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  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Saskatoon Tribal Council partnership focuses on Indigenous Food Security - A Memorandum of Understanding sets the framework for applied research collaborations in the areas of Indigenous food sovereignty through community-based food production systems and traditional plant species.

  • Sask Polytech students welcomed to campus for new academic year

    Sask Polytech students welcomed to campus for new academic year - Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students’ Association welcome students back to campus. September 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Students’ Association (SPSA) are collaborating to welcome 11,000 students to campus the first week of September.

  • 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 Prince Albert campus August 23, 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 Prince Albert campus.

  • All aboard with updated zoo train

    All aboard with updated zoo train - All aboard with updated zoo train The Kinsmen Express Train at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm & Zoo has been given a new lease on life thanks to several students in the Auto Body Technician program. “

Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Intelligent Agriculture represents an opportunity

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

I’m going to introduce a phrase that many of you likely never heard before today: Intelligent Agriculture. #Agriculture #SmartAg #BigData #Agri-Food Intelligent agriculture, or smart agriculture, is so new that you won’t find it in the dictionary. It is a term just starting to be adopted by the most innovative companies in the agriculture and agri-food industries. Yet it is one that holds great promise not only for Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and also for the Saskatchewan and yes, Canada. What does it mean?

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence, Larry Rosia


Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2017

Industry Partnership a Catalyst for New Innovative Manufacturing Program Manufacturing is a key sector in Saskatchewan, contributing about 7 percent of the province’s Gross Domestic Product. Manufacturing shipments totalled around $14.1 billion in 2015, according to the most recent provincial government statistics available.

tags: Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Larry Rosia


Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs

Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs

Communications and Marketing - May 31, 2017

Gene Haas Foundation supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing Programs Generous donation strengthens manufacturing innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic May 31, 2017 – Thanks to a $435,000 donation from the Gene Haas Foundation, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is able to take a giant step in supporting Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector with state-of-the-art lab. The Gene Haas Manufacturing Technology Lab will have state-of-the-art equipment and technology, which will benefit students, faculty and industry in meeting the needs of Saskatchewan’s growing manufacturing industry. Renovations and upgrades will be made to the existing Machinist training facility at Regina campus. The new Gene Haas Manufacturing Technology Lab will be completed this fall for use by Innovative Manufacturing program students, Machinist, Welding and Welding Fabricator certificate students and professionals working in the manufacturing industry. It will also be available to support applied research projects with industry.

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


Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards

Communications and Marketing - May 10, 2017

Applied research and education for sustainable development celebrated with Regional Centre of Expertise awards Two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects receive awards for sustainable development May 10, 2017 – This spring two Saskatchewan Polytechnic projects received awards from the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Saskatchewan on Education for Sustainable Development. RCE Saskatchewan celebrated 25 projects at their 9th annual recognition awards.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Saskatchewan Polytechnic partners with industry experts to create manufacturing innovations

Communications and Marketing - May 8, 2017

Responding to industry need for cross-disciplined workers, Saskatchewan Polytechnic launched its Innovative Manufacturing program in late 2016. Beginning in September, 2017 the two-year diploma program will be delivered at the Regina campus. The Innovative Manufacturing program is a result of a collaboration with industry and employers. The program sets out to train multi-skilled workers using leading-edge technology and equipment. The cross-discipline design of the program provides students with a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills, ranging from mechanical and CAD/CAM engineering technologies, welding, machining, fibre, bio-plastic and composite disciplines to project management, industrial design and quality control/quality assurance strategies.

tags: News, Business and Industry, Regina, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall

Communications and Marketing - May 3, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic eco-car makes great debut run, finishing 18th overall Ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle performed better than many top American and Canadian universities at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit. May 3, 2017 – This past weekend a student designed and built ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle made a big impression in the international competition. The team of Mechanical and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology students presented a car that managed to out-perform some significant Canadian universities including UBC, Queens, Ottawa, and Concordia and American universities including Perdue, Berkeley, Michigan.

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


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