About Us


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The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) is an international model of excellence and destination site for interdisciplinary, problem-oriented and experience-based graduate and undergraduate learning for issues dealing with environment and sustainability.

SENS provides students with the leadership and professional skills to become ambassadors for sustainability and agents of change in their communities, within their research fields and throughout their careers.

By joining SENS, you are joining a community that supports and engages your whole development – both academically and professionally. By joining SENS, you are blazing a pathway to a fulfilling career. 

Our Programs

Students may enter the graduate programs from a variety of backgrounds, including natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, business, law, education or arts and humanities. In addition to meeting specific SENS program requirements, graduate program applicants must meet the admission requirements for the College of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Saskatchewan. 

Our Research Focus

At the School of Environment and Sustainability, research is focused on three key areas:

  • Sustainable ecosystems
  • Sustainable communities
  • Water security

Our faculty, students and researchers work at the interface of these priorities, in these broad areas:

  • Water and communities
  • Environmental policy and governance
  • Adapting to environmental change
  • Using traditional and local knowledge
  • Human impacts on environmental quality
  • Sustainable natural resource development

SENS Research Venn Diagram