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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:

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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