Missing our USask campus?
Some of the best times on campus are in September as we ease into fall. The trees begin to change colours and there is electricity in the air with the buzz of new and returning students.
Just because we can’t cruise our campus together doesn’t mean we still can’t experience everything it has to offer.
You now have the chance to virtually visit a number of places, revisit old hangouts and get up-close to newer buildings.
The University of Saskatchewan is located on Treaty 6 territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis.
We are leading the way in tackling pressing problems like water and food security. Research, teaching and learning at USask is enhanced by our array of world-class centres and facilities.
With more than 25,700 students from around the globe, including nearly 3,300 self-declared Indigenous students and more than 3,400 international students, our strong community and well-recognized experts will continue to drive USask to be the university the world needs.
Come along on this campus gems tour, as you see some of the amazing spots around our beautiful campus that makes USask such an innovative, beautiful and amazing place to be.
Merlis Belsher Place
Have you been able to check out the new Merlis Belsher Place?
The building of Merlis Belsher Place is a testament not just to sports fans, but the community at large. The new facility is spacious and designed especially for spectator experience.
It started with a history-making donation by Merlis Belsher in 2016. The announcement of his $12.25 million contribution—the largest donation from an alumnus and individual in the university's history—kicked off the Home Ice Campaign, with an end goal to fund a new ice facility replacing the aging Rutherford Rink.
Thanks to the hundreds of donors and volunteers Merlis Belsher Place opened in record time for the grand opening weekend, October 25– 27, 2018.
The Canadian Light Source
The Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron is a national research facility and a critical tool for Canadian research and development.
In 1999, USask learned it would be home to “the largest scientific project ever undertaken in Canada."
In the 20 years since its launch, the CLS has earned a well-deserved reputation for discovery and innovation by shining a light on possible solutions to many of the world’s great scientific questions.
Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre
The Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre is an intercultural gathering place that is dedicated to student success.
The centre is home to the Aboriginal Students’ Centre (ASC), which provides space for Indigenous student leadership and plays a central role in the co-ordination and communication of on-campus Indigenous initiatives.
The centre offers personal, social, cultural and academic support through programs, services and events held throughout the academic year.