Volume 13, Number 7 November 18, 2005

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Globe also issues report

TORONTO – The Globe and Mail’s annual University Report Card, released Oct. 13, has the University of Saskatchewan getting A+ in two categories – sports and recreation facilities, and the attractiveness of campus.

The results are based on a survey of 27,800 undergrads, conducted by The Strategic Counsel, who are also members of the studentawards.com online database. The students are asked approximately 100 questions about the institution they attend and the results were translated into letter grades ranging from A to D.

The following is a sampling of some grades awarded to U of S:

A- Overall educational experience
A- Tolerance for diverse opinions/ideas
A- Opportunities for fun on campus
B+ Number of courses to choose from
B+ Sense of personal safety/security
B+ Availability of faculty outside classroom hours
B Quality of teaching
B- On-campus pubs/bars
B- Ease of course registration process
B- Food Services
C+ Quality of academic advising
C Student residences
C- Availability of needs-based and merit based scholarships
C- On-campus employment opportunities


For more information, contact communications.office@usask.ca


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