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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.

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


Hear Joseph Kiunga’s story at Intercultural week

Hear Joseph Kiunga’s story at Intercultural week

Communications and Marketing - March 13, 2017

Hear Joseph Kiunga’s story at Intercultural week Events will be taking place in Prince Albert 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, International, Prince Albert, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Career Fair connects students with employers at Prince Albert campus

Career Fair connects students with employers at Prince Albert campus

Communications and Marketing - February 7, 2017

52 employers to attend Sask Polytech Prince Albert campus fair February 7, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is hosting its annual career fair in Prince Albert on February 8. More than 2,000 students from the schools of Business; Construction; Health Sciences; Hospitality and Tourism; Human Services and Community Safety; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; Natural Resources and Built Environment; and Nursing will have the opportunity to explore employment options with recruiting companies.

tags: News, Prince Albert, Successful careers


Second Sask Polytech, Habitat for Humanity home is moved to permanent location

Second Sask Polytech, Habitat for Humanity home is moved to permanent location

Communications and Marketing - December 13, 2016

Earlier today the second Habitat for Humanity home was moved to its permanent location in Prince Albert. This is the second house Saskatchewan Polytechnic carpentry students have built for Habitat for Humanity. In February 2015, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Habitat for Humanity, Prince Albert, signed a memorandum of agreement for carpentry students to build five houses in five years. Under the five-year plan, the students will frame houses and install windows, exterior doors, siding, soffits and shingles.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Construction, Economic and social prosperity


Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Prince Albert

Saskatchewan Polytechnic dinner leverages partnerships with employers in Prince Albert

Communications and Marketing - December 8, 2016

December 8, 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, Prince Albert, Economic and social prosperity


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