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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


Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

Award winning Climate Change Adaption Tool brings big data to the local level

Communications and Marketing - June 1, 2016

Project funded by the Office of Applied Research and Innovation For Natural Resources Technology instructor Ryan Galbraith and Dr. Nirmil Subedi, a Forest Economist from Natural Resources Canada, the goal was simple: help make large-scale environmental data more useful at the local level. The result is the Climate Change Adaption Tool, which provides farmers and local communities with the environmental data they need to make planting and development decisions.

tags: Applied Research, Library, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Pursuing excellence


Instructors from Colombia set to tour Saskatchewan as part of an Education for Employment Project

Instructors from Colombia set to tour Saskatchewan as part of an Education for Employment Project

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2016

Study tour includes participation in a mine survey camp May 10. May 9, 2016 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic is working with Colombia's National Training Service (SENA) to introduce new and relevant mining curriculum through a three-year Education for Employment Program. Eight mining instructors from Columbia are taking part this week in a mine survey camp to learn advanced surveying techniques, use state-of-the-art GPS equipment and perform projects in the field. The camp is part of a six-day study tour to expose instructors to knowledge and teaching techniques to integrate into their own teaching and curriculum in Colombia.

tags: News, Applied Research, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech values going green

Sask Polytech values going green

Communications and Marketing - April 19, 2016

Living and learning in a sustainable way is a core value At Saskatchewan Polytechnic faculty, staff and students are encouraged to incorporate a value of working, living and learning in a socially and environmentally responsible way. This value has led to the creation of a proposed sustainability charter, which is developed to support the strategic plan and guide future sustainability initiatives.

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


Sask Polytech loves applied research

Sask Polytech loves applied research

Communications and Marketing - February 16, 2016

Making research work takes heart Applied research is a big deal at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Rooted in the ideals of innovation and collaboration, the work being done at the Office of Applied Research and Innovation is one of many features that make us the first-choice polytechnic in Canada.

tags: Applied Research, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


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