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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.

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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