Why the U of S?
We appreciate our
We are in the midst
of unprecedented growth.
- Our campus is expanding more than at any time
before, with $1 billion in funded capital projects in the last decade. The Heath
Sciences project will be an interdisciplinary home for our health science students and the
visionary plan for College Quarter
is guiding our plans for future development, including student residences, arts
and recreation spaces, and more.
We are all Huskies.
We have unique,
cutting-edge research facilities.
- Canada’s only synchrotron, the Canadian Light
Source, sits on
our campus, and soon we will open the doors to VIDO-InterVac,
one of the largest containment level 3 facilities in North America.
We are building
- As our student population continues to grow, we
look for better ways to support and welcome new U of S students. The Learning
Commons in the Murray Library offers gathering space and study options, the Learning
first-year students make the transition into post-secondary education, and the
new student residences
will let more students live on campus.
We are focused on the
We know home is where
the heart is.
- As the University of Saskatchewan, we recognize
the value of being able to call a province like Saskatchewan home. We
have a highly supportive relationship with the provincial government, which has
been able to provide the U of S with increasing levels of financial support. We work with
people around the province through our University Senate and regional advisory councils, and interact
with communities throughout Saskatchewan.
We are recruiting
students from around the world.
- Our student population is growing
and has almost reached 20,000. Our graduate student population is over 2,800,
around 1,700 students self-identify as Aboriginal and around 1,800 students are
We take pride in our people.
We love life.