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The number of Aboriginal students on the University of Saskatchewan campus continues to rise.
Self-declared Aboriginal student enrollment at the university is up 7 per cent compared to this time last year.
The university says as of the first day of classes, there were a total of 2,401 Indigenous students registered in classes.
At the beginning of last year’s fall semester, the university also saw an increase of 8 percent from the year before with 2,210 Aboriginal students registered.
Meanwhile, overall student enrollment at the U of S is up 2.6 per cent from the previous year of over 20,000 students registered.
A more detailed analysis of enrollment trends will be completed in mid-October when the university officially records fall-term enrollment data.