History, Affiliations and Rankings
The University of Saskatchewan was established in 1907. The university is considered a grizzled university in Canada. In 1907, the University of Saskatchewan was established. The Church of England (see Anglicanism) founded Emmanuel College in Prince Albert in 1879 to educate students in theology, classics, and Indigenous languages. It was renamed the University of Saskatchewan in 1883. The University of Saskatchewan was founded in 1907 as a nondenominational, co-educational university by the new province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Five centres lobbied to be the site of the university with Saskatoon being chosen in 1909. The University of Saskatchewan is a member of the U15 group of Canadian research universities. The university is considered among those universities which hold multiple research chairs. The university is known for its synthesizing and combined methods to handle some of the greatest global challenges. Annually, the university receives more than $176 million as sponsored research income. According to the QS World University Rankings 2022, the university is ranked #458 and is placed between #501-600 as per THE World University Rankings 2022. As per the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings 2022, the university is placed at #510 globally.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
University of Saskatchewan campus spans roughly 1,865 acres, with around 745 acres dedicated to the core academic campus and allied uses such as student dormitories and sporting facilities. Several colleges linked with the university can be found on the campus. Saskatchewan's development and expansion have benefited greatly from the university's efforts. The campus features around 130 clubs and groups, seven museums and art galleries, and a Physical Activity Complex. Due to its green space, buildings, and walkways, the campus is regarded as one of Canada's most beautiful campuses. Agriculture, Arts and Science, Commerce, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies and Research, Kinesiology, Law, Medicine (including Physical Therapy), Nursing, Pharmacy and Nutrition, and the Extension Division are among the 58 degrees, diplomas, and certificates offered by the University of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan's agricultural department has expanded to encompass three more experimental farms totalling 1847 hectares, as well as one of Canada's four veterinary medicine schools. The Virtual College of Biotechnology was founded in January of 2000.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The university is well-known for leading the Global Water Futures programme, which is the world's largest university-led freshwater research programme. The university constructed Canada's first betatron facility in 1948. The world's first non-commercial cobalt-60 therapy unit was built three years later. The University of Saskatchewan is home to around 72 Rhodes scholars and some politicians. Joseph Schull, Richard Epp, and Maureen Hunter are a few of the famous writers who were educated by the University of Saskatchewan, and so were the awardees of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, namely Gerhard Herzberg and in the year 1970 and 1983 respectively.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The University of Saskatchewan is a leader in terms of setting an example and fostering a friendly and inclusive workplace. The university is proud of its academic and staff diversity, and it acknowledges that it will only strengthen as we better reflect the province and society as a whole. The institution is also dedicated to promoting diversity and having a staff that reflects the community. The university welcomes students across the world every year. More than 25000 students from more than 130 countries have enrolled. It has a faculty-to-student ratio of 1:19. Presently, there are over 3,000 international students studying at the university.