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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


Meet Zarqa Nawaz at Intercultural week

Meet Zarqa Nawaz at Intercultural week

Communications and Marketing - March 6, 2017

Meet Zarqa Nawaz at Intercultural week Events will be taking place in Regina 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 if honoured and respected.

tags: News, International, Regina, Economic and social prosperity


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 Regina campus

Career Fair connects students with employers at Regina campus

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2017

44 employers to attend Sask Polytech Regina campus fair February 1, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is hosting its annual career fair in Regina on February 2. More than 3,000 students from the schools of Business; Construction; Health Sciences; Human Services and Community Safety; Information and Communications Technology; Mining, Energy and Manufacturing; Nursing; and Transportation will have the opportunity to explore employment options with recruiting companies.

tags: News, Regina, Successful careers


Occupational Health and Safety certificate evolves to meet student and employer needs

Occupational Health and Safety certificate evolves to meet student and employer needs

Communications and Marketing - January 31, 2017

OHS programs at Sask Polytech consolidate into a certificate program that will feature a two-week practicum January 31, 2017 – Responding to feedback collected from students, employers and faculty, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is consolidating the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) applied certificate and certificate programs into a single certificate program. Launching in July 2017, the updated program will be offered both online and at the Saskatoon campus and will include a two-week practicum and easier access to student loans.

tags: News, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, Pursuing excellence


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