Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

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Criteria to use the Word 'University' in Saskatchewan

Universities in Saskatchewan must demonstrate the following:

  • A clear governance and administration structure, with faculty involved in academic decision-making.
  • A clear public mission statement that addresses research and innovation, teaching, and service comparable to similar universities across Canada.
  • A mandate, mission and goals stating the provision of:
    • undergraduate and/or graduate level programs;
    • academic counseling, advising, and other student services;
    • facilities and access to learning resources, including library, laboratories, and student support services; and
    • financial resources appropriate to the needs of the programs.
  • The majority of programs must include university level degrees in the areas of liberal arts or sciences, or professional programs, including engineering, law, and medicine.

Note: This list is not comprehensive and subject to change depending on the post-secondary educational needs in Saskatchewan.

For more information on the use of the word 'university' in Saskatchewan, refer to The Degree Authorization Act.

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