University of Saskatchewan
The University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is one of Canada’s most historic and distinguished universities with an established legacy of excellence in research and education. Established in 1907, uSask has been breaking new ground in research since its earliest days, leading innovation in medical technology, agriculture and scientific endeavor. In the modern age, it is known for its collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to tackling some of the greatest global challenges of its era—water and food security, energy sustainability, and infectious disease. USask is composed of 17 colleges and schools, as well as a number of federated and affiliated colleges. It offers over 80 distinct programs in over 130 fields of study.
Huskie Athletics provides Saskatoon and area with a little bit of everything for all types of sports fans. Huskie teams play at premier facilities built with the fan in mind, including Griffiths Stadium in Nutrien Park and the brand new Merlis Belsher Place.
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 its 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 University of Saskatchewan’s historic main campus is recognized as one of the most beautiful in the country, and the city is known as a hidden gem by those who visit and come to call it home. The campus is found at the heart of the vibrant city of Saskatoon, which has a growing population of more than 270,000 people. Saskatoon is a welcoming city for newcomers and offers many opportunities to experience Canadian culture. It also accommodates and celebrate cultures from around the world. As the largest city in the province of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon offers the amenities of a large urban centre, along with the friendliness and accessibility of a smaller city.
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