Study abroad at the University of Saskatchewan
The University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is a top research university situated in Saskatoon, Canada. It’s a member of the U15, a group of the top Canadian research universities. The main university campus is home to programs ranging from business, law, arts and science, to engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine, along with many others.
The University offers world-leading research in important areas like water and food security. It boasts state-of-the-art 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.
On-campus accommodation at uSask offers welcoming and convenient undergraduate and graduate living within walking distance of campus. Each residence offers unique living communities and a variety of residence supports and programming.
Why study at uSask?
Prestigious alumni: USask alumni include 44 Olympians, two Nobel Prize winners and a Prime Minister U15 member: The University is one of the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada Leading research: USask is ranked number 1 in water resources research in Canada
Life as an international student
More than 24,900 people from 130 countries study at uSask, which includes more than 3,000 international students and over 3,100 self-declared Aboriginal students. It’s diverse population means you won’t be alone as an international student at uSask.
The International Student and Study Abroad Center (ISSAC) is a central support unit and a campus partner for all students, staff, and faculty. ISSAC is dedicated to fostering a welcoming, globally aware and inclusive campus community. Their staff are available to assist you with any queries or support you may need during your time at the University.
The University offers English language classes to help you improve your language skills during your program if you need help. There are also a wide range of campus groups and activities you can get involved with to help you meet new people.
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Fees and funding
International students are automatically considered for Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships upon applying for admission and may also apply for select Best and Brightest Scholarships and Competitive Entrance Awards. uSask also offers scholarships specifically for undergraduate international students.
University of Saskatchewan International Excellence Awards
International students will be considered automatically for these awards, which are based on academic achievement, upon admission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Excellence Awards
International students completing the IB Diploma program will be considered automatically upon admission.
Canadian Curriculum Schools Awards
For international students graduating from an international (non-domestic) Canadian curriculum school. Students who wish to be considered for this award must complete the Canadian Curriculum Schools Awards application.
Council of International School Awards
For international students entering undergraduate degree programs at the University of Saskachewan who graduated from a CIS member school. Students who wish to be considered for this award must complete the Council of International School Awards application.
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A2
Saskatoon offers many of the amenities of a large urban center along with the friendliness of a smaller city. There is plenty to do every season, with live music events, festivals and cultural experiences offered year round.
Visa requirements for University of Saskatchewan
Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Canada student visa requirements