Established in 1907, the University of Saskatchewan(uSask) is one of Canada’s top 15 research universitiesand home to more than 24,900 students from aroundthe world. uSask offers a wide variety of degree-levelprograms at the undergraduate and graduate level withinour 13 interdisciplinary colleges, three graduate schools,and six affiliated or federated colleges. uSask provides ahighly collaborative research environment with some ofthe best facilities and analytical tools in Canada includingthe Global Institute for Water Security, the Canadian LightSource, the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for NuclearInnovation, the International Vaccine Centre, and theGlobal Institute for Food Security. The 2017 Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) ranked uSaskamong the top 100 globally in five subject areas including:water resources (#1 in Canada), environment science and engineering, agricultural sciences, veterinary sciences,and food science and technology. The university has along history of excellence in water research, spanningover 50 years of advances in the hydrological sciences,and is a premier destination for cold region hydrology research. The School of Environment and Sustainability(SENS) is an international model of excellence forinterdisciplinary, problem-oriented, and experience-basedgraduate studies related to the environment andsustainability.