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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.

Sask Polytech focused on supporting Aboriginal students

Sask Polytech focused on supporting Aboriginal students

Communications and Marketing - June 20, 2016

Jason Seright has some advice. "Stay in school," says the Director of Aboriginal Strategy at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. "Education will make a difference in your life. If there's one thing you can bank on, it's an education."

tags: Aboriginal, Pursuing excellence


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


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