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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.

Cultivating meaningful connections at the Hannin Creek Educational Facility

Cultivating meaningful connections at the Hannin Creek Educational Facility

Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2016

Partnership between Sask Polytech and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation celebrated at international event Six years ago, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) joined forces to renovate and enhance the site at Hannin Creek, just north of Prince Albert on the shores of Candle Lake. Since then, their partnership has bloomed into a handful of new alliances, allowing people from across the province to enjoy the natural beauty of the site, participate in educational workshops and build lifelong memories.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2016

Project funded by the Office of Applied Research and Innovation For Natural Resources Technology instructor Ryan Galbraith and Dr. Nirmil Subedi, a Forest Economist from Natural Resources Canada, the goal was simple: help make large-scale environmental data more useful at the local level. The result is the Climate Change Adaption Tool, which provides farmers and local communities with the environmental data they need to make planting and development decisions.

tags: Applied Research, Library, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


Collaboration idea takes flight

Collaboration idea takes flight

Communications and Marketing - April 4, 2016

A University of Regina engineering class, focussed on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), is helping lay the groundwork for further collaborations between the U of R and Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The class, ENIN 495, teaches the theory, mechanics, construction and control of quadcopters, which are unmanned aerial vehicles.

tags: School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


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


Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Communications and Marketing - February 11, 2016

Identifying dragonfly nymphs or sequencing DNA is Leila Benmerrouche's idea of a good time. For her, a career in the sciences is more than just lab work - it's about being a part of something bigger than she could imagine.

tags: School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers


TEDxSaskatoon

TEDxSaskatoon

Communications and Marketing - November 30, 2015

Sask Polytech enjoyed being the visionary sponsor of TEDx, an event created in the spirit of TED's mission, “ideas worth spreading.” Sask Polytech Natural Resources program head and instructor, Dr. Hamilton Greenwood, was one of 13 TEDx speakers. Using his incredible wildlife photography, Hamilton explained how we can create better functioning communities and organizations if we take a moment to learn from nature by being mindful, embracing diversity and taking care of the unique.

tags: Prince Albert, Saskatoon, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


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