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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.

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Communications and Marketing - November 3, 2017

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day Tips to up your sandwich game According to the faculty in the Culinary Arts program, sandwiches don’t have to be the same old boring bologna that you had in primary school. “A good sandwich is filling and fulfilling,” says Derek Cotton, Culinary Arts program head. “So make sure to make something you like to make and like to eat.” While students learn how to experiment with food and flavor, Cotton says it’s easy for everyone to do some experimenting of their own at home. Here are a few tips to help make your next sandwich a memorable one:

tags: News, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Pursuing excellence


Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students News Release Release Date: September 25, 2017 10:45 a.m. Today representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina signed a transfer credit agreement that spans seven Sask Polytech programs and two U of R schools, allowing students to transfer between institutions. After completing a certificate or diploma at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into an undergraduate degree program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a certificate or diploma and a U of R degree after four years of study. “One of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s strategic goals is to facilitate learning pathways to support lifelong learning,” says Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “This agreement expands and reconfirms decades of co-operation between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina to provide pathways for our health science and recreation graduates.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Nursing, Economic and social prosperity


Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan’s national notoriety for good eats has been steadily growing over the past few years. With master chefs looking to call the prairie province home, it seems appropriate that Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program is led by long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students a little bit of everything in the culinary world.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism


Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2017

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation of Saskatchewan’s culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program, offered at the Saskatoon campus, is led by program head and long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students ‘a little bit of everything’ in the culinary world. “Our program is designed to prepare students with the core knowledge they need to work in the hospitality industry,” says Cotton. “Once they’re done their training with us, they’re ready to ‘be shaped’ by an experienced chef.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers


Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition The Warm Your Heart Soup Competition is part of the annual WinterShines Festival in Saskatoon Soup is one of those comfort foods that conjures up images of all things cosy. For Lindsey Cooke, a second year Saskatchewan Polytechnic student in the Culinary Arts program, soup also conjures up a win at the Warm Your Heart Soup Competition, which raises funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 – Students in the Retail Meat Specialist applied certificate program at Prince Albert Campus are processing five bison acquired by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. The bison, hunted illegally by poachers, were harvested outside the Prince Albert National Park on Thanksgiving weekend.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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