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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:

Instructors from Colombia set to tour Saskatchewan as part of an Education for Employment Project

Instructors from Colombia set to tour Saskatchewan as part of an Education for Employment Project

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2016

Study tour includes participation in a mine survey camp May 10. May 9, 2016 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic is working with Colombia's National Training Service (SENA) to introduce new and relevant mining curriculum through a three-year Education for Employment Program. Eight mining instructors from Columbia are taking part this week in a mine survey camp to learn advanced surveying techniques, use state-of-the-art GPS equipment and perform projects in the field. The camp is part of a six-day study tour to expose instructors to knowledge and teaching techniques to integrate into their own teaching and curriculum in Colombia.

tags: News, Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech values going green

Sask Polytech values going green

Communications and Marketing - April 19, 2016

Living and learning in a sustainable way is a core value At Saskatchewan Polytechnic faculty, staff and students are encouraged to incorporate a value of working, living and learning in a socially and environmentally responsible way. This value has led to the creation of a proposed sustainability charter, which is developed to support the strategic plan and guide future sustainability initiatives.

tags: News, Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, 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


Puck Perfection

Puck Perfection

Communications and Marketing - October 5, 2015

Sask Polytech helps to solve blind hockey's biggest riddle While the sport of blind hockey has been around since the 1950s, the question of what to use as a puck has, until very recently, remained the unsolved Rubik's Cube of the game.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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