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  • Sask Polytech’s robot challenge winners announced

    Sask Polytech’s robot challenge winners announced - Sask Polytech’s robot challenge winners announced Winners are announced after a day of exhilarating competition March 23, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic electronics programs hosted over 200 high school students from across the province as they challenge their technical skills in the ninth annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic myRobotRumble SUMObot Challenge 2017, presented by SaskTel. Teams spent months building, programming and testing robots made from SUMO robot kits, which are provided by Sask Polytech. Working in teams of two, participants demonstrated their problem-solving skills, technical knowledge and teamwork at today’s event.

  • Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation

    Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation - Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation March 23, 2017 – The 2017 federal budget contains important announcements that will help Canada’s polytechnics and colleges expand their contributions to industry, employers, and learners of all ages. The budget’s strong focus on skills and innovation creates an opportunity to harness the strengths polytechnics possess across these priorities.

  • More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students participated in Sask Polytech’s robot challenge

    More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students participated in Sask Polytech’s robot challenge - More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students participated in Sask Polytech’s robot challenge 120 high school teams participate in Sask Polytech’s myRobotRumble SUMObot Challenge! March 23, 2017 –Saskatchewan Polytechnic electronics programs hosted over 200 high school students from across the province as they challenge their technical skills in the ninth annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic myRobotRumble SUMObot Challenge 2017, presented by SaskTel.

  • Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week

    Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week - Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week More than 40 events to take place at Sask Polytech campuses between March 21 and 24 Saskatchewan Polytechnic prides itself as a diverse institution that welcomes people from all over the world to study, grow their skills and find success as they work towards their educational and career goals. March 21-24 will see each campus city host a number of events that honour and celebrate our diversity during the second annual Intercultural Week.

Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation

Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation

Communications and Marketing - March 23, 2017

Federal budget signals strong support and investment in skills and innovation March 23, 2017 – The 2017 federal budget contains important announcements that will help Canada’s polytechnics and colleges expand their contributions to industry, employers, and learners of all ages. The budget’s strong focus on skills and innovation creates an opportunity to harness the strengths polytechnics possess across these priorities.

tags: News, Academic, Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


A recipe for realism

A recipe for realism

Communications and Marketing - March 20, 2017

A recipe for realism New cookbook outlines recipes for making realistic fluids and materials for use in a simulated learning environment High-tech mannequins and healthcare technologies beeping at different intervals are an integral part of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s simulation labs, where health sciences and nursing students learn and study. The one thing missing from these applied learning, high-tech labs were materials and substances that simulate the bodily fluids and textures of practicing health care on a real human being.

tags: News, Academic, Applied Research, Pursuing excellence


New Faculty awards presented at 2016 Convocations

New Faculty awards presented at 2016 Convocations

Communications and Marketing - June 20, 2016

Five exceptional educators honoured with the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching Convocation is a time to recognize and celebrate the hard work and success of our graduates. However, they couldn't have reached this important milestone without the support of their instructors. This year, we celebrate five educators and their commitment to helping our students succeed.

tags: Academic, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students find success at Sask Polytech's robot challenge

More than 200 Saskatchewan high school students find success at Sask Polytech's robot challenge

Communications and Marketing - April 14, 2016

April 14, 2016 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic electronics programs hosted 236 high school students from across the province as they challenged their technical skills in the eighth annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic myRobotRumble SUMObot Challenge 2016, presented by SaskTel.

tags: News, Academic, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Communications and Marketing - April 8, 2016

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars Internationally renowned negotiation skills company Karrass and Sask Polytech team up to bring negotiation seminars to Saskatchewan April 11, 2016 - Karrass and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are partnering to offer a successful negotiation skills training seminar to Saskatchewan business professionals starting this summer. Karrass has a reputation for training over a million business professionals in the art of negotiation. Together Karrass and Sask Polytech will be providing Karrass' Effective Negotiating Two-Day Seminar.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education


A pledge for ethical care

A pledge for ethical care

Communications and Marketing - March 11, 2016

Each year, at the end of November, a new group of nursing students stand together to say nine powerful statements as a pledge to professionalism in their chosen career and providing ethical care. As part of the Foundations of Care: A Developing Professional class, it marks the beginning of a lifelong dedication to principled practice and knowledge.

tags: Academic, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


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