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  • Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals

    Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals - Get your study on! Studying tips for successful finals Make sure you can ace your classes and catch your career dreams Finals season can be stressful. So many deadlines, so many exams, so many projects — it can be hard to see a way through to the end. But with a little forethought and some careful planning you can survive the season and cultivate success along the way.

  • Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

    Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students - Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students Queen’s partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic enables students to complete diploma and degree within five years November 29, 2017 – Recently Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed their first transfer credit agreement allowing students from 11 different School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs to advance their education at Queen’s University. After completing one of the 11 approved School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into Queen’s online Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (BTech) program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a Sask Polytech diploma and a Queen’s University degree after only five years of study.

  • Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

    Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers - Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Annual business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs November 29, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Sask Polytech Architectural Technologies alumnus and past honorary diploma recipient, Yvette Moore.

  • Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan

    Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan - Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign a memorandum of understanding November 29, 2017 – A partnership between Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic has resulted in exploration of the delivery of the first and only bilingual Practical Nursing program in Saskatchewan. Today a memorandum of understanding was signed to formalize this partnership. A bilingual option will prepare Licensed Practical Nurses to provide health care services in Francophone communities.

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students

Communications and Marketing - December 7, 2017

Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic expand learning pathways for mining students Queen’s partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic enables students to complete diploma and degree within five years November 29, 2017 – Recently Queen’s University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed their first transfer credit agreement allowing students from 11 different School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs to advance their education at Queen’s University. After completing one of the 11 approved School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing diploma programs at Sask Polytech, graduates who meet entry requirements will have the opportunity to transfer into Queen’s online Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology (BTech) program. As a result, students would be able to graduate with both a Sask Polytech diploma and a Queen’s University degree after only five years of study.

tags: News, Academic, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan

Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan

Communications and Marketing - November 29, 2017

Partnership is launched for the first bilingual practical nursing program in Saskatchewan Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic sign a memorandum of understanding November 29, 2017 – A partnership between Collège Mathieu and Saskatchewan Polytechnic has resulted in exploration of the delivery of the first and only bilingual Practical Nursing program in Saskatchewan. Today a memorandum of understanding was signed to formalize this partnership. A bilingual option will prepare Licensed Practical Nurses to provide health care services in Francophone communities.

tags: News, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Successful careers


Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2017

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president Job shadowing opportunities open doors Kelly McIntyre, a first-year student in the Business Certificate program, hopes to run her own business one day. So when asked if she would want to shadow Kim Ulmer, RBC regional president, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and North Western Ontario, for a day, McIntyre jumped at the opportunity. "Kim has a strong entrepreneurial background; something I have a strong interest in," says McIntyre. "I want to learn through her experiences and stories during the one-on-one career coaching."

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Larry Rosia, Saskatoon, Successful careers


Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs

Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2017

Mitutoyo Canada and Sandvik Coromant Canada supports Machinist and Innovative Manufacturing programs Generous donation strengthens manufacturing innovation at Saskatchewan Polytechnic November 15, 2017 – Thanks to an $82,133 donation from Mitutoyo Canada Inc. and a $75,000 donation from Sandvik Coromant Canada, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is able to take a step in supporting Saskatchewan’s manufacturing sector through new equipment and student awards.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Regina, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Expanding the Manufacturing Horizon at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - November 7, 2017

New Advanced Manufacturing lab expansion at Saskatoon campus increases opportunities for industry experts Responding to industry needs means that sometimes you have to invest in new technology and new spaces. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, that’s exactly why the CAD/CAM Engineering Technology diploma program is expanding its Advanced Manufacturing lab. “We have consistently been at the leading edge of industry,” says Jamie Hilts, Sask Polytech’s dean of the School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing and the School of Natural Resources and Built Environment. “This expansion allows us to continue to offer our industry partners valuable applied research opportunities to solve the real-world problems they face every day.”

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


 Experience is important—and should be recognized

Experience is important—and should be recognized

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2017

Experience counts. We’ve all heard that phrase at some point in our lives. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, it has a significant meaning. Experience is important. There are a number of ways whereby people can gain knowledge and develop skills—and it is our belief that such effort should be acknowledged. It is one of the reasons we began using a process called PLAR—short for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition—over 20 years ago.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Larry Rosia, Successful careers


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