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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.

Sask Polytech helps make miracles happen

Sask Polytech helps make miracles happen

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2016

For more than 20 years, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been turning learning opportunities into miracles as students, faculty, staff and alumni participate behind the scenes at Telemiracle.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Information and Communications Technology, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech loves applied research

Sask Polytech loves applied research

Communications and Marketing - February 16, 2016

Making research work takes heart Applied research is a big deal at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Rooted in the ideals of innovation and collaboration, the work being done at the Office of Applied Research and Innovation is one of many features that make us the first-choice polytechnic in Canada.

tags: Applied Research, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech receives $325,000 in funding from Viterra

Sask Polytech receives $325,000 in funding from Viterra

Communications and Marketing - January 20, 2016

Gift provides student award support for the next decade January 20, 2016 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrated a $325,000 contribution from Viterra this morning at the Regina Campus. The funds have been designated to student awards via bursaries and scholarships.

tags: Aboriginal, Regina, School of Business, School of Construction, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Nursing Students Deliver Health Education about Influenza Immunization, in collaboration with the Regina Open Door Society

Nursing Students Deliver Health Education about Influenza Immunization, in collaboration with the Regina Open Door Society

Communications and Marketing - October 22, 2015

Students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program (offered jointly by Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina) will join with Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) Public Health Nurses, at the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) on October 21 to provide flu shots to many refugees and immigrants that live here in Regina. Last week students were on site at RODS to deliver health education sessions about influenza immunization. Getachew Woldyesus, manager of Regina Open Door Society's Settlement Family and Community Services Division stated “We are delighted that the collaborative nursing program has partnered with our Organization and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region for a second straight year, to provide this very necessary information and access to immunizations for newcomers to Regina.” Last year 631 newcomers were immunized at the Regina Open Door Society Flu Clinic.

tags: Regina, School of Information and Communications Technology, Successful careers


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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