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  • Solar Panel Demonstration Site Brings Environmental Sustainability One Step Closer

    Solar Panel Demonstration Site Brings Environmental Sustainability One Step Closer - Solar Panel Demonstration Site Brings Environmental Sustainability One Step Closer Saskatoon Light and Power (SL&P), in partnership with the Saskatchewan Environmental Society Cooperative/Solar Co-Op Ltd. (SES-SESSC) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic have created one of the province’s first power generation co-operatives at the Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Demonstration Site, part of the Landfill Gas Collection and Power Generation System.

  • Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

    Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Women in Trades & Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Dedicated to increasing the number of women in Saskatchewan trades and technology for 30 years INTRO The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades & Technology WITT program was greatly influenced by the women who founded Saskatchewan Tradeswomen in the 1970s, a movement that eventually formed Saskatchewan Women in Trades and Technology (SaskWITT). These women were leaders in a national movement to bring like-minded women together to remove barriers in traditionally male occupations. Sask Polytech’s WITT program has evolved over the past 30 years, but the goal remains the same: encourage and assist women interested in trades and technology careers.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition - Saskatchewan Polytechnic students design and build vehicle for international competition Ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle slated to compete in upcoming Shell Eco-marathon. April 24, 2017 - Several students from the Mechanical and CAD/CAM Engineering Technology programs designed, built and tested an ultra-fuel-efficient vehicle, which gets its world debut on April 27 in Detroit at the Shell Eco-Marathon. This is the first time Saskatchewan Polytechnic has ever competed in the marathon, and hopefully it won’t be the last.

  • Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Saskatchewan

    Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Saskatchewan - Government of Canada invests in post-secondary infrastructure in Saskatchewan News Release From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada $1.97-million investment will create jobs, expand research and foster innovation April 21, 2017 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they help equip young Canadians with the education and training they need for future careers that will help them join a strong, healthy middle class. Today’s investment of $1.97 million in the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic will do just that by fostering the training needed for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week

Communications and Marketing - March 21, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours diversity at second annual Intercultural Week More than 40 events will take place across the province between March 21 and 24 March 20, 2016 – With more than 500 international students and more than 18 per cent of the student body identifying as Indigenous, Sask Polytech is proud to be a culturally diverse institution. In an effort to honour and celebrate how such diversity enriches the learning and work experience for each student, staff and faculty member, Sask Polytech is hosting the second annual Intercultural Week, March 21-24.

tags: News, Aboriginal, International, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week

Celebrate diversity during Intercultural Week

Communications and Marketing - March 20, 2017

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.

tags: News, Aboriginal, International, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Grass and hoop dancer Terrence Littletent speaking at Intercultural Week

Grass and hoop dancer Terrence Littletent speaking at Intercultural Week

Communications and Marketing - March 13, 2017

Grass and hoop dancer Terrence Littletent speaking at Intercultural Week Events will be taking place in Moose Jaw between March 21 and 24, 2017 This year marks the second Intercultural Week at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The annual event seeks to celebrate diversity, foster understanding, facilitate the transfer of cultural knowledge and experiences, and foster safe learning spaces in which diversity is honoured and respected.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Moose Jaw, Economic and social prosperity, 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


Career Fair connects students with employers at Moose Jaw campus

Career Fair connects students with employers at Moose Jaw campus

Communications and Marketing - January 31, 2017

56 employers to attend Sask Polytech Moose Jaw campus fair January 31, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is hosting its annual career fair in Moose Jaw on February 1. More than 1,200 students from the schools of Business; Construction; Human Services and Community Safety; Hospitality and Tourism; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; Natural Resources and Built Environment; and Transportation will have the opportunity to explore employment options with recruiting companies.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Successful careers


Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Moose Jaw

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Moose Jaw

Communications and Marketing - December 1, 2016

Annual business and industry dinner presented by Graham Group Ltd. hosted in Moose Jaw tonight December 1, 2016 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners provide a valuable networking opportunity for students and provide employers with a chance to contribute to students’ success. Proceeds from the Business and Industry Dinners help fund Sask Polytech’s student awards program and provide more students with access to financial assistance.

tags: News, Alumni, Moose Jaw, Successful careers


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