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  • Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing program and Collège Mathieu commit to supporting French-language educational programs

    Saskatchewan Collaborative Nursing program and Collège Mathieu commit to supporting French-language educational programs - January 18, 2018 – Collège Mathieu, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and the University of Regina today signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) committing the parties to work together in mutual support of nursing/health related French-language educational programs.

  • February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

    February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants - February 15 is the last date for priority consideration of domestic applicants to programs in the First Qualified, First Admitted admissions process. Canadian citizens and permanent residents (landed immigrants) are advised to apply to programs before February 15. Applications received after February 15 (both domestic and international) may be considered on a First Qualified, First Admitted basis.

  •  Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace

    Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Workplace - Think about how your job has changed since your first day. Assuming you have been in your position for more than a few weeks or months, it would not be surprising if many aspects are different—and that a good number of the changes were driven by technology. So, have you ever stopped and wondered what the future might hold? Or more specifically, how technology will impact your job in the coming years?

  • Building rewarding careers for women in trades

    Building rewarding careers for women in trades - Building rewarding careers for women in trades WITT program support can be a key to success When Carla Milleker finished her plumbing certificate at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, she wasn’t sure where she’d find work. But as luck would have it, All-Rite Plumbing in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan needed employees at the same time and hired her before she even became an apprentice.

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day

Communications and Marketing - November 3, 2017

Build a better sandwich on national sandwich day Tips to up your sandwich game According to the faculty in the Culinary Arts program, sandwiches don’t have to be the same old boring bologna that you had in primary school. “A good sandwich is filling and fulfilling,” says Derek Cotton, Culinary Arts program head. “So make sure to make something you like to make and like to eat.” While students learn how to experiment with food and flavor, Cotton says it’s easy for everyone to do some experimenting of their own at home. Here are a few tips to help make your next sandwich a memorable one:

tags: News, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Pursuing excellence


Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students News Release Release Date: September 25, 2017 10:45 a.m. Today representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina signed a transfer credit agreement that spans seven Sask Polytech programs and two U of R schools, allowing students to transfer between institutions. After completing a certificate or diploma at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into an undergraduate degree program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a certificate or diploma and a U of R degree after four years of study. “One of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s strategic goals is to facilitate learning pathways to support lifelong learning,” says Anne Neufeld, provost and vice-president, Academic, Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “This agreement expands and reconfirms decades of co-operation between Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina to provide pathways for our health science and recreation graduates.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Nursing, Economic and social prosperity


Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - September 15, 2017

Street Smart Chefs: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan’s national notoriety for good eats has been steadily growing over the past few years. With master chefs looking to call the prairie province home, it seems appropriate that Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program is led by long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students a little bit of everything in the culinary world.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism


Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community

Communications and Marketing - August 23, 2017

Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation of Saskatchewan’s culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program, offered at the Saskatoon campus, is led by program head and long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students ‘a little bit of everything’ in the culinary world. “Our program is designed to prepare students with the core knowledge they need to work in the hospitality industry,” says Cotton. “Once they’re done their training with us, they’re ready to ‘be shaped’ by an experienced chef.”

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers


Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition The Warm Your Heart Soup Competition is part of the annual WinterShines Festival in Saskatoon Soup is one of those comfort foods that conjures up images of all things cosy. For Lindsey Cooke, a second year Saskatchewan Polytechnic student in the Culinary Arts program, soup also conjures up a win at the Warm Your Heart Soup Competition, which raises funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

tags: News, Saskatoon, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bank

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 – Students in the Retail Meat Specialist applied certificate program at Prince Albert Campus are processing five bison acquired by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. The bison, hunted illegally by poachers, were harvested outside the Prince Albert National Park on Thanksgiving weekend.

tags: News, Prince Albert, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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