Asian Correspondent » UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN http://asiancorrespondent.com Asian Correspondent Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:19:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Tour our historic campus http://asiancorrespondent.com/97556/tour-our-historic-campus/ http://asiancorrespondent.com/97556/tour-our-historic-campus/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:05:32 +0000 http://asiancorrespondent.com/?p=97556

Come to the University of Saskatchewan and enjoy the scenery of one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses! The U of S is known for its Collegiate Gothic-style architecture, attractive greystone buildings and Ivy League ambiance.

Would you like to tour the U of S campus? We would be pleased to show you around! You can book a guided tour of our campus online at http://explore.usask.ca/tours_and_events/tours.php.

Important dates in U of S history:

1907: University Act established the U of S

1951: World’s first non-commercial cobalt-60 cancer therapy unit established

1959: U of S purchases world-renowned Amati instruments

1963: U of S selected as site for Western College of Veterinary Medicine

1971: Former U of S professor Gerhard Herzberg wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry

1981: Museum of Antiquities opens — the only museum of its kind at a Canadian university

2004: The Canadian Light Source, Canada’s national centre for synchrotron research, opens

2011: Huskie Athletics celebrates 100 years

An aerial photo of the U of S campus

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Life in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan http://asiancorrespondent.com/91669/life-in-saskatoon-saskatchewan/ http://asiancorrespondent.com/91669/life-in-saskatoon-saskatchewan/#comments Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:55:57 +0000 http://asiancorrespondent.com/?p=91669

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.

An aerial view of the U of S campus

U of S students enjoying the winter weather

 

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Explore the prestigious University of Saskatchewan! http://asiancorrespondent.com/90586/explore-the-prestigious-university-of-saskatchewan/ http://asiancorrespondent.com/90586/explore-the-prestigious-university-of-saskatchewan/#comments Wed, 10 Oct 2012 17:12:20 +0000 http://asiancorrespondent.com/?p=90586

Located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is known for the beauty of its campus, the high quality of its academic programs and its friendly students, faculty and staff. More than 20,000 students from more than 100 countries have chosen the U of S. Explore the U of S advantage at explore.usask.ca.

The U of S At A Glance:

  • Nearly 200 undergraduate programs
  • $9.2 million in annual scholarships and bursaries
  • 138,000 alumni worldwide
  • 13 interdisciplinary colleges, three graduate schools and six affiliated or federated colleges
  • Home to Canada’s only facility for synchrotron light research
Thorvaldson Building on the U of S campus

Thorvaldson Building on the U of S campus

Peter MacKinnon Building on the U of S campus

Museum of Antiquities in the Peter MacKinnon Building

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