Why choose the University of Saskatchewan?

At the University of Saskatchewan (USask), we work together across disciplines and with our communities to find creative solutions to the most pressing global challenges. 

USask welcomes students from around the globe. You can become part of the USask family by choosing among a wide range of programming that will help you shape your career to become what the world needs. Our graduates, recognized for their strong work ethic, resourceful nature and determination, are leading change in Canada and around the world.

Our highly collaborative research environment

As a member of prestigious U15 Canadian research university group, USask is engaged in research partnerships nationally and world-wide. We provide some of the most advanced research facilities, centres and analytical tools in the country and around the world.

Our research explores areas of critical importance including cancer treatment, crop development, animal and human vaccines, climate change, business, education, Indigenous issues, natural resource development, sustainability, energy, space science and nuclear physics.

Highlights of our impact iclude:

  • Ranking #1 in the study of water resources in Canada
  • Leading change with Agtech research, applying cutting-edge technologies to agriculture
  • Undertaking critical research on COVID-19 vaccine development
  • Engaging in a wide range of community-based research projects meaningful for the communities we work, collaborate and co-create knowledge with

Our campus

Our historic campus, located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, and on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis, is recognized as one of the most beautiful in Canada.

Our internationally acclaimed faculty

Our students work alongside top researchers—Canada Research Chairs, Fellows of the Royal Canadian Society, 3M National Teaching Fellows, Killam Research Fellows and many other acclaimed faculty who publish regularly their research work in top peer-reviewed journals in their fields.

Our diverse areas of study

At USask you will have access to the most comprehensive range of human health and life science programs on one campus. Including animal and plant sciences, nursing, medicine, pharmacy and nutrition, dentistry, physical therapy, veterinary medicine and kinesiology.

80+

fields of study

20k

students from
around the world

70+

research centres

Our warm community welcomes people from around the world and right here at home including growing numbers of Indigenous and international students. It creates open dialogue, and fresh opportunities for learning inside and outside the classroom.

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