Student Groups

With over 130 campus clubs and societies it's easy to find a group of people with common interests. Joining a group is extremely easy and is a great way to meet like-minded people, make a difference, and/or obtain professional development. 

Volunteer and Leadership

Take advantage of opportunities that may develop your inner leader while learning new things, meeting new people and gaining new experiences.

  • Building bridges provides a safe space to learn about culture and identity, dispel myths, ask questions, promote commonalities and respectfully understand differences.
  • PAL Peer Mentors are students who provides support for study and learning skills to other students.
  • Peer Health Mentors are student volunteers who promote health on campus.

Find Volunteer opportunities

Get hands on experience in classes that offer Experiential Learning

Places to hang out

Aboriginal Students' Centre
The Aboriginal Student Centre (ASC) is a gathering place to study, meet others and join in cultural programming like Soup and Bannock and Creative Native. 

ISSAC and Global Connections
The International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) is a place students can relax with friends, enjoy lunch, study or get involved in the campus community.

Pride Centre
The USSU Pride Centre is a welcoming, vivacious, and celebratory campus community. Join a friendly environment with a diverse group of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Commons
The GSA Commons is a friendly space open to all graduate students to study, meet with friends, eat lunch and lounge.

Women's Centre
The USSU Women’s Centre is a safe, dynamic, comfortable, positive space to organize around feminism and activism. There’s a lounge to hang out in and meet like-minded people.

Religion

Multi-faith Chaplains

Through the individual chaplaincies, the chaplains offer regular worship on campus, prayer and meditation groups, discussion and social justice groups, retreats, and workshops.

Ecumenical Chaplaincy

The Ecumenical Chaplaincy is a shared ministry of Anglican, Presbyterian, and United churches who seek to nourish faith and build community among students at the U of S in co-operation with other faith communities.

Recreation and the arts

Campus rec

If you enjoy socializing and meeting new people while being physically active then Campus Rec has the perfect experience for you! 

  • Recreation clubs - including, kayaking, karate and figure skating.
  • Recreation teams  - join one of the many intramural sports leagues as an individual or as  team
  • Learn-to classes - take classes for a range of activities including belly dancing, squash, fencing and more. It's a great way to try an activity out before joining a club or a league.

Huskie Athletics
Go to a Huskie game (for free)

Dancing
Join the Ballroom Dancing clubSwing Dance Club and campus rec offers a learn-to belly dancing class.

Yoga, mindfulness and meditation
You can join the Yoga club, yoga classes or meditation classes

Music
Take in a live show at Louis' Pub where both touring and local bands are showcased throughout the year. Join the glee club, audition for one of our Department of Music ensembles.

Museums and Galleries
The U of S is home to a number of galleries and museums.

International Students

Global Connections Network Student Groups – 2016/17

If you do not see your group below, please send us a message at international.students@usask.ca so we can add your group.

Association for Exchange and International Students (AXIS)

Designed to integrate exchange students into campus and Saskatoon life. 

Our objective is to create an informal, friendly dialogue between international students – be they on exchange or seeking a full degree -- and Canadian students.

U of S AXIS will be planning and promoting non-mandatory social and cultural events throughout the semester, such as attending hockey games, beer nights and a weekend cabin trip. This will be a great way to meet new friends and experience Saskatoon.

Feel free to post any questions, advertise your events or strike up a conversation with your fellow exchange students on our Facebook page. We will be posting information for other programs and events around Saskatoon you might want to check out, so keep an eye on our page!

Contact: Aaron Canitz, uofs.axis@usask.ca
 www.facebook.com/groups/404008393098773/

 Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association U of S

A theological and religious organization, which is mainly devoted to promote universal religious appreciation, awareness, and tolerance to the campus community. 

Ahmadiyya Muslim Students' Association helps with an understanding of the beliefs, teachings, and philosophies of all major world religions to promote interfaith respect. Our Motto is Love For All, Hatred For None.

We hold an interfaith symposium/Conferences each semester on major issues in the media.

Contact: President, Wajahat Ahmad, amsa.uofs@gmail.com
@AMSAUofS
 www.facebook.com/amsauofs/

 The Confucius Institute

A non-profit educational centre offering non-credit Chinese language and culture courses and programs for university and K-12 school students, as well as members of the general public.

The Confucius Institute at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is a non-profit educational centre offering non-credit Chinese language and culture courses and programs for university and K-12 school students, as well as members of the general public.

The CI exposes people to different aspects of Chinese society and culture, such as Chinese history, music and performing arts, painting, and martial arts. The CI works with local Chinese communities to engage and promote intercultural activities through cultural displays and cultural events.

The CI promotes academic exchange and educational cooperation between the U of S and BIT and between Canadian and Chinese scholars through seminars, public lectures, faculty exchanges, conferences, and joint research projects.

The CI facilitates cross–cultural exchange and understanding and promotes friendship between Canada and China. The CI is an important bridge linking the people of our two great countries.

Office: Room 205, Arts Building
Tel. (306) 966-1200
Email: confucius.institute@usask.ca
English website: http://confuciusinstitute.usask.ca/
Chinese website: http://ciuofs.ca.chinesecio.com
 www.facebook.com/confuciusinstitute.usask.ca/

 Chinese Students’ & Scholars’ Association (CSSA)

A student run, non-political and non-profit organization established to provide support services and events and activities to Chinese students.

We were established in 1985 aiming to provide support services to Chinese students, and to involve Chinese students, scholars and faculties in activities and events which will benefit students’ university life.  Throughout the year, we host social, academic and athletic events for the Chinese students. This will also offer an excellent opportunity for our executive members to learn valuable life skills such as event planning, administrative functions, interpersonal communication and financial management. We want to be the voice of Chinese students, advocating for their needs and interests both socially and academically.

Website: www.usaskcssa.ca
Wechat: cssa_usask
Contact Name: Zhuoyang Li, cssa.sask@gmail.com

 Edwards International Students’ Society (EISS)

EISS provides networking opportunities among students of different backgrounds, specifically Business students, and foster intercultural understanding from different countries.

EISS serves as a bridge of communication between international undergraduate students, local undergraduate students and the University. We also organize events and activities for the development and welfare of full-time international undergraduate students and provide assistance to students regarding life as a student both at University of Saskatchewan and in Saskatoon.

Most importantly, we promote a sense of belonging and serve as a support group for the community of international students at University of Saskatchewan and Edwards School of Business.

www.facebook.com/Edwards-International-Students-Society-1169027656449639/
Contacts: President - Hui Jiao (May), hui.jiao@usask.ca
Rashid Ahmed, rash.ahmeds@gmail.com
Hans Wang, hans.w@usask.ca

 

 India Students’ Association

Description pending.

Contact Name: Tarun Arora, isa.uofs@gmail.com
Website: http://www.usask.ca/groups/isa/
 www.facebook.com/groups/isa.uofs/

 

 Nepalese Students’ Association

NSA is a platform for Nepalese students and friends of Nepal at U of S to meet, interact and organize socio-cultural and fun activities. It also represents the interests of Nepalese students at the U of S, promotes Nepali culture, and assist undergraduate and graduate Nepalese students.

Its membership is open to all students registered at UofS regardless of nationality, ethnicity, race, gender or socio-cultural background. NSA believe in global citizenship and always promote multi-culturalism, diversity and tolerance. We have been organizing several activities from assisting potential and new students to promoting students social life, summer picnics, potlucks, barbeque, cultural nights, celebration of Nepalese festivals and participation in Folkfest !

If you are interested in learning more about NSA or Nepal, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Contacts: Prabin Rokaya, President, nsa_uofS@gmail.com
Sujata Budhathoki, Event Coordinator, nsa_uofs@gmail.com
Nripesh Ayer, Public Relations Office, nsa_uofs@gmail.com
 www.facebook.com/groups/nsa.uofs/

 

 Undergraduate Chinese Culture Club

The Undergraduate Chinese Culture Club (UCCC) is for everyone interested in learning or presenting Chinese culture at the University of Saskatchewan and the greater Saskatoon area.

The UCCC is happy to bring Chinese traditions and celebrations to the multicultural environment at the U of S for students to experience. Featuring Dragon and Lion Dance group, UCCC is involved in many nonprofit performances. Students will have opportunities to participate in Chinese art and music classes, including Chinese Calligraphy, folk instruments, martial arts, Tai Chi Kung Fu Fan, and diabolo. In addition, UCCC also hold recreational activities such as singing, dancing, playing Chinese games such as mahjong, and tasting Chinese snacks.

We are always accepting new members, so join us today!

 www.facebook.com/uccc.uofs/
Contact: Hui Jiao, hui.jiao@usask.ca
Wechat: May0505Loveyou
Anni Zhang, anni.zhang@usask.ca
Wechat: Krisan_

ISSAC and Global Connections
The International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) is a place students can relax with friends, enjoy lunch, study or get involved in the campus community.

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