College of Agriculture and Bioresources

Business and economics in the bioeconomy with agribusiness graduates

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
1:30 pm CST

Career paths include agricultural sales, marketing locally and internationally, positions in agricultural financial institutions, trading, financing, business management, renewable resource management, policy development and analysis and more.

Food science and technology – challenges and goals in feeding the world in the 21st century

Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences
2:30 pm CST

Be part of the largest and most important industries in the world. Food science is a multi-disciplinary field involving chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, microbiology, nutrigenomics and engineering that gives one the scientific knowledge to solve real world problems associated with the many facets of the food system. In this online session, we will talk about different disciplines that make up the pillars of food science; the course curriculum, explore the vast career opportunities available after graduation, and also hear from the current students about their experiences in food science.

Consider a career in food and bioproduct sciences if you want to create novel, exciting and nutritional products using unconventional ingredients like lentil flour, haskaps and limited preservatives, develop functional foods that promote health benefits beyond basic nutrition, study the nature and make up of foods and what causes their deterioration, work as a food inspector doing quality assurance and quality control, or be part of the advances that ensure that our food supply is secure and safe for future generations.

Opportunities in Animal Science and Animal Bioscience

College of Agriculture and Bioresources
3:30 pm CST

Are you interested in learning about domestic animal production or studying and understanding a diversity of animal biological systems? Are you looking for a suitable program that provides the necessary courses and hands on experience toward applying for veterinary medicine or medicine? This session will explore the similarities and differences between the BSc in Animal Bioscience and the BSA in Animal Science programs. Find out which of these programs is the best fit for you if you are interested in working with animals.

College of Arts and Science

Humanities, social sciences and the Bachelor of Arts

1:30 pm CST

The world needs people who can think for themselves and critically examine more than one narrative; people who understand human history, can communicate new ideas, inspire change, and lead with vision. The world needs professionals with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences in every sector of our economy. To learn more about how a BA will challenge you to identify yourself in the things that you learn and become what the world needs, attend this session. 

Technical, natural and biomedical sciences

2:30 pm CST

Opportunities for students who pursue a Bachelor of Science (BSc) are vast and relevant to precisely what the world needs. We need technical expertise balanced against the problems of our day; a way of understanding both science and people in relation to, for example, climate change or vaccines. Our students have the opportunity to draw connections between disparate fields of inquiry, and they become well-rounded, well-grounded professionals. To learn more about the pathways that BSc students can take, attend this live session.  

Fine and performing arts

3:30 pm CST

More than ever our world needs the fine and performing arts. From the sense of community that the arts bring to life to the expression of otherwise lost emotions, the fine and performing arts are vital. The world need artists, supporters of the arts, curators, critics, and culture to persist through the challenges that we face. Even if you think of your art as a hobby, you might be interested in learning about how following your passions can open doors both familiar and novel. To learn more about how the fine and performing arts highlight your ability to create what the world needs, attend this live session. 

Scheduled chat times with Arts and Science faculty and students

Denise Huynh, lecturer
Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Are you interested in artifacts and remains that tell a story about past peoples? Do you think about how people today are connected to people of the past, or people from other cultures? If so, join Denise Huynh, lecturer in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, at 3 pm (CST) and learn more about the issues and questions that students in these classes explore.

Kas Rea-Cram, student and artist
Department of Art and Art History

Do you have a passion for visual arts and the history of art? Are you curious about how following your passions could prepare you for exciting experiences and meaningful career options? Join Kas Rea-Cram, student and artist, at 2 pm (CST) to learn more about how studying art at USask can enrich your life.

Professor Tony Kusalik
Department of Computer Science

Bioinformatics combines biology, biochemistry, mathematics, statistics and computer science for analyzing and understanding the biochemical processes of life. If you are excited about understanding biological processes, genetics, or diseases using biological information, be sure to chat with Professor Tony Kusalik at 1 pm (CST).

Professor Amy Stevens
Department of Chemistry

Are you interested in investigating how the matter all around us interacts, combines, and changes? Do you know what a chemist does? Do you have questions about how studying chemistry at university can prepare you for a wide range of careers and professions? Come chat with Professor Amy Stevens at 1 pm (CST) to learn more about classes, programs, and career and research possibilities in chemistry.

Sam Horovatin, master's student
Department of Computer Science

Do you think computer science might be a good fit for you? Sam Horovatin, a master’s student who earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science and completed the Professional Internship Program, would love to answer any questions you might have! Stop by to chat with Sam.

Lauren Griffin, student and performer
Department of Drama

Are you a person who loves theatre--whether acting on stage or working behind the scenes? If so, you might be interested in pursuing a degree or certificate in drama at USask. Join Lauren Griffin, student and performer, at 2 pm (CST) to learn more about Greystone Theatre, interesting drama courses, and the local theatre community in Saskatoon.

Professor Wendy Roy
 Department of English

Do you love to read? Are you a writer or a storyteller? If so, you will want to connect with Professor Wendy Roy and learn more about what it’s like to study English at USask.

Professor Matt Lindsay
Department of Geological Sciences

Are you concerned about the relationship between human activity and the environment? Are you interested in how earth processes shape our environment over vast periods of time, and how human activity interacts with those processes? If so, join Professor Matt Lindsay and learn more about Environmental Geoscience at USask.

Professor Sam Butler
Department of Geological Sciences

Are you interested in learning about the earth’s physical properties and processes, or discovering what kind of field work geophysics students at USask get to explore? At 1 pm (CST) you’ll have the chance to chat with Professor Sam Butler about all things geophysics.

Paige Daubenfeld, current student

Health Studies is an interdisciplinary program that examines health and wellness from biological, cultural, social, and environmental contexts. If you are interested in a well-rounded undergraduate degree in Health Studies, consider joining Paige Daubenfeld, current student, to learn more about what makes this program so unique.

Sam Huckerby, history major
Department of History

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a historian? Students who take first-year history classes at USask participate in original research projects and small, discussion-based seminars, and thus, gain a solid understanding of the importance of history to our everyday world. To learn more about what it’s like to study history at USask, be sure to chat with Sam Huckerby, a history major in the College of Arts and Science, at 2 pm (CST).

Madi Kuhn, linguistics major
Department of Linguistics

Have you ever wondered about the role that language plays in society? Are you interested in becoming a speech-language pathologist? Linguistics—the scientific study of language—can be applied to careers in speech recognition, artificial intelligence, forensics, translation, language teaching, and many more exciting fields. To learn more about the programs on offer by the Department of Linguistics, join fourth-year linguistics major, Madi Kuhn, at 3 pm (CST) for a Q&A.

Rina Rast, current student and physics major
Department of Physics and Engineering Physics

Do you ever look up into the night sky and wonder why some stars are brighter than others? Do you have a passion for understanding how everything in the world really works – how matter and energy interact? If so, at 1 pm (CST) chat with Rina Rast, a current student and physics major with a specialized interest in astronomy.

Professor Alisha Pomazon
Department of Religion and Culture

Are you fascinated by the impact of religious thought on human culture? Are you curious about how your own acquaintance with religion has shaped your world-view and the world around you? If so, join Professor Alisha Pomazon at 2 pm (CST) to learn more about the diverse courses you could take in religion and culture at USask.

Shayla Batty, master's student
Department of Sociology

Have you ever thought about how people’s actions can affect social systems of law, religion, or education? Have you ever wondered how our social systems affect your own actions? If these questions sound interesting, join Shayla Batty, master’s student in sociology, at 3 pm (CST) learn more about the sociology programs offered at USask.

Erin Brophy, women's and gender studies student

Have you ever questioned the gender assumptions that underlie human behavior, institutions, and culture? Are you compelled by shifts in gender nonconformity and activism? If so, at 3 pm (CST) you might be interested in chatting with Erin Brophy, current women’s and gender studies student, about what makes this area of inquiry vital to the world we inhabit.

Edwards School of Business

Edwards School of Business: developing business professionals to build nations

1:30 pm CST; 2:30 pm CST

At the Edwards School of Business, we pride ourselves on being just the right size. We offer Saskatchewan’s best business students an AACSB-accredited education in a welcoming environment. Our classes facilitate learning and interaction with faculty and other students.

College of Education

Becoming a Teacher

1:30 pm CST; 2:30 pm CST; 3:30 pm CST

Join the College of Education to learn more about the various pathways to receiving a Bachelor of Education degree and becoming a teacher! We offer many unique programs including our revamped, integrated kinesiology/education combined program (for those wanting to teach high school physical education) and the new Language Teacher Education Program (for those wanting to teach in Cree- and French-language settings). We will cover admission requirements and program information with time for questions at the end.

College of Engineering

No final exams, common breaks, and chances to re-do tests. Yes, this is first-year at USask Engineering

1:30 pm CST; 2:30 pm CST; 3:30 pm CST

Engineers need a more robust and diverse skillset than ever before, but engineering education hasn't changed much in 100 years--until now. We've completely changed your first year to better support your mental and physical health. Learn about RE-ENGINEERED, the most innovative first-year program in Canada, and how we are helping you become the engineer the world needs.

College of Medicine

Saskatchewan’s Medical School

2:30 pm CST

As Saskatchewan's Medical School, the College of Medicine exists primarily to serve the residents of the province. We are leaders in improving the health and well-being of the people of Saskatchewan and the world. Our school values diversity and we strive to have an incoming MD class that reflects the diversity of our province. The undergraduate medical education program is a fully accredited four-year program leading to the Medical Doctor (MD) degree. After earning the MD degree, students apply for postgraduate training in the specialty of their choice. Starting in the fall of 2022, all four years of the MD Program will be offered at both the Saskatoon and Regina Campuses.

College of Nursing

Become a nurse

1:30 pm CST; 2:30 pm CST

University of Saskatchewan Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) is a non-direct-entry four-year degree program which includes a pre-professional year of university-level courses followed by three years of nursing education and clinical practice opportunities. In years two, three and four of your program, you will engage in an innovative, interprofessional education, challenging you to push the boundaries of knowledge and health. You will also participate in nursing practice, patient- and family-centered care, and clinical learning experiences. The BSN program is offered at campuses and sites in Saskatoon, Prince Albert, La Ronge, Île-à-la-Crosse, Regina and Yorkton, so you can learn where you live! In this session, you'll learn about the BSN program and admission requirements, and gain some understanding of how best to prepare for your future in nursing!

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition

Pharmacy and nutrition

2:30 pm CST

USask pharmacy and nutrition programs are geared toward preparing students to enter the profession by offering high quality, challenging undergraduate programs. We offer the following degrees: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (B.Sc. [Nutrition]). These degrees lead to excellent career opportunities and rewarding, challenging careers. Experiential learning experiences in both programs give students the chance to apply the knowledge they are gaining out in the field with professional pharmacists and dietitians/nutritionists. Experiential learning practicums enable students to get almost immediate registration as a professional pharmacist or dietitian upon graduation (following completion of licensing exams). Both of our programs are fully accredited by national accrediting bodies.

International Student and Study Abroad

USask International: Experience the world on campus and abroad

1:30 pm CST

The International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC) is a central support unit and a campus partner for all students, staff and faculty. ISSAC is dedicated to fostering a welcoming, globally aware and inclusive campus community. Attend this session and learn how ISSAC can support you to engage in intercultural experiences across campus or study abroad as part of your academic program, or support you as an international student if you are moving here from abroad. 

Admissions and Scholarships

Apply on the spot admissions workshop

Student Recruitment and Admissions
1:30 pm CST; 2:30 pm CST; 3:30 pm CST

Already know that you want to be a USask student next year? Want help with submitting your application? Sign up for this session to apply on the spot for admission to one of USask's undergraduate direct-entry programs in the Colleges of Agriculture and Bioresources, Arts and Science, Education, Engineering, Kinesiology, or Edwards School of Business! We will walk you through the application process and answer any questions you may have. You could be the first of your friends to get into university! Bring your curiosity and your questions. We look forward to introducing you to our undergraduate programs application process and our inspired community. We encourage you to create an 'Apply' account and begin an application to prepare for this session. Please note that we will not be able to address inquiries about the status of applications for admission that have already been submitted.

Scholarships and bursaries

Student Finance and Awards
1:30 pm CST

Each year, USask gives over $3.5 million to first-year students in scholarships and bursaries. There are plenty of awards for students from diverse experiences. This online session will give you an overview of scholarships and bursaries available to students entering USask and will discuss how you can be considered for the resources available.