Language Centre Language Centre

Offers full and part-time ESL programs for international students.

  • Language Centre information for students
    See above website for details about the programs offered to students through the Language Centre. The information below is intended primarily for staff and faculty of USask.

We welcome the world.

  • began operation in 1980
  • located in the historic R.J.D. Williams Building at 221 Cumberland Avenue North in Saskatoon
  • Our full-time ESL program for international students is a ten week course offered four times per year.
  • International students who wish to study at the University of Saskatchewan may be conditionally admitted to the university while they complete their English program.
  • Students who successfully complete the top level of the full-time ESL program will be considered as having met English proficiency requirements for the University of Saskatchewan and can begin their academic studies without any further English testing.


Lynn Bytyqi
ESL Student Advisor, Part-time Program Coordinator

Lynn Calyniuk
Full-time ESL Program Registration and Student Services

Julissa Castillo
Conversion and Student Engagement Coordinator

Patty Corkal
International Special Programs Coordinator

Kara Davidson
Agent and Student Services

Sanae Ko
Assistant Director, USLC

Lisa Krol
Curriculum Coordinator, ESL Advisor

Chris Lambert
Coord. Library and Instructional Resources

Peggy Moan
Part-time Program and Student Service Support

David Parkinson
Director of the University of Saskatchewan Language Centre

Ken Seto
Program Assistant, ESL Activities and Special Programs