University of Saskatchewan News

The 2017 provincial budget delivered the largest single funding cut in the University of Saskatchewan's 110-year history.

Sask. universities left to make up for budget cuts

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 10:38am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 10:45am

The provincial budget came with bad news for Saskatchewan's universities.   All post-secondary institutions were handed a five per cent funding cut.   The University of...

Cam Braes scored four goals in the UNB Varsity Reds 5-3 win over the University of Saskatchewan.

Huskies comeback comes up short in University Cup final

By Ryan Brandt March 19, 2017 - 2:27pm Updated: March 19, 2017 - 2:30pm

A 1983 championship remains the only national title for the University of Saskatchewan men's hockey team.

Four goals by New Brunswick's Cam Braes led the host Varsity...

Levi Cable's overtime winner moved the University of Saskatchewan past York at the University Cup.

Cable's winner moves Huskies back to University Cup semifinal

By Ryan Brandt March 17, 2017 - 2:38pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:45pm

One year ago, the Saskatchewan Huskies needed four overtimes to advance from the quarterfinals at the University Cup. 

In 2017, it took just 1:01 of extra time to beat...

The Canada West champion Saskatchewan Huskies lost 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports women's basketball championships in Victoria, BC,

Laval shooting game ousts Huskies from nationals

By Ryan Brandt March 9, 2017 - 8:42pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:45pm

A slow start cost the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's basketball team, losing 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports national championship tournament in Victoria, BC. 

The University of Alberta Golden Bears captured a 26th Canada West title with a 6-3 win over Saskatchewan.

Golden Bears storm back and win Canada West on Huskies' soil

By Ryan Brandt March 5, 2017 - 11:10pm Updated: March 5, 2017 - 11:15pm

I was an ending that nobody expected.

The Alberta Golden Bears scored three goals in a span of 2 minutes and 16 seconds and went on to beat the University of...

A promotional poster for the Dr. Pepper tuition give-away contest at The University of Saskatchewan.

U of S professor says Dr. Pepper contest promotes unhealthy habits

By Chris Carr March 3, 2017 - 3:55pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 4:00pm

A tuition give-away contest might seem like a sweet deal to some, but at least one professor at the University of Saskatchewan wants it banned from campus.

Dr. Pepper is...

Saskatoon city council approved $3 million in additional funding on Feb. 27, 2017 for the $41-million Merlis Belsher Place, which is set to open in fall 2018.

Council approves $3M in additional funding for new U of S arena

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 27, 2017 - 7:40pm Updated: February 27, 2017 - 7:45pm

The new arena project on University of Saskatchewan grounds is getting a boost from Saskatoon city council.

Councillors approved the Home Ice Capital Campaign's ask for...

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies slipped by Mount Royal to set up another Canada West finals meeting with Alberta.

'We've accomplished one goal' Huskies hockey returns to Canada West men's Final

By Ryan Brandt February 26, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: February 26, 2017 - 3:30pm

Since 1997, only two teams have been able to claim the Canada West men's hockey title.

That streak will continue in 2017 as the University of Saskatchewan takes on the...

Andrew Ford, from Humboldt, Sask., works at Disney Studios and helped make the movies Moana  and Zootopia.

Humboldt animator helps create Oscar nominated Disney movies

By Britton Gray February 25, 2017 - 10:18am Updated: February 25, 2017 - 10:19am

From the prairies to the Magical Kingdom, one Saskatchewan animator has been working hard bringing Disney's stories to life.

Andrew Ford, who hails from Humboldt, took a...

Nearly 400 students at the University of Saskatchewan have signed up to be doted on by "sugar daddies" and "sugar mommas" through a new dating website.

Sugar babies: U of S students use dating site to earn cash, gifts

By 650 CKOM January 19, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 5:30pm

University of Saskatchewan students have been getting paid big bucks to become a "sugar baby" on a new dating website.

Seeking Arrangement seeks to match people who...

The University of Saskatchewan receives around 25 per cent of its money from tuition fees.

U of S announces tuition hikes for upcoming school year

By 650 CKOM January 11, 2017 - 1:20pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 1:30pm

Most students at the U of S will see their tuition rise in the 2017-18 school year.   The school released its planned tuition rates for the upcoming year on Wednesday.   Fee...

University of Saskatchewan goalie Jordon Cooke captured a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2016 Spengler Cup.

'It was an experience I will never forget' U of S goalie Jordon Cooke looks back at Spengler Cup win

By Ryan Brandt January 9, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: January 9, 2017 - 5:45pm

You would have to pay Jordon Cooke to win another award, literally, because he has won every possible individual honour at the amateur level.

The reigning U Sports (...