UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

University of Saskatchewan campus: aerial view.

General statistics

Students who identify as Indigenous 10% or more

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Cree

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs At present, students entering Nursing (BSN) and Education (BEd) require the completion of an undergraduate course in Indigenous Studies. Work is underway in the Colleges of Law, Arts and Science, Kinesiology, and Agriculture and Bioresources.

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Repayable Loans
Graduate fellowship
Awards/prizes
Emergency funds

Financial guidance

The Aboriginal Students' Centre works in close collaboration with university and community partners to provide financial guidance. For instance, the centre works with READ Saskatoon and Affinity Credit Union to provide Aboriginal students with financial literacy workshops.

Services

On-campus housing/student residences
Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
Employment/career counselling
Child care
+ Other

The Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Arts and Science, Agriculture and Bioresources, Engineering, and the Edwards School of Business all have staff members and/or programming in place with a specific focus on supporting Indigenous students

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement