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Open House is our annual event for prospective students to experience life as a University of Saskatchewan student!

  • Explore our campus and facilities
  • Take part in hands-on activities
  • Meet university staff and faculty
  • Speak with current students about the uSask experience

Open House took place on September 29, 2017. 


Additional information available for:

Student sessions

Students will learn about uSask's programs, admission requirements, student experience, campus and facilities. It is an opportunity to experience the culture and lively atmosphere of uSask while classes are in session. See below for the student sessions we offered in 2017.

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Aboriginal Students’ Centre: Dedicated to First Nations, Métis and Inuit student success
Student life

The Aboriginal Students’ Centre is dedicated to supporting the academic and personal success of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students. The centre offers personal, social, cultural and academic support through programs, services and events held throughout the academic year. We are located within the new Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, which is a signature building on campus. Please join us in learning more about the programs and supports that we offer, and the community we share at the Centre.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Aboriginal Traditional Medicine
Medicine

This presentation will focus on traditional medicine from the Plains Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan. Cultural Advisor for the University of Saskatchewan, Bob Badger, will provide teachings of the concept of traditional medicine and how they were used historically. He will also give basic teachings about how traditional medicine is used in a contemporary setting. The presentation will have some of the medicines and other Aboriginal items such as rattles and a cradleboard that Bob will share some basic teachings and stories about.

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10:30am - 11:20am

Achieving Indigenous Success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Engineering

Are you an Indigenous student who wants to learn more about Science/Technology/Engineering/Math? This panel discussion will feature Indigenous professionals who have worked in STEM fields and will focus on achieving Indigenous success in STEM. The panel will participate in a guided discussion where each panelist will answer questions that offer perspectives on the benefits and challenges of being a STEM university student, and discuss the path to becoming a scientist or professional engineer. We will also discuss our new ASAP-STEM pathway that offers incredible support and guidance through your STEM degree.

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10:30am - 11:20am

Anthropology and the Study of Culture
Arts and Science

What is ‘culture’? How does culture shape who we are and how we interact with the people around us? How does culture shape the society in which we are a part of? How can understanding culture help and influence ‘real world’ applications like health care and resource management? These are some of the questions that anthropologists explore every day! This session will demonstrate how anthropologists address these questions and how anthropologists are working in a variety of communities and settings. Come and learn more!

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Archaeology: Reconstructing the Past through Bones, Stones, and Material Culture
Arts and Science

Have you wondered what life was like 8000 years ago? How an old stone tool was used? What the environment was like in the past and how it affected the people who lived there? How disease leaves marks on the human skeleton? These are some of the questions archaeologists explore. Whether it is a human burial, a bison jump, an ancient village, or a single artifact, this session will introduce students to archaeology at the U of S and future careers in the discipline.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am

Are you interested in becoming a Dentist?
Dentistry

The College of Dentistry offers a four-year Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree program. Join staff and dental students in a hands on session and learn about the requirements to apply and details about the DMD program.

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Are you Interested in Becoming a Veterinarian?
Western College of Veterinary Medicine

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) offers a four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. Our sessions will be classroom presentations outlining requirements for applying, details about the DVM program, career opportunities and why you should choose the WCVM.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Bioinformatics = hot science career!
Arts and Science

Bioinformatics combines computer science and molecular biology, and the areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and probability and statistics. This session features an interactive activity to introduce students to this rewarding program.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Biology – Explore Your Future as a Biologist
Arts and Science

A key feature of the Biology program is hands-on learning. Our labs promote critical skills development and provide exciting learning opportunities.  Biology graduates engage in a diversity of careers: medical sciences, education, research, environmental sciences to name just a few.  This Open House session will showcase our botany teaching lab and includes a tour of the exotic plant collection in our greenhouses. Come see what we do!

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Biology – Meet the Science of the 21st Century
Arts and Science

We offer courses in a range of life science topics, and have flexible programs you can tailor to meet your interests.  Biology is an excellent choice if you are interested in medicine, dentistry, nursing, vet med or other health sciences. We are proud of our teaching laboratories where exciting hands-on learning opportunities emphasize critical skills development.  This Open House session will showcase our physiology teaching lab and you can record your ECG and heart rate. Come see what we do!

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Biomedical Sciences: A Gateway to Health and Related Professions
Arts and Science

Degrees in the biomedical sciences (BMSC) provide the strongest foundation for further training in health care-related professional programs and graduate studies. In this workshop, we seek to spark your interest in our undergraduate programs through scientific demonstrations in biochemistry, microbiology and immunology, physiology and pharmacology, and exploration of human body models from anatomy and cell biology. The first two years of our programs are referred to as the BMSC core platform and majoring in any of our four BSc programs can serve as an excellent entry point for your admission application into professional schools such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, optometry, veterinary medicine and graduate studies and research.

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Business, Economics, Resources and Entrepreneurship in the Bioeconomy
Agriculture and Bioresources

As the world’s population explodes and oil reserves shrink, agricultural enterprises will be heavily depended upon to supply the world with the fibre, fuel and food the human population requires. Students with sales, marketing, finance, business, renewable and non-renewable resource, trade and entrepreneurial skills and knowledge are already high in demand within the bioeconomy. 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.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Campus Recreation Tour
Student life

See the Physical Activity Complex (PAC) up close and in person. Learn about the various Campus Recreation programs that uSask students can join.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am

Campus tours
Student life

Explore the University of Saskatchewan on a guided tour lead by a current uSask student, and learn about our historic and student-focused university .  We have one of the most beautiful campuses in Canada and we’d love to show you around. 

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Canadian and Global Governance and Politics
Arts and Science

This session will provide you with a basic hands-on orientation to political polling and surveys. You will participate by responding confidentially to a series of questions related to important political, policy, and ethical issues facing Canadians today using technology common in many university classrooms, and together, we'll discuss how this kind of data applies in local, provincial, national and global contexts.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Chemistry
Arts and Science

When you study chemistry, you study the fundamental basis for everything, and give yourself a fundamental basis for a career. Chemistry grads go on to work in petroleum, mining, agriculture, environmental and research sectors, as well as going on to study in fields like medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and law. A chemistry degree will give you a chance to do research in a laboratory, and can include projects at the synchrotron and cyclotron. Come and learn what "the central science" has to offer you.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am

Clinical Learning Resource Centre and Interprofessional Simulated Healthcare
Medicine

The Clinical Learning Resource Centre (CLRC) is an interprofessional simulated healthcare facility that provides experiential learning activities for the various University of Saskatchewan Health Science Colleges and Schools: Medicine, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing as well as Pharmacy and Nutrition. At the CLRC, healthcare students are provided the opportunity to practice with simulated patients (trained actors), mannequins and partial task trainers before they utilize their knowledge and skills with real patients. At this session, you will get the opportunity to tour the facility and meet Earl, a high fidelity mannequin!

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am

College of Law Q and A panel - the case for applying to law
Law

Do you know where a law degree can take you? Our graduates have become lawyers, judges, advocates, premiers, governors general and even prime minister! If you’re thinking of pursuing a law degree, join us for a special Q and A to discover what it’s like to study at the College of Law! Our panel features faculty from the college and our Native Law Centre, upper-year students, and alumni working in legal and non-legal careers in Saskatoon. Perhaps you’d like to know what law school involves, or how hard it is? Or what career paths are open to you, and what legal practices are looking for in law graduates? Our panel will answer your questions about law school and beyond – so come ready to ask! We’ll also have information about the college, and tips on applying to our Juris Doctor (JD) program. We look forward to seeing you there!

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

College of Medicine Admissions
Medicine

Medicine is a challenging program that offers incredible career opportunities. Join the College of Medicine Admissions Office staff for an overview of the admissions requirements for the College of Medicine. In addition, medical students will be available to share their experiences with you, answer your questions and tell their stories about why they wanted to pursue medicine.

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Computer Science is Everywhere
Arts and Science

An understanding of how technology works is key to any professional career, from health and sciences to business and humanities. Technology is growing at a very fast pace—don’t be left behind! From electives to majors, we will talk about how you can use computer science to best prepare you for your future. This session will cover the big question of, “What exactly is computer science?,” followed by a hands-on workshop creating animated graphics (a friendly introduction to programming).

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Developing Business Professionals to Build Nations
Edwards School of Business

Get a taste of business and explore all that Edwards has to offer. Our graduates have so many opportunities, whether you want to work at a large company or start your own business. You will participate in an interactive session led by upper-year students where you will explore our six majors (Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management) and learn about co-op, study abroad and other exciting opportunities.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Engineering Career Path Panel
Engineering

Students are often unsure of what engineering actually is. This is your chance to ask engineers, your U of S alumni, from diverse professions what they do in their careers and day to day! This interactive panel will give students a chance to ask  questions to a group of engineers working in various industries to get a better sense of what an engineer does!

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Engineering Student Panel
Engineering

Learn about engineering from students just like you! What is engineering? Who is a good fit for an engineering career? Let us help you answer those questions. This interactive panel will allow you to ask questions to current engineering students, hear about their experiences as students at the University of Saskatchewan, and learn more about this dynamic and rewarding career path.

Offered at:
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Environmental Biology – Tracking Tells A Story
Arts and Science

We study ecosystems with a focus on how living organisms interact with their environment. This program can accommodate a wide variety of student interests, and prepares graduates who are articulate and knowledgeable about the complex environmental issues facing our society. A career in environmental science or more advanced study in the life sciences is possible from this major. This Open House session will showcase wildlife conservation and how nanotag tracking provides unprecedented information about wildlife movement in their natural environment. Come see what we do!

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Everyone can go abroad
Student life

Come learn about the many diverse study abroad opportunities available to you through the International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC)! There are programs available in more than 30 countries around the world, and our diverse programs are suitable for both experienced and first time travelers. An International Education Officer will give you an overview of the opportunities available to you and can answer any questions you might have about how studying abroad will foster valuable skills for your future career and how it can help you grow personally and academically.

Offered at:
11:30am - 12:20pm

Food Science and the Chemistry of Food and Nutrition
Agriculture and Bioresources

Be part of the largest and most important industries in the world. Food Science is a multi-disciplinary field involving chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, microbiology and engineering to give one the scientific knowledge to solve real problems associated with the many facets of the food system. Degree options include BSA in Food and Bioproduct Sciences and BSc in Food Science. This session will talk about different disciplines of food science; demonstrate hands on activities in food chemistry and explore the vast career opportunities available after graduation. Consider a career in Food and Bioproduct Sciences if you want to create a new 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, or work as food inspector doing quality control and quality assurance.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Geological Sciences: The Study of Earth and Its Resources
Arts and Science

Interested in a career in the Geological Sciences, or maybe just want to learn more about Earth and its 4.5 billion year history? This session will provide you with information on the different programs available at the U of S in the Geological Sciences, as well as discuss the current economic climate and its impact on our graduates. A tour of the Geology building will highlight the main theories taught in Geology, as well as reveal our exemplary rock, mineral and meteorite collection.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Health Studies
Arts and Science

Health Studies is a four-year interdisciplinary undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree. It combines a wide range of courses from the natural and social sciences, and humanities/fine arts, providing you with breadth and depth. Four core courses cover everything from shamanism to biomedicine, integrating health with all aspects of the individual, society, culture, and the environment. You can use this degree to apply for studies in Medicine or other graduate studies, or for many positions in the burgeoning field of health and heath care in Canada.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

History Matters!
Arts and Science

This presentation will showcase the dynamic ways that historical thought and skills can lead to exciting opportunities and jobs. It will also highlight the innovative new 100-level "History Matters" courses currently being offered by our department. 

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Horticulture: fruits, vegetables, urban agriculture and more
Agriculture and Bioresources

Horticulture is a multi-disciplinary study that includes several areas of study: vegetable, fruit and greenhouse production; ornamental horticulture (arboriculture / floriculture); plus landscaping. It is the most diverse of the agricultural industries and is unique in that it involves both art and science. Consider a career in horticulture if you want to introduce new fruit and vegetable crops with better nutrition, storage ability, and better suited to a changing environment, design and maintain an urban forest and green spaces that help improve the environment, improve people’s livelihood through rural and urban agriculture, or work both locally and internationally to help increase food security.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

How Do I Get into Nursing at the U of S?
Nursing

Learn about high school and university requirements for admission to nursing. Be sure to bring your questions about admission.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Inkmarks and Networks: Connecting to English
Arts and Science

The session will involve participants in the study of literature through interactive presentations. From manuscripts to films, plays and slam poetry to digital texts and graphic novels, professors will demonstrate our socially and culturally connected approaches to English literature. As well as a discussion of our programs and the skills that are developed in our courses, we'll end with a Q&A session on how textual analysis can connect our grads to careers around the world.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Interested in the Environment?
Arts and Science, Agriculture and Bioresources, Engineering (Environmental Programs)

Do you want a career where you can make a difference? Around the world, environmental change is affecting people, and environmental challenges such as food security and climate change are going to impact our lives. Environmental problems can be complicated and controversial and require people from a variety of backgrounds to develop innovative solutions. Join us to learn about eight environmental degree programs in three colleges at uSask. We will also share information about students groups and other supports specific to students in these programs.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

International student session
Student life

Learn about the services and supports offered by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC). ISSAC is a resource and campus partner for all students, staff, and faculty. We are dedicated to fostering a welcoming, globally aware and engaged campus community. And we are a home away from home for all new and incoming international students!

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Introducing Experimental Methods for the Social Sciences
Arts and Science

Experiments help us to learn and understand more about the world. During this session, we’ll talk about how social scientists in a variety of disciplines (eg. psychology, sociology, political science) use experiments and how they can help us further our understanding of our social world. You’ll also have a chance to try out some experiments in the Social Science Research Lab (SSRL).

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Introduction to Soil and its Role in Environmental Science and Resource Management
Agriculture and Bioresources

Many of the most pressing environmental issues require effective soil management to resolve them: climate change; global food shortages; lack of quality drinking water; and human health (toxicology). With the increasing awareness of climate change and global increase in human population, the services of soil scientists are already in high demands to find solutions to environmental and food security problems. Soil science also allows one to discover how plants can clean up pollution, investigate a boreal forest, reclaim soils contaminated due to mining activities, explore the world beneath your feet, and experiment in the field and in the lab

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Kinesiology
Kinesiology

Whether you are interested in entering right out of high school or after a year or two in another program, the College of Kinesiology is a good option for students interested in studying human movement, active living and healthy lifestyles. Students interested in becoming physical education teachers can do the combined program and will complete both Education and Kinesiology degrees in five years. There are five seats reserved each year in the College of Kinesiology specifically for students of Aboriginal ancestry. Find out the classes students take and what you can do with a Kinesiology degree.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Language Programs at uSask: French, German and Spanish
Arts and Science

Faculty, teaching assistants and grad students will be on hand to present study and work opportunities for undergraduate language students in the department. Career and study abroad opportunities will also be discussed as well as well reasons for studying second languages, literature and cultural studies in the 21st century. Students will be provided with information on our array of course options as well as on ways to determine the appropriate language entrance level course for various linguistic backgrounds. Speakers from our various cohorts (faculty, teaching assistants, undergrad and grad students) will contribute to the discussion.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Learn Where You Live and Hear From Nursing Students
Nursing

Did you know you can study nursing at the U of S in Prince Albert, Regina, Yorkton, La Ronge, Ile a la Crosse and Saskatoon? You will also hear current student experiences in the nursing program.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Lights! Sound! Action! Exploring Dramatic Opportunities
Arts and Science

Ever wonder about the people whose hard work onstage and behind the scenes help create the magic of theatre? Join us in Drama as current students present scenes from *The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl,* our first production of the 2017-18 Greystone Theatre season. Then afterwards, tour our facilities, theatres, workshops, and classrooms to get a sense of what career opportunities may await you in performance, technical theatre, and theatre studies.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am

Linguistics: The Study of Language
Arts and Science

In Linguistics, you learn how language develops in children alongside their cognitive abilities, how every language is a specific and complex combination of sounds, forms, and meanings, and how the expression of a culture is uniquely connected to a language. Language is at the core of the human experience. We use language every day, when we text, sing, think, write, read, learn, educate, or argue. Thus it interfaces with Psychology, Physics, Computer Science, Women and Gender Studies, Sociology, Music, Education, History, Archeology, Anthropology, and many other subjects.

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Don’t you want to find out how language works in your life?"
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Live with US in Residence - College Quarter
Student life

Our Residence buildings are more than just convenient places to live - they are supportive communities of learners. Whether you're local or from far away, attend this session to find out what benefits Residence has to offer you. Residence staff will provide an overview of the Residence experience before attendees split into smaller groups to see the physical space on a guided Residence tour.

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Live with US in Residence - Voyageur Place
Student life

Our Residence buildings are more than just convenient places to live - they are supportive communities of learners. Whether you're local or from far away, attend this session to find out what benefits Residence has to offer you. Residence staff will provide an overview of the Residence experience before attendees split into smaller groups to see the physical space on a guided Residence tour.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Live Your Education
St. Peter's College

Learn more about how you can belong to a vibrant, nurturing, and tight-knit student community like no other. St. Peter’s College offers a unique first year experience where students benefit from a low student to faculty ratio and specialized supports on a beautiful picturesque campus. To quote a recent alumnus “St. Peter’s College is not just about the classes but in the experiences and the people you meet.” Join our community for your first year in the Colleges of Arts & Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Education, Edwards School of Business, Kinesiology, and St. Peter’s College’s unique Writing Diploma.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Master of Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy students will provide an overview of this healthcare profession and provide the admission requirements. They will also provide a tour of their new "state of the art" facilities.

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Mathematics: The Universal Language
Arts and Science

Mathematics allows us to model and describe the universe around us. It is a versatile subject that gives a foundation for continuing in other fields such as science, engineering, education and economics. In this technological age, many jobs require knowledge in mathematics or statistics. Whether you are interested in courses that teach cryptography, mathematical modeling, experimental designs in statistics, or if you are looking to expand your mathematical and statistical skills for other areas of study—we have something for you! Come to our session to find out how mathematics or statistics can become your passion!

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Murray Library Tour
Student life

Welcome to the Murray Library! We are one of seven library locations at the University of Saskatchewan with resources, facilities and programs to help you succeed!  Take a library tour to learn about our study rooms, writing, math and research help. Find out about library computers, printers, laptops, Wi-Fi and more! 

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Music
Arts and Science

There are many opportunities to be involved in the department of music, as a music major, or a non-music major who is interested in being involved in music classes and/or music ensembles. There will be a powerpoint presentation and ample time for questions and discussion.

Offered at:
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Nursing Skills through Hands on Activities
Nursing

Are you ready for nursing? Join this session to observe registered nurses practice skills and then try them yourself.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Nutrition and Dietetics
Pharmacy and Nutrition

Dietetics is the profession that translates the science of nutrition into practice to promote health. Find out how you can become a registered dietitian and learn about excellent career opportunities in clinical dietetics, food service administration and public health nutrition, among others. Taste some culturally diverse foods, learn about nutrition assessment tools, hear about the unique practicum program and try your hand at a myth-busting Q&A session.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Opportunities in Animal Science and Animal Bioscience
Agriculture and Bioresources

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 B.Sc. in Animal Bioscience and the BSA Animal Science programs. Find out which of these programs is the best fit for you if you are interested in working with animals.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medicine

The practice of pathology and laboratory medicine is referred to as ‘The Science behind the Cure’. Clinicians who work in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine are referred to as ‘The Doctors Doctor’. 70-80% of decisions about patient care are based on information obtained from the hospital laboratory. Clinicians who work in laboratory medicine provide vital information to direct treatment of infections, cancer, bleeding disorders, genetic abnormalities, diabetes, kidney disease, abnormalities in pregnancy or newborns and much more. Laboratory clinicians are at the heart of patient care.  If you are interested in contributing to improved health care we invite you to this exciting information session!

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11:30am - 12:20pm

Pharmacy
Pharmacy and Nutrition

Come and see how pharmacy is changing. Pharmacists are taking on expanded roles as medication management experts to prevent adverse drug events and provide optimal drug therapy outcomes for their patients. Pharmacy practice includes a patient-centered care approach allowing pharmacists to deliver expanded services such as patient education, prescribing and adapting medications, and administration of injections.

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Physics and Engineering Physics
Arts and Science/Engineering

In the session 'Physics and Engineering Physics', you will see demonstrations being done using physics. You will also learn more about the course information that you could see if you were to go into Physics. To wrap up the session, you will learn more about a physics or engineering physics degree.

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Political Studies and International Studies
Arts and Science

This session will discuss course and program offerings and the career options of our graduates.

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Psychology at the U of S: A Clinical and Forensic Perspective
Arts and Science

Come to a fun and interactive session all about psychology at the U of S! This session will give you a brief introduction to psychology and a quick overview of what programs and courses are offered in psychology at the U of S. Most of the session will focus on some of the interesting and ground breaking research that is occurring in the Department of Psychology. Come and join the conversation, ask questions or just listen.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Social Accountability in Medicine
Medicine

What is social accountability? The Division of Social Accountability is working within the College of Medicine and its stakeholders towards building greater health equity with a focus on addressing priority health needs of underserved communities. We work with partners to integrate social accountability into education, research, advocacy, and clinical work at the College of Medicine. Learn about opportunities in global health, working with diverse populations, and how we’re aiming to impact health equity in our local communities and worldwide through health training and initiatives. This session is an excellent choice if you are considering a career in healthcare.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Sociology in Our Times
Arts and Science

Sociology provides a rich picture of our social world and its impact on our lives. Sociology majors such as Martin Luther King, Robin Williams, Michelle Obama, and Dan Aykroyd have all made their own contributions to how we understand the world today. The Department of Sociology invites you to attend our Open House information session. Come and learn about Sociology from our graduate students! We will introduce you to what Sociology is all about and what you can do with a Sociology major. We will also pass along information about great classes and internships in Criminology, Indigenous Justice and Addictions.

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10:30am - 11:20am

St. Thomas More College: Tour and Presentation
St. Thomas More College

Tour the beautiful St. Thomas More College building on the main University of Saskatchewan campus. Discover MORE at our college to complement your university experience, including smaller class sizes, award-winning professors, student services and additional scholarship opportunities.

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10:30am - 11:20am
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tour of Health Sciences E-Wing and the Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library
Medicine

Go on a guided tour of the Leslie & Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library and see some of the neat academic resources available. You will also tour the E-Wing and see first hand some of the classrooms, college department offices and unique aspects of the building.

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10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Toxicology: The Study of Poisons and Pollutants
Arts and Science

Understand how toxic substances behave in the body and the natural environment. Discover how industrial emissions have polluted our ecosystem and how to evaluate and remediate their effects. Learn how new pharmaceuticals or pesticides and manufacturing waste products are regulated. Study poisonous plants and venomous snakes. These are just a few opportunities available to you when you choose to major in toxicology at the University of Saskatchewan.

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1:30pm - 2:30pm

Undergraduate Research and You
Undergraduate Research Initiative

We show students how to find and make the most of research-based classes, projects, and extracurricular opportunities. U of S students can pursue discovery first-hand even in their first term and build on it year by year. Many undergrads follow their creative and scientific passions and go on to present projects at conferences, events, and as publications.This commitment to undergraduate research at the University of Saskatchewan ensures a culture of learning and leadership essential to solving the world's problems. It all starts with knowing how to choose research-classes, volunteer roles, and challenges and events with cash prizes.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Want to be a Teacher?
Education

Does working with children or youth interest you? Would you like to learn more about becoming a classroom teacher, Phys. Ed. teacher or music teacher? Come explore career options with the College of Education! You will receive information on what it’s like to be in the College of Education and what it takes to be part of one of the most noble of professions: teaching.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

What is Economics and Why Do We Get Paid So Much?
Arts and Science

This session will introduce you to what is economics all about, what kinds of things can you expect to learn in economics, and what jobs/earnings can you expect with an Economics BA. Bring a pencil. We will play an economic game.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Women in Engineering Panel
Engineering

Women make up more than half of the Canadian population, but are significantly underrepresented in the Engineering profession, however, over the past 10 years, the percentage of female engineers has been increasing. If you are a young woman who is interested in problem solving and helping society – this session is for you! Come listen to a panel of professional female engineers discuss their passion for their profession and why they believe women make great engineers.

Offered at:
11:30am - 12:20pm

You can get there from here: An in-depth look at the College of Arts and Science
Arts and Science

Ever wonder what you can do with a degree in the arts or sciences? Have you wondered what career options are available? Are you uncertain about what to study, or do you feel like you want to study everything? If so, then come and learn more about the College of Arts and Science. With more than 60 program options, there really is something for everyone in the College of Arts and Science.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm

Your mind: What it is and how to use it
Arts and Science

Do you want to know what there is to know? If so, philosophy is for you. What is knowledge? Are there moral truths? What is consciousness? Is freedom possible? What is the meaning of life? What is a just society? Our session offers an opportunity to learn more about some philosophical issues, the benefit of studying philosophy as part of a university education, possibilities for post-graduate work related to philosophy, and our courses. The session will be led by a current faculty member who will lead participants through some introductory thought puzzles and explain why an inquiring mind is important for scientific knowledge, moral and political engagement, and a productive life.

Offered at:
10:30am - 11:20am
11:30am - 12:20pm
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Counsellors

We offer a full day of programming specifically for counsellors at Open House. Counsellors will learn about updates to admissions and other important information. Counsellors attend separate sessions from their students at Open House.

Parents

We offer a full day of programming specifically for parents at Open House. As your children consider their options for post-secondary eduction, you will also have options to consider for how best to support them. Parent will learn how to help their child transition successfully to university. Please note, parents attend separate sessions from their children at Open House.

Volunteers

Help us to introduce prospective students to uSask at our annual Open House! Student and staff volunteers are needed throughout the day to help our visitors check in, guide them throughout campus to information sessions, assist with clean-up, etc.