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  • Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing program and Collège Mathieu commit to supporting French-language educational programs

    Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing program and Collège Mathieu commit to supporting French-language educational programs - January 18, 2018 – Collège Mathieu, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and the University of Regina today signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) committing the parties to work together in mutual support of nursing/health related French-language educational programs.

  • February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

    February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants - February 15 is the last date for priority consideration of domestic applicants to programs in the First Qualified, First Admitted admissions process. Canadian citizens and permanent residents (landed immigrants) are advised to apply to programs before February 15. Applications received after February 15 (both domestic and international) may be considered on a First Qualified, First Admitted basis.

  •  Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace - Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

  • Building rewarding careers for women in trades

    Building rewarding careers for women in trades - Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

 Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

Communications and Marketing - January 10, 2018

Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

tags: News, Academic, Larry Rosia, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Communications and Marketing - December 7, 2017

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.

tags: News, Academic, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety

Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety

Communications and Marketing - November 6, 2017

Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety Julian Tomlinson first joined Sask Polytech in 2015 as an associate dean November 6, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce that Julian Tomlinson has taken on the role of dean for the School of Hospitality & Tourism and the School of Human Services & Community Safety. Julian holds a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Arts – Northern Studies from the University of Alaska. He has also completed a post-graduate certificate in executive coaching.

tags: News, Academic


Previous achievements and experience influence education

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Previous achievements and experience influence education Sask Polytech proves to be a leader in Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Life is full of learning moments. From learning on-the-job or learning at home, there are a number of ways that we grow knowledge and develop skills. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, PLAR is used as a way to acknowledge that learning happens in many areas of our lives.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony Pinning ceremony is a graduation tradition for nursing that originated in the 1860s June 1, 2017 – On Friday the first cohort of students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program who completed their four years of education in Swift Current will celebrate their graduation by being presented with a nursing pin. The time-honoured tradition of the nursing pin began at the Nightingale School of Nursing and is a symbol of honour, courage, dedication and privilege of being a nurse.

tags: News, Academic, Convocation, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation

Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation

Communications and Marketing - March 23, 2017

Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation March 23, 2017 – The 2017 federal budget contains important announcements that will help Canada’s polytechnics and colleges expand their contributions to industry, employers, and learners of all ages. The budget’s strong focus on skills and innovation creates an opportunity to harness the strengths polytechnics possess across these priorities.

tags: News, Academic, Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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