The University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal (USURJ) is an online, peer-reviewed journal welcoming submissions of research articles, reviews, and papers written by University of Saskatchewan undergradute students. The next call for papers will be announced on March 30, 2015. Visit www.usask.ca/urj for more information.
The University Learning Centre is pleased to introduce our new Hire a Tutor online system. We are looking for tutors to register. If you know someone who would like to apply, please spread the word! www.usask.ca/hireatutor
The annual Student Entrance Census invites undergraduate students entering their first-year of studies at the University of Saskatchewan to complete a series of questions on personal approaches to learning and plans for university study. Responses to the survey are used to better understand the needs of incoming students, and ultimately, to design better academic programs and supports to meet student needs. A pdf of the results is available for download.
The TransformUS Task Force report, released December 9, recommended that the ULC Director's Office and Administrative Support for the ULC be placed into quintile 5 – a candidate for phase out. They also recommended that undergraduate Support and Development functions be placed into quintile 4 – to be reconfigured for greater efficiency and effectiveness. For more information, click here.