Saskeshwan, is a prairie province and the only state in Canada having no coastal borders and only artificial borders.
It is the fifth largest (area wise) and sixth most populated province in Canada
Saskatchewan is known as the sunniest province in Canada, with an average of 2,000 - 2,5000 hours of sunshine per year.
The population of the province is around 1.1 million people.
The capital of Saskatchewan is Regina
The fertile lands in Saskatchewan is one of the key factors of the province's growing economy, and one that continuously attracts hundreds of immigrants to the province each year.
Saskatchewan's total population is over 1.1 million, and the majority of its population living in the southern prairie of the province, while the northern half of the province is thinly dispersed, and forested.
About half the total population live in the largest city, Saskatoon, and the capital Regina
Saskatchewan shares its borders with Alberta to its West, Northwest Territories to the North, Manitoba to the East, and Montana and South Dakota to the South.
The province is made up of two primary regions such as The Prairies in the South, and the Boreal Forest in the North. The Northern part of the province is almost fully covered by forest land, except for the Lake Athabasca sand dunes, the largest active sand dunes in the world.
The highest point is located in the Cypress hills, at 1,392 meters (4,567 ft). The lowest point in the province is located on the shore of Lake Athabasca, at 213 meters (699 ft).
The province has four distinct seasons Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter and has a humid continental climate.
The average temperature during summers ranges between 20°C - 25°C and in winters the temperatures range -5°C to - 15 °C .
It is mandatory for international students to ensure that they are covered by a healthcare plan for the duration of their studies in Saskatchewan.
Most of the Canadian provinces have two types of health insurance plans:
Medicare - which is provided free by the Canadian government for permanent residents and citizens of Canada, covering doctor visits, hospital stays, and medical tests.
Private Health Insurance: Residents and students need to purchase, it covers,hospital stays, medical tests, and many more.
Universities and Colleges in Saskatchewan offer vocational programs, technical programs, and higher education (Degree programs).
The vocational education and training colleges provide you with certificates, diploma and associate degrees, taking between 1-2 years to complete.
Higher institutions across the province include Universities, Affiliated Colleges, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regional Colleges, Private Vocational Schools, Religious teaching institutions, Aboriginal Universities, Distance learning institutions, and Federated Colleges.
Popular industry and subject related courses offered at Saskatchewan higher education institutions includes: