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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.

Memorandum of Understanding creates SASK Alliance

Memorandum of Understanding creates SASK Alliance

Communications and Marketing - June 14, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding creates SASK Alliance The University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create SASK Alliance, an initiative to collaborate on the internationalization of higher education within the province.

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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


Ms. Verna Alford receives honorary diploma at Moose Jaw Convocation

Ms. Verna Alford receives honorary diploma at Moose Jaw Convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 12, 2017

Ms. Verna Alford receives honorary diploma at Moose Jaw Convocation Ms. Verna Alford is the president of Alford Floors & Interiors in Regina. The company opened its doors in 1967 as a flooring store. Later, Verna expanded the company and began to provide furniture, accessories and guidance in Interior Design. Alford Floors & Interiors was one of the first companies to offer Interior Design services in Western Canada.

tags: Convocation, Moose Jaw, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Prince Albert convocation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Prince Albert convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 7, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Prince Albert convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. June 8, 2017 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of nearly 900 graduates along with award recipients at the Prince Albert campus convocation. Almost 225 students will be in attendance at Saskatoon convocation ceremonies.

tags: News, Convocation, Prince Albert, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Students receive five medals at Skills Canada National Competition

Students receive five medals at Skills Canada National Competition

Communications and Marketing - June 6, 2017

Students receive five medals at Skills Canada National Competition Saskatchewan Polytechnic students competed to become the national champion for their respective skilled trade June 7, 2017 – Last weekend Saskatchewan Polytechnic students competed against 600 young people from across Canada at the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Winnipeg and came out on top with five medals, including three gold and two bronze. Students must first compete at local, regional and provincial/territorial events in order to represent their province/territory and demonstrate their skills at the national level.

tags: News, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families

Communications and Marketing - June 5, 2017

Habitat for Humanity prepares to move third home for Prince Albert families Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic prepare to move third home June 5, 2017 – Today Habitat for Humanity and Saskatchewan Polytechnic had a sod turning event as they prepare to move their third Habitat for Humanity house to its permanent home. Last month Level 2 Carpenter apprentices completed the framing and exterior finish of the house as part of their technical training.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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