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  •  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.

  • Developing training solutions with impact

    Developing training solutions with impact - Developing training solutions with impact Sask Polytech is a leader in providing quality education, online As industries work to incorporate new technologies, adapt to new regulations and account for an aging workforce, the training needs of each industry also begin to change. In an effort to respond to these changing needs and provide industry with the training solutions that support their business, Sask Polytech has taken things online.

  • 2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

    2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards - Because of the dedication and commitment of its employees, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has achieved a solid reputation for providing students with high-quality employment-focused education. Our applied research activities, our connections to industry, and our focus on work-integrated learning have earned us respect and recognition on both a national and an international level. “Every year, Sask Polytech celebrates the outstanding achievements and leadership from a number of employees who have demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond in their work,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “The contributions made by these individuals help to ensure our graduates find success in their educational and career goals.”

 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


Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees

Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees

Communications and Marketing - November 21, 2017

Long Service Awards recognize decades of service from dedicated employees Employees recognized for 10, 20, 30 and 40 years of service Saskatchewan Polytechnic has become known as one of Canada’s top polytechnics – a success largely due to the commitment and passion of its employees. Every year, Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO, takes the time to recognize and celebrate employees who have provided 10 or more years to cultivating a learning environment that engages students and supports Saskatchewan’s economy. Here are just a few of those who were honoured this year.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2017

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president Job shadowing opportunities open doors Kelly McIntyre, a first-year student in the Business Certificate program, hopes to run her own business one day. So when asked if she would want to shadow Kim Ulmer, RBC regional president, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and North Western Ontario, for a day, McIntyre jumped at the opportunity. "Kim has a strong entrepreneurial background; something I have a strong interest in," says McIntyre. "I want to learn through her experiences and stories during the one-on-one career coaching."

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Larry Rosia, Saskatoon, Successful careers


RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work

RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work

Communications and Marketing - November 17, 2017

RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work RBC Future Launch helps Sask Polytech prepare students for the changing nature of work, build curriculum for the 21st century November 17, 2017 – Last night during a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinner, president and CEO, Dr. Larry Rosia, announced that the RBC Foundation is donating a $100,000 gift as part of RBC Future Launch, a 10-year commitment to unlock the potential of young people and prepare students for the future world of work.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Larry Rosia, Saskatoon


 Experience is important—and should be recognized

Experience is important—and should be recognized

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2017

Experience counts. We’ve all heard that phrase at some point in our lives. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, it has a significant meaning. Experience is important. There are a number of ways whereby people can gain knowledge and develop skills—and it is our belief that such effort should be acknowledged. It is one of the reasons we began using a process called PLAR—short for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition—over 20 years ago.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Larry Rosia, Successful careers


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


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