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  • Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities

    Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities - Summer camps can show kids countless career opportunities Get your kids to learn something new this summer Every summer, Sask Polytech students and faculty host a number of summer camps for kids looking to learn a new skill or learn about a new career option they’ve never thought possible. These week-long camps, are designed to help kids learn something new, develop their social skills and build their self-confidence. Camps are offered at Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon campuses and are available for children ranging from nine to seventeen years of age.

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation

    Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation - Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates excellence at Saskatoon convocation More undergrad students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic each year than from any other post-secondary institute in the province. May 25, 2017 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of 579 graduates along with award recipients at the Saskatoon campus convocation. Over 1,600 students were invited to attend Saskatoon convocation.

  • SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership

    SGI Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic mark unique 15-year partnership - SGI SALVAGE AND SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC MARK UNIQUE 15-YEAR PARTNERSHIP Students Train for Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician Careers by Fixing Total Loss Vehicles It all started with a Pontiac Sunfire in 2002. Since then, nearly 250 vehicles have been repaired by Saskatchewan Polytechnic Automotive Service and Auto Body Technician certificate students. Today, a long-running but little-known partnership between Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) Salvage and Saskatchewan Polytechnic was celebrated at Saskatoon campus.

  • Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world

    Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world - Sask Polytech students have some of the best skills in the world Skills competitions aim to showcase trade and technology careers Every year dozens of students from several programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, ranging from welding to cooking, come together to showcase their abilities in their chosen trade at the Skills Saskatchewan Annual Provincial Skills Competition. Students compete against their peers to complete notoriously intense challenges, vying for a spot on Team Saskatchewan at the Skills Canada National Skills Competition and a chance to represent Canada every second year at the World Skills International competition.

The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards

The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards

Communications and Marketing - May 12, 2017

The School of Nursing celebrates prestigious awards This month we celebrate National Nursing Week, the School of Nursing 50th Anniversary and nursing awards May 11, 2017 – May is a very exciting month for the School of Nursing. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is celebrating National Nursing Week, our School of Nursing 50th anniversary and Saskatchewan Registered Nurses’ Association (SRNA) awards. This week is National Nursing Week, an annual celebration of education and careers in nursing. It coincides with our School of Nursing 50th anniversary on May 13 at Saskatoon campus. “We are very proud of our School of Nursing and all they have accomplished this month and since 1967,” says Dr. Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic. “Saskatchewan Polytechnic has been a leader in nursing education for registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, registered nurse/nurse practitioners and licensed practical nurses for 50 years. Congrats to our Sask Polytech SRNA award winners.”

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic May 9, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Over 200 alumni, faculty, students and supporters are expected to attend the weekend’s events. “This is an exceptionally exciting year for the School of Nursing as we celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education,” says Dr. Netha Dyck, dean, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. “We are pleased to host celebratory events that honour the pioneering efforts of thousands of alumni in advancing nursing education, research and scholarly work. We are also celebrating the achievements of our currents students, graduates, faculty and staff.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day

Communications and Marketing - May 4, 2017

Over 100 students and professionals volunteer at sixth annual dental day Program supports community while providing students with valuable applied learning opportunities May 5, 2017 – On May 6 Regina will be all smiles at the sixth annual Dental Day. The event sees Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting diploma students partnering with the Regina Food Bank and the Regina Open Door Society, to open a dental clinic to those in the community who need a checkup, cleaning and other dental work including fillings, root canals and extractions.

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary

Communications and Marketing - April 27, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing 50th Anniversary The School of Nursing is celebrating 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic April 27, 2016 – This weekend the School of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Nearly 150 alumni, faculty, students and supporters are expected to attend the weekend’s events. “This is an exceptionally exciting year for the School of Nursing as we celebrate 50 years of quality nursing education,” says Dr. Netha Dyck, dean, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. “We are pleased to host celebratory events that honour the pioneering efforts of thousands of alumni in advancing nursing education, research and scholarly work. We are also celebrating the achievements of our currents students, graduates, faculty and staff.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course

Communications and Marketing - April 18, 2017

The best tool for learning veterinary technologist skills is a horse; of course Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Veterinary Technology program is the first one in North America to be home to a full sized simulation horse model A new teaching tool has arrived in the Veterinary Technology program at Saskatoon campus. It’s a prototype simulated horse that was developed in collaboration with the Veterinary Simulation Industries of Calgary. Her name is Dobbin and she’s life-like in nearly every way — she’s the same size as a horse, has palpable body parts and accessible veins.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada

Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada

Communications and Marketing - April 18, 2017

Alumnus trades in paramedic uniform for an apron on MasterChef Canada Kimberly Cairns, a 2016 Advanced Care Paramedic graduate, works as a first responder in Saskatoon and knows how to handle emergency situations. She also knows how to cook like a pro. Earlier this year she had a chance to show off her skills in the fourth season of CTV’s MasterChef Canada. “It was an indescribable experience,” says Cairns, who decided to audition on a whim. “I knew I always loved cooking. I knew I was good at it, and my personality was show worthy. So I took a chance and it worked out.”

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