About Us

Who we are

Graduate studies at the University of Saskatchewan are unique. In an unassuming city in the middle of the prairies, we are naturally humble, our community is close-knit, and we still call hoodies bunnyhugs. We are also known for our collaborative, inter-disciplinary approaches to tackling global challenges.

USask's graduate student experiences are enhanced by working alongside internationally acclaimed faculty in diverse areas of study with access to world-class facilities. 

30 Vanier Scholarships awarded since 2009
80+ fields of graduate study
55 research centres


Graduate studies at USask were administered by a University Council Committee on Graduate Studies from 1922 to 1945. The College of Graduate Studies was established in 1946. In 2017 the College adopted its current name - the College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies. 

Rooted in the college's values, throughout our 75-year history is its commitment to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. The College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) is home to over 4000 graduate students enrolled in over 180 graduate diplomas, course & thesis-based masters and doctoral degree programs and is home to over 200 postdoctoral fellows all of which contribute to a diverse and intensive research environment.