University of Saskatchewan News


Subie, Anna-Belle and Kisbey with their human, Colleen Dell

Canine care on campus

October 5, 2015

Since 2013, you’ve likely seen one or more therapy dogs on campus, bringing puppy peace to stressed students during exam season.

Dr. Roger Pierson

An accidental scientist

September 30, 2015

It is sometimes easy, considering how relatively common-place contraception and fertility treatments are now, to forget the research that went into making them effective is only several decades old—and no small part of this body of work has been affected by Dr. Roger Pierson, who has helped change the lives of countless women across the globe.

Patti McDougall addresses media at the launch of the sexual assault draft policy

Draft sexual assault policy released

September 28, 2015

The University of Saskatchewan’s commitment to develop a campus-wide sexual assault policy took another step forward on Sept. 22 when a draft policy was announced.

Jay Kalra

20 years of University Council

September 18, 2015

There has been a great deal of change since University Council was created 20 years ago, but a lot has stayed the same.

Students attending Orientation pose for a selfie in front of a howling Howler.

Me, my selfie and us

September 11, 2015

The Bowl was abuzz the first week of September when almost 20,00 students—including 2,500 new students—arrived back on the U of S campus.


StatsCan report on tuition

September 10, 2015

It is that time of year again when Statistics Canada releases its annual report on tuition rates. The report, released on Sept. 9, gives an overview of average aggregate tuition and student fees for undergraduate and graduate programs in ten provinces across Canada.

Spencer Ball (right)

Great War vignettes

September 1, 2015

Liverpool-born Spencer Ball enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Saskatoon at the end of February 1916.