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    #saskpolytechwelcomedays - #saskpolytechwelcomedays Saskatchewan Polytechnic Welcome Days Contest #SaskPolytechWelcomeDays

  • FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

    FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success - Fsin Partners With Sask. Polytech To Focus On Indigenous Student Success (Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask. Polytech) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to set a framework to promote the Inherent and Treaty Right to Education for First Nations students and implementing the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

  • Empowering women to follow their passion

    Empowering women to follow their passion - Empowering women to follow their passion Women in Trades & Technology gives women the confidence to do anything, including manage their own business! Penny Jean Wohlberg is a journeyperson carpenter and owner of Renovation Jeannie. She is also a strong supporter of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Women in Trades & Technology (WITT) program. “For me it all started with WITT,” says Penny. “WITT is all about empowering women and giving them confidence. WITT was the catalyst that kick-started my career in the trades.”

  • From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey

    From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey - From us to you: words of wisdom on starting a new step on your academic journey Starting school can be a one part thrilling and one part scary. But many people have been right where you are before and survived it. We went and asked some of Sask Polytech’s faculty, alumni and leadership team for their words of wisdom on how to survive school, here’s what they had to say:

Hann legacy gifts promote workplace safety and provide new opportunities to students

Hann legacy gifts promote workplace safety and provide new opportunities to students

Communications and Marketing - June 7, 2016

Andrew Hann was an apprenticeship scaffolder who died in a workplace accident June 7, 2016 - Andrew Hann was on his way to a promising career when a workplace accident took his life - he was just 25 years old. His family would like to turn their tragedy into an opportunity to promote workplace safety. In Andrew's name a fall protection demonstration trailer was donated to the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) and the Andrew Hann Memorial Scholarship was created for Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner program students at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Human Services and Community Safety


Saskatchewan's Early Childhood Educators Both Celebrated and in Demand

Saskatchewan's Early Childhood Educators Both Celebrated and in Demand

Communications and Marketing - May 20, 2016

Released on May 20, 2016 Today Education Minister Don Morgan joined the children and staff of the Saskatoon Early Childhood Education Demonstration Centre along with representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic to celebrate Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Appreciation Day.

tags: News, School of Human Services and Community Safety, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Child Day

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Child Day

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Early Childhood Education programs at Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert campuses are hosting activities to bring awareness to National Child Day. National Child Day has been celebrated since 1993 in Canada, reinforcing the commitment Canada made to ensure children are treated with dignity and respect.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Human Services and Community Safety, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatoon LINC Students Tour Regina

Saskatoon LINC Students Tour Regina

Communications and Marketing - November 5, 2015

Recently, two eager busloads of Saskatchewan Polytechnic students departed from the Saskatoon campus shortly after dawn on a field trip to Regina. Representing twenty-five countries of origin, these students from the Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program, were off to tour three important historical sites: the Saskatchewan Legislature, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History and the RCMP Training Depot, all to be accomplished in a marathon of twelve hours. The annual LINC trip to Regina is a great way to build friendships, practice English in a real-world setting and learn more about the exciting place the students call home - Saskatchewan!

tags: Regina, Saskatoon, School of Human Services and Community Safety


A cut above

A cut above

Communications and Marketing - September 8, 2015

Jaret Mayer returned from a recent Las Vegas trip with all ten fingers intact. By itself, it might not sound newsworthy, but there was a brief moment during his visit when he thought that might not happen.

tags: Alumni, Prince Albert, School of Human Services and Community Safety, Pursuing excellence


Dynamic online learning platform streamlines student experience

Communications and Marketing - April 13, 2015

Students enrolled in Saskatchewan Polytechnic's online courses now have a powerful learning platform right at their fingertips. Brightspace, by Desire2Learn (D2L) is a dynamic online integrated learning platform now available to students in all 577 online credit courses offered at Sask Polytech. This contemporary, user-friendly program helps students and instructors stay connected 24/7 though computers, tablets and mobile devices.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, School of Academic and Career Education, School of Animal and BioSciences, School of Business, School of Construction, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Human Services and Community Safety, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, School of Nursing, School of Transportation


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