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  • Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities

    Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities - Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities Get your kids to learn something new this summer Every summer, Sask Polytech students and faculty host a number of summer camps for kids looking to learn a new skill or learn about a new career option they’ve never thought possible. These week-long camps, are designed to help kids learn something new, develop their social skills and build their self-confidence. Camps are offered at Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon campuses and are available for children ranging from nine to seventeen years of age.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. May 25, 2017 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 579 graduates along with award recipients at the Saskatoon campus convocation. Over 1,600 students were invited to attend Saskatoon convocation.

  • SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership

    SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership - SGI SALVAGE AND SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC MARK UNIQUE 15-YEAR PARTNERSHIP Students Train for Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician Careers by Fixing Total Loss Vehicles It all started with a Pontiac Sunfire in 2002. Since then, nearly 250 vehicles have been repaired by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician certificate students. Today, a long-running but little-known partnership between Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic was celebrated at Saskatoon campus.

  • Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world

    Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world - Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world Skills competitions aim to showcase trade and technology careers Every year dozens of students from several programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, ranging from welding to cooking, come together to showcase their abilities in their chosen trade at the Skills Saskatchewan Annual Provincial Skills Competition. Students compete against their peers to complete notoriously intense challenges, vying for a spot on Team Saskatchewan at the Skills Canada National Skills Competition and a chance to represent Canada every second year at the World Skills International competition.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic May 9, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Over 200 alumni, faculty, students and supporters are expected to attend the weekend’s events. “This is an exceptionally exciting year for the School of Nursing as we celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education,” says Dr. Netha Dyck, dean, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. “We are pleased to host celebratory events that honour the pioneering efforts of thousands of alumni in advancing nursing education, research and scholarly work. We are also celebrating the achievements of our currents students, graduates, faculty and staff.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Communications and Marketing - May 8, 2017

Responding to industry need for cross-disciplined workers, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched its Innovative Manufacturing program in late 2016. Beginning in September, 2017 the two-year diploma program will be delivered at the Regina campus. The Innovative Manufacturing program is a result of a collaboration with industry and employers. The program sets out to train multi-skilled workers using leading-edge technology and equipment. The cross-discipline design of the program provides students with a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, ranging from mechanical and CAD/CAM engineering technologies, welding, machining, fibre, bio-plastic and composite disciplines to project management, industrial design and quality control/quality assurance strategies.

tags: News, Business and Industry, Regina, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Communications and Marketing - May 4, 2017

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day Program supports community while providing students with valuable applied learning opportunities May 5, 2017 – On May 6 Regina will be all smiles at the sixth annual Dental Day. The event sees Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting diploma students partnering with the Regina Food Bank and the Regina Open Door Society, to open a dental clinic to those in the community who need a checkup, cleaning and other dental work including fillings, root canals and extractions.

tags: News, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health

Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Yellow Friendship Bench installed at Saskatchewan Polytechnic to encourage conversations about mental health This is the first friendship bench to be installed at a post-secondary institution in Saskatchewan. May 3, 2017 – It’s bright, it’s yellow and it has a very specific purpose. The new yellow friendship bench installed on the Regina campus is set to help encourage conversations about mental health amongst peers and colleagues. “We are always looking for new ways to promote the health and wellness of our students, faculty and staff,” says Dr. Anne Neufeld, Sask Polytech provost and vice-president, Academic. “By cultivating an atmosphere of trust and acceptance, we hope initiatives such as the yellow bench will help to encourage students, faculty and staff to find the support they need to be successful in achieving their educational and career goals.”

tags: News, Regina, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall Ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle performed better than many top American and Canadian universities at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit. May 3, 2017 – This past weekend a student designed and built ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle made a big impression in the international competition. The team of Mechanical and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology students presented a car that managed to out-perform some significant Canadian universities including UBC, Queens, Ottawa, and Concordia and American universities including Perdue, Berkeley, Michigan.

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


Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students

Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Think IT showcases IT career options for high school students In partnership with the Prairie South School Division, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s two-day workshop focuses on hands-on learning and career pathways exploration May 3, 2017 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Moose Jaw campus will open its doors to 37 high school students from the Prairie South School Division on May 5 and 6, 2017, for Think IT - an interactive workshop that links students with mentors in mobile app development, game development and other IT related fields.

tags: News, School of Business, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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