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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.

Make the most of your Canada 150!

Make the most of your Canada 150!

Communications and Marketing - June 26, 2017

July 1, 2017, marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. Gather up your friends and family and celebrate at one of the many events and happenings going on around Saskatchewan! Festivals, concerts, outdoor fun, stage performances, parades, fireworks and more — there’s something for everyone.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

Sask Polytech hosts National Aboriginal Day celebrations across the province

Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is proud to support our Indigenous students, faculty and staff as we celebrate Indigenous culture on National Aboriginal Day. “National Aboriginal Day is an important event for Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “Approximately 18 percent of our student population counts itself as having Indigenous ancestry. Taking time to observe and celebrate our Indigenous culture enriches the institution’s diversity, which is one of our greatest strengths.”

tags: News, Aboriginal, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Saskatchewan Polytechnic unveils Truth and Reconciliation display

Saskatchewan Polytechnic unveils Truth and Reconciliation display

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dedicates spaces for Truth and Reconciliation Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates National Aboriginal History month with unveiling of Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports June 15, 2017 – Today Eugene Arcand, a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Indian Residential School Survivor Committee, spoke at Saskatchewan Polytechnic about the importance of Truth and Reconciliation. A set of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission reports donated by Arcand to Sask Polytech are on permanent display.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Elder Fred Sasakamoose receives honorary diploma at Saskatoon Convocation

Elder Fred Sasakamoose receives honorary diploma at Saskatoon Convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 12, 2017

Elder Fred Sasakamoose receives honorary diploma at Saskatoon Convocation Many people know Elder Fred Sasakamoose for his exceptional athletic prowess and his incredible skill on the ice. He was the first Indigenous hockey player from Canada to play in the NHL and the first NHL player with treaty status. Growing up in northern Saskatchewan, Fred learned to skate at age five from his grandfather. Back then, there were no such things as carbon fibre hockey sticks or lightweight composite midsole skates with hydrophobic grip liners. Fred’s grandfather tied bob skates to his moccasins and he used willow branches for hockey sticks.

tags: News, Convocation, Saskatoon, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities

Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities

Communications and Marketing - May 25, 2017

Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities Get your kids to learn something new this summer Every summer, Sask Polytech students and faculty host a number of summer camps for kids looking to learn a new skill or learn about a new career option they’ve never thought possible. These week-long camps, are designed to help kids learn something new, develop their social skills and build their self-confidence. Camps are offered at Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon campuses and are available for children ranging from nine to seventeen years of age.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Successful careers, WITT


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation

Communications and Marketing - May 25, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. May 25, 2017 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 579 graduates along with award recipients at the Saskatoon campus convocation. Over 1,600 students were invited to attend Saskatoon convocation.

tags: News, Convocation, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


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