Since 1980, we have offered English language programs for students planning to start a degree at USask and the broader community.


English for Academic Purposes

We offer full-time English preparation for students who intend to enter a degree program at the University of Saskatchewan but do not meet the English language proficiency requirement

Undergraduate students (bachelor's)

You can apply for joint admission to the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program and your university degree program. Once you finish the highest level, University Bridging, you can start your degree program in the next available term.

In the final level of the program, you will study English and take a university class for credit toward many degrees. This valuable experience can help you have the best start to your degree program.

Graduate students (master's, PhD)

If you have received an offer of conditional admission to a graduate degree program at USask, you can enroll in Graduate Bridging to meet the English language proficiency requirement. Graduate Bridging combines English language study at the USask Language Centre with a graduate class, GPS 981, allowing you to finish your advanced English studies while applying your language skills in a real academic setting.

Language Centre programs are offered both in-person and online. On-campus, face-to-face classes and activities will be offered alongside online classes and student activities. This gives students like you more flexibility to arrange your study and travel plans and avoid any delays to your training here at USask. If you have questions, reach out to the USask Language Centre at uslc.registration@usask.ca.

Full-time English

There are three terms and three intakes to the English for Academic Purposes program each year. There are two application types used for admission to the EAP program.

  1. Select the application form for joint admission if you are also applying for an undergraduate degree program.
  2. If you wish to study English only, or are applying for a Master's degree or PhD program through the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, select the EAP only application form.

Part-time ESL

This program is for students already attending the university or community members who would like to improve their English. These evening classes teach you academic writing in addition to spoken English skills. Bursaries are available for graduate students.

Special programs

Through long-standing partnerships, we cooperate with schools, universities, companies, and other organizations to offer special group programs throughout the year. These programs can be designed to incorporate English study with professional or academic interest experiences.


We connect students in our programs with housing opportunities, either in Homestay with a local family here in Saskatoon or in University of Saskatchewan student residences.

Current students

USask Language Centre tour video

If you are currently enrolled in a Language Centre program, see our current students website for class details and information about the library, labs, housing and activities.


Language Centre Main Office

Email: uslc.reception@usask.ca 
Telephone: (+1) 306-966-4351

University of Saskatchewan Language Centre
232 R.J.D. Williams Building
221 Cumberland Ave. N.
Saskatoon, SK S7N 1M3