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College of Medicine confident going into fall accreditation site visit


This fall, the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine will have a full accreditation site visit, after being taken off probation in 2015. Since then, the college has continued to work on major improvements, including a new curriculum for undergraduate students. Accreditation is an eight-year cycle in which the college undergoes an evaluation based on…

Shaping campus for future decades: U of S seeks student engagement for master plan


On June 13, the University of Saskatchewan Office of Sustainability hosted a public engagement event at Amigos Cantina for Saskatoon community members to give direct input in developing the master plan of the campus. The framework will focus on principles of sustainability, utilization of space, community and experience on campus, while also balancing the heritage…

Enactus U of S Food for the Future project wins national award


From May 9-11 in Vancouver, University of Saskatchewan students took home the Project Partnership Best Project award for the HSBC Indigenous Advancement Project at the 2017 Enactus Canada National Exposition. The winning project, Food for the Future, was one of four projects to represent the Enactus U of S team at the exposition. The Enactus…

Indigenous Students’ Council lacks representation from colleges


From April 4-5, Indigenous students elected council members to the Indigenous Students’ Council at the University of Saskatchewan. However, a lack of college representatives may create poor communication between the ISC, college administrations and student groups campus wide. The ISC seeks Indigenous representation on the council from specific colleges on campus, but this year, there…

Bridging the gap: New WGST course connects academia and community


Many students wonder how to use the theory and knowledge they gain in university in a practical and beneficial way. To enable students to work directly with community organizations and expand their work outside the academic bubble, the University of Saskatchewan is offering a new women’s and gender studies class during the spring term. WGST…

March for Science comes to Saskatoon to inspire U of S students


On April 22, about 200 citizens in Saskatoon rallied together in Victoria Park against the recent budget cuts to federal science agencies by the Trump Administration. There were University of Saskatchewan students in the crowd, many of whom hope to be members of the scientific community, both in Canada and throughout North America. The March…

U of S celebrates Canada 150 with reconciliation


To mark Canada’s 150 years since confederation, the University of Saskatchewan has unveiled its Canada 150 projects, a series of initiatives to celebrate the event with faculty, students, staff and alumni. The various projects all focus on providing resources to youth, enabling reconciliation and acknowledging outstanding work in the community. The U of S is…

A date with science: U of S to host Science Rendezvous


On May 13, Let’s Talk Science will be partnering with Science Rendezvous to celebrate the wonderful world of science. From biology to geology to engineering, there will be activities, tours and fun from all areas of science for curious minds of all ages to explore.

Open Education Week brings students and professors together


From Mar. 27 to 31, the University of Saskatchewan hosted its second Open Education Week, holding many sessions on how Open Educational Resources can benefit students and how they can be used in an educational community, allowing professors and students to access and share these resources as a team.

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