About the University of Saskatchewan Language Centre (USLC)

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.
  • We also provide instruction in many other languages, including French, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin and German >> learn more
  • We develop learning materials, offer translation services, curriculum development and teacher training. 
  • We also offer a distance education program in written French and short immersion programs in French and Spanish >> learn more
We also offer ESL teacher-training, including the Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CERTESL) distance program and the face-to-face program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).