Sask Polytech Indigenous Nursing

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Nursing (SPIN)

Pursuing your education in nursing can provide many rewarding career choices and experiences. The road to get there can be challenging at times – both personally and academically. A Sask Polytech Indigenous Nursing Student Advisor can help you achieve your nursing career goals by offering a range of support and counselling services designed specifically for nursing students of Indigenous ancestry.

Sask Polytech Indigenous Nursing Student Advisors have been selected for their unique backgrounds and knowledge. They are familiar with Indigenous and nursing cultures, they know first-hand the challenges you’ll face and the importance of your culture and traditions in your nursing education journey. They are dedicated role-models, mentors and coaches.

SPIN support and counseling services

SPIN support and counseling services use a holistic approach to your nursing education; from the selection of your nursing program, your admission to the program, throughout your nursing education, graduation, employment and lifelong learning opportunities. Your support will be customized to your unique needs along the way.

Selecting your Sask Polytech nursing program:

  • Helping you to choose the nursing program that best fits your needs, expertise, background and interest areas
  • Assisting you in navigating the application process
  • Sorting out the financial aspects of your nursing education, including budgeting, requests for funding, scholarship and bursary applications

Upon successful admission to your program:

  • Housing
  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Banking
  • Orientation for you and your family

Academic and personal support during your nursing education:

Upon graduation

  • Transition to the workforce
  • Employment
  • Lifelong learning – continuing nursing education
  • Alumni

Contact us

Greg Riehl RN, BScN MA
Indigenous Nursing Student Advisor
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Nursing (SPIN)
Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, Room 150.1
4500 Wascana Parkway, PO Box 556
Regina SK S4P 3A3

306-775-7383
306-550-8176 (cell)
greg.riehl@saskpolytech.ca