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USASK Visits NWAFU

Vice president Zhang Yalin met with the delegation from USASK guests in International Exchange Center on June 11th. The partnership with NWAFU has been growing since the signing of memorandum of cooperation in 2009, with delegations assigned to visit each other respectively. The USASK delegation was led by the College of Graduate Studies and Research, and included Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith, Dr. Baljit Singh, Dr. Hong Wong, Danny Freire and Penny Skilnik.... (full story)

Call for Applications Funding for PhD students under USASK/ UFRJ Joint Research Agreement….

This program will support team-oriented research projects between the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and the University of Saskatchewan, through six month student visits, in areas of mutual cooperation. This program is funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE). ... (full story)

USASK Visit to Ecuador

The USASK team will be visiting select universities in Ecuador from April 28 to May 4, 2014. Visits to the following universities are confirmed:... (full story)

Chinese Government Scholarships for Canadians

The 2014/2015 Competition for Canadian students wishing to study in China on a Chinese Government Scholarship is open. The scholarships provide for registration and tuition fees, laboratory fees, books and materials and accommodation, and include the following:... (full story)

Graduate Pathways Certificate Launched

The Graduate Pathways Certificate (GPC) was approved by the Provost on January 13th. This zero-credit certificate ties formal English training, delivered by the USLC, with a conditional admission to a graduate program. This is the first graduate certificate program of its kind in Canada.... (full story)

SENESCYT & UofS Sign Scholarship Agreement

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) and the Secretaría de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (SENESCYT) have entered into a five year bi-lateral agreement to provide opportunities for Ecuadorian students to come to the UofS to complete masters and doctoral programs. ... (full story)

Ecuador Opportunity for Faculty or PhD Graduate

Our partners in Ecuador, SENESCYT, are recruiting Faculty or PhD Graduates for short term research and teaching opportunities.... (full story)

Canada's Cool

We know Canada is cool, but does the rest of the world know?  ... (full story)

Devolved Scholarship Increase

Acting Dean Adam Baxter-Jones is pleased to announce that all units receiving devolved scholarship funds for 2013/2014 will receive an increase of 9% of their 2013/2014 allocation.... (full story)

College of Graduate Studies and Research Visit to Ecuador

The CGSR’s International Graduate Recruitment and Liaison Officer, Marc Usunier, will be visiting Ecuador this fall with Danny Freire of the University Language Centre. ... (full story)

Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral - UofS Partnership

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (ESPOL), located in Guayaquil, Ecuador.  Established in 1958, this prestigious university is ranked within the top five in Ecuador and has a long history of research strength in navel engineering, mining and petroleum engineering and plant science. On behalf of ESPOL, Rector Sergio Flores Macias welcomed the delegation from the UofS in April, 2... (full story)

Escuela Politécnica del Ejército - UofS Partnership

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Escuela Politécnica del Ejército (ESPE), located in Quito Ecuador. This prestigious university is ranked within the top five in Ecuador and has a long history of research strength in engineering and plant science. On behalf of ESPE, Rector Chavez welcomed the delegation from the UofS in April, 2013. The UofS delegation, coordinated and led by the CGSR,  included two faculty ... (full story)

Canadian Academic Acculturation and Literacy for New International Graduate Students

GSR 981 is an intensive course designed to help international graduate students achieve success in the new, different and sometimes difficult culture of a Canadian university. ... (full story)

Student Funding Increases

Graduate Student Scholarship and devolved funding increase ...... (full story)

Graduate House open for applications

Exclusive residence for graduate students scheduled to open for fall 2013.... (full story)

UofS representatives in Ecuador, Peru and Chile in April

The UofS will have a delegation of faculty and staff in Quito (April 17 & 18), Guayaquil (April 19), Lima (April 22) and Santiago (April 24th). ... (full story)

Scholarship Opportunity - Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)

Nomination deadline extended:  April 3, 2013... (full story)

Grant Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

FREE Grant Writing and Career Training Workshop for Graduate Students and Early Career Professionals Monday, April 15, 2013 ... (full story)

Board of Governors approves a 4.5% increase for graduate student assistants

On March 5, 2013, the Board of Governors approved increases for teaching and research assistant positions for UofS students. A 2.5% increase for undergrad student assistants and a 4.5% increase for graduate student assistants effective May 1, 2013. The following is a summary of the new rates:... (full story)

Scholarships for Canadian Students for Study in China

The Chinese Government Scholarships Competition for 2013-2014 is now open. ... (full story)

Scholarships Available for New Graduate Students

The Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Graduate Scholarship Program, will provide a $10, 000 scholarship, on a one-time basis (i.e. non-renewable) to new students who have accepted an offer of admission to begin May 2013 or September 2013. ... (full story)

Celebrating Student Success in Graduate Studies and Research

The annual Celebrating Student Success in Graduate Studies and Research conference showcases some of the best graduate student research and international development work done by U of S students. Click here for a PDF document of the 2012 conference proceedings.... (full story)

UNDP Internship Program Call for Applications Now Open

The University of Saskatchewan has up to twenty potential United Nations Development Program (UNDP) internships available through the UCAN-UNDP partnership in the following locations:... (full story)

Canadian Studies Graduate Internship: Hnatyshyn Centre for Canadian Studies, Chernivtsi National University

Building on a relationship of over thirty years between the University of Saskatchewan and Chernivtsi National University, the University of Saskatchewan in association with St. Thomas More College and the Government of Saskatchewan as well as in partnership with Chernivtsi National University will offer a Graduate Internship in Canadian Studies at the Hnatyshyn Centre for Canadian Studies in Chernivtsi, Ukraine.... (full story)

UofS-BIT Master’s Scholarships Available

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) in partnership with the Beijing Institute of Technology, is offering three UofS-BIT Master’s Student Scholarships for the 2013/2014 academic year. Under the terms of the agreement, each student will receive a two-year funding package, valued at $30,000, to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Saskatchewan. The three scholarships will be awarded as follows: ... (full story)

Graduate Scholarships to Study at Beijing Institute of Technology

The Beijing Institute of Technology, a longtime partner of the University of Saskatchewan is offering four year scholarships to three qualified graduate students from the U of S. Tuition for the scholarship students is free and funding for living expenses for up to four years is  provided through the China Scholarship Council in partnership with the Beijing Institute of Technology. The scholarships are open to Ph.D. applicants in all programs offered by the Beijing Institute of Technology (... (full story)

Call for nominations – 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Graduate Awards office invites departments/units/schools to nominate their  TOP DOCTORAL CANDIDATES for the 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday October 9, 2012.  Each scholarship is worth $50,000 annually for up to three (3) years. Departments will set their own internal deadlines for student applications in advance of the October 9th College of Graduate Studies and Research deadline. Students and faculty should check with their Graduate Chair abou... (full story)

NSERC funds public health training

A new UofS training program will produce future leaders in food safety; please see ... (full story)

Global wildlife disease surveillance

Dr. Ted Leighton and graduate student Dr. Asha Perera were presenters; please see ... (full story)

Confucius Institute Opens June 18th

The Confucius Institute, a new U of S centre that will provide Chinese language and culture courses and promote study abroad student exchange programs with China, opened on June 18th. This long awaited center is the result of a collaborative effort between the University of Saskatchewan and a long-time partner university in China, the Beijing Institute of Technology. ... (full story)

U of S pioneers UNDP Internship Program

Students to intern at United Nations offices around the world ... (full story)

Ecuador Recruitment

The University of Saskatchewan is home to one of the most highly internationalized graduate colleges in the country. This has arisen in part due to the growth in research activities and associated demands on campus, as well as the relatively low tuition fees for international students. As part of this internationalization, the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) is continuing its efforts in furthering academic linkages with institutions in Ecuador and recruiting top-quality graduat... (full story)

India Recruitment

The University of Saskatchewan is home to one of the most highly internationalized graduate colleges in the country. This has arisen in part due to the growth in research activities and associated demands on campus, as well as the relatively low tuition fees for international students. As part of this internationalization, the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) is continuing its efforts in furthering academic linkages with institutions in India and recruiting top-quality graduate ... (full story)

Awards Available for Canadians

Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program provides Awards to Canadian citizens pursuing studies/research at the Master’s or PhD level in subject areas related to China. ... (full story)

U-Speak in Your Own Words

Come and join other international and Canadian students at the ISAAC Office, in Lower Place Riel to expand your English. Summarize and discuss some short online news articles with native speakers and other international students. Eat, chat and make new friends!... (full story)

Huazhong Agriculture University - UofS Agreement

The College of Graduate Studies and Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU) in Wuhan China signed a new partnership agreement on December 15, 2011. We welcome the HZAU as one of our partners in the UofS-China Doctoral Scholar Program.... (full story)

Xi’an Jiaotong University & UofS Dual Degree in Sociology

Last week the University of Saskatchewan renewed the agreement with Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an China for a dual master’s of sociology degree. On hand representing the UofS was Dean Lawrence Martz from the College of Graduate Studies, Associate Dean Harley Dickinson from the College of Arts and Science.... (full story)

ICNGD announces new investments in education and research for Saskatchewan’s Northern communities

The University of Saskatchewan’s International Centre for Northern Governance and Development was joined by the Government of Saskatchewan and Cameco Corporation at the Hilton Garden Inn Saskatoon this afternoon to announce new investments in research and education for Northern Saskatchewan.... (full story)

Vanier Scholarships Call for Nominations Deadline Octover 17th

The College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR) invites you to nominate your top Doctoral candidates for the 2012 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (VCGS) Program by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 17th.... (full story)

Graduate Service Fellowship in communications available

CAN YOU WRITE?   ARE YOU WEB SAVVY?... (full story)

Application to Graduate

Wednesday, August 31st, before 4:30pm, is the deadline for ALL students to complete a Fall 2011 Application to Graduate on PAWS in order to receive their degree at convocation this year. Fall convocation will be held Saturday October 22 at TCU Place.... (full story)

QE2 Scholarship Holders

Two University of Saskatchewan students awarded Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Scholarships for 2012. For information, see here.... (full story)

Changes to Tri-Council Stipends

NSERC, CIHR, and SSHRC have announced important changes regarding the level of stipends that could be paid to students and postdoctoral fellows. In March 2011, the three agencies agreed that their individual regulations on support for students and trainees paid through grants should be removed. A recent news release states that beginning in September 2011, “the policies and practices of the three agencies will be harmonized, and specific minima or maxima pertaining to stipends paid from gr... (full story)

Thank You for Graduate Program Review 2011

We sincerely thank those who were engaged in the graduate program review process. Department heads, graduate chairs and their faculty colleagues have all invested time and energy in the review activities to ensure that we adhere to international standards. In particular, we would like to note the important work of our university colleagues pictured to the right who served as internal members of the review panels.... (full story)

Grad Program Review Website Launched

One step on the route to becoming a major presence in graduate education in Canada, is the regular and rigoures assessment of our graduate programs. Working together, the College of Graduate Studies and Research and the Institutional Planning and Assessment Office have developed and implemented the graduate program review process. For more information, check out the new GPR website at www.usask.ca/gpr.... (full story)