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  •  Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace - Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

  • Building rewarding careers for women in trades

    Building rewarding careers for women in trades - Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

  • Developing training solutions with impact

    Developing training solutions with impact - Developing training solutions with impact Sask Polytech is a leader in providing quality education, online As industries work to incorporate new technologies, adapt to new regulations and account for an aging workforce, the training needs of each industry also begin to change. In an effort to respond to these changing needs and provide industry with the training solutions that support their business, Sask Polytech has taken things online.

  • 2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

    2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards - Because of the dedication and commitment of its employees, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has achieved a solid reputation for providing students with high-quality employment-focused education. Our applied research activities, our connections to industry, and our focus on work-integrated learning have earned us respect and recognition on both a national and an international level. “Every year, Sask Polytech celebrates the outstanding achievements and leadership from a number of employees who have demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond in their work,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “The contributions made by these individuals help to ensure our graduates find success in their educational and career goals.”

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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