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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.

A history worth remembering

A history worth remembering

Communications and Marketing - November 10, 2017

A history worth remembering Saskatoon campus’ Davies Building had a role to play in WWII During the Second World War, Western Canada, with its vast and open prairie expanses, became a prime location for training airmen in the British Commonwealth. On June 30, 1941, the Davies Building, which was a teacher’s college known as the Saskatoon Normal School, was turned over to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) as part of its #7 Initial Training School.

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Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - November 7, 2017

New Advanced Manufacturing lab expansion at Saskatoon campus increases opportunities for industry experts Responding to industry needs means that sometimes you have to invest in new technology and new spaces. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, that’s exactly why the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology diploma program is expanding its Advanced Manufacturing lab. “We have consistently been at the leading edge of industry,” says Jamie Hilts, Sask Polytech’s dean of the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing and the School of Natural Resources and Built Environment. “This expansion allows us to continue to offer our industry partners valuable applied research opportunities to solve the real-world problems they face every day.”

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Take Care of You!

Take Care of You!

Communications and Marketing - October 23, 2017

With midterms in full swing and final deadlines quickly approaching, it can be all too easy to fall into unhealthy habits. That’s why Sask Polytech is taking a day to promote general well-being with its first-ever Wellness Wednesday on October 25.

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#saskpolytechwelcomedays

#saskpolytechwelcomedays

Communications and Marketing - October 12, 2017

#saskpolytechwelcomedays Saskatchewan Polytechnic Welcome Days Contest #SaskPolytechWelcomeDays

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


Training for the green-collar jobs of tomorrow

Training for the green-collar jobs of tomorrow

Communications and Marketing - October 2, 2017

As the world seeks solutions to its environmental challenges, the demand for so-called green collar workers, those employed in the environmental sector of our economy, shows no signs of letting up. Polytechnics are well-positioned to provide students with a variety of training in this burgeoning area. Institutions such as Saskatchewan Polytechnic that focus on work-integrated learning and applied research offer students educations that include practical hands-on experience, which can make them more employable.

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Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students News Release Release Date: September 25, 2017 10:45 a.m. Today representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina signed a transfer credit agreement that spans seven Sask Polytech programs and two U of R schools, allowing students to transfer between institutions. After completing a certificate or diploma at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into an undergraduate degree program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a certificate or diploma and a U of R degree after four years of study. “One of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s strategic goals is to facilitate learning pathways to support lifelong learning,” says Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “This agreement expands and reconfirms decades of co-operation between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina to provide pathways for our health science and recreation graduates.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Nursing, Economic and social prosperity


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