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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:

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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