We look forward to welcoming all new students in January 2013!
Please note that the University of Saskatchewan will be closed from December 25, 2012 until January 2, 2013.
Campus Tours will be available twice daily at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. starting Wednesday, January 2, 2013 through Friday, January 4, 2013. If you are new to campus and would like to take part in a tour please register below!
New Student Welcome Luncheon
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.International Student & Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) in Lower Place Riel
All students beginning classes in January 2013 are invited to a complimentary come-and-go welcome pizza lunch on Friday, January 4, 2013. Simply register online and you can stop by anytime between 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to enjoy complimentary pizza and pop!
At the luncheon, you will:
- Meet other students and U of S staff
- Learn about our student support services and programs
- Find out how you can get involved to make the most out of university
- Have a chance to ask any questions you may have for our friendly representatives from the International Student and Study Abroad Centre, Aboriginal Students' Centre, and Student Recruitment
Registration for the luncheon and campus tours is now closed. Walk-up registration will be available on-site.
International Student Welcome
1:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.Education Building - Room 1004
The International Student & Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) welcomes all new international undergraduate, graduate and exchange students! We will assist you in your transition and settlement to the University of Saskatchewan and the City of Saskatoon.
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Student Check in (coffee and snacks provided)
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Welcome and introductions
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Icebreaker Activities and Getting To Know You
3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. - Breakout Sessions for Graduate, Undergraduate and Exchange Students followed by Cultural Adaptation and Settlement Presentations
3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. - Break
4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - ISSAC Services and Your Responsibilities as an International Student
5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. - A Day in the Life of an International Student
5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. - Supper
7:00 p.m. - Huskie Men's Hockey Game (optional)
International Students Tip for Success:
With your admission letter you should have received a Pre-Arrival Guide. Please make sure to review this guide or visit the International Student and Study Abroad Centre's website for complete arrival information. The guide and website both discuss important information regarding health coverage, accommodation, free taxi ride from the airport or bus depot and information on how much Canadian funds to have access to.
Registration for Welcome is now closed. Walk-up registration will be available on-site.
Aboriginal Student Welcome
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Aboriginal Students' Centre - 110 Marquis Hall
The Aboriginal Students' Centre (ASC) welcomes all new Aboriginal undergraduate and graduate students. We will assist you in your transition to the University of Saskatchewan.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch with a meet and greet
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Presentations with the Aboriginal Students' Centre (ASC) and ASC Ambassadors to learn first-hand from a student's perspective how to succeed at the U of S and gain further information on the services provided by the ASC
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Optional Tour and Question and Answer period
No registration is required for this event so feel free to drop by and meeting the great ASC staff!
If you have any questions regarding this event please feel free to contact the Aboriginal Students' Centre at 966-5790.