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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.

Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - November 7, 2017

New Advanced Manufacturing lab expansion at Saskatoon campus increases opportunities for industry experts Responding to industry needs means that sometimes you have to invest in new technology and new spaces. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, that’s exactly why the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology diploma program is expanding its Advanced Manufacturing lab. “We have consistently been at the leading edge of industry,” says Jamie Hilts, Sask Polytech’s dean of the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing and the School of Natural Resources and Built Environment. “This expansion allows us to continue to offer our industry partners valuable applied research opportunities to solve the real-world problems they face every day.”

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first

Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first

Communications and Marketing - October 24, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborative research puts patients first Patient-oriented research is becoming the norm for health related research, and for good reasons. It focuses on patient priorities and outcomes and includes patients as active collaborators throughout the research process. “Patient-oriented research engages patients as partners and improves patient outcomes,” says Dr. Susan Blum, associate vice-president, Applied Research and Innovation. “This innovative, applied approach aims to improve Saskatchewan’s healthcare systems and practices.”

tags: News, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Pursuing excellence, applied research


Sask Polytech helps companies bring innovation to forefront

Sask Polytech helps companies bring innovation to forefront

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

In our rapidly changing world, innovation has taken on greater urgency in the quest towards progress. Innovation is a regular topic of discussion in business and, not surprisingly, by our elected leaders—and for good reason. Innovation is an advantage. Those of us in post-secondary education understand this all too well. As a result, we place great value on the support we receive from government to push innovation to the forefront and make our innovation expertise available to companies that need this support.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

I’m going to introduce a phrase that many of you likely never heard before today: Intelligent Agriculture. #Agriculture #SmartAg #BigData #Agri-Food Intelligent agriculture, or smart agriculture, is so new that you won’t find it in the dictionary. It is a term just starting to be adopted by the most innovative companies in the agriculture and agri-food industries. Yet it is one that holds great promise not only for Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and also for the Saskatchewan and yes, Canada. What does it mean?

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Using applied research to make Saskatchewan more competitive

Using applied research to make Saskatchewan more competitive

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

It is impossible to predict the future. There are; however, certain facts that cannot be overlooked. One obvious fact is that the population of planet Earth continues to grow. In 2015, the United Nations projected that 8.5 billion people will inhabit earth by 2030, up from more than 7.3 billion today. That number is expected to increase another 1.2 billion by 2050.

tags: Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program Manufacturing is a key sector in Saskatchewan, contributing about 7 percent of the province’s Gross Domestic Product. Manufacturing shipments totalled around $14.1 billion in 2015, according to the most recent provincial government statistics available.

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Larry Rosia


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