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University of Saskatchewan


  • The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a Canadian public research university, founded on March 19, 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. 
  • An "Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan" was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907.


  • USask is one of the top research-intensive, medical doctoral universities in Canada, and is home to world-leading research in areas of global importance, like water and food security. 
  • Study and discovery is enhanced by our outstanding facilities, including the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, VIDO-InterVac, the Global Institute for Food Security, the Global Institute for Water Security and the Sylvia Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation.


  • The USask researchers work closely with their key community advisor, Tammy Girolami, a principal within the Saskatoon Public School Division (SPSD), which was the original partner for the IYMP in Saskatchewan. 
  • The Saskatchewan team also works with teachers and students within SPSD, as well as with Indigenous university student volunteers to implement the IYMP in Saskatchewan. Now in its third year, the IYMP has been implemented in 13 communities across Canada.


  • We offer a competitive wage package reflective of your qualifications with the opportunity for performance-based pay.
  • Our employees are a part of the fabric of our campus community. We strive to create a supportive, inclusive and enabling community.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
345 128
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
351 150
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
441 69
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

  • Student Services encompasses a number of specific support and information groups including the Office of Student Affairs, the Indigenous Student Services and the Office of Career Advising & Mentorship.
  • Our services provide a safe place for current MD undergraduate students to seek support when they have academic or personal issues. We provide resources and support around mental and physical health, mistreatment and discrimination, disabilities, financial planning, and career advising and mentorship.
  • To inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in academic and personal growth as a fundamental component of their college training
  • To assist in a consultant role on student initiatives and projects

Housing services

Voyageur Place dormitory reservations consist of a single or double room with dresser, desk, desk lamp, closet, and window. Weekly linen service (sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels) as well as soap are provided and washroom facilities are shared and located in the hallways. 

The following room types are available at Voyageur Place:

  • Single (not shared) with one bed per room
  • Double rooms (shared) with two beds per room. Reservations are made per bed space

Library services

  • The library provides year-round and around-the-clock access to an extensive electronic collection. There are seven campus locations.

ICT services

  • The Technology Assessment is an all-inclusive approach to evaluating the potential purchase or requests for additions/changes to information systems. 
  • Proposals are analyzed for concerns in 4 main areas: risk, compliance, business continuity, and organizational fit with representation from several different disciplines across the institution, including Enterprise Architecture.

Medical services

  • At the U of S dental clinics patients are provided up-to-date and evidence-based care by students under the supervision of licensed dentists with state-of-the-art technology.
  • The Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) is a state-of-the-art animal health facility that offers a wide range of clinical and referral services to western Canadian animal owners and veterinarians.

Campus life

  • Established in 1907, nestled along the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, our historic campus is recognized as one of the most beautiful in Canada.

Sports facilities

  • Physical Activity Complex, Fit Centre, Campus Recreation and community programs including kid's camps, aquatics and dance.

Student clubs

Student Discipline Groups

  •  Chemical Engineering Student Society (ChESS)
  •  Civil Engineering Student Society (CSCE)
  •  Environmental Engineering Student Society (ENVESS)
  •  Geological Engineering Student Society (GESS)
  •  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Usask Student Chapter
  •  Mechanical Engineering Student Association (MESA)
Student Design Teams
  •  Huskie Formula Racing (SAE)
  •  Steel Bridge Design Team
  •  USask Aero Design Team
  •  USask Sled Dogs Quarter-Scale Tractor Team
  •  USask Space Design Team (USST)
Student Professional Associations
  •  Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM) Usask Student Chapter
  •  Engineers Without Borders
  •  Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Usask Student Chapter

  • Our College of Engineering offers eight undergraduate programs, all accredited by Engineers Canada. It will conduct its next accreditation visit to our college in 2020.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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