Get Involved

Explore available opportunities to get involved, some of them unique to the University of Guelph, in addition to your research training.

Project Soy Plus

Project SOY Plus is an annual contest that harnesses students' creative power to develop new products and marketing strategies for plant-based species. Project SOY Plus is designed to give students a chance to gain practical skills while establishing links with industry.

Communication Internships (SPARK)

Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge (SPARK) is a unique training opportunity for students to gain experience in written communications -- from hard news to public relations. Through SPARK, students acquire marketable skills and knowledge that they can take into the professional world.

Publish your Undergraduate Research (SURG)

Studies by Undergraduate Researchers at Guelph (SURG) is a refereed, multi-disciplinary electronic journal that publishes research articles by University of Guelph undergraduate students. Developed through co-operation of the University's Office of Research and the McLaughlin Library, SURG is an open-access journal, available for free to everyone with access to the Internet.

Participate in Research Studies

In addition to, or rather than conducting research yourself, you can volunteer to be a participant in a research study.



A competition of graduate students in which participants present their research and its wider impact in 3 minutes or less to a panel of non-specialist judges.