The University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is a Canadian public research university located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1907 as an agricultural college, Saskatchewan is today home to 200 academic programs, 13 interdisciplinary colleges, 3 graduate schools, and 6 affiliated or federated colleges. More than 20,000 students currently attend the University of Saskatchewan, including 17,200 undergraduates and 3,402 postgraduate and doctoral students.
uSask offers a diverse array of classes across it’s many colleges:
- • College of Arts and Science – over 60 programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.
- • College of Agriculture and Bioressources – degrees in agriculture, environmental science, food science, renewable resource management.
- • Edwards School of Business – programs in accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, and operations management
- • College of Education – the second-largest college at uSask with programs aimed at future elementary, middle, high, and Aboriginal school teachers.
- • College of Engineering – with programs in biological, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, physics, environmental, geological, and mechanical engineering.
- • College of Kinesiology – with a holistic approach to various programs, such as exercise physiology, gross anatomy, biomechanics, motor learning and control, growth and development, psychology and ethics.
- • St. Thomas More – a Catholic college federated with uSask, it offers classes in anthropology, archaeology, economics, English, French, history, philosophy, political studies, religious studies, Spanish, and Ukrainian
Information for exchange students who need information on immigration documents, campus layout, etc: http://students.usask.ca/current/international/
Exchange students can live both on and off-campus. Please note there is a $50 non-refundable application fee that must be submitted at the time of Residence application
- All rooms on campus are furnished. Rates include utilities. Students living in a residence will have to purchase a meal plan.
- Students are required to have health insurance. If your program is under 6 months and you have not applied for a study permit, you should apply for health insurance in your home country prior to you leaving for Canada.
- It is advised that you try to get a study permit even if your program is under 6 months. You can apply for a study permit at the Canadian embassy or consulate in your country and include a letter that explains why you are applying. The letter will inform the visa officer that you understand your options.
- For more information on health insurance, please see the university's website: http://students.usask.ca/health/health-plans.php#SaskatchewanHealthCards
Academic Year Estimated Costs (2013-2014) :