Engineering Organizations & ExtracurricularsEngineering Extracurriculars

In the School of Engineering, we encourage our graduate students to be involved within the university and the community. Here are some of the opportunities that exist for all graduate students.

Graduate Engineering Society (GES)

The GES aims to represent Graduate Engineering students and provide services including printing, document binding, social and event planning, in addition to voicing student concerns to the School of Engineering, the Graduate Student Association and CUPE 3913.

Graduate Student Association 

As a full or part-time graduate student, you are a member of the Graduate Students' Association (GSA), which is your official representative at the University of Guelph. Whether in negotiations with university administration, participation on various university committees, or through interaction with other student organizations on campus, the GSA is making sure the interests of graduate students are taken into consideration. 

Guelph Gryphons Athletics

The University of Guelph offers one of the largest selections of recreational sports and clubs in Ontario.  Visit their website for more details.

Explore the City of Guelph


The University of Guelph is located an hour west of Toronto and is centrally located in Canada's Technology Triangle.  The University of Guelph has big city appeal with a small town feel. A vibrant downtown core is walking distance from the campus and offers a variety of recreational and entertainment opportunities: