Archive for October, 2016

Applications for Living in Residence at U of S

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Applications to live in the U of S Residences for 2017/2018 will be available the first week of November 2016. Residence applications are considered on a first-come-first-served basis, regardless of the student’s admission status. Anyone who is considering living on campus while studying at the U of S is strongly encouraged to submit an application online to live in Residence as early as possible. If you have any questions about the residences or the application, contact the Residence Services Office at or visit the University of Saskatchewan Residence website,, to learn more about the benefits of living in Residence, including the safety features of living on campus, campus meal plans and the many supports and services provided to residents.

Early Admission to U of S for 2017-2018

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission to programs in the Edwards School of Business, the College of Engineering and the College of Kinesiology in order to be eligible to apply for “Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships”. By December 1, applicants must submit the online application for admission and application fee, an up-to-date transcript, an official timetable or class schedule listing all classes they will be completing, and proof of English proficiency, if required. Within 2-3 business days after applying for admission, each applicant will receive a Network Services ID (NSID) and password to access PAWS, the web portal of the uSask, where the student can check the status of the applications and also apply for awards.

The deadline to apply for Regular Admission to U of S for 2017-2018 is February 15th, 2017.

Information about calculation of the admission average, and the required subjects by program is available at the U of S website.

U of S: Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships and Circle of Honour Awards

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

High-achieving students are encouraged to apply for Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships, the highest-valued, renewable scholarships worth up to $40,000, which are awarded to recognize academic excellence and community engagement. Included in these awards are five that are specifically designated for Aboriginal students, known as the Circle of Honour Awards. To be considered, students must apply for admission by December 1 and submit their scholarship application through their PAWS account by December 15. Information about calculating an admission average, and required subjects by program is available at the U of S website.

U of S Nursing Presentation

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

There will be a U of S Nursing Presentation on Thursday, October 20th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel. A representative from the U of S Nursing program will discuss the following topics:

  • Why nursing?
  • Why Prince Albert?
  • Clinical Opportunities / Layout
  • Student opportunities
  • Prerequisites
  • Deadlines for applications