Life in Saskatoon, SaskatchewanBy UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN Nov 07, 2012 4:55AM UTC
The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) campus is situated in the heart of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, on the banks of the picturesque South Saskatchewan River. Saskatoon, which has been called the “Paris of the Prairies” because of its beauty, is located half way between Vancouver and Toronto.
Saskatoon is known for its modern amenities, high quality of life, welcoming people, diverse cultural experiences and scientific excellence. Linked to the world by the John G. Diefenbaker Airport, Saskatoon is the biggest city in the province of Saskatchewan and has a growing population of more than 234,000.
Saskatoon is one of the sunniest cities in Canada and experiences four distinct seasons. There is plenty to do outdoors year-round, whether it is ice skating or hockey with ice skates for goalies in the winter, golfing in the spring, swimming in the summer or hiking in the autumn. The average summer temperature is 24 C or 75 F, while the average winter temperature is -17 C or 1 F.
For more information about the U of S, visit explore.usask.ca.