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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.

Take Care of You!

Take Care of You!

Communications and Marketing - October 23, 2017

With midterms in full swing and final deadlines quickly approaching, it can be all too easy to fall into unhealthy habits. That’s why Sask Polytech is taking a day to promote general well-being with its first-ever Wellness Wednesday on October 25.

tags: Economic and social prosperity


#saskpolytechwelcomedays

#saskpolytechwelcomedays

Communications and Marketing - October 12, 2017

#saskpolytechwelcomedays Saskatchewan Polytechnic Welcome Days Contest #SaskPolytechWelcomeDays

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


FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

Communications and Marketing - October 10, 2017

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.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Training for the green-collar jobs of tomorrow

Training for the green-collar jobs of tomorrow

Communications and Marketing - October 2, 2017

As the world seeks solutions to its environmental challenges, the demand for so-called green collar workers, those employed in the environmental sector of our economy, shows no signs of letting up. Polytechnics are well-positioned to provide students with a variety of training in this burgeoning area. Institutions such as Saskatchewan Polytechnic that focus on work-integrated learning and applied research offer students educations that include practical hands-on experience, which can make them more employable.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, Economic and social prosperity


Empowering women to follow their passion

Empowering women to follow their passion

Communications and Marketing - September 28, 2017

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.”

tags: News, School of Construction, Successful careers, WITT


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

Communications and Marketing - September 26, 2017

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:

tags: News, Alumni, Pursuing excellence


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