Member Value

The University of Guelph Retirees Association (UGRA), representing both retired faculty and staff, is a community of over 2200 people. The Association  activities include a wide range of issues important to retirees. These activities include:

  • Meetings with the University’s senior administrators to discuss topics of concern including pensions, benefits and other privileges for retirees;
  • Hosting social events for members near Guelph with programs of interest to retirees;
  • Publishing a newsletter sent to all retirees three times a year. The newsletter addresses a range of topics of interest to Association members;
  • Participation with the College and University Retirees’ Association of Canada (CURAC)  which is a very useful source of information concerning the challenges facing retirees across Canada;
  • Creating and maintaining this useful web site for University of Guelph Retirees, offering
    • Announcement of UGRA events  and activities,
    • Reports of recent UGRA events and activities,
    • UGRA newsletters published each semester,
    • UGRA leadership activities (minutes of AGM and Board meetings), and
    • links to other useful resources and valuable contact information.