U of S 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 the U of S.

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 Calyniuk
Customer Service and Program Assistant

Patty Corkal
ESL Special Programs Coordinator

Gina DiPaolo
Coordinator, ESL Activities

Lara Guerrero
Program Assistant, ESL Activities

Rose Kluge
Office Manager, Finance Payroll

Sanae Ko
Assistant Director, USLC

Lisa Krol
Curriculum Coordinator & ESL Advisor

Chris Lambert
Coord. Library & Instructional Resources

Debra Marshall
Program Assistant, Homestay & French Immersion

David Parkinson
Director of the University of Saskatchewan Language Centre

Ken Seto
Program Assistant, ESL Electives

Xing Xu
Marketing Assistant