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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.

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Communications and Marketing - December 7, 2017

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.

tags: News, Academic, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety

Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety

Communications and Marketing - November 6, 2017

Sask Polytech appoints new dean to the School of Hospitality & Tourism, and the School of Human Services & Community Safety Julian Tomlinson first joined Sask Polytech in 2015 as an associate dean November 6, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to announce that Julian Tomlinson has taken on the role of dean for the School of Hospitality & Tourism and the School of Human Services & Community Safety. Julian holds a Bachelor of Physical Education from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Arts – Northern Studies from the University of Alaska. He has also completed a post-graduate certificate in executive coaching.

tags: News, Academic


Previous achievements and experience influence education

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Previous achievements and experience influence education Sask Polytech proves to be a leader in Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Life is full of learning moments. From learning on-the-job or learning at home, there are a number of ways that we grow knowledge and develop skills. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, PLAR is used as a way to acknowledge that learning happens in many areas of our lives.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

First graduates of the Swift Current option of the SCBScN program celebrate achievements with a pinning ceremony Pinning ceremony is a graduation tradition for nursing that originated in the 1860s June 1, 2017 – On Friday the first cohort of students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program who completed their four years of education in Swift Current will celebrate their graduation by being presented with a nursing pin. The time-honoured tradition of the nursing pin began at the Nightingale School of Nursing and is a symbol of honour, courage, dedication and privilege of being a nurse.

tags: News, Academic, Convocation, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


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


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