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  • Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven

    Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven - Plan Program Play programming camp is back for year seven Since 2010 Saskatchewan Polytech has hosted this interactive programming camp for teens July 19, 2016 – High school students are attending a three day camp at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this week. For ten years Plan Program Play campers have explored the fundamentals of computer programming while creating and modifying simple games.

  • Mind over metal summer welding camp

    Mind over metal summer welding camp - Mind over metal summer welding camp The Canadian Welding Association Foundation hosts Mind Over Metal summer camps for girls at Regina campus July 19, 2016 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls aged 12 to 15. The week-long camp is being hosted at the Regina campus.

  • For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades

    For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades - For 26 years, girls GETT interested in trades Scooter races cap week-long exploration camp for girls at Regina campus presented by SaskPower July 13, 2016 – Girls from grade six to eight will be attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month, presented by SaskPower. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career.

  • Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation

    Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation - Paul Hill receives honorary diploma at Regina Convocation As president of The Hill Companies since 1978, Paul has achieved a number of noteworthy successes over the years. One of his most significant achievements was acquiring controlling interest of Crown Life in 1990 and moving the company to Regina from Toronto. The acquisition not only brought 1,200 jobs to Regina, it also expanded Saskatchewan’s GDP by two per cent and the city’s GDP by ten per cent. Crown Life is now owned by Canada Life and remains a significant presence in Regina.

Giving Today to Grow Tomorrow

Giving Today to Grow Tomorrow

Communications and Marketing - June 22, 2017

Because of you, Sask Polytech students succeed!

tags: Alumni


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 22, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Regina convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. June 22, 2017 – Tomorrow, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 1,162 graduates along with award recipients at the Regina campus convocation. Almost 366 students will be in attendance at Regina the convocation ceremony.

tags: Alumni, Convocation, Regina, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic recognizes and celebrates partnerships with gala event The Auto Body Technician training area at Regina campus will be transformed into a one-of-a-kind fine dining and entertainment venue. June 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is pleased to honour program, industry and alumni partners and recognize their contributions and achievements that support our organization and students at the 2017 President’s Gala. Attendees will celebrate the benefits of partnerships and collaborative work while also fundraising for students at Saskatchewan’s most luxurious garage party.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Alumni, Business and Industry, Regina, Successful careers


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

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

Communications and Marketing - May 15, 2017

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.

tags: News, Alumni, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada

Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada

Communications and Marketing - April 18, 2017

Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada Kimberly Cairns, a 2016 Advanced Care Paramedic graduate, works as a first responder in Saskatoon and knows how to handle emergency situations. She also knows how to cook like a pro. Earlier this year she had a chance to show off her skills in the fourth season of CTV’s MasterChef Canada. “It was an indescribable experience,” says Cairns, who decided to audition on a whim. “I knew I always loved cooking. I knew I was good at it, and my personality was show worthy. So I took a chance and it worked out.”

tags: News, Alumni, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Grad takes skills across the province as the 2017 Saskatchewanderer

Grad takes skills across the province as the 2017 Saskatchewanderer

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Grad takes his skills across the province as the 2017 Saskatchewanderer Andrew Hiltz received his Marketing diploma from Sask Polytech in 2010 Travel around the province, meet new people, experience all the amazing places Saskatchewan has to offer and share it all with the world. That’s the job description for the Saskatchewanderer – a year-long position offered to one lucky individual each year through Tourism Saskatchewan. For Saskatchewan Polytechnic grad Andrew Hiltz, it’s his dream job.

tags: News, Alumni, Moose Jaw, Regina, School of Business, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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