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  • Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

    Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers - Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Sask Polytech business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs December 13, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Sask Polytech Forest Ecosystem Technology and Resource and Environmental Law alumnus Chase Davies.

  • Advisory to Public: Combined Agency Special Teams Training

    Advisory to Public: Combined Agency Special Teams Training - Members of Regina Police Service Emergency Services teams will be conducting training in Regina tomorrow: Tuesday, December 12, 2017, together with personnel from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and STARS air ambulance. This advisory is being issued in order to reassure members of the public that the sight of police members in tactical gear, numerous police vehicles, and a STARS helicopter at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina campus, Parkway Building, 4635 Wascana Pky, tomorrow (December 12th) is part of scenario-based training. This training exercise will commence at approximately 8:45 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 2:00 p.m.

  • Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals

    Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals - Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals Make sure you can ace your classes and catch your career dreams Finals season can be stressful. So many deadlines, so many exams, so many projects — it can be hard to see a way through to the end. But with a little forethought and some careful planning you can survive the season and cultivate success along the way.

  • Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

    Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students - Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students Queen’s partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic enables students to complete diploma and degree within five years November 29, 2017 – Recently Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed their first transfer credit agreement allowing students from 11 different School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs to advance their education at Queen’s University. After completing one of the 11 approved School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into Queen’s online Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (BTech) program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a Sask Polytech diploma and a Queen’s University degree after only five years of study.

Girls GETT interested in trades, technology at Sask Polytech

Girls GETT interested in trades, technology at Sask Polytech

Communications and Marketing - August 10, 2015

Tools and technology have been demystified for girls in grades 6 to 8 during a week-long day camp at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

tags: Saskatoon, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


Yara Belle Plaine Inc. helps power Sask Polytech program

Yara Belle Plaine Inc. helps power Sask Polytech program

Communications and Marketing - July 7, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Power Engineering Technology program will be even better prepared to power Saskatchewan thanks to a $160,000 donation from Yara Belle Plaine Inc.

tags: School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


Sask Polytech student wins gold medal and Best of Region award at Skills Canada National Competition

Sask Polytech student wins gold medal and Best of Region award at Skills Canada National Competition

Communications and Marketing - June 11, 2015

What does it take to compete with the best and brightest students and apprentices in the skilled trades and technologies? Phillip Beug will tell you it's a combination of hard work, attention to detail and the ability to remain calm under pressure. And he should know. As a precision machining student at Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Regina campus, he brought home two medals at this year's 21st Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) held in Saskatoon from May 27 to 30 at Prairieland Park.

tags: Saskatoon, School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


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


Saskatchewan Mining Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic launch contractor safety training program

Saskatchewan Mining Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic launch contractor safety training program

Communications and Marketing - March 16, 2015

Today, the Saskatchewan Mining Association (SMA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced the Standardized Contractor Safety Training program. The program will be coordinated through Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Centre for Minerals Innovation (CMI). It will establish common provincial training standards for all contractors working at SMA member companies.

tags: School of Mining Energy and Manufacturing


Sask Polytech connects students with employers in Prince Albert

Sask Polytech connects students with employers in Prince Albert

Communications and Marketing - February 12, 2015

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is hosting its annual career fair in Prince Albert today. Students from the Schools of Academic and Career Education; Business; Construction; Health Sciences; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services and Community Safety; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; Natural Resources and Built Environment; and Nursing will have the opportunity to explore employment options with recruiting companies. Career Fair 2015, presented by PotashCorp, was organized by the Prince Albert campus Student Employment Services (SES) office. An SES office at each of Saskatchewan Polytechnic's four campuses provides career information and job search and recruitment services to students and employers.

tags: Prince Albert, 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


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