Parents on Campus news
Balancing Parenthood and Post-Secondary Education Remains a Challenge at KPU
"The Parents on Campus program at the University of Saskatchewan shows just how much we lack in on-campus childcare services"
By Ashley Hyshka | March 8, 2018
U of S nurtures support for student parents
"Requel Rope’s day starts at 5:30 am and goes until 11:30 pm or 1 am, depending on the next day’s assignments and exams."
By BRETT MAKULOWICH | Jan 12, 2018
Students with kids press universities for more support
“Parents felt very isolated. They didn’t fit in with the other students or feel welcomed.”
By Suzanne Bowness | January 10 2018
Clothing Swap - October 2017
Annual General Meeting - August 2017
Daycare Discussion Panel - November 2016
This discussion panel focussed on daycare options in Saskatoon. Karen Brander from Campus Daycare (in the Education Building) and Colleen Gerling from the USSU Childcare Centres (in the Williams Building and new McEown location) were present to provide information and answer questions.
A Facebook Live stream of the event is available on the Parents on Campus Facebook page.
You can access information sheets by clicking on the following links:
- Saskatoon Daycare Centres - PDF
- Saskatoon Daycare Homes - PDF
Or visit the Government of Saskatchewan child care webpage to access an interactive map to search for centres and homes in your area.
Town Hall Meeting - April 2016
Our first town hall meeting helped to raise awareness about challenges that parents on campus face, from university accessibility to childcare.
A StarPhoenix article was published for the event
Cooking class - February 2016
Hike Bike and Roll - September 2015
We had a booth at Hike Bike and Roll, and had a "stroll around the bowl" with parents and their kids over lunch hour. In addition, we had an obstacle course set up for kids (of all ages).