Whether you’re looking to advance in your career by learning new skills, or your child is looking at college or university, Saskatoon offers plenty of options. With a number of post-secondary schools, the learning opportunities are endless.
The government offers a student financial assistance program, and there are scholarship opportunities available in many fields of study.
University of Saskatchewan
Founded in 1907, the University of Saskatchewan offers programs in over 100 areas of study. Over 21,000 students are enrolled in the university’s undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and non-degree programs. With over 4,000 full time staff, it’s Saskatoon’s second largest employer.
The beautiful campus features striking stone-clad buildings and encompasses 147 hectares of land on the South Saskatchewan River. It is the only university in Canada to house all five health science colleges and a major teaching hospital.
The University has several affiliated theological colleges – meaning they are recognized as carrying on work at the university level.
Academy of Learning College
The Academy of Learning College is a national career training centre. The college allows students to start any time of the year and set their own schedule while receiving one-on-one attention. Programs include accounting, office administration, hospitality, health care, information technology, language training, home inspection, customer service and web design.
Gabriel Dumont College
Gabriel Dumont College (GDC) delivers the first two years of a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree through the University of Saskatchewan. GDC provides an academic, cultural and social environment that encourages learning and academic excellence among its students while at the same time stressing the high value of Métis culture.
Horizon College and Seminary
Horizon College and Seminary prepares students for Christian life and ministry, whether that ministry is volunteer or professional.
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies provides applied skills training for careers in a variety of areas including business administration, information technology, community and health studies, basic adult education, professional development, aircraft maintenance and trades and industrial training.
Saskatoon Business College
Since its founding in 1907, the Saskatoon Business College (SBC) has provided a strong foundation of business education for Saskatchewan students. In addition to clerical, business, health care and computer programs, the college now offers a corporate training division.
Saskatoon Theological Union
The Saskatoon Theological Union (STU) is an association of three theological education colleges: the College of Emmanuel and St. Chad (Anglican Church of Canada), Lutheran Theological Seminary Saskatoon (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada) and St. Andrew’s College (United Church of Canada). All three colleges are affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) is Saskatchewan’s primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation. Through program and course registrations, SIAST serves almost 26,000 distinct students with programs that touch every sector of the economy.
St. Thomas More College
St. Thomas More College is a Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college that is federated with the University of Saskatchewan. Although the college maintains its own admissions and receive their own provincial grants, students at any U of S college may take courses at St. Thomas More for credit.
Western Academy Broadcasting College
Western Academy Broadcasting College offers an intensive course in broadcasting, taught by experienced Canadian broadcasters. Instruction focuses primarily on developing on-the-air talent with the objective of accenting each student’s personality and ability.