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

Link to "The Runner" article

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

Link to U of S news article

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

Link to "University Affairs" article

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: 

- Daycare licensing in Saskatchewan - PDF

- 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.

Ask a Pharmacist Info Session - October 2016

This session featured information about cold and flu treatments for people in different age groups.

Click here to download a podcast of the session (38 MB)

View a pdf of the presentation here

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

Download a pdf of the recipe book from the event

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).