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  • 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.

  • Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

    Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers - Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Annual business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs November 29, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners 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 Architectural Technologies alumnus and past honorary diploma recipient, Yvette Moore.

  • Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan

    Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan - Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign a memorandum of understanding November 29, 2017 – A partnership between Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic has resulted in exploration of the delivery of the first and only bilingual Practical Nursing program in Saskatchewan. Today a memorandum of understanding was signed to formalize this partnership. A bilingual option will prepare Licensed Practical Nurses to provide health care services in Francophone communities.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day Saskatchewan Polytechnic is flying the Métis flag at its four main campuses November 15, 2017 – On Thursday, November 16 Saskatchewan Polytechnic will fly the Métis flag at our four main campuses in recognition of Louis Riel Memorial Day. This day celebrates the life of Louis Riel, a Canadian politician who represented the Métis peoples’ interests. “We are proud to raise the Métis flag in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon,” says Jason Seright, director, Indigenous Strategy. “Raising the Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day is an important part of indigenization at Sask Polytech. We want our Indigenous students to know they are valued members of our community.”

tags: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

FSIN partners with Saskatchewan Polytechnic to focus on Indigenous student success

Communications and Marketing - October 10, 2017

Fsin Partners With Sask. Polytech To Focus On Indigenous Student Success (Treaty 6 Territory, Saskatoon, SK) — The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic (Sask. Polytech) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to set a framework to promote the Inherent and Treaty Right to Education for First Nations students and implementing the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Standing together in orange

Standing together in orange

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Standing together in orange Sask Polytech is wearing orange on September 29 to show that every child matters Orange Shirt Day is rooted in one very simple, but very important and powerful idea: Every child matters. At Sask Polytech, we believe that every child and every person matters. “Orange Shirt Day is about acknowledging that for reconciliation to take place, we have to make sure that every child feels like they have a place in this world,” says Jason Seright, director, Indigenous Student Success Strategy.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - September 20, 2017

Indigenous relay challenge returns to Saskatchewan Polytechnic Teams of ten compete in timed historical survival style relay race. September 20, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Relay Challenge returns as part of the fall equinox celebration. The event is supported through Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Indigenous Student Success Strategy. The relay takes place September 21 at the Prince Albert campus from 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. “We are very excited to bring back the Indigenous Relay Challenge. The challenge is a great outdoor event for students and staff to learn about day-to-day tasks early inhabitants had to endure to survive in the north,” says Indigenous Student advisor Carrie McCloy.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Prince Albert


Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life

Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic makes Indigenous a way of life One single word can have a lot of power. For years, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has used the term “Aboriginal” when discussing its First Nation, Métis and Inuit students and the programs and services designed to support them. However, the term has a murky past — it was not chosen by any group it refers to.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

Communications and Marketing - September 1, 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Applied Resarch


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