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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 Indigenous students’ achievements

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Indigenous students’ achievements

Communications and Marketing - March 15, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours Indigenous students’ achievements Sask Polytech hosts special honour ceremonies to celebrate the achievements of Indigenous students. March 15, 2016 – Looking to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of our Indigenous students preparing to graduate, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be hosting honour ceremonies across the province. Sask Polytech has been hosting Indigenous honour ceremonies for approximately 25 years.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech and STARS partner for extraordinary hands-on learning experience

Sask Polytech and STARS partner for extraordinary hands-on learning experience

Communications and Marketing - February 23, 2017

Sask Polytech and STARS partner for extraordinary hands-on learning experience Media are invited to watch a high stress, intense training exercise unfold at the STARS base in Saskatoon February 23, 2017 – Transferring a patient from an ambulance to a STARS helicopter is no easy task – the process is stressful, intense and requires a steady focus from the paramedics working hard to stabilize the patient. This is why the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Advanced Care Paramedic program has partnered with STARS for an exceptional, one-of-a-kind training exercise on Friday, February 24, 2017.

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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards

Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards

Communications and Marketing - February 17, 2017

Saskatchewan Polytechnic wins provincial and national Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards Sask Polytech employee and Reservist Lieutenant Colonel Guinevere Bourque wrote the nomination. Saskatchewan Polytechnic strives to put students first in everything it does. But as an employer of choice, Sask Polytech recognizes one of the best ways to help students succeed is by supporting our faculty and staff. For Guinevere Bourque, the support she has received to pursue her military career alongside her professional career has been remarkable. So much so that she was moved to nominate Sask Polytech for the Canadian Forces Liaison Council Employer Support Awards.

tags: News, Saskatoon, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence, Organizational effectiveness


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


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


Four provincial institutions team up to promote health care education & employment opportunities for young learners

Four provincial institutions team up to promote health care education & employment opportunities for young learners

Communications and Marketing - February 9, 2017

For grade 11 and 12 students interested in a health care-related career, there is a direct path from high school to full time employment in rural Saskatchewan. A team of provincial institutions has come together to help learners connect the dots and get a jump-start on their post-secondary education while in high school.

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


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