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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:

Aboriginal Awareness Training develops deeper respect, greater understanding and better workplaces

Aboriginal Awareness Training develops deeper respect, greater understanding and better workplaces

Communications and Marketing - June 20, 2016

New employee sessions begin in September and will run throughout the year Being respectful in the workplace can mean many things, but at Saskatchewan Polytechnic we have defined it to mean that we care about one another. Looking to foster more compassion and empathy amongst colleagues, the Human Resources department has refreshed our Aboriginal Awareness Training program that is open to current full-time or part-time staff. Sask Polytech has been offering Aboriginal Awareness Training in different capacities since 2003.

tags: Aboriginal, Successful careers, Organizational effectiveness


Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Aboriginal students' achievements

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Aboriginal students' achievements

Communications and Marketing - April 14, 2016

Sask Polytech hosts special honour ceremonies to celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal students. April 14, 2016 - Looking to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our Aboriginal students preparing to graduate, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be hosting honour ceremonies at two of our campuses.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Pursuing excellence


Celebrating Our Diversity

Celebrating Our Diversity

Communications and Marketing - March 10, 2016

Between March 21 and 24, Sask Polytech will feature a number of events in celebration of Intercultural Week As a globally recognized institution, Saskatchewan Polytechnic continues to attract staff, faculty and students from all over the world. The result is a diverse population that nurtures new ideas and perspectives and enhances experiences. This year, we're aiming to celebrate diversity through a series of events taking place during the first annual Intercultural Week, March 21-24.

tags: Aboriginal, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


Indigenous education is about teaching, listening and reconciliation

Indigenous education is about teaching, listening and reconciliation

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2016

Lessons learned from the 2016 Indigenous Education Symposium This year's Colleges and Institutes Canada 2016 Indigenous Education Symposium at Yukon College in Whitehorse set out to explore the relationship between reconciliation and education. Three representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic were there to take part in the conversation, share experiences and listen to stories.

tags: Aboriginal, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech hosts Saskatchewan Aboriginal storytelling events

Sask Polytech hosts Saskatchewan Aboriginal storytelling events

Communications and Marketing - February 23, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Celebrates Aboriginal Storytelling Month February 23, 2016 - February is Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Month and Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to participate in this major cultural initiative. CBC Future 40 award winner and Neechie Gear role model, Brad Bellegarde a.k.a. InfoRed, is speaking to Sask Polytech students this Wednesday and Thursday.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


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


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