Quick Facts

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is Saskatchewan’s only polytechnic and the province’s primary institution for post-secondary applied education and research.

Purpose: We empower a better Saskatchewan.

Vision: To lead the rise of polytechnic education.

Mission: Inspire success in every learning journey.

Driving significant economic growth in Saskatchewan

Our students learn, earn and contribute to growing Saskatchewan.

1 in 24
number of jobs supported by activities of Sask Polytech, its students and alumni.
$2.2B
amount of income added to provincial economy.
3.1%
percentage of GDP attributed to Sask Polytech. A contribution larger than the entire utilities industry in Saskatchewan.
12.4%
average annual internal rate of return for taxpayers for every tax dollar spent to support Sask Polytech.

 

Providing skilled and successful graduates

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is known for its quality programming and graduates. We fuel provincial growth by providing qualified, work-ready graduates to meet labour market demand. This is demonstrated by consistently high graduate employment rates.

96%
overall graduate employment rate
94%
Indigenous graduate employment rate
95%
visible minority graduate employment rate
92%
of employers said they'd hire a Sask Polytech grad again*
$53,280
graduate average annual salary

Growing enrolment

Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves students through applied learning opportunities on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territories and the homeland of the Métis. Learning takes place at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.

Enrolment by campus

Enrolments in Sask Polytech delivered programs only.

Moose Jaw

Prince Albert

Regina

Saskatoon

Total

 

Indigenous students

Buffalo
2,523

members of our student population identify as Indigenous students.

International students

Globe
1,643

members of our student population are international students.

Relevant, future-focused programs

Saskatchewan Polytechnic strives to align its program mix with employers’ current and future needs. The institution works hand-in-hand with professionals and industry experts through Program Advisory Committees. These committees let us know where labour markets are headed and what skills graduates need to help employers stay innovative.

 

0%
of Sask Polytech grads rate program quality as satisfied to very satisfied.

A-Z program listing Flexible learning options in the School of Continuing Education Program updates


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industry experts are continually consulted in developing and designing programs.

Applied Research on real world problems

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Office of Applied Research and Innovation is an important conduit between business/industry and our institution’s wealth of research expertise, facilities and state-of-the-art equipment. Individual entrepreneurs or businesses, from startup to multinational, engage with Applied Research and Innovation to seek help taking real world problems from idea generation to testing, prototyping and ultimately, commercialization.

Total applied research revenue

$11,113,126

Increase over previous year

77%

Involvement in applied research projects


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Employers

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Faculty & researchers

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Students

Employer of choice

Top employer in Saskatchewan award logoSask Polytech has been recognized as a Top Employer in Saskatchewan by Mediacorp Canada since 2017. Sask Polytech is a vibrant, healthy and safe workplace where our employees thrive. The institution is working toward building a representative workforce and attracting and retaining the best and the brightest.

Workforce statistics for full-time equivalent (FTE) totals
Academic 1,013
Professional Services 568
Out-of-scope 183
Research Exempt 13
Total 1,777

Full-time Equivalency (FTE) includes:

  • Full-time employees
  • Part-time employees in a part-time position

Sources:
2021-22 Annual Report (pdf)

Recent Sask Polytech awards

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History Polytechnic advantage Vision, mission and mandate

 

 

 

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